Luke 14:16 clearly states, “Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many:” Calvin would most certainly be in agreement with the New Testament concerning the “certain man.” This “certain man” is quite obviously God the Father. The “great supper” is doubtless the marriage supper of the Lamb. God has many times over the course of human history had every element of a return in place with only a willing consent from his people the missing piece of the puzzle.
The “bade many” is the moment of departure for dear Calvin for he must see the “bade many” as irresistibly called, as every call of God is irresistible according to Calvin and thus the confusion begins. However, according to the New Testament this was the original call to the Jews to come to the supper prepared for God’s people, lest you stumble at these words, consider what Christ told the woman in Matthew 15:24, “I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” Therefore we see that the “great supper” is the marriage supper, the “certain man” is God the Father, and the “bade many” is the Jewish nation.