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September 23, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
What are Demons?
Demons are evil angels who sinned against God and who now continually work evil in the world. They are the angels whom God “did not spare . ...
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September 16, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
What are Angels?
Angels are created spiritual beings with moral judgment and high intelligence but without physical bodies. They are God’s warriors and as a ...
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September 9, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
Our Attitude in Prayer
Praying according to God’s will often requires humility on our part, for it requires that we pray not simply for what we desire but instead ...
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September 2, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Effectiveness of Prayer
When we ask for things in prayer, God often responds to those prayers. Jesus makes this clear when he says, “Ask, and it will be given to yo...
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August 26, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Reason for Prayer
One of the ways God allows his creation to stay involved with him is through prayer. Prayer, which is personal communication from us to God,...
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August 19, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Good and Glory-Giving Creation
All of creation was made to give glory to God. “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork” (Ps. 19:1)....
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August 12, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Distinct but Dependent Creation
As Creator, God is distinct from his creation. He is not part of the creation. He is unlike his creation in many ways. He made all things an...
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August 5, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Created Creation
God spoke all of creation into existence — from land and waters to plants and animals (Gen. 1:3 – 25) — that is, all of creation except for ...
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July 29, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Distinct Roles of the Trinity
In both creation and redemption the Father, the Son, and the Spirit all had distinct roles. It was the Father who directed and sent both the...
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July 22, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Mystery of the Trinity
At times it can seem difficult to understand how there are three distinct persons of the Trinity, each with the whole being of God in himsel...
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July 15, 2020 | Wayne Grudem
The Meaning of the Trinity
Each of the persons of the Trinity is fully God. God the Father’s deity is shown from the first verse of the Bible — “In the beginning, God ...
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September 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
Michael Bird on The New Testament in Its World, working with N. T. Wright, and the keys to fruitful New Testament study.
Michael Bird has been busy. Among other projects, this prolific scholar was the impetus for the idea of The New Testament in Its World, the...
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September 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
N. T. Wright on The New Testament in Its World, vocation, and how Jesus still challenges our worldviews today.
In this interview, N. T. Wright discusses: what the New Testament summons us to dohow Jesus challenged first-century (and twenty-first-c...
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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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March 12, 2019 | ZA Blog
What James Says about Taming the Tongue
With our tongues, we can speak truth or we can speak lies. We can build people up or we can tear them down. Sometimes we say the wrong thing...
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February 4, 2019 | Bill Mounce
My Father Died Last Week
I am going to interrupt my normal Greek blogs to share some thoughts about my dad, funerals, and death. Dad passed away due to complications...
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