The Morning Devotional: WCF 21.5

The Morning Devotional: WCF 21.5

The Morning Devotional for July 17, 2023
The Westminster Confession of Faith 21.5

V. The reading of the Scriptures with godly fear;a the sound preaching;b and conscionable hearing of the Word, in obedience unto God with understanding, faith, and reverence;csinging of psalms with grace in the heart;d as, also, the due administration and worthy receiving of the sacraments instituted by Christ; are all parts of the ordinary religious worship of God:e besides religious oaths,f vows,g solemn fastings,h and thanksgivings upon several occasions;i which are, in their several times and seasons, to be used in an holy and religious manner.j

a. Acts 15:21Rev 1:3. • b. 2 Tim 4:2. • c. Isa 66:2Mat 13:19Acts 10:33Heb 4:2James 1:22. • d. Eph 5:19Col 3:16James 5:13. • e. Mat 28:19Acts 2:421 Cor 11:23-29. • f. Deut 6:13 with Neh 10:29. • g. Isa 19:21 with Ecc 5:4-5. • h. Est 4:16Joel 2:12Mat 9:151 Cor 7:5. • i. Est 9:22; Psa 107 throughout. • j. Heb 12:28.