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How 66 Books Became the Bible—and Why Some Books Were Left Out

What is the composition of the Bible? How was it created? Who decided which books should be included? Why do Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox Bibles differ? This video, produced by the Museum of the Bible, seeks to answer those questions. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, World’s Largest Museum of the Bible Now […]

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The Swindoll Study Bible: An Interview with Chuck Swindoll

A new Study Bible combines the wit, charm, pastoral insight, and wise biblical counsel of well-known pastor, teacher, and award-winning author Chuck Swindoll‘s (@chuckswindoll) more than 50 years of ministry with the complete text of the Bible to help readers better understand the meaning of the scriptures. [Sign up to receive free email devotionals by […]

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Black History: Africa in the Bible

The extra attention given to Black history every year is called Black History Month, which is observed in the US (also known as African-American History Month), Canada, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands (Black Achievement Month). According to Wikipedia, it began as a way for remembering important people and events in the history of the African […]

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Read the Bible in the Tagalog Language on Bible Gateway

To celebrate January being National Bible Month in The Philippines, we’re announcing that the Bible translations Ang Biblia (1978) (ABTAG1978) and Ang Biblia (2001) (ABTAG2001) are now joined on Bible Gateway with our other Tagalog language Bibles: Ang Bagong Tipan: Filipino Standard Version (FSV) Ang Dating Biblia (1905) (ADB1905) Ang Salita ng Diyos (SND) NT […]

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Greek New Testament Aims to be ‘World’s Most Accurate’

Crossway, Tyndale House (Cambridge), and Cambridge University Press Introduce Greek New Testament 10 Years in the Making In a significant contribution to biblical scholarship, Crossway has released The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge (Crossway, 2017). [Browse the Biblical Greek language section in the Bible Gateway Store] The Greek New Testament is a […]

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The Bible and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Fifty-five years ago, USA civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, DC, where he delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech, in which he included several biblical references: Amos 5:24 (NIV): “But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream!” Isaiah 40:4-5 […]

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Celebrating Bible Gateway’s 25th Anniversary

This year, Bible Gateway is excited to be celebrating its 25th anniversary! Bible Gateway launched a quarter-century ago as a Bible research tool for college students. Today it’s the most visited Christian website in the world—home to more than 200 Bible versions in more than 70 languages and a trusted daily resource for more than […]

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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 […]

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Sign Up For Bible Gateway’s Visual Verse of the Day

We’ve identified the most popular Bible verses people from all over the world search for and read on Bible Gateway and designed them into visually colorful and inspirational images. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Year in Review] Each Visual Verse of the Day is from the New International Version (NIV), the most widely read […]

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The Whole Message of the Bible in 16 Words: An Interview with Chris Bruno

The Bible consists of separate books written by multiple authors over hundreds of years, yet it conveys a single concept. Dr. Chris Bruno (@chrisbruno1) has written The Whole Message of the Bible in 16 Words (Crossway, 2017) to help readers grasp the overarching message of Scripture: God saving his people through their promised Messiah. The […]

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