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Learn More About the Genealogy of Jesus this Christmas

See the Fulfillment of God’s Covenant in the Names of a Family Tree From the first chapter of Matthew, the New Testament displays how God keeps the covenants he gives to his people throughout the Old Testament. Matthew 1:1-17 lists the incredible genealogy that stretches from Abraham to the Messiah, outlining the long and breathtakingly […]

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The Orthodox Study Bible Notes, Newest Addition to Bible Gateway Plus

There’s a brand-new title in the Bible Gateway Plus library—The Orthodox Study Bible (Thomas Nelson). The reference notes in this study Bible are rich with ancient Christian perspective and liturgical readings—perfect for you to better understand the apostolic roots of Christianity and the insights of the early church fathers. See how Bible Gateway Plus works here! […]

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Here’s One Great Way to Focus on Christ This Christmas

Thanksgiving (in the USA) is almost upon us, and Advent is just around the corner. That means it’s time for our free Advent and Christmas devotions. This year, we’re bringing back several favorite classic devotionals, and introducing a new one that we think will help you to renew your focus on God’s Word this holiday season. […]

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By Grace You Have Been Saved…One Way to Celebrate Reformation Day on Bible Gateway

Ephesians 2:8-9, one of the pivotal Bible passages of the Reformation, emphasizes salvation as a gift of grace, not something we’ve earned through our own merit:  For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift…. — Ephesians 2:8-9 (read it here in the ESV, NIV, and KJV […]

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Be Inspired By Biblical Stories of Gratitude

Every year, the Thanksgiving holiday serves as a reminder for us to give thanks to our Creator. Many of us find it easier to focus on aspects of the season’s stress—the demands of family and work and homemaking, packed into shortening days. But the Bible has some radical advice for anyone who wants to live differently: […]

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The Believer’s Bible Commentary, Newest Addition to Bible Gateway Plus

There’s a brand-new title in the Bible Gateway Plus library—the Believer’s Bible Commentary (Thomas Nelson). This commentary tackles difficult passages head-on using a balanced approach. It offers a concise, yet thorough set of passage notes that cover every verse of the Bible, which you can open in Bible Gateway right alongside the passages you’re reading […]

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Do You Feel Like You Live in a Battlefield?

If you feel beaten down or torn asunder by your daily walk through the trenches of spiritual warfare, this is the prefect free email devotional for you: Encouragement on the Battlefield. Author and speaker Sheri Rose Shepherd knows that we live our lives in a spiritual battlefield, which is why she has written so much […]

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How to Approach the Book of Habakkuk Using Bible Gateway Tools

The book of Habakkuk begins with a searing cry for help, a complaint to God for his silence in the face of terrible times: Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? (Habakkuk 1:3 – NIV) It ends, in three chapters, with remarkable rejoicing, despite the Babylonian scourge: Though…the flock […]

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Preparing for School? Bible Gateway Has Resources for Students

Whether you’re dreading or rejoicing the fast-approaching end of summer (in the Northern Hemisphere), Bible Gateway has free resources that can help students in any stage of life make a smooth and prayerful transition into a new school year. [See the free reading plans for students from Bible Gateway] As a student you face unique […]

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Explore the Life of Faith with John Piper Every Day

The Daily Devotional with John Piper is a popular classic of ours with a large and long-running following. Daily insights arriving in your email inbox from renowned pastor and author John Piper will help you realize what it means to live a life of strong faith. And it’s completely free! [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, A […]

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