"Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?"
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."John Calvin on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."John Calvin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."John Calvin on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."John Calvin on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."John Calvin on Mahatma Gandhi
"Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness."
"God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray."
"There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God."
"A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent."
"Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain."