One of the ambitious dreams that Reclaiming Adoption and its authors share with the Apostle Paul is that when Christians hear the word adoption, they will think first about their adoption by God. As it now stands, Christians usually think first about the adoption of children. Reclaiming Adoption sets out to change this situation by providing breathtaking views of God's love for and delight in His children - views that will free you to live boldly in this world from God's acceptance, not in order to gain it.
In today's postmodern world truth is increasingly difficult to define and defend. The quintessential questions we find ourselves asking are, "Is there such a thing as truth?" And, if so, "How are we to define what truth is?" The Bible is very clear: all truth comes from God, and he has made it known to us.
In What's So Great About the Doctrines of Grace?, the Rev. Richard D. Rick Phillips shows that the doctrines of grace, those theological tenets more popularly known as the five points of Calvinism, are comforting, faith-strengthening, and humbling teachings. In six short chapters, Rev. Phillips demonstrates conclusively from scripture that this view of salvation exalts God and makes plain his great love for man, which drove him to do all that was necessary to redeem a people for himself.