Tag: worship

  • How should we worship God? RPW vs NPW

    Background The RPW (regulative principle of worship) is deeply flawed and problematic. It holds that everything which is not explicitly commanded or practiced in Scripture is forbidden. I believe it is overly restrictive, and the way many employ it is legalistic. I favor the NPW (normative principle of worship) over the RPW. Anything which is […]

  • Christmas Under Attack!

    It’s Christmas Eve night, a holy night as we sit under eager expectation to celebrate our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’s birth. You’d think this special time of the year is for joyous celebration and quality time spent with friends and family observing holiday traditions, going to church, eating a delicious fine meal, and exchanging […]

  • Mental Illness: A Blessing in Disguise?

    I know that most readers may be taken aback by the title of this post. Some will be confused as to how mental illness could be a blessing. Can something which disturbs your life on a fundamental level, which causes so much pain, heartache, grief and even despair, be on any level good? I say […]

  • Jesus is Lord يسوع هو الرب

    Here is a great Christian worship song, “Jesus is Lord!” in Arabic (tarneema) performed by Roge Bahu. Peace of Jesus Christ! سلام المسيح يسوع Click here for the Gospel in Arabic! Here is an excellent article explaining how Jesus is the promised Messiah, using Islamic sources!

  • Problems in Roman Catholic Theology

    As a Reformed Protestant, it should be no surprise that I have numerous problems with Roman Catholic theology. We actually agree on some things, such as the Real Presence of Christ in communion. Roman Catholics describe this process as transubstantiation whereas I prefer to keep it a mystery and eschew the outdated Aristotelian categories of […]

  • In Christ Alone

    I don’t like much contemporary Christian music, but I absolutely love this contemporary hymn, a throwback to classic hymns, “In Christ Alone”. The Irish melody is beautiful and the lyrics are doctrinally rich and sound. It was written by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend, both musicians of Christian worship music in Britain. Written in 2002, […]