Minutes and Acts: The Westminster Assembly and Parliament on Worship

Introduction This is a collection of (some) the Acts of Parliament, Minutes of the Assembly, and Sermons/quotes of the Divines on worship. Particularly, the focus is upon the Psalms for sung praise, instruments in worship, and holy day observances. I want to make clear that this is not a complete work of the acts orContinue reading “Minutes and Acts: The Westminster Assembly and Parliament on Worship”

Review: Exclusive Psalmody or New Covenant Hymnody? By Lee Irons

Before the review begins, I want to stress the importance of accurately representing the opposing position. As Christians we are to be truthful, thoughtful, and take care in how we represent others. In Lee Irons article, we are shown a lack of careful and thoughtful interaction. This is a response to his article to showContinue reading “Review: Exclusive Psalmody or New Covenant Hymnody? By Lee Irons”

Eph. 5:19, Col. 3:16, and Westminster’s View

  Eph. 5:19 and Col. 3:16: A Special Exegesis of Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16 –Prof. John McNaugher, D. D., LL.D Exclusive Psalmody: A Biblical Defense – Brian Schwertley Minority Report of the Committee on Song in the Public Worship of God Submitted to the Fourteenth General Assembly of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church -John Murray and William YoungContinue reading “Eph. 5:19, Col. 3:16, and Westminster’s View”

Quotes on Psalm-Singing: Part 3

Here is a compilation of quotes I have collected. This is part 3. I hope you are encouraged, strengthened, and intellectually challenged for the glory of God and His worship.     Philo ( 20 BC – 50 AD), a first century Jewish philosopher, always uses the word “hymn” when referring to the Psalms ofContinue reading “Quotes on Psalm-Singing: Part 3”

Quotes on Psalm-Singing: Part 2

  Here is a compilation of quotes I have collected. This is part 2. I hope you are encouraged, strengthened, and intellectually challenged for the glory of God and His worship.   “Concerning the early Church, Bushell notes that, “The introduction of uninspired hymns into the worship of the Church was a gradual process, andContinue reading “Quotes on Psalm-Singing: Part 2”

Quotes on Psalm-Singing: Part 1

  Here is a compilation of quotes I have collected. This will be the first of many. I hope you are encouraged, strengthened, and intellectually challenged for the glory of God and His worship.   “The first-century (apostolic) church used the LXX more than any other form (translation) of the Old Testament. .. At theContinue reading “Quotes on Psalm-Singing: Part 1”