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Category Archives: Bible Reference

Bible Prophecy and Current Events: An Interview with Charles Dyer and Mark Tobey

What does Bible prophecy foretell about the current news in the Middle East? Major conflicts seem to arise out of nowhere to threaten world stability. What’s the connection between the Bible and real-time events, and how does Scripture provide comfort in such a time? Bible Gateway interviewed Charles Dyer and Mark Tobey about their book, […]

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The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Revised Edition

       Based on the original 12-volume set that has become a staple in college and seminary libraries and pastors’ studies worldwide, The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Revised Edition gathers the most current discoveries in Bible scholarship and archaeology. Of the 56 contributors, 30 are new; all are committed to the divine inspiration, complete trustworthiness, and full […]

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Paul Behaving Badly: An Interview with E. Randolph Richards and Brandon O’Brien

The apostle Paul was kind of a jerk. He was arrogant and stubborn. He called his opponents derogatory, racist names. He legitimized slavery and silenced women. He was a moralistic, homophobic killjoy who imposed his narrow religious views on others. Or was he? Bible Gateway interviewed E. Randolph Richards and Brandon J. O’Brien (@brandonjobrien) about […]

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What Does the Bible Say About Suffering?: An Interview with Brian Han Gregg

The quest for an answer to the problem of suffering is universal. People often treat the Bible like a manual, looking for a single clear response that explains the presence of evil and suffering. Perhaps the Bible does not have one but many responses to suffering. To pick out one theme is to hear the […]

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The Mysterious Festival of Hanukkah

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post about Hanukkah is by Michael Norten, author of Unlocking the Secrets of the Feasts: The Prophecies in the Feasts of Leviticus (Thomas Nelson, 2015). Hanukkah Is Intriguing Everyone has some awareness of the holiday called Hanukkah, because of its proximity to Christmas. You hear people say, “Merry Christmas and […]

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The Theology of Work Bible Commentary Added to Bible Gateway’s Free Online Study Library

We’re pleased to announce that the Theology of Work Bible Commentary is now freely available online at Bible Gateway! Work is important. It gives us an outlet for our skills and talents. It can earn money. But there’s much more to the idea of work than simply earning a paycheck or feeling productive! The work […]

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The Bible Table of Contents

To help you become more familiar with the arrangement of the books of Scripture, here’s a virtual Table of Contents of the Bible in their canonical order. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Bible Translation Reading Levels] [Browse the Bibles section in the Bible Gateway Store, where you’ll enjoy low prices every day] [Read the […]

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Died: C. Peter Wagner, Theologian, Bible Teacher, and Church Growth Specialist

C. Peter Wagner (@cpeterwagner), 86, died Oct. 21, 2016. Author or editor of more than 70 books, he was a Christian theologian, Bible teacher, missiologist, missionary, and church growth specialist. [Browse books by C. Peter Wagner in the Bible Gateway Store] According to Wikipedia, Wagner was a missionary in Bolivia from 1956 to 1971 and […]

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Infographic: A Visual Harmony of the Gospels

The Bible’s four Gospels—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—emphasize the life of Jesus from each of the Gospel writer’s unique perspective, focusing at times on similar events and teachings by Jesus and on dissimilar descriptions at others. A typical harmony of the Gospels lays out all the events and lists Bible passages in parallel. Analytics consultant […]

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Exploring the Jewish High Holy Days

When most Christians think of the “holiday season,” they think of the Christmas season—the stretch of time beginning around Thanksgiving and ending with the New Year. But for Jews, “holiday season” comes a bit earlier in the year: the High Holy Days, a period of repentence and reflection that includes the holidays of Rosh Hashanah […]

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