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October 31, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
In The Golden Rule Jesus Wags His Finger At Both Legalists And Liberals
"So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets." (Matt. 7:12...
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October 17, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does Paul's "Christ Hymn" Mean? Not What You May Think — An Excerpt from Cohick's "Philippians" Commentary
Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothi...
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October 11, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
Matthew 6:25-34: Radical Words for Trusting God for Life's Ordinaries — An Excerpt from McKnight's "Sermon on the Mount" Commentary
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will not...
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October 3, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
What Was Paul's Vision for Unity In the Church? — An Excerpt from Lynn H. Cohick's "Philippians" (SGBC)
This week we are introducing a new Bible commentary series, The Story of God Bible Commentary. This new series, edited by Tremper Longman II...
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September 12, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
One Reason Why You Should Learn Biblical Greek — An Excerpt from "Greek for the Rest of Us, 2nd Ed."
If you've been following along with us this week you know we've been emphasizing learning the original language of the New Testament...
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September 5, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
What is the Purpose of the Book of Job? An Excerpt from John Walton's Commentary
It doesn't take long in the course of pastoral ministry to experience the reality firsthand that life isn’t the way it’s supposed to be....
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August 29, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
What Does "Introduction to Messianic Judaism" Have to Say to Us? An Excerpt from David Rudolph's and Joel Willitts's New Book
If you're like most American Gentile Christians, you probably don't fully grasp the significance of Messianic Judaism for the American Chur...
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August 22, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
What is the Key to Unlocking Paul's Theology? An Excerpt from "Paul and Union with Christ"
  If you missed it, earlier in the week we posted a short video on Con Campbell's book Paul and Union with Christ. Th...
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August 15, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
What's the Value of Studying Church History? An Excerpt from "Church History, vol 2" Explains
Below is an excert from John Woodbridge's and Frank James III's new church history resource Church History, Volume 2: The Pre-Refo...
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August 14, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
Who Says Church History Is Boring?! Volume 2 of "Church History" Sets Out to Prove Them Wrong
As a historical theologian I certainly have a weakness for the ebb and flow of church history and the nitty-gritty of the historical develop...
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August 8, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
An Introduction By Michael Bird to the "Four Views on the Apostle Paul"
When I entered my MDiv program back in August, 2007, a fellow student friend of mine introduced me to a facinating conversation that had be...
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August 7, 2013 | ZA Blog
Final Judgment: How Does Scripture Set the Stage? [Excerpt]
Excerpted from Alan P. Stanley's introduction to the new Counterpoints book, Four Views on the Role of Works at the Final Judgment. It...
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