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How to Read the Context of a Verse on Bible Gateway

When you search and find individual Bible verses on Bible Gateway, very often you want to quickly see how those particular verses fit in to the flow, context, and understanding of the complete chapter where each one resides. It’s simple. [Also see our blogpost: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side] Look up any Scripture […]

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The Message Audio Bible Now on Bible Gateway

The Message Bible, available for reading on Bible Gateway and in print, was born out of Eugene Peterson’s desire to engage his congregation in the Word of God—in a way that would make its relevancy obvious in their lives. His goal was to bring into English the rhythms and idioms of the original language. He […]

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Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side

The parallel Bible feature on Bible Gateway lets you read a Bible passage in several different versions side-by-side. It’s very easy to do! 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 part of your Bible reading. […]

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The Reformation Study Bible: An Interview with Dr. R.C. Sproul

[Editor’s Note: Reformation Trust, the publishing ministry of Ligonier, has thoroughly revised the Reformation Study Bible (2015) with more than 20,000 study notes and commentary by 75 scholars under the leadership of Dr. R.C. Sproul, who says, “By presenting a modern restatement of biblical, Reformation truth in its comments and theological notes, the Reformation Study […]

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Deepen Your Experience of Scripture With Bible Gateway’s New Scripture Engagement Section

You may not identify it as such, but all your searching, reading, comparing, and sharing of the Bible on Bible Gateway are the beginning elements of what’s called “Scripture Engagement.” They’re only the start because fully engaging the Bible is a growing, developing, relational process that has as its ultimate objective enjoying a deep, meaningful, […]

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What People Use the Internet For

When we saw that Americans spend most of their online time in social networking and emailing—according to an online survey by GfK and the Interactive Advertising Bureau—we thought it may be helpful to remind you of the many places you can encounter Bible Gateway’s daily Internet content. The study says the average American interacts with […]

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Bible Trivia: Where Do Verse and Chapter Numbers Come From?

We recently posted a short video tutorial that explains how to adjust the way that the text of Scripture appears on the Bible Gateway beta website. Briefly mentioned in the video is the option to easily toggle the presence of chapter and verse numbers on and off. But do you know why those verse numbers […]

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Refreshed: Men of the Bible Email Devotional

Bible Gateway offers you more than 60 email devotionals, verse-of-the-day newsletters, and Bible reading plans. Among them for the past several years has been All the Men of the Bible, a devotional of excerpts from the book of the same title by Herbert Lockyer. We’ve refreshed the newsletter so that it now is delivered to […]

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How To Listen to the Bible on Bible Gateway

There’s something special about hearing the Bible read aloud. Every Sunday, millions of Christians around the world listen to Scripture read out loud from a church pulpit. Many people read the Bible aloud at the dinner table or recite their daily devotional readings. Did you know you can listen to the Bible at Bible Gateway? […]

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How to Read Multiple Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Did you know that you can view multiple translations of a Bible verse or passage side-by-side on Bible Gateway? This is useful anytime you wnt to compare how different Bible versions (including Bibles in different languages) translate the same verse or passage. Here’s how to do it.

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