Calvin Studies



Topical Bible Studies from Expository Commentary by John Calvin (PDF format) 

The Genesis of Marriage--Genesis 2:18-25

The Psalms
The Grace of God--Psalm 25:9
God, the Terrifying Author of Nature and the Benevolent Defender of His People--Psalm 29:5-11
The Forgiveness of God--Psalm 32:1-2  
The Providence of God--Psalm 33:13-15; 68:31-35
Angels--Psalm 34:7-10; 35:4-6; 68:17  
Fearing God--Psalm 34:9  
Biblical Typology--Psalm 45: Solomon and His Wife as a Type of Christ and The Church 
Election and the True Church, Jew and Gentile--Psalm 65
Longing for the Courts of the Lord--Psalm 84
Assurance of Salvation--Psalm 89
God, Our Protector--Psalm 91
The True Church is Small, Often Very Small--Psalm 96
The God of Creation--Psalm 104
The Proper Use of Food and Drink--Psalm 104
God's Providence, Predestination, and Free Will--Psalm 105
God's Healing Power--Psalm 107
Meditating on God's Law and Precepts--Psalm 119
True Peace--Psalm 119

Jeremiah   (Note: Other articles from Jeremiah may be found on the Writings page.)
Covenant Theology
God's Grace and Salvation
God's Judgment and Wrath
Pastoral Ministry  
Perfections of God
Reformed Theology
Spiritual Adultery  
True and False Pastors
True and False Preaching

The Lord is My Portion and My Hope--Lamentations 3:24
God's Eternal Decrees and Providence--Lamentations 3:37-39

Opening Prayer
Ezekiel's Calling and Ministry
The Wheel of Fortune versus the Wheel of God--Ezekiel 1:4
God's Eternal Decrees and Providence--Ezekiel 1:19-22; 10:17
Legalism and License--Ezekiel 3:18
Ezekiel, God's Herald--Ezekiel 5:13
False Worship and Spiritual Adultery--Ezekiel 6:4-9; 11:19-20
Pride Defined--Ezekiel 7:10
Pictures and Images in Worship--Ezekiel 8:7-11
God Protects His People--Ezekiel 9:3-6
The True and False Church--Ezekiel 11:14-16
Regeneration--Ezekiel 11:19-20
A Land Worse than Sodom--Ezekiel 16:44-45
Justification--Ezekiel 18:14-17; 20:11
Augustine's Famous Prayer
Original Sin--Ezekiel 18:20
Traditional versus Reformed Worship--Ezekiel 20:18-19, 21-26
Calvin's Last Lecture--The Glory of God--Ezekiel 20:39-44

The Sin of Gluttony--Daniel 1:11-15
God's Providence--Daniel 2:47
Biblical Interpretation--Daniel 7:27-28
The Kingdom of God
The Roman Empire in Prophecy
Christ Foretold by the Prophet Daniel--Daniel 9:24-27
Angels--Daniel 10:13, 21
Christian Intelligence--Daniel 11:33-34
The Religion of the Roman Empire--Daniel 11:38-39
Departing Promises to the Church--Daniel 12:1-4, 10

The Minor Prophets
Jonah on True and False Worship--Jonah 2:8-9
God's Sovereignty over the Good and Over the Wicked--Joel 2:11
Hosea on Holiness--Hosea 3-4

The Gospel of John
The Truth Shall Make You Free--John 8:30-59

On the Observance of Religious Holidays--Romans 14:5-6

On the Traditions of Men and Religious Holidays--Colossians 2:8-9, 16-23

Angels--Hebrews 1:10-14 
Contentment vs. Coveteousness--Hebrews 13:5

The Epistle of 2 Peter
True Humility and the Clarity of Scripture--2 Peter 1:19-21

The Epistle of 1 John
The Small but Faithful Church of Christ--1 John 4:4-6
The Apostle John's Warning Against Idolatry--1 John 5:19-21

Institutes of the Christian Religion  NEW
Christian Liberty
Civil Government
Confession of Sin
Essential Truth
Fasting and Lent
He Descended Into Hell

Heavenly Mindedness
In Christ
Mortification--The Process of Dying to Sin
Pictures of Christ--The Place of Images, Statues, Pictures, and Visuals in Christian Churches
Scripture Alone--All-Sufficient and Complete
The Celibacy of Priests Refuted
The Confirmation of Children as Communicant Members
The Gospel Binds and Looses
The Last Resurrection
The True Altar and the True Priest
The True and the False Church
True Holiness Versus Cheap Grace

Tracts and Letters
Christian Marriage
Liberty of Conscience
On the Visitation of the Sick
The Lord's Supper

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