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Why Typeface Matters – The Creation of the NRSV Typeface

By Melinda Bouma A few years ago, while researching how to continue to improve the readability and beauty of the Bibles we publish, I came across this presentation that Mark Ward made to his church about Why Typography Matters. This interesting video is inspiring and affirming for many of us who love to wrestle with […]

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NRSV: How the Gospel Informs Social Action

Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability and vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars, the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) faithfully serves the church in personal spiritual formation, in the liturgy, and in the academy. Read the NRSV on Bible Gateway New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) with Apocrypha New Revised […]

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Video: How to Color a Bible Verse

Watch this fun time-lapse video coloring in Proverbs 3:5-6 in the Beautiful Word Coloring Bible. It’s more than just trendy. It’s a wonderful way to slow down—and soak up Scripture! [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Zondervan Releases NIV Beautiful Word Coloring Bible]

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You Can Always Use One More Translation, or Why I Read the NIVNKJVESVNLTNASBMSGKJVCSBNET Bible

By John Greco When I answered the phone, I was met with sniffles and sobs. It was the sort of call I dreaded. I’m not a professional counselor and had no experience talking someone down from an emotional precipice. So, I did the only thing I could. “Sir,” I said, “how can I pray for […]

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NRSV: Cultivating Bible Reading Habits

Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability and vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars, the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) faithfully serves the church in personal spiritual formation, in the liturgy, and in the academy. Read the NRSV on Bible Gateway New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) with Apocrypha New Revised […]

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The Perfect Graduation Gift (It Can be Hard to Find!)

By Melinda Bouma That season is quickly upon us, in which family, friends, babysitters, youth group kids, neighbors, our colleagues’ kids, and perhaps our very own kids are graduating. When it’s your own child, you know them well enough to know what they want (or need). But the older we get, the more frequently we […]

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8 Bible Blessings for Your Mother

Among the Ten Commandments is the directive to “honor your father and your mother.” [Browse the Gifts for Mothers section in the Bible Gateway Store.] The following are blessings from the Bible you can pray on Mother’s Day (and all year) to show the great esteem with which you hold your mother.

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NRSV: How the Liturgy Deepens Your Affection for Scripture

Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability and vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars, the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) faithfully serves the church in personal spiritual formation, in the liturgy, and in the academy. Read the NRSV on Bible Gateway New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) with Apocrypha New Revised […]

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How Can You Find a Biblical Role Model for Your Teen?

Aside from Jesus himself, few people in Scripture are presented as obvious heroes. Most are portrayed as complicated people, prone to occasional failure, who nevertheless were used by God in extraordinary ways. That’s why they make such great role models for your complicated teen, who also may be prone to occasional failure. [Sign up to […]

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NRSV: How a Close Scripture Reading Informs Social Action

Renowned for its beautiful balance of scholarship and readability and vetted by Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Jewish scholars, the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) faithfully serves the church in personal spiritual formation, in the liturgy, and in the academy. Read the NRSV on Bible Gateway New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) with Apocrypha New Revised […]

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