Calvin’s Motto

My Heart To Thee, O Lord I Offer Promptly and Sincerely What are your plans for the life you have ahead of you? You may find, as John Calvin did while a young man, that God has plans that are entirely different. Calvin writes in his preface to his commentary on the Psalms, When I […]

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Calvin Commemoratives

This uniface plaquette was produced in bronze in 1909. It is 51mm by 39mm in dimension and was done by the German company Mayer & Wilhelm of Stuttgart to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of Calvin’s birth. It has a left-facing bust of Calvin with an inscription reading: JEAN CALVIN | 1509-1564. M & W St. […]

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A Prayer on Preparing to Go to School

Psalm 119:9, 10 “Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.” O Lord, who art the fountain of all wisdom and learning, since thou of thy special goodness hast granted that […]

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