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.
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- Preface by the author
- Explanation of the doctrines of grace, also known as the “Five Points of Calvinism”
- Illustrations to teach the doctrines of grace
Praise for the Print Edition
The heart of the gospel is contained in the doctrines of grace. To understand these truths is to understand the height, depth, breadth, and length of the saving grace of God for sinners. Richard Phillips has done an outstanding job of capturing the heartbeat of these precious truths. Prepare your heart to be greatly blessed as this pastor and author guides you into a greater appreciation of the sovereign grace of God.
—Dr. Steven J. Lawson, senior pastor, Christ Fellowship Baptist Church, Mobile, Ala.
Rick Phillips has an unbounded love for the doctrines of grace and writes about them with an enviable simplicity and clarity. Here is persuasive exposition of biblical teaching that captures the thrill of knowing a sovereign God. What’s So Great about the Doctrines of Grace? never loses sight of the grace to which these doctrines point. This is a wonderful book to read, study, lend, and give away.
—Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson, senior minister, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C.
Richard “Rick” Phillips has done it again! In summarizing the doctrines of grace in this book, he brings us into the arena of historic Calvinism, which, as C. H. Spurgeon said, “is the Gospel and nothing else.” But what we have here is more than just a re-telling of the doctrines themselves; it is an account of why these truths matter in the church of the twenty-first century. Its enthusiasm is infectious, its urgency compelling, and its logic irrefutable.
—Dr. Derek W.H. Thomas, professor of systematic and practical theology, Reformed Theological Seminary
- Title: What’s So Great About the Doctrines of Grace?
- Author: Richard D. Phillips
- Publisher: Reformation Trust
- Publication Date: 2008
- Pages: 111
About Richard D. Phillips
Richard D. Phillips is senior minister of Second Presbyterian Church in Greenville, South Carolina, and is author of Jesus the Evangelist, published by Reformation Trust.