Standards

1971- Amendments

Ordered by Appearance No. 46 effective June 6, 2007, (III, D.1, D.2) No. 46 effective June 6, 2007 (III.B.) No. 6 effective June 15, 1982 (III. B. 7 – Withdrawal) No. 46 effective June 6, 2007 (III,C.7-Missions and Non-Self Supporting Churches (a)) No. 47 effective June 6, 2007 (III, D.4) No. 46 effective June 6, […]

Form of Government 1971

As Approved by the General synod in 1972 With Amendments Effective To June 2007 Concerning the Church A. Jesus Christ the head of the Church The only King and head of the Church is the lord Jesus Christ, to whom all power in heaven and on earth has been given by God the Father, who […]

Government, Discipline and Worship

The Government, Disciple and Worship, Associate-Reformed Church in North America. 6New York: Printed by T. &J. Swords, No. 99 Pearl-Street, 1799   BOOK I. Of the Government of the Church. PREFACE. JESUS Christ, upon whose shoulders the government is, whose name is called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace, […]

The Shorter Catechism

1: What is the chief end of man? Man’ s chief end is to glorify God, 1471 Cor. 10:31, Rom. 11:36 and to enjoy him for ever. 148Ps. 73:25–28 2: What rule hath God given to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him? The Word of God, which is contained in the Scriptures […]

The Directory of Public Worship

Of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church As Approved by the General Synod 2007 Permissions Unless otherwise indicated, Scripture quotations are from the Authorized (King James) Version of the Holy Bible. Scripture quotations marked (ESV) are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News […]

The Book of Discipline

Of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church As Approved by the General Synod in 1974 With Amendments Through General Synod 2005   Theology of Church Discipline   1.1 The basis of all church discipline is the free love of God in Christ expressed in both mercy and judgment. The purpose of discipline is to bring about […]

The Form of Government

Of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Revised by the Special Committee to revise the Form of Government Approved By the General Synod June 11, 2014 The Church God the Father the source of all Authority 1.1 God the Father is the source of all power and authority.[1] No authority, either civil or ecclesiastical, exists except […]

The Larger Catechism

1. What is the chief and highest end of man? Man’ s chief and highest end is to glorify God, 405Rom. 11:36, Cor. 10:31 and fully to enjoy him forever. 406Ps. 73:24–28, John 17:21–23 2. How doth it appear that there is a God? The very light of nature in man, and the works of […]

The Confession of Faith

Of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church agreed upon by the assembly of Divines at Westminster as the same is received by the associate reformed Presbyterian Church including amendments approved by the General synods of 1959, 1976, 1984, and 2001. I. Of the Holy Scripture 1. Although the light of nature, and the works of creation […]

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