Lectures on Calvinism – Abraham Kuyper

Document: Abraham Kuyper, Lectures on Calvinism (Grand Rapids, MI.: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1999). Excerpt: A traveler from the old European Continent, disembarking on the shore of this New World, feels as the Psalmist says, that "His thoughts crowd upon him like a multitude." Compared with the eddying waters of your new stream of life, the old stream … Continue reading Lectures on Calvinism – Abraham Kuyper

The Implications of Public Confession – Abraham Kuyper

Document: Abraham Kuyper, The Implications of Public Confession, trans. Henry Zylstra (Grand Rapids, MI.: Zondervan Publishing House, n.d.). Excerpt: Baptism is not complete without its complement, the holy supper. When an infant is born into the world, the nurse who is in attendance washes it, because it is born unclean. It needs bathing, but that is not … Continue reading The Implications of Public Confession – Abraham Kuyper

Christianity & the Class Struggle – Abraham Kuyper

Document: Abraham Kuyper, Christianity & the Class Struggle, trans. Dirk Jellema (Grand Rapids, MI.: Piet Hein Publishers, 1950). Excerpt: The question of how human beings are to live together in the proper use of the goods the Creator placed in this world, has always been and is today one of greatest importance. Men must eat and be clothed … Continue reading Christianity & the Class Struggle – Abraham Kuyper

The Bibliotheca Sacra: Calvinism: The Biblical Criticism of the Present Day – Abraham Kuyper

Document: Abraham Kuyper, The Bibliotheca Sacra: The Biblical Criticism of the Present Day (1904). Excerpt: In keeping with an ancient custom, it will be a rule at our University that the exchange of the rectorate shall be accompanied by an oration; and it is preferred that each rector shall take a theme from his own department. I also … Continue reading The Bibliotheca Sacra: Calvinism: The Biblical Criticism of the Present Day – Abraham Kuyper

The Bibliotheca Sacra: Calvinism: The Origin and Safeguard of our Constitutional Liberties – Abraham Kuyper

Document: Abraham Kuyper, The Bibliotheca Sacra: Calvinism: The Origin and Safeguard of our Constitutional Liberties (1895). Excerpt: The ability of a plant to live depends on the root from which it springs. He who would guarantee our liberty to us should know where it originated and be able to tell whence it came. This requires a simple knowledge … Continue reading The Bibliotheca Sacra: Calvinism: The Origin and Safeguard of our Constitutional Liberties – Abraham Kuyper

The Biblical Doctrine of Election – Abraham Kuyper

Document: Abraham Kuyper, The Biblical Doctrine of Election (Grand Rapids, MI.: Zondervan Publishing House, 1934). Excerpt: In presenting that threefold subject: "The Holy Catholic Church: its Fellowship and Life" the 21st Lord's Day, quoting in part Art. 27 of the Belgic Confession, includes the Eternal Election. That subject is in its proper place here. Speaking of the church … Continue reading The Biblical Doctrine of Election – Abraham Kuyper