All the hallmarks of Calvin's ministry are here: his unparalleled ability to take his hearers to the heart of a passage of Scripture coupled with his concern to marry the riches of biblical theology to the practicalities of Christian living and his deep pastoral insight. These sermons demonstrate why "that learned and godly minister of Christ" has been called "the first great modern preacher. They provide a model of interpreting Scripture in its context and according to its natural meaning. But more than that, they illustrate why it has been said that Calvin became a theologian in order to become a better pastor.
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