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International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 6 & 13, 2016

[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, International Day(s) of Prayer for the Persecuted Church] [See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (#IDOP), a time set apart to remember millions of Christians around the […]

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Prison Fellowship® Offers Children’s Bibles to Over 140K Families of Incarcerated Men and Women

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The Bible Verse from the Movie Hacksaw Ridge

Hacksaw Ridge is a movie about the true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss, who won the US Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms on religious grounds during WWII. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow soldiers for his pacifist stance. But he went on to earn respect and adoration for his […]

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Tweetable Nietzsche: An Interview with C. Ivan Spencer

Though he died in 1900, Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophical sway on modern thinking persists, inspiring numerous movements that weave the tapestries of contemporary culture: existentialism, theology, nihilistic culture, Nazism, 20th century film and art, atheism, ethical egoism, deconstruction, the hermeneutics of suspicion, and the postmodern age. His stark prophecy that “God is dead, and we killed […]

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Biblical Theology Bible Study: Heaven and the City of God

This post is a thematic Bible study on the topic of the New Jerusalem from the NIV Zondervan Study Bible, which includes study tools that specifically focus on biblical theology—the progressive unfolding of theological concepts through Scripture. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The NIV Zondervan Study Bible: An Interview with Dr. D. A. Carson.] […]

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The Authority Of Scripture: An Interview with Matthew Barrett

Historians and theologians have long recognized that at the heart of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation were five declarations (or solas) that distinguished the movement from other expressions of the Christian faith. Five hundred years later, we live in a different time with fresh challenges to our faith. Yet these rallying cries of the Reformation continue […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of October 30, 2016

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ November 14 is International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible) (#biblecelebration) ▼ Kickstarter’s Million-Dollar Bible Is Finally Finished ⇨ CT ⇨ Read the Bible Gateway Blog post—A Bible Designed […]

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The Broken Way: An Interview with Ann Voskamp

Brokenness doesn’t only find us in the big things—like illness, hardship, or grief. It also finds us in the every day stinging moments when we feel forgotten, or under-appreciated by our loved ones, or sense the inevitable change that years of living has marked on our hearts. We’re fragile and we know it. Sometimes, living […]

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Discovering Your Identity in Life’s Storms: An Interview with Tim Tebow

What’s the best way to handle life’s mountain high victories and depths of failure? What are the biblical principles that help ground your identity in Jesus through it all? Bible Gateway interviewed Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) about his book, Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms (WaterBrook, 2016). What does your book’s […]

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Died: C. Peter Wagner, Theologian, Bible Teacher, and Church Growth Specialist

C. Peter Wagner (@cpeterwagner), 86, died Oct. 21, 2016. Author or editor of more than 70 books, he was a Christian theologian, Bible teacher, missiologist, missionary, and church growth specialist. [Browse books by C. Peter Wagner in the Bible Gateway Store] According to Wikipedia, Wagner was a missionary in Bolivia from 1956 to 1971 and […]

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