"...to glorify God and fully to enjoy Him forever."
Welcome to Providence Reformed
Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Thank you for visiting. Providence Reformed Presbyterian Church is a member of the
Presbyterian Church in America.
We believe that the Bible is the inerrant and infallible "word of God, the only rule
of faith and obedience" (Westminster Larger Catechism, Question #3). What is more
we also believe that "all synods or councils, since the Apostles' times, whether
general or particular, may err; and many have erred. Therefore they are not to he
made the rule of faith, or practice; but to be used as a help in both" (Westminster
Confession of Faith 31.4).
We do use creeds and confessions, not as replacements of Scripture, but to clarify
what we believe the Scripture teaches. We are humble enough to realize that these
documents inevitably flatten the Scripture, by leaving much of importance out. We
also realize that our doctrine needs to be challenged by Scripture. This idea was
at the very heart of the Reformation. As some say, we are "reformed and always reforming".
The Scripture challenges, shapes, grows, corrects, trains, teaches, and rebukes
Many churches profess to believe the Bible, so in order to profess specifically what
we believe about the Bible: