Precious Blood: The Atoning Work of Christ

April 20, 2009

In this second volume of essays from the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology, several noted preachers join editor Richard Phillips in exploring the doctrine of Christ's atonement and its history in Christian thought.

At the very heart of Christian faith is the blood of Jesus. His sin-atoning death is the divine work on which the entire structure of salvation rests and the truth on which the Christian doctrine of salvation must be built. Yet recent years have seen a pastoral neglect of the cross and a doctrinal assault from the academy.

With these concerns in mind, R. C. Sproul, Philip Ryken, Joel Beeke, Derek Thomas, Carl Trueman, and Robert Godfrey have joined editor Richard Phillips in exploring the doctrine of Christ's atonement. These noted pastors proclaim the (1) necessary, (2) redeeming, (3) cleansing, (4) atoning, (5) offensive, and (6) precious blood of our Savior in a series of essays that set the cross in its rightful place - at the forefront of salvation.

About the Author:

Richard D. Phillips (M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary) is the senior Minster of First Presbyterian Church of Coral Springs/Margate, Florida. He is a council member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelical and chairman of the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology. he is coeditor of the Reformed Expository commentary series and the author of numerous works of biblical exposition.