Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2009’

1.2 Congregations

HTML clipboard SECTION 2. Congregations ARTICLE 7. A congregation of the Reformed Church in the United States is a body of Christians accepting the Bible as the Word of God and the Heidelberg Catechism, the Belgic Confession of Faith, and the Canons of Dort as its subordinate standards of faith and doctrine, and organized agreeably to the provisions of the …

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Singing with Praise

Singing and music is an essential part of our worship of God. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord” (Col. 3:16). Our Directory of Worship says, “Since it is the purpose of public worship …

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We believe in the importance of the biblical injuction, “preach the Word” (2 Tim. 4:1-2). It is necessary, therefore, to have a proper view of what preaching is all about. Biblical Expository Preaching The ministry of God’s Word in our churches is designed to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ and build up the saints for the work of service. …

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Worship Principles

The Nature of Public Worship From the Directory of Worship for the RCUS, 1998 THE LORD’S DAY Since the end of the creation week, God has commanded that one day in seven be set aside as a day of rest and worship (Gen. 2:4). In New Testament times the Lord’s Day, which commemorates the resurrection of Christ, has become the …

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Requirements for the Lord’s Supper

Biblical Requirements for Celebrating the Lord’s Supper [The following provides an example of how the Lord’s Table is guared at Covenant Reformed Church, Grass Valley, CA] Understanding the Supper The Lord’s Supper is a sacrament of the Church instituted by Christ himself. The elements of bread and wine symbolize, for believers, the broken body and shed blood of Christ and …

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