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Category Archives: 20th Anniversary

14 Great Ways to Engage with God’s Word

Do you know that Bible Gateway has a dedicated page for different Scripture engagement methods? Provided by Taylor University Center for Scripture Engagement (@TaylorU_CSE) , the Bible Engagement section offers ways that Scripture can be interacted with that might allow us to more openly receive God’s words and, therefore, come to know him better. If […]

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How You Can Easily Read the New Testament in its Original Language on Bible Gateway

You don’t have to be a Bible scholar or fluent in ancient Greek to experience the words of the New Testament in the language it was written. One of the best-kept secrets on Bible Gateway is that you have immediate free access to Mounce’s Reverse-Interlinear translation for the New Testament of the Bible. And it’s a great […]

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Learn More About the Genealogy of Jesus this Christmas

See the Fulfillment of God’s Covenant in the Names of a Family Tree From the first chapter of Matthew, the New Testament displays how God keeps the covenants he gives to his people throughout the Old Testament. Matthew 1:1-17 lists the incredible genealogy that stretches from Abraham to the Messiah, outlining the long and breathtakingly […]

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How to Approach the Book of Habakkuk Using Bible Gateway Tools

The book of Habakkuk begins with a searing cry for help, a complaint to God for his silence in the face of terrible times: Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? (Habakkuk 1:3 – NIV) It ends, in three chapters, with remarkable rejoicing, despite the Babylonian scourge: Though…the flock […]

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Why View a Bible Passage in More Than One Bible Translation?

Reading multiple Bible translations side-by-side is a popular feature on Bible Gateway that’s easy to use and customize (which you can find out exactly how to do here). Whether you’re grappling with a challenging Bible passage, or are just curious to see how different translators approach the same scriptural text, you’ll find it a useful […]

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Quiz: How Many of These Biblical Fathers Do You Know?

If you’re a father and a Christian, you’ve probably looked to the Bible for guidance in being a better dad. You’ll have no problem finding fathers in the Bible—but as you read their stories, you’ll quickly realize that we can learn as much from their failures at fatherhood as from their successes! We put together […]

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25 Journeys of the Bible

Following the journeys of God’s people throughout Scripture can provide us with a fuller picture of the intricacy of his plan for our salvation. It can also deepen our trust in a Creator and Protector whose understanding of time is not our own understanding. As you read through this series of 25 journeys throughout the Bible […]

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Celebrating Bible Gateway’s 25th Anniversary

This year, Bible Gateway is excited to be celebrating its 25th anniversary! Bible Gateway launched a quarter-century ago as a Bible research tool for college students. Today it’s the most visited Christian website in the world—home to more than 200 Bible versions in more than 70 languages and a trusted daily resource for more than […]

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Ann Spangler: Are Attitudes Toward the Bible Changing?

Last month, as part of our 20th anniversary video series, we asked pastor Jim Cymabala if he thought people’s attitudes toward the Bible were changing. Today’s video clip features author and speaker Ann Spangler answering the same question. Ann has written a number of different devotional books, many of them with a focus on women—and […]

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Do Women Face Unique Obstacles to Reading the Bible?

In the course of our 20th anniversary video interview series, we’ve asked several Christian writers and thought leaders about the obstacles that prevent people from reading the Bible as much as they’d like. When we talked to Ann Spangler—known for her books Women of the Bible and The One Year Devotions for Women: Becoming a […]

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