Sola Scriptura: Anarchy?

Does the principle of sola scriptura lead to anarchy, where everyone believes what seems right to them and clai that their beliefs are scriptural? This article addresses this question by considering how the Bible was regarded by the Reformers, in contrast to the Anabaptists and the Roman Catholics. The Reformation indicated that the Bible is its own interpreter, as opposed to tradition determining Scripture's meaning.

Musical Instruments in the Public Worship

The regulative principle of worship states that God disapproves of all modes of worship not expressly sanctioned by his word. Does this mean that there should be no musical instruments in public worship? This article examines reasons why Calvin and others were against musical instruments and why the church today can make use of musical instrument during worship.

The Other Confession of Guido de Brès

Though Lutherans and Reformed believers may have their differences, this article shows that there was a time when they were close allies. It does this by looking at the effort of Guido de Brès in trying to unite the Reformed and Lutherans together, pointing out that when he wrote Article 29 of the Belgic Confession about the false church, Lutherans were not considered as part of this category.

Biblical Womanhood: The Place of the Woman in Creation and Recreation

To understand the position of a woman in the church one must consider the story of creation, fall, and recreation. This is the direction God gives in 1 Timothy 2:11-15. Hence this article shows that in salvation Christ saves also the womanhood of a woman, placing her in a submissive position and not in leadership.

“He’s Just a Little-Bitty Baby”: A Look at the Structure of the Covenant of Grace

Infant baptism is rooted in the covenant of God. The covenant of the Old and New Testament share the same structure; namely, it is a spiritual covenant which points to God's grace and embodies promise and responsibility. This understanding of the covenant necessitates infant baptism.

Infant Baptism: Should We Agree to Disagree?

Looking at the difference positions held by credobaptists and paedobaptists, this article examines whether there is a possibility of uniting together while maintaining differences. The author concludes that "agreeing to disagree" is not the way to go. Infant baptism is a major doctrine, is intricately related to many other doctrines, and cannot be compromised.

Good Friday: God's Incomprehensible Love for Lost Sinners

On the day which we call Good Fri­day, at noon, suddenly the light of day faded away. The darkness at noon was specifically for Jesus Christ. Or rather, it was an act of God against Him. This article is about the darkness at the crucifixion and Jesus Christ being forsaken by God. The author also looks at Jesus Christ as our righteousness and Psalm 22.