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Former US President Jimmy Carter Edits New NRSV Simple Faith Bible

Nobel Peace Prize winner, former President Jimmy Carter is the editor of the new NRSV Simple Faith Bible: Following Jesus into a Life of Peace, Compassion, and Wholeness (Zondervan, 2020). According to the publisher, Carter’s relentless desire for peace, compassion, and wholeness permeate the notes of this Bible. His decades-long Sunday School teaching ministry, public […]

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God’s Good Plans for You: An Interview with Megan Fate Marshman

What does it mean when the Bible says God’s plan for your life is to give you a hope and a future? Can you know his plan? Can you trust it? What is active dependence on God? What is God’s definition of good? Bible Gateway interviewed Megan Fate Marshman (@meganfate and @meganfate) about her book, […]

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Nearly 2 Billion Bible Passages Spread Worldwide in 4 Years

Almost two billion portions of the Bible were distributed worldwide between 2015–2019, according to the latest figures by United Bible Societies. The world population is 7.8 billion. [Read the Bible in multiple languages on Bible Gateway]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of August 2, 2020

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ⇨ FaithGateway Store ⇨ Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ⇨ ChurchSource ▼ Former US President Jimmy Carter Edits New NRSV Simple Faith Bible ⇨ Bible Gateway Blog ⇨ Read […]

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Sneak Peek/First Listen: Take Back Your Life

The following is a Bible Gateway exclusive Sneak Peek and First Listen of Take Back Your Life: A 40-Day Interactive Journey to Thinking Right So You Can Live Right (Thomas Nelson, 2020) by Levi Lusko (@levilusko). Order the book and unabridged audiobook on CD. By Levi Lusko Jesus Turns Off the Dark You do not […]

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Tips for Navigating the New Bible Gateway Website

While Bible Gateway’s website has a fresh new look, it retains the easy, free Bible search-and-read functionality you’ve come to expect and appreciate. [Visit the Bible Gateway website tutorial page] One new feature that users are enthusiastically calling out is the Bible Book List that drops down under the search bar when you click the […]

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity: An Interview with John C. Lennox

What dangers lurk in technology’s ubiquitous and unrelenting encroachment in our lives? What are the perilous spiritual implications of artificial intelligence, bioengineering, facial recognition, and other hi-tech applications we’re accepting into our daily world with little concern? What does the Bible say about it all? Bible Gateway interviewed John C. Lennox (@ProfJohnLennox) about his book, […]

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‘Blessing’ Bible Searches on Bible Gateway Dramatically Increase In Parallel With the Release of ‘The Blessing’ Song

The Blessing is a song written by Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe, and Steven Furtick, which debuted in March 2020 at No. 3 on the US Hot Christian Songs chart, according to Wikipedia. The song’s music video on YouTube has more than 22 million views. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Sign Up for […]

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68% of American Adults Are Now ‘Bible Curious’

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be causing a paradox of Bible reading for American adults. According to American Bible Society’s (ABS) report, State of the Bible 2020, the number of American adults considered “Scripture engaged” based on how frequently they read the Bible and its impact on their relationships and choices dropped from 28% to […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of July 26, 2020

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ⇨ FaithGateway Store ⇨ Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ⇨ ChurchSource ▼ 68% of American Adults Are Now ‘Bible Curious’ ⇨ Bible Gateway Blog ⇨ Read the Bible Gateway […]

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