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February 6, 2023 | Bill Mounce
Salvation by God’s Grace, Not Our Works (Eph 1:10)
If there ever was a question about salvation being by God’s grace and not as a result of something we do, just read Ephesians 1:1–10. Paul is falling over himse...
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January 30, 2023 | Bill Mounce
How do. You Know You are Forgiven? (1 John 1:9) - Mondays with Mounce
Well-known verses are hard to translate. Even if the historical translation is a little off, committees are slow to change. 1 John 1:9 is one of those verses. ...
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January 23, 2023 | Bill Mounce
Jesus is the Gospel (1 John 1:1) - Mondays with Mounce
When I start to write a letter, my emphasis is on clarity. Not so with John. In fact, there are quite a few exegetical difficulties in v 1 that don’t get cleare...
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February 6, 2023 | Bill Mounce
Salvation by God’s Grace, Not Our Works (Eph 1:10)
If there ever was a question about salvation being by God’s grace and not as a result of something we do, just read Ephesians 1:1–10. Paul i...
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January 30, 2023 | Bill Mounce
How do. You Know You are Forgiven? (1 John 1:9) - Mondays with Mounce
Well-known verses are hard to translate. Even if the historical translation is a little off, committees are slow to change. 1 John 1:9 is on...
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January 23, 2023 | Bill Mounce
Jesus is the Gospel (1 John 1:1) - Mondays with Mounce
When I start to write a letter, my emphasis is on clarity. Not so with John. In fact, there are quite a few exegetical difficulties in v 1 t...
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January 9, 2023 | Bill Mounce
Does the Present Tense Necessarily Mean “Now but not later”? (1 Tim 2:12) - Mondays with Mounce
1 Timothy 2:12 is one of the most debated verses today. My point in discussing it is not to enter into the general debate but to deal with a...
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December 19, 2022 | Bill Mounce
When to Trust a Word’s Etymology (1 Tim 1:3) - Mondays with Mounce
Most of us are familiar with Don Carson’s excellent book, Exegetical Fallacies, and most of us are aware of the common error called the “ety...
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December 12, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Who are the True Pastor/Scholars? (Philippians 2:2) - Mondays with Mounce
Philippians 2:2 is a confusing sentence grammatically, although its meaning is clear. Fee comments that in “the apodosis there is an equally...
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December 5, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Are the Greek Texts of the Bible Corrupt? An Example (1 John 1:4) - Mondays with Mounce
People often say the Greek manuscripts behind the New Testament are so corrupt that we can’t trust them. Ehrman is famous for his line that ...
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November 30, 2022 | Lee Fields
“From My Mother’s Womb” (Psalm 22:9–10), Part 2: The Artful Hebrew Bible
This is part 2 of the fourth in a series of Hebrew and You looking at art in the Hebrew Bible as seen in Ps 22. The series began in April, a...
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November 28, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Is There Really No Condemnation for All Who Claim to Follow Christ? (Rom 8:1) - Mondays with Mounce
Paul can sometimes make broad statements that are open to misunderstanding, especially when read out of context. In some of these cases, we ...
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November 14, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Why would any law be against Virtues? (Gal 2:23) - Mondays with Mounce
Paul ends his list of the fruits of the Spirit with the general, “against such things there is no law” (Gal 5:23). Most likely, it is meant ...
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November 7, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Are There Two Different Gospels? (Gal 2:7) - Mondays with Mounce
The KJV gives us an unfortunate translation of the genitive in Galatians 2:7, which can be easily misunderstood as teaching that there are t...
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October 31, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Why does the NIV add the word “All” in Romans 3:24? - Mondays with Mounce
Because Greek is an inflected language, the grammar contains meaning that often is lost in translation. This is why translators have to add ...
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October 27, 2022 | ZA Blog
A Tribute to Gordon D. Fee by Stan Gundry
I first became acquainted with Gordon when we were both still young men—about 50 years ago. The man I came to know was one to be admired, re...
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October 24, 2022 | Bill Mounce
Does the Sword “Eat”? (Isaiah 1:20-21) - Mondays with Mounce
We just finished recording a 20-hour class on Isaiah by Dr. John Oswalt. What an amazing lecturer, and what an amazing book. The class will ...
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October 7, 2022 | ZA Blog
Stan Gundry Announces Promotion of Katya Covrett to VP and Publisher of Zondervan Academic
I am pleased to announce that Katya Covrett has been promoted to VP and Publisher for the Zondervan Academic imprint, effective Monday, Octo...
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September 7, 2022 | Lee Fields
“From My Mother’s Womb” (Psalm 22:9–10), Part 1: The Artful Hebrew Bible
This is the fourth in a series of Hebrew and You looking at art in the Hebrew Bible as seen in Ps 22. The series began in April, a post that...
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