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September 29, 2017 | ZA Blog
7 Tips for Understanding Revelation
The Book of Revelation is notoriously difficult to understand. Over the centuries, the church has presented countless interpretations and th...
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September 22, 2017 | ZA Blog
What Are the Gospels, and Why Are There Four of Them?
When people talk about “the gospel,” there’s only one thing they mean: the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John ...
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September 21, 2017 | ZA Blog
The 3 "Quests" for the Historical Jesus
The gospels give us the most detailed descriptions of Jesus’ life and ministry we have. They’re believed to have been written by eyewitnesse...
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September 20, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who Wrote the Gospels, and How Do We Know for Sure?
The Bible gives us four accounts of Christ’s life. Each records a unique perspective of the most significant event in history—the crucifixio...
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September 19, 2017 | ZA Blog
Bible Contradictions Explained: 4 Reasons the Gospels “Disagree”
The story of Jesus stands or falls on the trustworthiness of the Gospels. That’s why skeptics pay so much attention to the Gospels’ apparent...
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September 18, 2017 | ZA Blog
What Are the Synoptic Gospels, and Where Do They Come From?
The Bible’s four gospels paint four portraits of Jesus. While each gospel follows him on the same journey, they recount it a little differen...
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September 7, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who wrote Jude?
The book of Jude itself tells us that it was written by “Jude, slave of Jesus the Anointed One, and brother of James.” There is a consensus...
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September 6, 2017 | ZA Blog
Who wrote the book of James?
According to James 1:1, the letter is written by James himself. He was the son of Joseph, a construction worker who originally lived in Naza...
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September 1, 2017 | ZA Blog
What it means to read the General Epistles theologically
We recently sat down with Peter H. Davids to discuss what it a biblical theology of the General Epistles looks like. See his answer below. H...
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August 1, 2017 | Thomas Schreiner
What Are the Fruits of the Spirit and the Works of the Flesh?
Jesus wanted his disciples to understand that there were some who would seek to distort the gospel. He called them “false prophets,” and h...
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July 31, 2017 | Thomas Schreiner
What Can We Learn About Walking in the Spirit from Galatians 5?
Due to the influence of law-heavy teaching, the Galatians struggled to understand how to mature as Christians. Did they become righteous by...
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July 29, 2017 | Thomas Schreiner
What Is the False Gospel in Galatians?
It doesn’t take too long for Paul to get to the heart of the issue in his letter to the Galatians. He’s concerned that they’re abandoning ...
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July 28, 2017 | Thomas Schreiner
Who Were the Galatians?
If someone was to ask you who Paul wrote his epistle to the Galatians to, how would you respond? If you’re like most people, you’d probabl...
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July 27, 2017 | Thomas Schreiner
The Role of the Old Testament Law in Galatians
Communicating the role that the law played in God’s overall plan of salvation was one of the New Testament church’s biggest challenges. As ...
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July 7, 2017 | ZA Blog
How to study the book of Romans
Romans is one of the most well-known books of the Bible. You’ve probably heard a hundred sermons from the book of Romans. You might list Rom...
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July 6, 2017 | ZA Blog
What the Bible Says About Predestination
In any conversation about predestination, election, and God’s will in the act of salvation, two verses from Romans 8 are usually cited: For...
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