When These Are Kept Out Of View, Our Profession Is Empty And Vain

“If it be inquired, then, by what things chiefly the Christian religion has a standing existence amongst us, and maintains its truth, it will be found that the following two not only occupy the principal place, but comprehend under them all the other parts, and consequently the whole substance of Christianity: that is, a knowledge, first, of the mode in which God is duly worshipped; and, secondly, of the source from which salvation is to be obtained. When these are kept out of view, though we may glory in the name of Christians, our profession is empty and vain.”

~John Calvin, “The Necessity of Reforming the Church, 1543”

Source: https://mintdill.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/a-call-to-a-new-reformation-and-a-return-to-the-primacy-of-pure-worship/

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