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Calvin Goes to Science Class

Indeed, if we chose to explain in a fitting manner how God’s inestimable wisdom, power, justice, and goodness shine forth in the fashioning of the universe, no splendor, no ornament of speech, would be equal to an act of such great magnitude.

There is no doubt that the Lord would have us uninterruptedly occupied in this holy meditation; that, while we contemplate in all creatures as in mirrors, those immense riches of his wisdom, justice, goodness, and power, we should not merely run over them cursorily, and, so to speak, with a fleeting glance; but we should ponder them at length, turn them over in our minds seriously and faithfully, and recollect them repeatedly.

Institutes of the Christian Religion 1.14.21

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About Nathan Gilmour

Nathan P. Gilmour is a Christian, a husband, a father, and a college English teacher. He tries to do all of that and write something worthwhile on occasion.

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2 thoughts on “Calvin Goes to Science Class

  1. >Thankee. I’m reading Institutes cover to cover to cover to cover (the Battles-edited 2-volume edition) for doctoral exams, so I figured I should post particularly good bits here.I’m about a quarter done with the first volume–I think days must have been longer back in the sixteenth.

    Posted by Nathan P. Gilmour | August 15, 2007, 9:03 pm
  2. >Good one.

    Posted by Jeff Wright | August 15, 2007, 3:00 pm

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