The papists attempt to evade again by saying that the mass is the application of the one sacrifice which Christ has made.  But the Apostle teaches us, on the contrary, that the sacrifices of the law were abolished by Christ’s death, for this reason – because, in them, a remembrance of sins was made.  It, hence, appears evident that this kind of application which they have devised has ceased.

In short, let the papists twist themselves into any forms they please.  They can never escape from the plain arguments of the Apostle, by which it appears clear that their mass abounds in impieties. – John Calvin (1509-1564), commenting on Hebrews 10.15-18.


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