Category Archives: Sabbath

A Basic Guide to Reformed Worship

[This was originally posted on the Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville blog on 2 September 2011] For many joining us in worship on Sunday morning the form can be a bit unusual. I know I wasn’t raised worshiping God according to … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiology, Liturgy and Worship, Sabbath

Reformed Worship, Part 2

[This was originally posted on the Covenant Presbyterian Church, Nashville blog on 18 November 2011] Sometimes our form of worship can be hard to understand and follow. I was reminded of this again recently when I sat next to a … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiology, Liturgy and Worship, Sabbath

Books Every Lay Person Should Read: The Lord’s Day by Joseph Pipa

Our next book in the series is The Lord’s Day by Joseph Pipa. Who is the author? Dr. Pipa has been a pastor and a theologian. He is the President of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and is ordained in the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Recommendations, Sabbath

Calvin and the Sabbath, Redux

Calvin understands the first condition as having two aspects (see the outline in the previous post). The first aspect was a typological observance. The second aspect was the real observance. By the typological observance, Calvin is referring to the outward … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, John Calvin, Sabbath

Calvin and the Sabbath

In a recent conversation with friend and DTS student Jared on my post below, I mentioned Calvin’s view on the Sabbath. I decided that it might be helpful to some to offer some insight into Calvin’s view on this. After … Continue reading

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