Good Advice for Kids and Adults from John Calvin

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Very dangerous is the temptation, when it is suggested to us, that God is not to be obeyed except so far as the reason of his command is apparent.

—John Calvin, Commentary on Genesis

Author: Mark Ward

PhD in NT; theological writer for Faithlife; former high school Bible textbook author for BJU Press; husband; father; ultimate frisbee player; member of the body of Christ.

2 thoughts on “Good Advice for Kids and Adults from John Calvin”

  1. The same goes for theologians:
    “Very dangerous is the temptation, when it is suggested to us, that God is not to be [believed] except so far as the [reasonableness] of his [revelation] is apparent.”

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