Liturgy and its Purpose part 1

In the last five months I have considered the purpose of liturgy. Michael Horton a few years ago wrote an article defending liturgy. In particular, he was defending Reformed liturgy. In our day, it appears  people have completely misunderstood the purpose of liturgy. To some it is a left-over from Roman Catholicism which the Reformers did not abandon; to others it is equated with formalism or even dead worship. The truth is that everyone and every church has a liturgy; but liturgies differ in nature.

The very concept of a liturgy may cause fear in some. The purpose of Biblical liturgy is to enhance worship, honor God, prepare the people for Word and Sacrament, and enable the gospel to be presented over and over in a splendid blend of confessions, affirmations, prayers and doxology.

About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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1 Response to Liturgy and its Purpose part 1

  1. Anonymous says:

    AMEM!!! the Higher the Church the better


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