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December 25, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Because Christ Was Born, We Can “Put on Christ” and Become “Firstborn Sons”
’Tis the season to reflect upon the majesty and mystery of the incarnation of Christ. But why not also reflect upon another aspect of his pe...
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December 12, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does Justification Mean? 7 Things You Need to Know
When we reflect on the meaning of salvation—and on our piety, mission, and life together—our thought necessarily engages the doctrine of jus...
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December 4, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
3 Reasons Why You Should (Re)consider the Doctrine of Justification
When we reflect on the meaning of salvation—and on our piety, mission, and life together—our thought necessarily engages the doctrine of jus...
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November 14, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
How Should Biblical Morality Shape Immigration, Refugee, and Border Policy?
One of the more controversial issues of our day—both in the US and abroad, both political and moral—is how a nation should shape and enforce...
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November 13, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is Hypostatic Union?
Hypostatic union is how Christians explain the relationship between Jesus’ divine nature, his human nature, and his being. It means that Jes...
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November 8, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Why Morality Matters: An Introduction to Ethics by Scott B. Rae
“Why be moral?” Perhaps it’s to fulfill some sort of social contract forged between human beings in order to transcend the state of nature? ...
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November 7, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does It Mean to Be Human? Exploring the Christian Doctrine of Humanity
“What does it mean to be human?” Throughout our history people have offered many, sharply different answers. But what does the Bible say abo...
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November 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
What is Docetism?
Docetism is an ancient heresy that says Jesus was not fully human. According to Docetism, he seemed to be human, but because Jesus was fully...
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September 21, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is the Apostles’ Creed?
The Apostles’ creed is the oldest statement of faith in the Christian church, written sometime in the second century AD. The creed defines c...
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August 2, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is Sola Scriptura?
Sola Scriptura is a Latin phrase that means “only Scripture” or “Scripture alone.” It was one of the rallying cries of the Reformation. But ...
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August 1, 2018 | ZA Blog
10 Ways the Bible Uses Apologetics
Apologetics is how we logically and philosophically justify our beliefs in the Bible and Jesus. These arguments draw from a wide range of fi...
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July 31, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Is Presuppositional Apologetics?
Presuppositional apologetics is one of the four main approaches to apologetics, along with classical, evidential, and experiential or narrat...
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July 3, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Speaking in Tongues: What Is Its Proper Role in Worship? (1 Corinthians 14 Commentary)
What is the proper role of tongues in worship? Some would say tongues deserve no role in worship. Some would say the gift of tongues deserve...
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June 22, 2018 | ZA Blog
What the Bible Says about the Current Immigration Crisis
How does the Bible speak to the current immigration crisis? Earlier this week we sat down with Scott Rae, Professor of Ethics at Talbot Scho...
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May 22, 2018 | Wayne Grudem
What Is Systematic Theology?
As Dr. Wayne Grudem explains it, “systematic theology is any study that answers the question, ‘What does the whole Bible teach us today?’ ab...
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May 19, 2018 | ZA Blog
11 Things to Know about the Doctrine of the Trinity
To contemplate the Trinity is to lift up your heart and to “set your mind on the things above” (Col. 3:2). It’s easy to turn doctrinal disc...
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