How Did John Calvin Contribute To Salvation

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John Calvin brought the second wave of the protestant reformation to churches in Geneva. Calvin became a believer when he had a “sudden conversion”. He had grown up in the catholic church with his father being a bishop so he was very familiar with the churches practices and beliefs. He started to take an interest in the writings of Erasmus and other Christian humanists authors and even wrote a commentary on one of the pieces. Christian humanists took notice in him and his passion for change and pointed him to Luther’s writings and pamphlets. This is when he had his major conversion. Calvin believed and realized that salvation and faith only came by knowing and receiving Jesus Christ. He looked up to Luther tremendously and based many of his
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