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25 Journeys of the Bible

Following the journeys of God’s people throughout Scripture can provide us with a fuller picture of the intricacy of his plan for our salvation. It can also deepen our trust in a Creator and Protector whose understanding of time is not our own understanding. As you read through this series of 25 journeys throughout the Bible […]

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Join the Prayer That Changed a Nation with “The Daniel Prayer” Free Email Devotional by Anne Graham Lotz

Despite what the world believes, prayer does cause radical change. Prayer can transform a person, a community, even a nation. Even though most Christians believe this wholeheartedly, it’s still sometimes difficult to put the Bible’s constant reminders to pray without ceasing into practice. And when we do, do we sometimes wonder if our prayers are […]

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10 Bible Verses to Contemplate on Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday—the first day of the season of Lent in the Western church—and millions of Christians around the world are observing the beginning of the 40-day journey to Easter Sunday. During the Lenten season, followers of Christ focus on the repentance of our sins in anticipation of the astounding forgiveness that Easter represents. [Prepare […]

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How to Conduct a Word Study with Bible Gateway Plus

If you desire to dig deep beneath the surface of Scripture, Bible Gateway Plus offers you a unique way to do this. With Bible dictionaries, such as Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old & New Testament Words, you can gain greater insight into the meaning of biblical words to enhance your Bible study—even if you […]

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Explore the New Bible Commentary with Bible Gateway Plus

The New Bible Commentary (InterVarsity Press) is the most recent addition to our growing library of study resources available in the Bible Gateway Scripture sidebar when you sign up for a Bible Gateway Plus membership! Voted one of Christianity Today‘s Books of the Year, the New Bible Commentary has set the standard for works of its kind […]

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Celebrating Bible Gateway’s 25th Anniversary

This year, Bible Gateway is excited to be celebrating its 25th anniversary! Bible Gateway launched a quarter-century ago as a Bible research tool for college students. Today it’s the most visited Christian website in the world—home to more than 200 Bible versions in more than 70 languages and a trusted daily resource for more than […]

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Here’s One Strategy for Reading the Bible Without Distractions This Year

When talking about distractions, many people—myself included—like to partly blame technology. Our phones are an endless feedback loop of notifications that demand responses, which, in turn, incite new notifications. And that’s only one example of the pervasive technological white noise we wrestle with every day. The world is smaller, louder, more crowded. The idea of […]

Filed under App, Bible Study, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

How to Download the New Revised Standard Version on the Bible Gateway App

The Bible Gateway App has recently been upgraded to a fresh, new look. This update also comes with some exciting new features, one of which is the addition of the downloadable New Revised Standard Version, along with all its various editions. This includes: The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) […]

Filed under App, Editions, General, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials, Translations

How to Navigate the Bible Gateway Scripture Engagement Section

Do you read the Bible to grow spiritually? Do you read the Bible in order to know God better? J. I. Packer, in his book, Knowing God (InterVarsity Press, 1993), writes that having a relationship with God is our primary purpose. “What were we made for? To know God. What aim should we have in […]

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Cherishing the Bible’s Complexity Using Sidebar Study Notes in Bible Gateway Plus

When reading the Bible on your own, where do you usually turn? If you’re like me, you have your favorite passages and books. You might have Romans stuck on repeat. Or the Sermon on the Mount. Or maybe you picked up the habit of flopping the leather binding open anywhere, entrusting your eyes to providence. […]

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