Bernard’s admonition is worth remembering: The name of Jesus is not only light but also food; it is also oil, without which all food of the soul is dry; it is salt, without whose seasoning whatever I set before us is insipid; finally, it is honey in the mouth, melody in the ear, rejoicing in the heart, and at the same time medicine. Every discourse in which his name is not spoken is without savorHat Tip: Credo Magazine
-John Calvin, The Institutes of the Christian Religion II.16.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Seasoned With Jesus
Interesting quote- John Calvin citing Bernard of Clairvaux: