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John Calvin Quotes: While all men seek after happiness, scarcely one in a hundred looks for it from God.
         

While all men seek after happiness, scarcely one in a hundred looks for it from God.


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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.



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Only those who have learned well to be earnestly dissatisfied with themselves, and to be confounded with shame at their wretchedness truly understand the Christian gospel.



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When I took the leap, I had faith I would find a net; Instead I learned I could fly.



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