The tragic spectacle of a seven-year old boy sent flying alone back to Russia, returned by an adoptive mother in the United States, has caught the attention of the watching world. Earlier this week, Patricia Cogen told CNN that this American mother has returned her own son to Russia, “like a pair of pants that didn’t fit.” On today’s show, Dr. Mohler discusses this story arguing that this failed adoption is a denial of the gospel. Crucial to Christian theology, adoption is a central metaphor of our salvation in Christ. And, unlike this heart-breaking story, the Christian’s adoption is eternally irreversible because it is done by the lone sovereign God of grace.
April 16, 2010
When Adoption Fails, the Gospel is Denied
Words From the Fire: Hearing the Voice of God in the 10 Commandments
If God has spoken, then the highest human aspiration must be to hear what the Creator has said. God has indeed spoken, through the Ten Commandments, and Al Mohler explores this revelation of God and the implications for His people. The promise is to hear, to obey, and to live. These “Ten Words” tell us who God is and what His people should look like.