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August 1, 2019 | ZA Blog
What 1 Thessalonians 4:13–18 says about the rapture
It's helpful to know the rapture doctrine did not develop until very late in Christian history, only within the last couple hundred years. S...
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July 30, 2019 | ZA Blog
Did Solomon write Song of Songs?
One of the big questions related to the book is who wrote the Song of Songs. And there are really two options. Either, it was Solomon or som...
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July 25, 2019 | ZA Blog
Who wrote 1 & 2 Thessalonians?
When you read 1 and 2 Thessalonians, it seems pretty obvious that the Apostle Paul wrote them because his name is at the beginning of both t...
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July 23, 2019 | ZA Blog
What is Majority Text Theory?
The Majority Text theory is quite different from those who embrace the textus receptis. Although often they are mingled together. By s...
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July 18, 2019 | ZA Blog
Where is Nineveh?
Where is the city of Ninevah?  If you get out a modern map, look for the city of Mosul because the city of Mosul is actually located i...
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July 16, 2019 | ZA Blog
Who wrote the Psalms?
As you read through the Psalms, the first thing you'll notice is a number of the headings of the Psalms will say, "of David", or "by David",...
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July 9, 2019 | ZA Blog
Gnosticism: Where It Comes From, What It Teaches, and How Christians Should Respond Today
Gnosticism is not a specific heretical movement in church history but rather a loose collection of different religious beliefs. Gnosis is th...
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July 3, 2019 | ZA Blog
What is Textus Receptus?
Textus Receptus means "received text." It is the name given to the Greek New Testament published by Erasmus. The name first appeared in a...
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July 2, 2019 | ZA Blog
What Is (And Isn't) Heresy?
Traditionally, a heretic is someone who has compromised an essential doctrine and lost sight of who God really is, usually by oversimplifica...
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June 27, 2019 | ZA Blog
What is textual criticism?
Textual criticism is the discipline that, it's both a science and an art that has as it's fundamental goal to reconstruct the wording of an ...
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June 26, 2019 | ZA Blog
The Story of Codex Vaticanus
Codex Vaticanus is a manuscript that is equally as old as Codex Sinaiticus. It was found to be in the first library catalog list at the Vati...
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June 25, 2019 | ZA Blog
Why should you read James?
The practical vision of James Why should Christians read the book of James? Well, for one, it's part of our new testament. It's part of our...
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June 20, 2019 | ZA Blog
What Romans 13 says about submission to government authority
A lot of people have questions about Romans 13 verses one to seven, which tells Christians to submit to the governing authorities and that G...
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June 19, 2019 | ZA Blog
What is eschatology, and why does it matter?
Eschatology is the study of last things. This involves the events pertaining to Jesus’ second coming, including both what happens just bef...
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June 18, 2019 | ZA Blog
Dan Wallace on how New Testament manuscripts are discovered
The Institute for New Testament Textual Research in Munster, Germany holds the official catalog of the New Testament manuscripts. If th...
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June 17, 2019 | ZA Blog
An Update on MasterLectures: New Videos, Apps, and More
A few months ago, we released MasterLectures, a video streaming service offering thousands of thought-provoking video lectures from the worl...
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