Topical Index – 1500 Principles
2 Chronicles; Principle #6; 2 Ch. 6:12-7:3; p. 553
Authentic Worship: Though centuries have passed since the Holy Spirit came on the day of Pentecost, we are to continue to worship and praise God as if it happened in our lifetime.
Psalm; Principle #152; Ps 150; p. 827
Freedom in Form: When we worship God, we should use the freedom God has given us to make our praise meaningful.
Matthew; Principle #24; Mt. 9:14-17; p. 1300
Function and Form: When we worship God, we are to determine both our practices and our patterns by using God's truth in Scripture as our primary criteria, not cultural traditions.
Matthew; Principle #29; Mt. 12:1-14; p. 1305
Inappropriate Traditions: We should periodically evaluate our traditions in order to make sure they do not violate Christ's compassionate example or the clear teachings of Scripture.
Matthew; Principle #38; Mt. 15:1-20; p. 1313
True Spirituality: To avoid actions that are merely external and hypocritical, we must allow God's Spirit to penetrate our hearts with biblical truth.
Mark; Principle #13; Mk. 7:1-13; p. 1353
Truth and Traditions: When we develop traditions, we must make sure that they are in harmony with God's truth in Scripture.
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