Scripturally Regulated Worship
We believe that the Bible is authoritative, inerrant, necessary, and complete. Therefore, all that we do as a church is informed by God's Word alone.
We seek to function according to what our Lord has commanded us in His Word especially as we gather for corporate worship on the Lord's Day. Where the Word is absent, there can be no true and right worship of God.
Those elements of worship include:
-The preaching of the Word of God (2 Timothy 4:1-2)
-The singing of the Word of God (Ephesians 5:19)
-The praying of the Word of God (1 Timothy 2:1, 8)
-The reading of the Word of God (1 Timothy 4:13)
-The ordinances (Baptism and the Lord's Supper) commanded in the Word of God (Acts 2:42; 1 Corinthians 11:24-26; Matthew 28:19)
When we gather together for corporate worship we recognize that it is the gospel of Jesus Christ that undergirds all that we do in worship. Jesus didn't merely come to meet our felt needs and seek to promote our self-worth, we do not believe that has anything to do with the gospel as some churches purport. We recognize that we are sinners in need of saving grace because of our willful rebellion against God. Therefore, we recognize that we need the constant reminder of our justification by grace alone, through faith alone, known through the Scriptures alone, accomplished in Christ alone, to the glory of God alone.
We as a church are committed to exposing the truth of the Word of God through preaching and teaching. By expository we mean that we seek to reveal that which God has communicated to us in His Word. It is the only kind of preaching that submits itself to the true intent of the text in its context.