Posts Tagged ‘John Calvin’

Reading has a Rich Tradition in Certain Churches

February 13, 2009

calvin-booksSome Christians love reading and studying. Nothing wrong with that! Such activities have enriched their faith. Calvin may not have been the one who established the tradition of studying within the wider church, but he certainly made it a priority among the flocks he was shepherding. This link takes you to a terrific story about the reformer of Geneva.

Christians of the Reformed Churches read books, study Scripture, and have a wonderful heritage of knowledge and wisdom to draw upon, as a result. Paul advised Timothy, ‘Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything’ (2 Timothy 2.7).