"The Reformed tradition, because of its application of the regulative principle of worship, opposed the celebration of any other day than the Sabbath as a required assembly for church members. The regulative principle teaches succinctly that the church, corporately conceived, may require only what finds clear and explicit warrant in God's Word. The church calendar, … Continue reading Should Christian Churches Observe the Church Calendar?
Certainly not. Actually, we increase our debt every day. (Heidelberg Catechism, Q. 13)
"The Reformers insisted that Christians should be involved in the world. They should neither seek to escape it, like the monks, whose lives were often more 'worldly' than the world, nor seek to rule it, like the popes, whose own houses were not quite in order. Every believer is a 'priest' before God, and each … Continue reading In the World, Not of the World
This post and the next one seek to answer the question: "What does it mean to be Reformed?" These posts are intended for those who might not know what it means to be Reformed, for those who disagree with Reformed theology but nevertheless want to learn more, and for professing Reformed Christians who want to … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Reformed? (Part One)