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Billy Graham: 1918 — 2018

After nearly a century of living and preaching the Bible’s gospel message, Christian evangelist William Franklin “Billy” Graham (@BillyGraham and @BGEA) died today at his home in the mountains of North Carolina. He was 99. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Cliff Barrows, Longtime Billy Graham Associate, Dies at 93] According to his official profile, […]

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This Year Select a Bible Reading Plan That’s Right for You

If you haven’t already determined to regularly and consistently read the Bible, RIGHT NOW is always the best time to make that decision. And you can always rely on Bible Gateway to provide you with a variety of resources to make it happen: Visit our New Year’s Bible reading resources page and sign up for […]

Filed under Bible, Reading Plans

Here’s One Strategy for Reading the Bible Without Distractions This Year

When talking about distractions, many people—myself included—like to partly blame technology. Our phones are an endless feedback loop of notifications that demand responses, which, in turn, incite new notifications. And that’s only one example of the pervasive technological white noise we wrestle with every day. The world is smaller, louder, more crowded. The idea of […]

Filed under App, Bible Study, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

7-Day Bible Reading Plan for Christmas: Jesus is Born

Use this 7-day Bible reading plan to help you focus on the meaning of Christmas; the coming of our Savior as a baby. [See and sign up for Bible Gateway’s Bible reading plans] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Prepare for Thanksgiving with Bible Gateway’s Free Email Devotional] Click each Bible reference to read the […]

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Do You Live in a “God Has a Plan” State or an “I Can Do All Things” State?

The most-popular Bible verses on Bible Gateway for 2017 divide the United States into two camps: states in which the most-popular verse (aside from John 3:16) is Jeremiah 29:11 (“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope […]

Filed under Bible Gateway, Bible Gateway Anniversary, Infographics, News

How to Download the New Revised Standard Version on the Bible Gateway App

The Bible Gateway App has recently been upgraded to a fresh, new look. This update also comes with some exciting new features, one of which is the addition of the downloadable New Revised Standard Version, along with all its various editions. This includes: The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) […]

Filed under App, Editions, General, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials, Translations

7-Day Bible Reading Plan: Thanksgiving

Use this 7-day Bible reading plan to help you focus on thanksgiving and the attitude of being grateful in all circumstances. [See and sign up for Bible Gateway’s Bible reading plans] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Prepare for Thanksgiving with Bible Gateway’s Free Email Devotional] Click each Bible reference to read the passage on […]

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How to Navigate the Bible Gateway Scripture Engagement Section

Do you read the Bible to grow spiritually? Do you read the Bible in order to know God better? J. I. Packer, in his book, Knowing God (InterVarsity Press, 1993), writes that having a relationship with God is our primary purpose. “What were we made for? To know God. What aim should we have in […]

Filed under Bible, Bible Gateway, Bible Gateway Features, Introduction to the Bible

By Popular Demand: The Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is Now In Bible Gateway Plus

The Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is back by popular demand! After a temporary placement earlier this year, this highly accessible award-winning study Bible is available again as part of the perpetual Bible reference collection in the Bible Gateway Plus library. If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you now have full access to this book […]

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Get the Wisdom of Dallas Willard in His Free Daily Email Devotional

What does Dallas Willard say about following Jesus, the Prince of Peace, in a world filled with anger, uncertainty, and violence? What does it look like to live a transformed life? Our new Dallas Willard Daily Devotional aims to answer these questions by exploring the best inspirational writing of beloved author and theologian Dallas Willard. […]

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