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September 20, 2018 | ZA Blog
Sodom and Gomorrah: A Story about Sin and Judgment
Sodom and Gomorrah are two of the Old Testament’s most infamously sinful cities. Genesis 19 tells the story of how God destroyed Sodom and G...
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August 31, 2018 | ZA Blog
Who Wrote the Book of Genesis?
Moses is traditionally considered the author of Genesis. But for over two centuries, one of the most contested questions in biblical scholar...
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May 2, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
7 Places We Find Jesus in the Old Testament
From beginning to end, the Bible reveals the glory of Jesus. But for many Bible readers, it isn’t that simple. While we know&nbs...
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May 2, 2018 | ZA Blog
What the Bible Tells Us About the 10 Plagues of Egypt
One of the Bible’s most dramatic scenes plays out in a showdown between God and an Egyptian Pharaoh, resulting in 10 nightmarish plagues. Th...
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May 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
Understanding the Creation Story from Genesis
How did the world begin? Was the world a cosmological mistake or an intentional creation? What existed before the universe as we know it? Qu...
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April 28, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
How to Read the Bible in Context
 The Bible is not just any book. It is God’s Word to us, given using a number of literary genres, through the stories of a cast of rotati...
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April 12, 2018 | ZA Blog
Who are the Nephilim in Genesis 6?
Genesis 6:4 reads: “The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of humans and...
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April 3, 2018 | ZA Blog
The History of the Bible
How did we get the Bible? When was the Bible written? How can we trust the Bible? We sat down with Ryan Reeves, Professor of Historical The...
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November 30, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who Were the Minor Prophets?
The Minor Prophets is a collection of twelve Old Testament books, known simply as “the Twelve” or “the Book of the Twelve” in the Hebrew Bib...
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May 17, 2016 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does Genesis 12:1–3 Mean, Why Does It Matter?
Earlier this year, we released another volume in the landmark The Story of God Bible Commentary series, written by none other than vener...
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February 22, 2016 | ZA Blog
What Happened Between the Old and New Testaments? 4 Things You Need to Know to Read the New Testament Well
Have you ever wondered what happened between the Old and New Testaments? If you’ve ever flipped from the last page of the Old Testament t...
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