The Principal Foundation of our Salvation (Turretin)

 I've always appreciated Francis Turretin's discussion of justification by faith alone.  Here are some of his quotes on this topic that I've found quite comforting: For the righteousness of Christ alone imputed to us is the foundation and meritorious cause upon which our absolutary (absolving) sentence rests, so that for no other reason does God… Continue reading The Principal Foundation of our Salvation (Turretin)

The Promise of Reward (Calvin)

The 63rd Q/A of the Heidelberg Catechism deals with Scripture's promise tthat God will reward the good that his people do.  The catechism says "This reward is not earned; it is a gift of grace."  Here's Calvin's similar take on this theme found in his commentary on Psalm 62:12b, You reward everyone according to what… Continue reading The Promise of Reward (Calvin)