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Gaining by Losing by J.D. Greear

Pastor, adjunct professor, and author Dr. J.D. Greear (@jdgreear) believes a Christian’s ministry is less about working for God and more about letting God work through the Christian. He says the greatest power of the church is when all members are equipped and sent out in the power of the Holy Spirit. He wants people […]

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How to Read the Context of a Verse on Bible Gateway

When you search and find individual Bible verses on Bible Gateway, very often you want to quickly see how those particular verses fit in to the flow, context, and understanding of the complete chapter where each one resides. It’s simple. [Also see our blogpost: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side] Look up any Scripture […]

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How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization: An Interview with Vishal Mangalwadi

What triggered the West’s passion for scientific, medical, and technological advancement? How did the biblical notion of human dignity inform the West’s social structure and how it intersects with other worldviews? How did the Bible create a fertile ground for women to find social and economic empowerment? How has the Bible uniquely equipped the West […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of July 26, 2015

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ ECPA’s Christian Book Award® Winners for 2015 ⇨ ECPA ⇨ Browse these titles in the Bible Gateway Store ▼ An Interview with Bible Gateway’s Rachel Barach ⇨ Living With Faith ▼ International Network of Children’s Ministry Adopts the […]

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Learn What Bible Study Resources Are Keyed to the NIV Bible Translation

When Bible scholars on the Committee on Bible Translation (CBT) were first commissioned in 1965 to translate the New International Version (NIV) Bible, their goal was to create a readable version for the entire English-speaking world. Translators from the United States, Canada, England, Northern Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand were involved in the process to […]

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A Year of Living Prayerfully: An Interview with Jared Brock

How far would you go to learn to pray better? While filming a documentary about sex trafficking, a producer and his wife felt a deep need for more powerful prayer in their personal lives. With the intent of learning more about prayer, the couple traveled the globe, exploring the great Judeo-Christian prayer traditions: in mountains […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of July 19, 2015

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Winning Bibles and Books Announced in 2015 Christian Retailing’s Best Awards ⇨ Christian Retailing ⇨ Browse these titles in the Bible Gateway Store ▼ What’s Technology Really Doing to the Bible? ⇨ OnFaith ⇨ Read the Bible on […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of July 12, 2015

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ 1500-Year-Old Mosaic Containing Bible Verse from Isaiah Discovered in Turkey ⇨ PanARMENIAN ⇨ Read Isaiah 65:25 on Bible Gateway ▼ 95% of Jewish Israelis Have a Bible at Home; 6% of Those Are Not Sure Where It Is […]

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50th Anniversary Celebration of the NIV Commissioning Continues with “Made to Share” Quarterly Theme

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of the world’s most read modern-English Bible, the New International Version (NIV), Biblica (@BiblicaMinistry) and Zondervan (@Zondervan) have partnered on a year-long commemorative #NIV50 campaign featuring quarterly themes to recognize the powerful impact that the NIV has made on the Christian church. The third theme of […]

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The Modern English Version on Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway has added the Modern English Version (MEV) translation of the Bible to our library of more than 200 Bible versions (also see our Twitter List of Bible versions). The MEV “formal correspondence” translation seeks to maintain the beauty of the 400-year-old King James Version language while balancing it with fresh clarity for 21st […]

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