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Bible News Roundup – Week of January 22, 2017

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 ▼ Scripture Reading Stable in US Despite Rising Skepticism ⇨ Baptist News Global ⇨ Read the Bible on Bible Gateway ▼ Retired Police Chief and Wife Guide Police Bible […]

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Bible Verses Emphasized by Past US Presidents on Inauguration Day

US Presidents raise their right hand and customarily place their left hand on a Bible when they recite the oath that inaugurates them into the office. Out of 67 inaugurations to date, 37 had Bibles opened to specific verses on Inauguration Day. According to the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, following is a list […]

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The Jesus Bible Infographic: There Is No BC

Filled with 66 book introductions, over 1,000 articles, and seven compelling essays on the grand narrative of Scripture that guide readers to treasure Jesus and encourage them to faithfully follow Jesus as they participate in his story, The Jesus Bible (Zondervan, 2017) helps readers follow the thread of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation. It stresses […]

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Overcome Your Fears: An Interview with Kelly Balarie

Fear and worry tend to put a choke-hold on life. They whisper uncertainties, reminding us of all we can’t do or will never be. But what does it mean when the Bible portrays God as drawing close and saying, ‘Fear not. I am with you’? What is a ‘fear fighter’? Bible Gateway interviewed Kelly Balarie […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of January 15, 2017

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 ▼ Bible Reading in 2017: 61% Desire to Read the Bible More Than They Currently Do ⇨ Barna Group ▼ What is the Bible and How Should We Engage […]

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Top 10 Signs You May Not Be Reading Your Bible Enough

[Browse the Bibles section in the Bible Gateway Store, where you’ll enjoy low prices every day] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Bible Translation Reading Levels] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, When Was Each Book of the Bible Written?] Top 10 Signs You May Not Be Reading Your Bible Enough. . .     10) The […]

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Bible Scholar and Theologian John Sailhamer Dies at 70

John Herbert Sailhamer, an evangelical Old Testament scholar who taught at two Southern Baptist seminaries and was president of the Evangelical Theological Society in 2000, died Jan. 9, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and Lewy Body Dementia. He was 70. According to Baptist Press, Dr. Sailhamer’s work was characterized by a consistent focus […]

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Paul Behaving Badly: An Interview with E. Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien

The apostle Paul was kind of a jerk. He was arrogant and stubborn. He called his opponents derogatory, racist names. He legitimized slavery and silenced women. He was a moralistic, homophobic killjoy who imposed his narrow religious views on others. Or was he? Bible Gateway interviewed E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien (@brandonjobrien) about […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of January 8, 2017

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 ▼ Michigan Man Reads Entire Bible 65 times in 65 Years ⇨ MLive ⇨ See Bible reading plans on Bible Gateway ▼ Bible References Make Very Weak Passwords ⇨ […]

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The Jesus Bible Debuts at Passion 2017 Conference

More than 50,000 people filled the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-4 for Passion 2017, a Christian-based gathering of young adults 18-25 years old. In its 20th year, the conference grew out of a Bible study started in Texas by Louie and Shelley Giglio as a way to reach college students and their leaders […]

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