Scripture: Ephesians 1

A Good Word: χάρις – Grace

Matthew 18:23–35 recounts one of Jesus’s well-known parables in which a servant, after being forgiven an…
January 1, 2024

How Ancient Inscriptions Help Us Understand the Biblical World

In this episode, Darrell Bock, Sandra Glahn, and Gary Hoag discuss the world of Ephesus and…
December 12, 2023

A Good Word: υἱοθεσία – Adoption

Many people have personal experience with adoption–either as an adopter, an adoptee or knowing someone who…
December 1, 2023

A Good Word: ἀγαθός – Good

In an encounter recorded in the Gospels, a wealthy man met Jesus on the road and,…
November 1, 2023

A Good Word: ἐξουσία – Authority

When I was in college, I studied classical guitar. As you can imagine, the mix of…
October 1, 2023

Predestination and Free Will

In this episode, Kymberli Cook, Timothy Yoder, and Paul Smalley discuss free will and predestination, exploring…
September 12, 2023

A Good Word: δόξα – Glory

Once, I watched a solar eclipse. I stared in fascination as the small circle of light…
August 1, 2023
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Engaging Wisely with Outsiders to the Faith

A challenge we face as believers is discerning how to engage with outsiders to the faith…
August 3, 2022

Adopted by God into His Family

Adoption. It’s how we got into God’s family and, frankly, it doesn’t get much better than…
December 13, 2019

Six Ways Our Identity Impacts Our Involvement with the Lost

After a cancelled flight, an overwhelmed airline agent did her best to rebook a long line…
August 9, 2019

Baby Bumped: Groaning with Creation

Looking for Love (Steve) God ripped me off. I knew it, and He knew it—or I thought…
August 2, 2019
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Every Spiritual Blessing

Dr. Douglas Moo continues to discuss the new realm and the basic ways in which Paul…
February 7, 2019
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God's Grand Plan

Dr. Abraham Kuruvilla, senior research professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministries at DTS, discusses how God,…
April 10, 2018
Salvation Grammar

Salvation Grammar: Reformation’s Nouns & Prepositions

Over its first 1,300 years, “Christianity” increasingly separated from the Bible and developed a salvation grammar…
December 11, 2017
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Eschatology in the Nicene Creed

In this episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock and Glenn Kreider discuss the Nicene Creed, focusing on…
December 5, 2017
Luther and Calvin on the Assurance of Your Salvation

Luther and Calvin on the Assurance of Your Salvation

This past January, I suffered a retinal detachment in my right eye. For those unfamiliar with…
November 27, 2017

Three Ways the Content of our Prayer Exposes our Theology

When churches introduce the topic of prayer, people often experience anxiety in two areas. They fear…
May 25, 2017
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Understanding the Trinity

In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Fred Sanders discuss the Trinity, focusing on how…
May 9, 2017

The Love of the Father

Ben Stuart, currently a resident in Church Planting and Leadership at Passion City Church in Atlanta,…
November 11, 2016
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Living Missionally in a Local Context

Dr. Darrell Bock and Alan Hirsch discuss the missional church, focusing on the need for change…
November 5, 2013

Adoption Into God's Family

Dr. John Grassmick, professor of New Testament Studies, Vice President for Academic Affairs shares with us…
September 18, 2009
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Worship in the Epistle to the Ephesians

Dr. Ronald Allen, Senior Professor of Bible Exposition, explores the often overlooked theme of worship in…
September 4, 2007

A Chosen Child: The Mystery of Adoption

The biblical doctrine of adoption has come alive for me. I no longer view it as…
July 7, 2006

Priorities: How Should We Pray for Others

As I write this article, I have just come from a prayer meeting. We spent about…
July 7, 2006

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