Category Archives: General

Section Headings in the Bible

Have you ever wondered where the bolded section headings in the Bible come from? With the exception of the titles in Psalms, the Bible’s authors didn’t write their books of Bible with chapter or section headings in mind. They were … Continue reading

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The Best of Lee Strobel’s “Investigating Faith,” 2011

Have you ever had questions or doubts about God, the Bible, or Christianity? Here are the top five essays by Christian apologist Lee Strobel published in his “Investigating Faith” newsletter in 2011. Continue reading

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Read a Passage in Multiple Bible Versions Side by Side

Did you know that you can view multiple translations of a Bible verse or passage side-by-side on Bible Gateway? There are two ways to do so: While Reading a Passage To bring up a parallel translation while reading a passage … Continue reading

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Dead Sea Scrolls Enter the Digital Age

The Dead Sea Scrolls have been upgraded from desert to digital! Thanks to Google and photographer Ardon Bar-Hama, you can now view the the celebrated manuscripts online at the Digital Dead Sea Scrolls project. Continue reading

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What Does the Bible Say About Capital Punishment?

What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Let’s take a look at Bible passages that relate to the question of capital punishment. Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: Finding Hope in God in the Aftermath of Tragedy

Ten years ago today, terror struck New York—and set millions of people, Christian and non-Christian alike, in search of a spiritual answer to the horror. Continue reading

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What you’ve been saying about the new Bible Gateway

It’s been just a few days since the New Bible Gateway went live. We’re happy to report that the response has been wonderful! It’s a pleasure to finally be able to show off what we’ve been diligently working on these … Continue reading

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Rachel Barach interview: Bible Gateway’s past and future, reading the Bible on the social web, and more

What does the popularity of online Bible sites like Bible Gateway tell us about how people relate to Scripture today? How has social media affected the way we approach Scripture? These are some of the questions posed to Bible Gateway’s general manager Rachel Barach by pastor and author Mel Lawrenz in a two-part audio interview. Continue reading

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What does “Maundy Thursday” mean?

A few days ago I jumped into a conversation with two people who wondered what Thursday of Holy Week was called. I quickly answered that some people refer to it as Holy Thursday, others as Maundy Thursday, and others as … Continue reading

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A Note on Posting for the Next Week

One of our bloggers’ wife went into labor today! We’re extremely excited for them, but it does mean that posting is going to be a bit lighter around here for the next week or two while his family adjusts to … Continue reading

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