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Palm Sunday: The King Arrives

The days leading up to Easter often have an understandably somber feel to them, particularly as we contemplate Jesus’ arrest, trial, and execution. It’s easy to forget that the week begins with a joyful event: the Triumphal Entry! Today is Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week. On Palm Sunday, we commemorate Jesus’ celebrated […]

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Do the Biblical Accounts of Easter Contradict Each Other?

Is the Bible full of contradictions? At some point every Bible reader, whether they’re a skeptic or a believer, must come to terms with perceived differences and contradictions in the Bible text. And these questions naturally assume a particular urgency around Easter. Why is that? Because the events of Easter—Jesus’ arrest, crucifixion, and resurrection, as […]

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Letters to the Church: Paul’s Epistle to the Colossians

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? These letters (also known as “epistles”) contain both general Christian teaching and specific instructions for the congregation to which they were addressed. As part of our Letters to the Church series, we’re taking a brief look at each epistle […]

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Digging Deeper: How to Study the Bible on 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 […]

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New Men’s Devotional Bible Added to the Bible Gateway Plus Library

We’ve just added a new devotional to the Bible Gateway Plus devotional library! The New Men’s Devotional Bible is now available to Bible Gateway Plus members at our Devotionals page. This new devotional brings you the devotional content from the New Men’s Devotional Bible—considered the standard in men’s devotional Bibles—and provides daily insight from such […]

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International Women’s Day: Resources For and About Women of Faith

Today is International Women’s Day, a day set aside to “celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women” as well as to press for gender parity in those parts of the world where it does not yet exist. So while we take time today to consider the contributions of women to history and […]

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Letters to the Church: Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? These letters (also known as “epistles”) contain both general Christian teaching and specific instructions for the congregation to which they were addressed. As part of our Letters to the Church series, we’re taking a brief look at each epistle […]

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Letters to the Church: The Epistle to the Ephesians

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? These letters (also known as “epistles”) contain both general Christian teaching and specific instructions for the congregation to which they were addressed. As part of our Letters to the Church series, we’re taking a brief look at each epistle […]

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Act Justly and Love Mercy

What Bible verses or passages spring to mind when you hear the word “justice”? Like many Christians, I usually associate the Old Testament prophets with the concept of biblical justice, since much of their collective ministry was dedicated to restoring social justice in a society that failed to treat the poor and disenfranchised with God-mandated […]

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A Voice Raised in God’s Service: Remembering Dale McConachie

A year ago today, the world lost a remarkable minister of the Gospel to a tragic car accident. This man had ministered to countless thousands of people in the course of his career, introducing many to the saving message of Jesus Christ for the first time, and encouraging many others in their everyday faith. Yet […]

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