This is the beginning of a lengthy series of “shop-talk” posts that I’ve planned, addressing our church’s position on 1) the Reformed theological tradition and 2) the role of the Holy Spirit (his purpose, ministry, and gifts). 1,017 more words
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A third argument for the regulative principle of the church is grounded on the sufficiency of the Scriptures. The wisdom of Christ and the sufficiency of the Scriptures is called into question by the addition of un-appointed elements into worship.
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The second argument for the regulative principle of the church has to do with the inevitable tendency of human tradition. The introduction of extra-biblical practices into worship inevitably tends to nullify and undermine God’s appointed worship (Matt.
The Sufficiency of the Scriptures when it comes to Spiritual Knowledge, Salvation and Faith in Jesus
“But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 403 more words
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Four biblical arguments for the Puritan regulative principle of the church and its worship must now be presented. Here is the first one. It is the prerogative of God alone to determine the terms on which sinners may approach him in worship.