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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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Did You Know? How to Compare Different Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Ever wanted to compare how two or more different Bibles translate the same passage? Bible Gateway makes it easy to compare Bibles! Watch this video introducing this useful feature—and then follow the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to do this yourself for free on Bible Gateway. It’s easy to compare more than one Bible […]

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Celebrate James I’s Birthday by Reading the King James Bible

Today is the 451st birthday of King James I! James’ long rule was marked by many noteworthy historical events and literary developments, but perhaps the most important was the Bible translation that he sponsored: the Bible we know today as the King James Version (also known as the King James Bible or KJV). The King […]

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Take Our Father’s Day Bible Quiz: How Many of These Biblical Fathers Do You Know?

If you’re a father and a Christian, you’ve probably looked to the Bible for guidance in being a better dad. You’ll have no problem finding fathers in the Bible—but as you read their stories, you’ll quickly realize that we can learn as much from their failures at fatherhood as from their successes! We put together […]

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New Email Devotions for Women—Sign Up Today!

What does it look like to be a woman of God who thrives in today’s world? We’ve just added two new free email devotions for women! These short, inspiring devotions explore the challenges and opportunities women face in integrating their faith into family, careers, and relationships. You can sign up for either or both at […]

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Living History: Explore the Culture and History Behind Famous Bible Stories in Our New Devotional

You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times. But as those stories have become more and more familiar, what background details might you be missing? Christians believe that reading and understanding the Bible requires no special knowledge of history. But while that’s true, it’s also true that many familiar Bible stories take on fresh meaning […]

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How Well Do You Know These Bible Prayers? Test Your Bible Trivia With Our Prayer Quiz

How well do you know the prayers of the Bible? Test your Bible trivia knowledge in our new quiz about the famous (and a few not-so-famous) biblical prayers! Reading about the great prayers of the Bible—some of which changed the course of history in major ways—it’s natural to wonder why our prayers lives today can […]

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Memorial Day Quiz: How Many of These Bible Memorials Do You Know?

Memorial Day in the United States is a time for Americans remember and reflect on the sacrifices made by members of their armed forces over the years and centuries. Many other countries and cultures also designate holidays, festivals, or monuments to help people remember important events in their shared cultural history. That’s as true of […]

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Ascension Day: Jesus Ascends to Heaven

Today is Ascension Day! Today, on the 40th day of Easter, we commemorate Jesus’ ascent into heaven. While it’s common to picture Jesus’ resurrection at Easter as the final major event in his earthly ministry, his ascent is important too. Not just because it marks Jesus’ physical departure from Earth, but because during it Jesus […]

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