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Nabeel Qureshi, Convert from Islam and Christian Apologist, Has Passed Away

We’re saddened to learn that Nabeel Qureshi, an active figure in Christian apologetics, has passed away after battle with cancer. Qureshi, who converted to Christianity from Islam, became a leading voice in Christian apologetics with books like Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus and No God but One: Allah or Jesus? He worked not only to introduce […]

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Rebel in the Ranks: How Martin Luther’s Reformation Changed Much More Than the Church

What do you think about when you consider the Protestant Reformation (which started 500 years ago this year)? Most of us tend to picture Martin Luther nailing his famous “95 theses” to the wall of a Wittenberg church—an act of defiance that led to the Reformation and changed the religious landscape of Europe. In many […]

Filed under Books, History

Readers Turn to the Bible to Understand the 2017 Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, the sun went dark for a few remarkable minutes—and people around the world looked to the Bible to find out what it might mean. Given the rarity and spectacular nature of total solar eclipses, it’s no surprise that people throughout history have wondered if eclipses held theological significance—and so it seems […]

Filed under Bible Study, Prophecy

Take Our Eclipse Quiz: Do You Know What the Bible Says About the Sun, Moon, and Stars?

Are you making plans to see the August 21 eclipse? To celebrate this unique event, we’ve put together a quiz to test your Bible trivia skills. How well do you know the Bible’s references to the sun, moon, and stars? Take our new quiz and find out! As you can see, even the most simple […]

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Take Our New Bible Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Holy Land?

How well do you know the places of the Holy Land, and how they connect to the Bible? Test your knowledge of the Bible and Holy Land geography in our new quiz! Many of the photos used in this quiz are taken from Lysa TerKeurst’s online Bible study Uninvited. Uninvited is an in-depth Bible study […]

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August Only: The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is Available in Bible Gateway Plus

The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is back by popular demand! During August, this highly accessible study Bible is available again in the Bible Gateway Plus library. If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you now have full access to this book as you read Scripture. (Click here for a step-by-step guide to accessing this […]

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Understand Your Bible Better: How to Use Commentaries, Study Bibles, and More at Bible Gateway

Christians talk a lot about reading the Bible. We routinely lament that we aren’t reading it as much as we’d like; we make New Year’s resolutions to read it more; we pay close attention to studies and surveys about who is and isn’t reading it. We all know that reading the Bible is important. But […]

Filed under Bible Study, Commentaries, Support

The Essential Bible Dictionary is Now Part of Bible Gateway Plus!

The Essential Bible Dictionary is now a part of the Bible Gateway Plus study library! It joins four Bible dictionaries and dozens of other Bible study resources as part of the Bible Gateway Plus Bible learning toolkit. If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you now have full access to this book as you read […]

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How Are Your New Year’s Resolutions Going? (Also, How to Salvage a Foundering Bible Reading Resolution!)

We’re halfway through 2017. If you made a New Year’s resolution to spend more time with the Bible, how is your resolution going? Has it gone smoothly and become ingrained in your everyday routine? Or do you wince with guilt at the thought of a resolution you dropped months ago, despite the best of intentions? […]

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The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary is Now Part of Bible Gateway Plus!

The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary is now a part of the Bible Gateway Plus digital study library! If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you can now access this comprehensive Bible dictionary right alongside their online Bible reading. Through thousands of articles, maps, and images covering every book and chapter of the Bible, this reliable […]

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