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Category Archives: Bible Study

Death and Resurrection: Guest Post by Philip Johnston

Dr. D.A. Carson unpacked the biblical theology of the resurrection on Desiring God’s Ask Pastor John podcast. The New International Version of the Bible translation is available in a variety of editions, one of which is NIV Zondervan Study Bible (website). A team of more than 60 contributors crafted study notes, book and section introductions, […]

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Digging Deeper: How to Study the Bible on Bible Gateway

Christians talk a lot about reading the Bible. We routinely lament that we aren’t reading it as much as we’d like; we make New Year’s resolutions to read it more; we pay close attention to studies and surveys about who is and isn’t reading it. We all know that reading the Bible is important. But […]

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Memorizing Bible Verses: Not Just For Sunday School

We’ve talked a lot about resolving to read more of the Bible in 2016. But have you considered memorizing parts of the Bible? Bible verse memorization isn’t discussed much in adult Christian environments, I suspect because most of us mentally associate it with children’s Sunday School. Bible verse memorization is a powerful way to help […]

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Zondervan Academic and BibleMesh Collaborate to Offer Online Distance Learning Courses

Zondervan Academic (@ZonderAcademic), a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, and BibleMesh (@BibleMesh), a producer of online courses for theological education, have entered a collaboration that will further both entities’ interest in distance learning. Online courses offered through this new collaboration will be available to colleges and seminaries for use in their curriculum, as well as […]

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Back-to-School: How Bible Gateway Can Help You With Your Homework

The school year is underway, and students from first-grade to post-graduate are settled into the educational routine—and are no doubt thinking of ways to procrastinate doing their homework. They’re embracing what Winston Churchill once said: “Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Every year Beloit College in Wisconsin […]

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How to Study the Bible in Context at Bible Gateway

“You’re taking my words out of context!” We hear variants of this phrase a lot. Politicians are accused of deliberately taking their opponents’ words “out of context.” When we hear an upsetting comment or joke, we’re encouraged to consider whether its context makes it more understandable. And in the Christian world, we are frequently warned […]

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The BE Commentary Series – New Study Feature on Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway provides many free resources to help you understand the Bible. We’ve now added commentary volumes for the books of Genesis, Psalms, Proverbs, John, and Romans from the popular BE Bible study series by Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe, published by David C Cook. [See our blogpost: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side] Dr. […]

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Remembering Mary Magdalene, First Witness to the Risen Christ

This week, Christians from the Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran families took time to commemorate one of the most notable women in the Bible: Mary Magdalene. Going by the frequency with which she’s mentioned in the Gospels, Mary Magdalene was an important figure in the early community of Jesus’ followers. Mary Magdalene was present at […]

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Why is Bible Engagement Down in an Age of Digital Accessibility? Rachel Barach on Technology and Scripture

It’s easier than ever before to access the Bible. In addition to reading a print Bible in any of the dozens of versions and translations on the market today, you can read Scripture from any online computer, listen to it on your morning jog or commute to work, pull it up on your smartphone, and […]

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Zondervan to Release NIV Zondervan Study Bible

This August, Zondervan will add a vital member to its study Bible family. The New International Version of the Bible, the world’s most read and most trusted modern-English Bible translation, is now complemented by study notes and resources designed and edited by general editor and The Gospel Coalition co-founder, D.A. Carson. The new NIV Zondervan […]

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