Second Council Of Orange On Prayer And Seeking God

CANON 3. If anyone says that the grace of God can be conferred as a result of human prayer, but that it is not grace itself which makes us pray to God, he contradicts the prophet Isaiah, or the Apostle who says the same thing, “I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me” (Isa. 65:1). Read More»
—Canons And Decrees Of The Second Council Of Orange, (AD 529)



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  1. Really cool! Thanks Dr. Clark. Thanks for helping me understand more of Augustine’s theology vs those of the Reformers. Super awesome!

  2. Had never read the Canons and Decrees of the 2nd Council of Orange. As I read through them, I found myself stunned by the clarity of their doctrine, as opposed to the theology of modern Evangelicalism in America. We need to recover the Reformed confessions.

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