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.

The Church as a Body as God Has Arranged When it comes to the church, we may think globally (catholic), but we must act locally

In 1 Corinthians 12 God compares his church to a body. Why is this important? This article explains that it calls believers as members of the church to act locally, and to follow God’s leadership where he places them. It then applies these principles to two scenarios for deciding on church membership.

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.