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)

If He Is Pleased To Give Them A Reward

I thought this was a decent illustration on the topic of grace, sanctification, good works, and reward. “An awkward schoolboy has to make a speech before a strange audience. It is a difficult task, and he does not even know how to begin. All his own efforts are useless. Then his father calls him and… Continue reading If He Is Pleased To Give Them A Reward