• Communion with God by

    In this lesson, Pastor Hamilton highlights a final feature of Calvinism as it shapes the lives of Christians. Calvinism, with its profoundly Trinitarian shape and content, cultivates communion with God. We are struck with such a Trinitarian emphasis as we …

  • God’s Sovereignty by

    Calvinism affects the life of every individual Christian, but it also affects the church corporately. The Holy Spirit conforms Christians to the image of Christ. In this lesson, Pastor Hamilton calls attention to the sovereign grace of God as one …

  • A Life of Holiness by

    In this lesson, Pastor Hamilton sets forth three more features of Calvinism that should shape the life of Christians and the church. The first is living coram Deo, “before the face of God.” The second is living according to the …

  • Calvinism’s Foundational Experience by

    In this lesson, Pastor Hamilton addresses the foundational experience that lies at the heart of Calvinism. As he does so, we are called to consider Isaiah 6 and the “common notes” that all believers share in the Christian life—even …

  • Godly Catholicity by

    The Reformed faith has a well-defined core of non-negotiable doctrines. But it has never possessed one complete and common theological expression. This fact helps us to appreciate the determined catholicity of John Calvin, which Pastor Hamilton examines in this lesson …

  • What Is Calvinism? by

    In this lesson, Pastor Ian Hamilton introduces us to John Calvin and helps us understand Calvinism. In the process, we find that Calvin was not a theological innovator, but he was indeed a magnificent systematician. We also learn that Calvinism …