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This Bible is Perfect for Public Reading in KJV and NKJV

Every detail of the Preaching Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2019) (@NelsonBibles) is tailor-made with preaching in mind. But it’s perfect for anyone who reads Scripture in public because of its attention to ease-of-reading features. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Scripture Says Reading the Bible in Public is Important]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Leadership

How to Be the Kind of Christian People Can’t Resist: An Interview with Scott Sauls

Jesus envisioned his followers would be hard to resist: a wildly diverse yet compellingly unified multitude of strangers that would penetrate the world with love. They would lead the world in acts of love and justice and be the most life-giving bosses, employees, neighbors, and friends. They’d also be the best enemies, returning insults with […]

Filed under Books, Discipleship, Interviews

Let Justice Run Down Like Water

“I, the LORD, love justice; I hate robbery and wrongdoing” (Isaiah 61:8) “Wrongdoing” includes any form of injustice, including personal bias and discrimination. Those are the things that trigger God’s hatred—and should trigger ours. Appeals to God’s justice have resonated for centuries in the pages of God’s Word. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The […]

Filed under Discipleship, General, Holiday, Reflections

Bible News Roundup – Week of January 20, 2019

[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ ▼ No Sign Language in the World Has Its Own Bible Translation ⇨ CT Quick to Listen ▼ Wycliffe Bible Translators USA Hires New President and CEO ⇨ Orlando Sentinel ▼

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Bible is a Modern Culinary Manual, God is “First Foodie”: An Interview with Margaret Feinberg

Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. — Psalm 34:8 (NIV) Why did God create food lush in flavor and rich in nutrients? How is food infused with sacred meaning? In our age of fast food and fads, what does it mean to experience foods […]

Filed under Books, Interviews

Persecution of Christians is Increasing Worldwide

Christians remain one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world, experiencing imprisonment, loss of home and assets, rape, torture, beheadings, and other forms of murder because of their identification with Jesus Christ. Across the 50 countries on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List (@OpenDoors) (#2019WWL), more than 245 million Christians now experience […]

Filed under Church, Discipleship, Prayer

Why the Jewish Roots of Christianity are Important: An Interview with Curt Landry

The church was created by Jesus, who was born Jewish. His early followers were both Jewish and Gentile, and the church’s early culture was rooted in Judaism and a Jewish understanding of God’s relationship to his people. Over time, Christianity became increasingly more Roman than Jewish. How did this transformation affect the church’s identity? Bible […]

Filed under Books, Interviews

Infographic: The Many Names of Jesus in the Bible

The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. Luke 1:30-31 While the angel Gabriel told Mary the specific name she was to call her newborn child, and he explained to Joseph […]

Filed under Bible Gateway Anniversary, Infographics, Jesus

Bible News Roundup – Week of January 13, 2019

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ ▼ ‘This is Not Mythology’: Archaeologists Dig Up the Bible at Ancient City of Shiloh ⇨ CBN News ⇨ Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Latest Biblical Archaeology Research […]

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Actor Chris Pratt to Follow Bible-Based 21-Day Diet of Prayer and Fasting

“Give us nothing but vegetables to eat and water to drink.” That’s what Old Testament prophet Daniel said to his Babylonian prison guard in the 7th century BC and now American actor Chris Pratt is modeling that diet thousands of years later. In his recent Instagram story, the Jurassic World star, who is vocal about […]

Filed under General, Old Testament