Item description for John Calvin: Sovereign Hope (Christian Classics Bible Studies) by Carolyn Nystrom...
Overview John Calvin is sometimes accused of being harsh or cold, but his writings reflect a deep passion for God. His life and work had an enormous influence on Protestant Christianity. As you work through this Bible study based on Calvin's teaching, you'll have the opportunity to grapple with Scripture and discover Calvin's unshakable hope in God for yourself. This six-session study for individuals or small groups includes excerpts from Calvin's writings, discussion or reflection questions, Scripture themes, and study notes. Part of the Christian Classics Bible Studies Series.
Publishers Description He was loved. He was hated. But he was never ignored. John Calvin was accused of being harsh, petty and cold. Yet his writings reflect a deep passion for God. His letters show loving concern for his friends. And it's hard to overestimate his influence on Protestant Christianity. Do you believe that salvation comes by faith alone, based on Scripture alone, through the grace of Jesus Christ alone? Then you hold to Calvin's essential teachings.John Calvin's theology put God first. He believed that nothing happens without the "hidden will" of God. This was the basis of his hope. As you work through Carolyn Nystrom's Christian Classics Bible Study based on Calvin's thought and teaching, you'll have the opportunity to grapple with Scripture and discover the shape of Calvin's unshakable hope in God for yourself.
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Studio: IVP Connect
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.18" Weight: 0.22 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2002
Publisher IVP-InterVarsity Press
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Christian Classics
ISBN 0830820868 ISBN13 9780830820863
Availability 0 units.
More About Carolyn Nystrom
CAROLYN NYSTROM received her BA and MA from Wheaton College and is the author of more than 80 books, about half of which are written for children. She co-authored Guard Us, Guide Us: Divine Leading in Life's Decisions and Praying: Finding Our Way through Duty to Delight with theologian J.I. Packer, and Before I Was Born (Gods Design for Sex) with Sandra Speidel. Carolyn lives in the Chicago area with her husband and they have four grown children.
Carolyn Nystrom currently resides in St. Charles, in the state of Illinois.
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