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Bible News Roundup – Week of November 19, 2017

[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ ▼ Study: Nearly Half of US Military Members Believe the Bible Doesn’t Have Enough Influence on American Society ⇨ Barna ▼ Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against West Virginia Public School District that Taught Bible ⇨ The Washington Post ▼ […]

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How Has the Bible Shaped Our World?: An Interview with Steve Green

Why is the Bible the bestselling book of all time? Why does it ignite religious debate, social upheaval, and political controversy? How could one ancient book have so much power through the centuries? [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Bible’s Most Outrageous Claims] Bible Gateway interviewed Steve Green (@SteveGreenHL), who, along with his wife […]

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7-Day Bible Reading Plan: Thanksgiving

Use this 7-day Bible reading plan to help you focus on thanksgiving and the attitude of being grateful in all circumstances. [See and sign up for Bible Gateway’s Bible reading plans] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Prepare for Thanksgiving with Bible Gateway’s Free Email Devotional] Click each Bible reference to read the passage on […]

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Show Your Kids the Incredible Treasures of God’s Word

[See and sign up for Bible Gateway’s free email devotionals for families] From golden promises to priceless stories, the NIV God’s Treasure Holy Bible (Zonderkidz, 2017) (@Zonderkidz) shows children the incredible treasures of God’s Word. Children will love hunting for Treasure Verses, reading key Pearls of Wisdom stories, and learning about each book of the […]

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How a Small Town Can Teach Love and Faith: An Interview with Eric L. Motley

Welcome to Madison Park, a small community in Alabama founded by freed slaves in 1880. And meet Eric Motley, a native son who came of age in this remarkable place where constant lessons in self-determination, hope, and faith taught him everything he needed for his journey to the White House. Bible Gateway interviewed Eric L. […]

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The Bible Verses That Were to Be Read Before Texas Church Shooting

The memorial inside First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas—where 26 people were murdered by a gunman during a worship service on November 5, 2017—includes a Bible at the foot of a wooden cross, open to Psalm 149 and Psalm 150 as well as the first three chapters of Proverbs. Displayed on the front wall […]

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The New Matthew Bible: An Interview with Ruth Magnusson Davis

The New Matthew Bible (NMB) (Ruth Magnusson Davis, 2016) is now available to be read on Bible Gateway and in the award-winning free Bible Gateway App for tablets and smartphones. Bible Gateway interviewed Ruth Magnusson Davis (@RMagnussonDavis), editor of the NMB. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Bible Gateway Adds New Matthew Bible to Its […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of November 12, 2017

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ ▼ New Museum Invites Visitors To ‘Engage’ With The Bible ⇨ NPR ⇨ CBC: ‘A Bible Nation from the Beginning’: A Preview of Washington’s Controversial $500M Museum of the […]

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Share Your Favorite Bible Verses on International Day of the Bible, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017

[See all the Bible translations available to be freely read on Bible Gateway] Sunday, November 12, 2017, is International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible). Look up your favorite Bible verses on Bible Gateway and share them with your friends and followers using the hashtag #BibleCelebration. [Browse the Bibles section in the Bible Gateway Store] Also, […]

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Finding Freedom from the Fear of Not Having Enough: An Interview with Jack Alexander

Why do we fear scarcity when the Bible says God will provide? How can Christians experience true abundance, both spiritually and practically and not worry about not having enough? Bible Gateway interviewed Jack Alexander (@TheReimagineGrp) about his book, The God Guarantee: Finding Freedom from the Fear of Not Having Enough (Baker Books, 2017). What is […]

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