Category Archive for: ‘Worship’

1.2 Scriptural Elements of Worship

      1. Since a service of public worship is in its essence a meeting of God with his people, the parts of the service are of two kinds: those which are per­formed on behalf of God, and those which are performed by the congregation. In the former the worshippers are receptive, in the latter they are active. It …

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1.1 Nature of Public Worship

    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 weekly day of rest which is to be kept holy in accordance with the Fourth …

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Directory Contents

THE DIRECTORY OF WORSHIPFOR THE REFORMED CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES MODERN LANGUAGE VERSION Second Edition 1998 THE DIRECTORY OF WORSHIP FOR THE REFORMED CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES: Modern English Version Copyright © 1998 by the Synod of the Reformed Church in the U.S. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this book may be used …

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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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