Written by Peter H. Holtvluwer Category: We Believe
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As Church we believe that the Holy Scripture or the Holy Bible is the Word of God. The Holy Bible
This Word has no equal because it is:

  • Inspired by God the Holy Spirit Who caused many different men to write it over a considerable period of time.
  • Infallible in that it is a completely reliable and trustworthy book, which should not and need not be doubted.
  • Authoritative, in that it represents the final rule for faith and life, and we receive it for regulation, foundation, and confirmation of our faith.
  • Sufficient because it fully contains the will of God and reveals all that we need to believe in order to be saved.

This Word represents the final rule of faith and life in our churches.

The Creeds and Confessions

The main teachings of the Bible have been summarized in documents called creeds or confessions.
Of the many creeds that have appeared throughout the history of the Christian church, we have chosen to adopt three creeds and three confessions as our own. The creeds come to us from the early church, namely the The Apostle's Creed, the The Nicene Creed and the The Athanasian Creed. The confessions have come to us from the Reformation of the sixteenth century, namely, the The Belgic Confession, the The Heidelberg Catechism and the The Canons of Dortrecht. We consider these creeds to be faithful summaries of the Word of God, and authoritative in light of the fact that they faithfully echo the authoritative teachings of scripture. But as human documents, the contents of our creeds and confessions are always subject to and need to be tested by the standard of the Word of God.

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The Bible teaches that the Lord's Day has been set aside for rest and worship. Therefore we worship in the morning and the afternoon. Our worship services are formal. The Bible teaches that a worship service is not merely the meeting of a number of people with one another but above all the meeting between God and his people. Reverence and respect are fitting as we worship in the presence of God. The sermon takes central place in our worship services. The Bible teaches that faith comes from the Holy Spirit and is strengthened by the preaching of God's Word. The Bible also teaches that the preaching of God's Word is meant to give direction for holy living.
The opening of Scripture is therefore central to the worship services.