There are many who are ignorant of the danger that they’ve placed themselves in by trying to make their heavenly pilgrimage apart from the local church. We face a far greater threat than a rattlesnake; we stand against the smooth-talking serpent of Genesis 3, one who “prowls around like a
There are two truths that have to be acknowledged in this discussion at the outset: Sunday, the Lord’s Day, is the Christian Sabbath. God’s Word grounds the Sabbath principle not in the Mosaic legislation (i.e., in the judicial or ceremonial laws) but in creation. The Old Covenant, Mosaic, Sabbath has expired,
Pastor Chris Coleman of Peace United Reformed Church of Vancouver, WA interviews Dr R. Scott Clark on why Reformed churches worship twice on Sundays. Watch the interview on YouTube. Questions: 1. 3:22 Make the case, from the Word of God, that Christians should worship twice on the Lord’s Day. 2.
Two of the challenges that the minister Titus was facing as a church planter on the island of Crete centered on the Christian’s relationship to the world outside of the church. On the one hand, there were false teachers who believed that in order to be saved one had to
The following is the order of service and the sermon that was preached this past Lord’s Day evening, October 28, 2012. * Call to worship (Psalm 100) * Invocation and prayer of praise * Song of Praise: Psalm 100 (#1) Corporate confession of Faith: Nicene Creed (p846) Sing Doxology (#735)
The latest on the venue front is that we should be in the Scout Hall in Rondebosch on November 4, 2012. So, this means that we will be meeting, once again, at the Reformed Church in the city bowl this coming Sunday. The following are the details: Date: October 28
Throughout history, the church has had to fight against being unduly influenced by the world or popular culture. The church is a counterculture institution with an otherworldly ethic. (Remember that the bible paints Christians as exiles and pilgrims in this world (cf. 1-2 Peter).) One way in which this is
The church today has various views on the relative importance of the church in the life of the Christian. In Titus 1:1, Paul speaks about godly conduct that accords with the Word of God. One question that naturally arises in this connection is: what kind of importance should be attached