How should the church worship God? Is it ok for us to introduce innovations into our worship if we think they will help? Is scripture sufficient to teach us how to worship God? Are man-made traditions like Easter, Christmas, Advent, Lent, and other Holy Days acceptable? Should the rule for our worship be that whatever is not forbidden is acceptable?
What happened to Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu when they brought an incense offering the Lord had not commanded to Him can help us to answer all of these important questions.
Thank You! Wow Great stuff is their a way I could purchase a few CD copies of this to gift to friends and family?
s c (2/4/2014)
a note of thanks It's interesting that the majority of evangelical churches participate in and staunchly defend these man-made traditions, particularly in light of that which separates us from all other religions, incl.catholicism...namely, sola Scriptura and sola fide. The "hollow-days" ,which are so highly esteemed in the church, are days in which the reformed church looks and acts much like the catholic church which embraces its' vain traditions.
Pastor Webb, you are to be commended for your faithfulness in rightly dividing the Word.
I was converted out of paganism and the occult in 1993 and while I was initially Charismatic/Arminian in my theology, I became Reformed and Presbyterian through bible study and the influence of ministries like Ligonier. After teaching in local bible studies, and taking seminary...