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September 21, 2018 | ZA Blog
Zondervan and Seedbed Sign New Publishing Partnership Agreement
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 20, 2018 — Zondervan is pleased to announce a new publishing partnership with Seedbed, a twenty-first century mov...
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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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September 17, 2018 | Bill Mounce
What Does This Prepositional Phrase Modify? (Acts 14:1) - Mondays with Mounce 327
Prepositional phrases are generally adverbial, but certainly not always. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell what they modify. Take Acts 1...
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September 13, 2018 | ZA Blog
Cain and Abel: A Story of Rebellion, Judgment, and Grace
The story of Cain and Abel is one of sibling rivalry and murder. It’s shocking to realize that there is only one generation between the Bibl...
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September 11, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Psalm 100 Commentary: Seven Commands and Two Motivations of Our Praise
Shout. Worship. Come. Know. Enter. Give thanks. Praise him. These seven commands form the backbone of one of the most instructive psalms on ...
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September 10, 2018 | Bill Mounce
Did the Disciples Have Any Faith in Jesus? (Mark 4:38) - Mondays with Mounce 326
I have had a great summer off from my daily routines and have been busy on some major writing projects. They will be announced at this year’...
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September 7, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
Psalm 139 Commentary: God's Pervasive Presence, Intimate Knowledge, and Faithful Comfort
Psalm 139 is one of the more well-known and well-beloved psalms—and for good reason. This psalm speaks of the pervasive presence of God, and...
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September 4, 2018 | ZA Blog
Abraham and Isaac: A Test of Faith
In Genesis 22, God tests Abraham’s obedience by asking him to sacrifice Isaac, his only son. To modern readers, this passage and this test f...
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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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August 27, 2018 | Jeremy Bouma
How to Read the Gospel of Mark in the Context of Second Temple Judaism
The Gospel of Mark is widely considered the earliest and most influential narrative of the ministry and passion of Jesus Christ. Although un...
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August 24, 2018 | ZA Blog
Why Do We Need to Read the Gospel of Mark in Context?
One reason? Scripture is not a 21st century text. The recently released Reading Mark in Context: Jesus and Second Temple Judaism helps the r...
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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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July 2, 2018 | Bill Mounce
Lots of Little Things (John 21:1-14) - Mondays with Mounce 325
There are lots of little things in this section that make translating fun. If you are in class, make an experiment. Have everyone do their o...
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