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February 5, 2019 | ZA Blog
The Meaning of Philippians 4:19: "And my God will meet all your needs"
Like Philippians 4:13, Philippians 4:19 is a popular verse that’s often misused. After thanking the Philippians for generously supporting hi...
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February 4, 2019 | Bill Mounce
My Father Died Last Week
I am going to interrupt my normal Greek blogs to share some thoughts about my dad, funerals, and death. Dad passed away due to complications...
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February 1, 2019 | ZA Blog
The meaning of Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things through him who gives me strength”
Philippians 4:13 is one of the most well-known New Testament verses, but it’s also notoriously misused. After telling his audience that he’s...
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January 29, 2019 | ZA Blog
Why Paul Wrote the Letter to the Philippians
Philippians is a letter about joy. Writing from prison, Paul describes the joys of following Christ and persevering for the gospel, and the ...
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January 21, 2019 | ZA Blog
Sale: Word Biblical Commentary eBooks
Right now, save up to 77% on Word Biblical Commentary (WBC) eBooks that deliver biblical scholarship at its best. Get the deals today becaus...
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January 16, 2019 | Jeremy Bouma
Modified Presuppositional Apologetics: A Proven Apologetic Method for Evangelizing in a Skeptical World
In Evangelism in a Skeptical World, Sam Chan combines the theological and biblical insights of classic evangelistic training with the latest...
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January 14, 2019 | Bill Mounce
When Did the Angels Come? (Mark 1:13) — Mondays with Mounce 339
Language is imprecise. It would be great if all of us said exactly what we meant, and meant exactly what we said, but that is neither human ...
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January 10, 2019 | ZA Blog
Women in the Bible: What We Learn from the Book of Luke
Opponents of Christianity will often suggest that the Bible has a low view of women. It’s a patriarchal book with a patriarchal worldview. I...
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January 8, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Are All Translations Wrong? (The "Net" in Mark 1:16) — Mondays with Mounce 338
Rarely do I find a translation that makes no sense to me, and since this particular one is replicated in all the translations, I am assuming...
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January 1, 2019 | Jeremy Bouma
9 Things You Should Know about Postconservative Theology
If you have ever longed to become acquainted with the major thinkers and schools of thought in Christian theology from the nineteenth centur...
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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 20, 2018 | ZA Blog
For to Us a Child Is Born: The Meaning of Isaiah 9:6
Isaiah 9:6 is a prophecy about a future child who would bear the government on his shoulders and be called by titles that could only rightfu...
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December 18, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Christmas Shows How Preachers from Augustine to Bonhoeffer Contributed to Preaching
What do Augustine and Francis of Assisi, Karl Barth and Dietrich Bonhoeffer all have in common? They embody the rich legacy of preaching thr...
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December 17, 2018 | ZA Blog
What Benefit Do You Receive from Your Giving? (Philippians 4:17) — Mondays with Mounce 337
(You can watch this blog post on YouTube.) One of the fundamental lessons everyone who does word studies needs to understand is that words h...
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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 11, 2018 | ZA Blog
Who Was Isaiah?
Isaiah was a Jewish prophet who lived during the eighth century BC. The Book of Isaiah claims to be written by him, and scholars believe he ...
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