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Last Chance: Get Full Access to the NIV Application Commentary on Genesis During February

There’s still a few days left to get free access to the NIV Application Commentary on Genesis! It’s available during February when you sign up for a free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. The NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is one of the best and most accessible resources you can find, and it’s useful to […]

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Draw Closer to Jesus During Lent With Our Free Lent & Easter Devotions

Lent—the season of reflection and repentance leading up to Easter—begins soon! You’re invited to draw closer to Jesus during the Easter season with the insights of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dallas Willard and others. As we do each year, we’ve put together a series of email devotionals to walk you through the season of Lent. This year, […]

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Five Bible Verses About Love for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day arrives this week! This may be the time of year that we talk most loudly about love, but Bible Gateway’s usage statistics show us that we long to understand and experience love throughout the year: the word “love” routinely tops our annual list of most popular search terms on Bible Gateway. Love is […]

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Leading a Bible Study? Bible Gateway Plus Makes Your Job Easier

Are you the leader of a regular Bible study or church small group? If so, you probably spend a fair amount of time getting ready to lead weekly or monthly discussions about Bible topics and passages. That preparation is hard but rewarding work. And unless you happen to be a pastor, you probably prepare for […]

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Thinking About Marriage? New Devotions for Singles and Dating Couples

Are you dating and wondering if your relationship is ready for marriage? Or are you single but wondering if marriage is part of God’s plan for you? Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve got two short new devotions dedicated to helping you (and your significant other, if you have one) think through the exciting […]

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“Which Bible Translation is Best?” — Part 2: Word-for-word Bibles on Bible Gateway

Recently, we offered a few thoughts in response to the common question “Which Bible translation is the best?” Today, we’ll continue the discussion with a look at one type of Bible translation that you can find here at Bible Gateway: word-for-word Bible translations. A word-to-word Bible translation is a Bible that aims to hew as […]

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The NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is Now Available for Bible Gateway Plus Members (February Only)

We’re excited to announce that throughout the month of February, the NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is available as part of the Bible Gateway Plus digital library! The NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is as deep as it is accessible: you can confidently use it for everything from personal Bible study to sermon preparation. If […]

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“Which Bible Translation Is Best?” – Part 1: Why There Are So Many Bible Translations

Throughout the years Bible Gateway has been online, we’ve heard one question asked regularly. Can you guess what it is? It’s this one: “Which Bible translation is the best?” This is a perfectly reasonable thing to wonder, particularly if you’re new to the Bible and are bewildered by the dozens of arcane-looking acronyms (NIV, ESV, […]

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Exploring the Apocrypha at Bible Gateway

If you watched Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony earlier this week, you saw that it started with a prayer offered by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. But did you recognize where in the Bible that prayer came from? The inaugural prayer in this case drew from the Bible, but perhaps not from a passage you know. Here’s how […]

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Open Position: HarperCollins Christian Publishing Is Hiring a Senior Web Developer

Are you an experienced web developer who would love the challenge of working with a major site like Bible Gateway? HarperCollins Christian Publishing is looking to add a Senior Web Developer to their team! This is a chance to put your skills to use supporting some of the biggest Christian websites on the internet, including Bible Gateway.

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