"Here is the foundation of your salvation--not something in you, someone weak and changing, mixed in affections, and inconstant in faith--but in God's own sovereign and unchangeable choice from eternity past."
Election and predestination are the two most maligned points of Reformed theology, with much ink spilled and many sermons preached on these doctrines that many think make humans "robots" and thereby discourage evangelism. What is the Reformed response to these criticisms? Or, more importantly, what does the Bible teach?
With a pastor's heart evident on every page, Phillips unfolds the biblical teaching on these important doctrines and reveals their practical application for the security, humility, and joy of believers.
Basics of the Faith booklets introduce readers to basic Reformed doctrine and practice. On issues of church government and practice they reflect that framework--otherwise they are suitable for all church situations.