Blogging the Institutes | 1.15.4 |

We won't have a complete understanding of the image of God until we know how humanity reflects God's glory. The best way to know this is by looking at God's remedy for our corruption.  When Adam sinned, he became alienated from God. Although that God's image is not entirely erased in sinful humanity, it is…

Blogging the Institutes | 1.15.3 | The Image of God

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  The Image of God God made humanity in his image. Although God displays his glory in…

Blogging the Institutes | 1.15.1 | The Creation of Humanity

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  The Creation of Humanity We now will talk about the creation of humanity. Humanity is God's…

Blogging the Institutes | 1.14.19 |About Demons

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  About Demons I first refuted the idea that holy angles are nothing more than good thoughts…

Blogging the Institutes | 1.14.15-16 |Biography of the Devil

"Blogging the Institutes" is my on-going attempt to paraphrase John Calvin's work, the Institutes of the Christian Religion. You can find out more about the series in the Introduction. For all the posts in this series, check out the Master List.  Biography of the Devil One thing should motivate us to continually battle the devil: the fact…