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John Calvin: Steward of God's Covenant

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Written by John CalvinAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by John Calvin
Preface by Marilynne RobinsonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marilynne Robinson
Edited by John F. ThorntonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by John F. Thornton

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: February 14, 2006
  • Price: $17.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-9648-0 (1-4000-9648-0)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABOUT THE VINTAGE SPIRITUAL CLASSICS
by John F. Thornton and Susan B. Varenne, General Editors

PREFACE TO THE VINTAGE SPIRITUAL CLASSICS
EDITION by Marilynne Robinson

CHRONOLOGY OF THE LIFE OF JOHN CALVIN

A NOTE ON THE TEXTS

From THE NECESSITY OF REFORMING THE CHURCH (1543)

From THE INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION
Of the Knowledge of God the Creator (Book 1, Chapters 1–5)
The Life of a Christian (Book 3, Chapters 6–10)
Of Prayer (Book 3, Chapter 20)

COMMENTARY ON SCRIPTURE
The Old Testament
The Author’s Preface to the Commentary on the Psalms
Psalm 16
Psalm 23
Psalm 51
Psalm 90
Isaiah 55:1–13
The New Testament
Matthew 5:1–12 / Luke 6:20–26 (The Beatitudes)
Matthew 7:1–5 / Mark 4:24 / Luke 6:37–42 (Judge not . . .”)
Matthew 8:5–13 / Luke 7:1–10 (The Cure of the Centurion’s Servant)
Luke 7:36–50 (The Woman Who Was a Sinner)
Matthew 27:45–56 / Mark 15:33–41 / Luke 23:44–49 (The Crucifixion)
Matthew 28:1–7 / Mark 16:1–7 / Luke 24:1–8 (The Women at the Tomb of Jesus)
John 14:15–18 (“If you love me, keep my commandments.”)
Romans 1:16–17 (God’s Righteousness)
James 2:14–26 (Faith and Good Works)

SELECTED PRAYERS AND SERMONS
Prayers
Sermon on the Fourth Commandment (Deuteronomy 5:13–15)
Sermon on the Fifth Commandment (Deuteronomy 5:16)
The Lord Answers Job (Job 38:1–4)
When Curse Becomes Blessing (Galatians 3:13–18)
Sermon on the Doctrine of Election (2 Timothy 1:9, 10)

THE DEATH OF JOHN CALVIN

SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING