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January 6, 2020 | Bill Mounce
“Who was, and Is, and Is to come” (Rev 1:4) - Mondays with Mounce
A friend of mine pointed out the irregularity of the grammar in this verse. When the biblical writers break what we consider to be “proper” ...
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January 3, 2020 | ZA Blog
An Interview with Thomas S. Kidd: Reading Habits, Writing Goals, and Putting Down Your Phone
Thomas S. Kidd is distinguished professor of history at Baylor University. He has written many books, including the recently released Americ...
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December 16, 2019 | ZA Blog
What is the doctrine of sanctification?
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December 13, 2019 | ZA Blog
What Ephesians 6 Says about Spiritual Warfare
This post is adapted from Clinton E. Arnold’s commentary on Ephesians in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament and his ne...
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December 11, 2019 | ZA Blog
Who wrote Ephesians?
Today’s post is by Clinton E. Arnold and is excerpted from Ephesians in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. The author...
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December 9, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Are you thankful for someone’s faithfulness under trial? (2 Tim 1:3–5) - Mondays with Mounce
2 Tim 1:3–5 is one long Greek sentence, and it illustrates the dangers of breaking up a long Greek sentence into shorter English sentences, ...
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December 2, 2019 | Bill Mounce
How to tell a Story in Greek (1 Tim 1:6) - Mondays with Mounce
One place that Greek and English are quite different is in how they tell a story. English tends towards the “verb ... verb ... verb” constru...
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November 25, 2019 | Bill Mounce
When does “of” mean “namely” or “is”? – Mondays with Mounce
It is easy to confuse the two different types of appositional statements, so I thought I would do a more grammatical blog, and I’ll be using...
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November 18, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Idioms can be painful to translate, especially if you are not sure what they mean - Mondays with Mounce
Paul is arguing by that when a husband dies, his death severs the legal bonds of marriage (Rom 7:2). However, “if she is joined to another m...
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November 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
Reading Revelation in Context
Reading Revelation in Context: John's Apocalypse and Second Temple Judaism offers a welcome series of accessible studies that illustrate bot...
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November 11, 2019 | Bill Mounce
Are you being saved while you are persevering? (1 Cor 15:2) - Mondays with Mounce
If you have studied theology very long, you know that the doctrine of salvation has three parts. It was an accomplished fact at the cross an...
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November 5, 2019 | ZA Blog
75 Video Lectures on Sale: Your Guide to the Newest and Most-Watched Videos
You’ve probably already heard that all Zondervan Academic video lectures are on sale this week for 55% off. With 75 video lecture series on...
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November 5, 2019 | Bill Mounce
For whom is the church responsible? (1 Tim 5:5) - Mondays with Mounce
Who is the widow that the church is required to care for? 1 Tim 5:3-16 deals with this issue. Since the church has limited resources, it is ...
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October 28, 2019 | ZA Blog
Hermeneutics in Action: Interpreting John's Gospel, by N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird
“The task of hermeneutics is to clarify this miracle of understanding, which is not a mysterious communion of souls, but sharing in a comm...
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October 16, 2019 | ZA Blog
5 Reasons Solus Christus Is at the Center of the Five Solas
Reformation theology is often summarized by the five solas. Scripture alone (sola Scriptura) stands as the formal principle of the Reformati...
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October 14, 2019 | ZA Blog
Is Jesus God? Hear N. T. Wright's Answer
What did the first Christians think of Jesus? Did they believe he was God, or was that a later development? What did "Son of God" mean to ea...
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