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Try Our New Bible Reading Plan Functionality!

(Photo courtesy: Glenn Leatherman) One of the most well used sections of the Bible Gateway website is our Bible Reading Plans page. We’ve now improved its functionality to give it more flexibility and user customization. You’re now able to subscribe to reading plans, set a start date, mark days as read, and pause your plan […]

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Does It Really Say That in the Bible?: An Interview with Katie Hoyt McNabb

If you ever wonder about the meaning of life, why it’s so good and so bad, and what your place in this universe is, it’s a great idea to hear what God’s side of the story is. That’s where the Bible comes in. And that’s why it’s important to discover what the Bible really says […]

Filed under Bible, Books, Fun, Interviews, Quizzes & Games, The Bible

The Wayfinding Bible: An Interview with Jeannette Taylor

When we find ourselves in unfamiliar surroundings, we tend to look for a helpful map or visual representation that tells us “You Are Here” and offers an over-arching context that guides us on our way. That’s the premise behind The Wayfinding Bible (Tyndale House Publishers, 2013). It’s the first study Bible to incorporate the science […]

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Literary Forms in the Bible: An Interview with Leland Ryken

Truly comprehending the Bible involves knowing both what it says (content) and how it says it (form). Being able to identify and appreciate the many literary forms in which the Bible is written assists readers in more fully understanding God’s Word. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Leland Ryken about his book, A Complete Handbook of Literary […]

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The Unbelievable Gospel: An Interview with Jonathan Dodson

In this social media age, what is the most effective way to communicate the good news that God loves people and has provided the way to redeem wholeness in a person’s life through the saving work of Jesus Christ? With the shifting sands of culture, flexible forms for evangelism are needed to retain gospel faithfulness. […]

Filed under Apologetics, Books, Interviews

Reading & Understanding the Bible: An Interview with Ben Witherington III

Do you know the various genres of literature in the Bible and how to interpret each within its proper context? Are you aware of the many and profound differences between the modern world and ancient biblical cultures; how ancient societies worked, how documents were created, who preserved them and why, the patriarchal nature of all […]

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Inductive Bible Study: An Interview with David Bauer

You want to study the Bible but you’re not sure where, or how, to begin. You’re concerned that it might be a complicated process. How can you best understand what the Bible says and how to apply it to your life? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. David Bauer about his book (together with the late Dr. […]

Filed under Bible Study, Books, Interviews

Happy Thanksgiving!

Americans are celebrating the national holiday of Thanksgiving, commemorating when, in 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until […]

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Bitter Becomes Sweet: An Interview with Sara Hagerty

Where is God when life stops working for you? When you become mired in spiritual busyness and doubt? When your heart-felt longing is not met? What does it mean to receive God’s life when earthly life remains barren? How can God turn your bitterness of unmet desire into new flavors of joy? Bible Gateway interviewed […]

Filed under Books, Discipleship, Family, Interviews, Women

Share Your Favorite Bible Verse on International Day of the Bible

“…DEVOTE YOURSELF TO THE PUBLIC READING OF SCRIPTURE….” 1 Timothy 4:13 The International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible), Nov. 24, 2014, is a day set aside to invite people around the world to publicly read Scripture and share their favorite Bible verse or passage during the noon hour of their local time. [See our previous […]

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