The Best Reason

“It is, indeed, true that if we had quiet and composed minds ready to learn, the final outcome would show that God always has the best reason for His plan: either to instruct His own people in patience, or to correct their wicked affections and tame their lust, or to subjugate them to self-denial, or to arouse them from sluggishness;” –John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion (1559)

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