What is the Regulative Principle of Worship?

The Regulative Principle of Worship Defined We can only approach God on his own terms, not only for salvation, but also in worship. The Regulative Principle of Worship (RPW) is the doctrine that everything of religious significance in worship must be prescribed in holy Scripture, either explicitly or by good and necessary consequence, such that “whatever… Read More What is the Regulative Principle of Worship?

Christmas: An Historical Survey Regarding Its Origins and Opposition to It

by Kevin Reed To speak against Christmas observance is considered by many people to be sacrilegious and others as religious fanaticism. After all, how can anyone legitimately oppose such a hallowed institution? The purpose of this study is to set forth scriptural reasons for opposing Christmas celebration. A brief historical survey will provide the suitable… Read More Christmas: An Historical Survey Regarding Its Origins and Opposition to It

8 Reasons Christian Holidays Should Not Be Observed

Reformed churches have historically been opposed to observing man made holy days such as Christmas and Easter. Even the Reformed churches on the continent, which left some holy day observance to Christian liberty in some of their confessions, did so because of either compromise with the stubborn people for the sake of further Reformation, or… Read More 8 Reasons Christian Holidays Should Not Be Observed

Images of Christ Are Unlawful, Even If Not Used For Worship

Francis Turretin, Institutes of Elenctic Theology, vol. 2. Whether not only the worship but also the formation and use of religious images in sacred places is prohibited by the second commandment. We affirm against the Lutherans. I. In the preceding question we treated of the worship of images. It remains to inquire further concerning their… Read More Images of Christ Are Unlawful, Even If Not Used For Worship

Exclusive Psalmody and the Regulative Principle of Worship | Rev. Todd Ruddell

In these sermons, Rev. Todd Ruddell of Christ Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church (RPCGA) explains the regulative principle of worship (RPW) and exclusive psalmody (EP), and answers objections against EP. These sermons are from his Reformation Distinctives series. Links and embedded audio players have been added for your convenience. We encourage you to listen to these helpful sermons.… Read More Exclusive Psalmody and the Regulative Principle of Worship | Rev. Todd Ruddell