Tag Archives: bible

New Videos: Did a Historical Adam Really Exist?

Last month, with the help of our friends at Zondervan Academic, we posted a series of different perspectives on the question of biblical inerrancy. Today, we turn to another topic that relates to the discussion about biblical interpretation: the question … Continue reading

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Janelle Hail: Your Journey Through the Bible Reveals Your Destiny

Janelle Hail knows firsthand what it means to struggle with fear, doubt, and spiritual uncertainty: diagnosed with breast cancer at age 34, she came face to face with her own mortality. But in turning to the Bible and her faith … Continue reading

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Annie Downs: Words That Kill… And Heal

Annie Downs is an author who loves helping young people—especially teen girls and young women—overcome the challenges that life puts in the way of their spiritual development. Today, in the first post of a new series, Annie shares what she learned about the power and challenge of Scripture in the course of writing her new book Speak Love. Continue reading

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Annie Downs: What Obstacles to Bible Reading do Young Women Face?

Annie Downs is an author who loves helping teen girls and women in college overcome the challenges that life puts in the way of their spiritual development. As part of Bible Gateway’s 20th anniversary celebration, we asked Annie if there are any specific issues and challenges that keep girls and young women from engaging with God’s Word. Continue reading

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Lee Strobel on Why People Don’t Read the Bible

Why don’t we read the Bible more than we do? We took that question to several leading Christian writers and thinkers this year, and they each offered their own perspective on the question. First up is apologist Lee Strobel with his answer to the question “What prevents people from reading and engaging with the Bible?” Continue reading

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Stories About Scripture: The Story of a Scribe

What does it mean to have a sense of reverence about Scripture? Pastor Mel Lawrenz of The Brook Network has written a series of short essays called “Stories About Scripture” to explore this question. Here’s his newest essay, about the incredibly daunting task of transcribing the Bible. Continue reading

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Get to Know Your Bible with The Heart of the Story Devotional

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time—statistically speaking, you probably have at least one copy of the Bible sitting on your bookshelf. Why, then, do so many Christians struggle to actually read and understand Scripture? If that describes your relationship to the Bible, the new Heart of the Story devotional can help. Continue reading

Filed under Bible Study, Devotional, Newsletters

In praise of the King James Bible

Monday, May 2 marks the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, and over the last few months there has been much reflection online about the significance and ongoing influence of the venerable KJV. We thought it might be useful to collect links to some of the more interesting KJV-related articles. Continue reading

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Doubt, contradictions, and the problem of evil: responding to Bart Ehrman

If you follow the world of Bible apologetics, chances are you’ve heard of Bart Ehrman’s critiques of orthodox Christianity. A new site provides a series of polite and reasonable responses to Ehrman’s claims. Continue reading

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Top Five Passages From Our Top Ten Cities

From time to time we like to take a look at our stats to see if we can learn anything new about how people are using Bible Gateway. This morning we looked up statistics on traffic from major cities over the past month. We were specifically looking to see what passages people in different cities were looking up. What follows is a list of the top ten cities based on traffic from the past month to Bible Gateway as well as the top five passages—irrespective of translation—that each city was reading…. Continue reading

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