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Discerning What God Wants Us To Do

What are Christians supposed to be doing? It’s a seemingly simple question, and you’d think that with our shared faith in an infallible Bible, we Christians would be agreed on the sort of things that we should aim for in life. And to be sure, Christians do agree on what you might call the fundamental […]

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Celebrate Reformation Day at Bible Gateway

While Halloween is the holiday most people are looking forward to next week, it’s also the 499th anniversary of Martin Luther’s famous nailing of the “95 theses” to the door of the church at Wittenberg. Luther’s actions informed and inspired the Protestant Reformation, which materialized in reaction to perceived theological errors and abuses in the […]

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Discover the Joy of Gratitude with the “Give Thanks” Devotional

Does reading the headlines each day stress you out? Are you already anxious about the hectic holiday season? The Bible instructs us not to spend our lives worrying—but that’s easier said than done. In addition to trying not to worry, is there something active we can do to keep our focus centered on Christ and […]

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Seven Days to a Deeper Faith: A One-Week Devotional to Rehab Your Spiritual Life

Does your faith need a rehab? Are you going through the motions of religion, but sense that there’s something missing? We’ve just launched a brand-new devotional to help you take that critical step from shallow religion to deep, meaningful faith. It’s a one-week DIY devotional called Seven Days to a Deeper Faith. Seven Days to […]

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How to Boost Your Bible Study with The Reformation Study Bible for Free on Bible Gateway

Next year will mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation—specifically, of Martin Luther’s famous act of defiance against what he perceived to be unbiblical trends and practices within the church. Luther wasn’t the first or only “reformer,” but his actions catalyzed what we call the Protestant Reformation. The spirit of the Reformation is alive and […]

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Exploring the Jewish High Holy Days

When most Christians think of the “holiday season,” they think of the Christmas season—the stretch of time beginning around Thanksgiving and ending with the New Year. But for Jews, “holiday season” comes a bit earlier in the year: the High Holy Days, a period of repentence and reflection that includes the holidays of Rosh Hashanah […]

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New Devotional: Explore the Jewish High Holy Days with “Holy Land Moments”

Do you wish you knew more about the Jewish background of Scripture? Are you curious about the ways that the Christian faith connects to its roots in Jewish history and culture? This fall, Bible Gateway invites you to join us for a free two-week devotional experience that explores the Jewish roots of Christianity: Holy Land […]

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Quiz: Do You Know These Sports References and Amazing Feats From the Bible?

Have you been keeping up with the twists and turns of the Olympic games this month? In the spirit of the 2016 Olympic games, here’s a short quiz to test your knowledge of sports in the Bible! The Bible contains many references to athletics—and many stories of people accomplishing truly amazing physical feats. Take the […]

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Sign Up for Seven Days of “Jesus Always: Embracing Joy in His Presence”

We’re excited to launch a new week-long devotional experience based on the upcoming new book by Sarah Young, author of Jesus Calling! It’s called Jesus Always, and it aims to help you learn to embrace joy in the presence of Jesus. Every day for seven days, you’ll receive a short, inspirational devotional from the new […]

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Five Memorable Dallas Willard Quotes About Being a Disciple of Christ

The late Dallas Willard, author of The Divine Conspiracy (HarperOne, 1998), had much to say about the journey of Christian discipleship in a confused and turbulent world. In the course of his long career as an author and philosopher, he wrote much about Christian spiritual formation—that is, the active pursuit and development of a life […]

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