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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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How to Access Bible Gateway Plus Resources Using the Bible Gateway App

A Bible Gateway Plus Membership allows you to access an in-depth library of study resources—such as notes from scholarly Study Bibles and Commentaries—and many users have found it an invaluable addition to their Bible Gateway experience. With Bible Gateway Plus, you can also unlock the entire resource library in the Bible Gateway App, but the […]

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Why View a Bible Passage in More Than One Bible Translation?

Reading multiple Bible translations side-by-side is a popular feature on Bible Gateway that’s easy to use and customize (which you can find out exactly how to do here). Whether you’re grappling with a challenging Bible passage, or are just curious to see how different translators approach the same scriptural text, you’ll find it a useful […]

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Standing Strong Through the Storm of Persecution

Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever […]

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What Does the Bible Say about Refugees and Foreigners?

During times of difficulty and confusion, the Christ-follower’s call is to find clarity through God’s divine Word. Scripture and prayer are the two main avenues by which Jesus calls us into his understanding. This is why, on World Refugee Day, we look to the Bible alone for answers. The following verses found throughout the Old […]

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Journey Through Jesus’ Parables

Have you ever wondered—as the disciples so often did—what Jesus was talking about when he told parables? When we read and wonder what Jesus meant by the “good soil” in the Parable of the Sower, or if we read the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard and think its message opaque, it’s tempting to […]

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How to Observe USA’s National Day of Prayer

How can a prayer-filled life empower you to bring about the kingdom of God in your community, your church, and your home? This year’s National Day of Prayer in America is based upon Ephesians 4:3, which challenges us to mobilize unified prayer to “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond […]

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10 Bible Verses that Celebrate God’s Creation

Many peoples and communities around the world will be celebrating Earth Day this weekend, including churches and other religious gatherings. Those who follow Jesus Christ have a unique opportunity during such an observance to point people to Scripture—to show how the Bible is imbued not only with celebrations of God’s creation, but also with creation’s celebration […]

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