“God also ordained that we should work for six days, and celebrate the seventh…. Therefore, when man would have worked for six days in the week, he would on the seventh have ceased working – both he and the animals – especially so that he could then have had time to hear the Word of God.” Note here the triune elements of all worship: praise, prayer, and the Word of God!
Let us now hear from yet another Protestant Reformer about this matter of mankind’s domestic devotions before the fall. We shall next listen to the greatest of all French Presbyterians, Rev. Professor Dr. John Calvin.
It is true Calvin only implied daily household worship in the garden of Eden. Yet we believe he did so, very clearly. Indeed, he did so – especially via his firm