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April 27, 2020 | Bill Mounce
What is the Sign of their Destruction? (Phil 1:28) - Mondays with Mounce
Paul is encouraging the Philippian Christians to “conduct themselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, which means they will stand...
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April 20, 2020 | Bill Mounce
“Cast all your anxiety on him” — even Covid-19 (1 Peter 5:7) - Mondays with Mounce
Peter tells us to take our anxious worries off of ourselves and place them on God. Easier said than done! This verse has always bothered me...
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April 15, 2020 | ZA Blog
Announcing the New Normal in Higher Ed Webinar Series
The disruption to Christian Higher Education from the COVID-19 crisis is extensive and has far reaching consequences. During this time, we a...
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April 14, 2020 | ZA Blog
Introducing New Editor of WBC: New Testament
Zondervan Academic is pleased to announce the appointment of David B. Capes as the new New Testament editor of the Word Biblical Commentary ...
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April 13, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Waves and a Virus: Which is Greater? (Rev 1:15) - Mondays with Mounce
When John first hears the voice behind him, he turns and sees the seven golden lampstands with Jesus standing in their midst, dressed in a r...
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April 8, 2020 | ZA Blog
Introducing CourseGuides from Zondervan Academic
MasterLectures is for people who love to learn. It’s for the curious. It’s where you can find thousands of video lectures on the Bible and t...
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April 6, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Paul's Prayer for Glorious and Lavish Strength (Eph 3:6) - Mondays with Mounce
Because Greek sentence structure, especially Paul’s, can line up a series of clauses that are not necessarily sequential, it can be difficul...
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March 23, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Does God “Knew” or “Knows” his own? (2 Tim 2:19 and Covid-19) - Mondays with Mounce
The relationship between time and aspect can sometimes be a tad elusive. Is Paul talking about God’s prior knowledge (“knew”) or his ongoing...
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March 9, 2020 | Bill Mounce
The Trinitarian Formula in 1 John 5:7–8 - Mondays with Mounce
One of the ongoing attacks on modern translations has to do with the Trinitarian formula in 1 John 5:7–8. The accusation is that modern tran...
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March 2, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Two Helpful Techniques in Translating Greek (Heb 11:6) - Mondays with Mounce
Note: you can watch this blog on YouTube The other day I asked about the two-fold requirement in Heb 11:6, and it is a great verse to illu...
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February 24, 2020 | Bill Mounce
What is a “Real” Jew” (Rom 2:28–29) - Mondays with Mounce
Every once in a while I see a translation where there is no Greek in any form behind the English. I know at times this is necessary for conv...
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February 17, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Did You Know Paul was Raised in Minnesota? (Rom 8:17) - Mondays with Mounce
I was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, from kindergarten through Junior High School, and one of the oddities I picked up is the tendency to en...
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February 10, 2020 | Bill Mounce
How Can We Know the Depth of God’s Love If It Surpasses Knowledge? (Eph 3:18–19) - Mondays with Mounce
Why do we do what we do? Some of us are motivated by duty; we do things because we ought to. Some of us are motivated by a sense of right an...
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February 3, 2020 | Bill Mounce
The Myth of “Literal Translations” (1 Tim 4:13) - Mondays with Mounce
Have you ever noticed that when you see something, perhaps something new or different, all of a sudden you start seeing it everywhere? You s...
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January 27, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Do We Ask God to Forgive Our Sins or Our Trespasses? (Matt 6:12) - Mondays with Mounce
Have you ever been in a new church and were asked to say the Lord’s Prayer out loud? What almost always happens? You say, “Give us this day ...
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January 20, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Greek Exegesis and Humility (Mark 16:16) - Mondays with Mounce
I received an email the other day that reminded me that we all need to remind ourselves to have a little humility in doing our Greek exegesi...
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