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Hope Despite Evil

Mass casualties over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio caused by the personification of evil remind us of sin’s devastating and wicked consequences by gunmen bent on extreme violence. And we cry out to God. “Estamos abatidos hasta el polvo;       nuestro cuerpo se arrastra por el suelo. Levántate, ven a ayudarnos,       y […]

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Stepping Stones to Shalom

This month, Bible Gateway has added to its growing number of free email devotionals a 12-day study of Shalom—a concept of holistic peace that is sorely needed these days amid such global tension. Sign up today to receive Stepping Stones to Shalom!

Filed under Bible Study, Devotionals, Newsletters

Bible Reading: 3-Track Plan for Engaging Scripture at Your Own Pace

The followng article is excerpted from the NIV Student Bible. Copyright © 2011 by Zondervan (@NIVBible). Used by permission of Zondervan. www.zondervan.com. All rights reserved. By Philip Yancey and Tim Stafford Of all the reasons people mention for not reading the Bible, simple discouragement ranks highest. The Bible’s length alone is imposing. More like a […]

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5 Clever Bible Gateway Plus Tricks

If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you know many valuable resources are available to you. Here are 5 quick tricks to make it easier to find what you’re looking for and get the most out of the service. If you’re new to Bible Gateway Plus, you can find out more about it here. 1. […]

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A Classic Devotional Adapted Just for Kids

Parents, are you looking for a devotional you can read with your children? Whether you have their attention at the dinner table or just before bed, the free weekly email Streams in the Desert for Kids is a classic devotional (and a Bible Gateway favorite) that you’ll want to sit them down for each weekend.

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How to Choose A Bible Translation Using the Expanded Bible

If you’ve ever wondered why there are so many different translations to the Bible, you may also have wondered: which translation should I be reading? It’s a tough question to answer. The Bible was originally written in Hebrew (the Old Testament) and Greek (the New Testament), with parts in Aramaic. Translating these languages into the […]

Filed under Bible, Bible Gateway, Bible Gateway Features, Editions, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

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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Get Free Excerpts from the Unpublished Teachings of Dallas Willard

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3 Bible Gateway Account Basics for a Great Scripture-Reading Experience

If you’re new to Bible Gateway—or even if you’ve been coming to our site for years—we hope this basic tutorial on how to customize your Bible-reading will help you get the most out of your free account. To ensure that your Bible Gateway personal account is as helpful as possible as you read the Bible […]

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Walk with Christ to the Cross

Lent begins on March 6th this year with Ash Wednesday, and it’s almost in sight. It’s a season of reflection and meditation, a perfect time to renew our knowledge of and devotion to God’s Word just as Psalm 119:15 instructs: I meditate on your precepts     and consider your ways. (NIV) For many centuries, Christians have used the season […]

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