We are joined on today’s show by David Silversides, Minister of Loughbrickland Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland, and by Kenneth Stewart, Minister of Glasgow Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland. What is the place of the book of Psalms in the worship of God? Can hymns written by men, outside of the inspired Psalter, be used in the worship of God? What is the Regulative Principle of Worship? What is Exclusive Psalmody? Is it Biblical? What was the practice of the early church in regards to this issue? What was the view of many of the Reformers on this issue? Does Exclusive Psalmody promote or hinder the unity of the church? Can musical instruments be lawfully used in the worship of God?
David Silversides Interview on Holy Days
On tonight’s show we look at a sermon preached by David Brown attacking the Reformed doctrine of monergism. What is monergism? Is it Biblical? How did the Reformers differ from the Roman Catholic Church during the time of the Reformation on this issue? What is synergism? What was the view of the Council of Trent? How do these issues affect how we see the gospel? Can we prove from the Bible that regeneration proceeds faith?
Are we consistent with our profession of the Reformed Faith? Is the New Calvinism of men like John Piper helping the spread of Reformed Theology, or hindering it? Why do so many Reformed Baptists look to an Arminian like Michael Brown who led the so-called Brownsville Revival? Are the New Calvinists abusing Christian Liberty? What is Christian Liberty? Should we every joke about predestination, or things pertaining to the providence of God? Where does the modern professing Reformed movement need to repent?
What does Rome teach about good works in salvation? Is it Biblical? Does Rome teach what the Bible teaches, or does it teach a false gospel? Is grace necessary in Roman Catholicism? What does Roman Catholic apologist Tim Staples teach about the necessity of good works and how does he defend Rome’s teachings on this issue?