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Did You Find a New Phone or Tablet Under the Christmas Tree? Get the Free Bible Gateway App

Did you get a shiny new phone, tablet, or other mobile device this Christmas? Did you know that Bible Gateway has a free mobile app that brings our Bible library (including audio Bibles), reading plans, and more onto your handheld device? It’s available for iPad, iPhone, Android phones, and Kindle Fire; you can read more […]

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Take a Tour of the Bible in 2016 With the New “Living His Word” Devotional

Are you interested in trying out a devotional in 2016, but aren’t sure which one to start with? We’re happy to announce a new online and email devotional just in time for the New Year: Living His Word Weekly Devotions! Living His Word is a unique devotional that is particularly well-suited for anyone who is […]

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The Top Ten Bible Verses of 2015 And More: Bible Gateway’s Year in Review Is Here

What were the most popular Bible verses of 2015? What were people searching for in the Bible throughout the year? We’ve compiled our annual Year in Review data, which highlights how people used the Bible online in Bible Gateway in 2015. An article in Christianity Today summarizes the Year in Review findings, and you can […]

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Why Read the Bible Every Day?

Still thinking about resolving to read the Bible more in 2016? Wondering if the benefits will outweigh the time and energy required to squeeze it into your busy schedule? A while ago, we asked Brian Hardin, the man behind the Daily Audio Bible reading experience, to talk about why he thought Bible reading is so […]

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Why Don’t We Read the Bible More?

If you’re like most Christians, you wish you read the Bible more than you actually do. So what’s stopping you? The truth is, a lot of things can get in the way of reading the Bible. Some of those reasons are legitimate, others less so. Either way, it’s an incredibly common problem. A few years […]

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Want to Read the Bible More in 2016? We Can Help

Do you want to read the Bible more in 2016? Do you spend as much time reading the Bible as you want? Most people wish they read the Bible more than they do, but there are a lot of reasons why that doesn’t happen. Maybe you’ve tried reading the Bible through but got bogged down. […]

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To Us a Child is Born

Christmas is here! Today we remember and celebrate the fulfillment of a promise that God made to humanity many thousands of years ago. Long before Jesus Christ was born in a manger in Bethlehem, God’s prophets predicted the arrival of the Messiah: Isaiah 9:6-7 For to us a child is born, to us a son […]

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The Other Miraculous Christmas Birth

While our focus at Christmastime is naturally on the birth of Jesus Christ, it might surprise you to learn that Jesus’ was not the only miraculous birth associated with Christmas! Jesus was preceded by John the Baptist, whose life and ministry would be defined by his role as a messenger announcing the promised Messiah. John’s […]

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Inspiring Christmas Week Reading: The Best Holiday Devotions from Our Library

Over the past weeks, we’ve talked a lot about our Christmas devotionals—special seasonal devotionals focused entirely around the Advent season. And we hope you’ve checked out one or two of them! But those aren’t the only place you can find inspirational Christmas content. Many of the “regular” devotionals in our library have been sharing insights […]

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Planning your New Year’s Resolutions? Take a Sneak Peek at our New Year’s Resources Page

Yes, I know that Christmas hasn’t come and gone yet… but have you started thinking about the New Year? Are plans or goals for 2016 starting to take shape in your mind? At Bible Gateway, our favorite New Year’s resolution is—surprise, surprise—reading the Bible. You don’t need to commit to reading all of it in […]

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