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This is Calvin's strikingly concise attempt to define the Christian faith for ordinary people! As you read this book you will sense that the truth of God, so clearly taught here, is something that you are expected to live. May this be the experience of every reader who, by reading this book, is looking at the Christian faith for the first time.
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a resume of Calvin's first edition of "institute"

Date:July 29, 2011
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the foundation of Calvinism. a small paperback, easy reading.
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Date:May 16, 2010
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Brandon Lucas
Kudos: Truth For All Time may quite simply be the best, most concise summary of the Christian faith ever written. If you've never read Calvin you may be surprised to find how easily digestible his writings are. He is no dry, musty old theologian who will bore you to tears with technical dissections of the Greek and Hebrew language. John Calvin was both a theologian and a pastor. His writings reflect the love and passion he has for God and for his people.Knocks: How much can one learn from only 77 pages? A lot, frankly. However, if you want more then I highly recommend Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion. As Olyatt wrote in the above quote, the Institutes is a greatly expanded version of this book, taking the form of a thoroughly comprehensive systematic theology. Its influence on Christian thinking throughout the centuries should not be under-estimated.Recommendations: Whether you are a new convert or a seasoned believer, Truth For All Time will never fail to bless. It is a beautiful reminder of both the simplicity and majesty of the redemption we have in Christ Jesus our Lord. This book would make a wonderful tract to hand out to people we witness to in our evangelism efforts. Monergism Books sells a paperback edition for only $1.50. Order 10 or 20 at a time and hand out to friends, loved ones, co-workers or strangers you meet on the streets. Catechize your children with it or study it alongside your spouse.
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Date:February 5, 2008
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Cody
This has been a great read. It's not a very large book, one day's reading.
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