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Stark, Slytherin, Sauron, or Scripture? Test Your Bible and Fantasy Literature Trivia Knowledge

How well do you know your fantasy literature classics? Can you distinguish a quote from the Bible from a quote that merely sounds like it’s from the Bible? With viewers still reeling from the latest Game of Thrones season, we thought it would be fun to update our Stark, Slytherin, Sauron, or Scripture? Quiz. This […]

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Did Jesus Have a Wife? The “Jesus Wife Fragment” Story Takes a New Twist

Did Jesus have a wife? Several years ago, controversy surrounded the announcement of a purported ancient manuscript fragment that mentions Jesus’ wife. (You can see the fragment, and read more about it, at the Harvard Divinity School website.) Most scholars at the time responded with skepticism, although the fragment stood up to enough testing that […]

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Loving Our Muslim Neighbors During Ramadan

Around the world, millions of Muslims are midway through Ramadan—a period during which faithful Muslims fast, pray, and reflect on their moral responsibilities as followers of Islam. Christians, of course, do not observe Ramadan. Why should Christians spend time thinking about a Muslim holy season? First, it’s neighborly to be aware of any event that […]

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Knowing Scripture: Learn the Basics of Bible Understanding with Dr. R.C. Sproul

Click here to watch Dr. Sproul’s Knowing Scripture video lecture series.

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

Father’s Day will be June 18, 2017 in the USA.Browse the Gifts for Dads section in the Bible Gateway Store. We dug into our reservoir of Bible trivia and put together a quiz to test your knowledge of the Bible’s fathers! Some of these men are models that dads can follow today, while others are […]

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Mourning With Those Who Mourn: Reflections on the Violence in Orlando

We grieve at reports of a mass murder in Orlando this weekend. We invite you to join us today and in the weeks to come in praying for the survivors—and for the many families who lost precious loved ones. The fact that attacks like this are heartbreakingly common doesn’t make it any easier to intellectually […]

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Be the Best Dad You Can Be: Sign Up for These Devotions for Fathers

Looking for a devotional that will challenge and inspire you to be a better parent and spouse? With Father’s Day on the horizon, we’ve picked out some of our best parenting devotionals for dads and put them on our Father’s Day page! The three devotionals we picked are: • Devotions for a Sacred Marriage: Our […]

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New Devotional: Transform Your Marriage with “Devotions for a Sacred Marriage”

Is your marriage everything that you want it to be? Do you and your spouse feel that there’s a divine purpose behind your marriage? Is the presence of God an everyday reality in your marriage? Devotions for a Sacred Marriage is a new email devotional that will help you and your spouse connect more closely […]

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Prayer for Reading Scripture

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Mel Lawrenz is away this week. “How to Study […]

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Womens Bible Cafe: Using Bible Gateway to Minister to Help Women Connect to God’s Word

We were pleased and intrigued to see this Tweet recently from @WomensBibleCafe: I've completed 60 online Bible studies & a Liberty University theology degree using this app for support>> @biblegateway -Christine Abraham — WomensBibleCafe (@WomensBibleCafe) May 24, 2016 We think the Bible Gateway App is a great tool for Bible reading and study. But when […]

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