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Reformation Day at Bible Gateway

While Halloween is the holiday on most people’s minds today, it’s also the 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 formed in reaction to perceived theological errors and abuses in the church. If you’re looking […]

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MacArthur Study Bible Notes and More Now Available at the Bible Gateway Digital Store

Three new digital Bible study titles are available for purchase at the Bible Gateway Digital Store! Here are the newest additions to our library of digital content: MacArthur Study Bible: The perfect companion to serious online Bible study, drawing on decades of pastoral and scholarly work by respected scholar Dr. John MacArthur. NKJV Chronological Study […]

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Lee Strobel Makes the Case for Grace

This morning, the Bible Gateway team (and our colleagues here at HarperCollins Christian Publishing) had the privilege of hearing a devotional message by Lee Strobel! Lee is best known for his enthusiastic, reason-based defenses of the Christian faith (perhaps best exemplified in his influential book The Case for Christ). Among other things, Lee shared a […]

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Do You Wish You Understood the Bible Better? New Weekly Lessons Launch Soon!

Do you find the Bible hard to understand at times? Does the Bible seem mysterious, complex, or impenetrable? If so, you’re not alone—and we can help! This November, we invite you to join Bible Gateway for How to Understand the Bible: Guidance for Ordinary Bible Readers, a free weekly series of simple, practical lessons that […]

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The Day of Atonement: Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the most significant holy day in Judaism, begins tonight and runs through sundown tomorrow. Jews observe this event with prayer and repentance, much as the Old Testament Israelites did. It was established during the time of Moses as the Day of Atonement, and is described in Leviticus 16: “This is to be a […]

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Digging Deeper: How to Use Commentaries on Bible Gateway to Enhance Your Bible Reading

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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Exploring Scotland’s Bible

Scotland has understandably been in the news quite a bit lately. Bible Gateway, alas, has no online Bible in the Scottish Gaelic or Scots languages. But all of the recent discussion of Scottish history and identity prompted me to read up on the history of the Bible in Scotland. The University of Glasgow has an […]

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Ask Bible Scholar Peter Enns Anything

Do you have tough questions about the Bible? (Who doesn’t?) Bible scholar Peter Enns is well known for talking honestly and insightfully about the doubts, problems, and questions that occur to many readers of the Bible as they explore Scripture. His latest book, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable […]

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Lee Strobel Q&A: Is It Elitist to Say That Jesus Is the Only Way to Heaven?

The latest issue of Investigating Faith with Lee Strobel goes out to email subscribers later today. To give you a sneak preview (and encourage you to subscribe, if you haven’t already), here’s one of the Q&A’s about Christianity and religion from the new issue. Q. Isn’t it elitist to say that people must be followers […]

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Croatian NT and Disciples’ Literal NT Translations Now Available at Bible Gateway

We’ve just added two new Bible translations to our online library! Both are translations of the New Testament, one Croatian and the other English. The new additions are: Hrvatski Novi Zavjet—Rijeka 2001 (Croatian New Testament): A faithful translation of the Greek New Testament for the 5+ million Croatian speakers in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, […]

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