Familiar Conversation with God: Calvin on Prayer Calvin on Prayer

John Calvin understood prayer to be the communion of men with God by which, having entered the heavenly sanctuary, they appeal to him in person concerning his promises, in order to experience that what they believed was not in vain. This article discusses the purposes and method of prayer, rules of prayer, Trinitarian focus of prayer, and perseverance in prayer.

“A Sacrifice Well Pleasing to God”: John Calvin and the Missionary Endeavors of the Church

What was John Calvin's view on missions? For John Calvin, mission work is rooted in understanding the victorious advance of Christ’s kingdom, means of the extension of Christ kingdom, and motivations for extending Christ’s kingdom. Learning this from Calvin addresses the accusation that he did not have a vision for missions.