The Simplicity of Reformed Worship

Scott Manetsch:

“Historic Reformed churches worship the Lord in simplicity.  That is, Reformed churches do not include ceremonies, festivals, crucifixes, processions, incense, relics, images, vestments, altars, and so forth in their worship services.  Reformed worship simply consists of the Word (read, preached, sung, confessed, prayed) and the sacraments (the Lord’s supper and baptism).

The main reason for the simplicity of Reformed worship is the teaching of Scripture”…

Read more: http://theaquilareport.com/simplicity-reformed-worship/

Dislike of the Purity and Simplicity

“Dislike of the purity and simplicity of the gospel worship is that which was the rise of, and gave increase or progress unto the whole Roman apostasy.”

~Puritan John Owen

Source: http://www.freechurchcontinuing.org/publications/articles/item/candles-up-preaching-down