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Bible Gateway March Mania Continues

As the NCAA college basketball tournament rolled along in the USA last week, we announced our own “competition”: #BibleGatewayMarchMania, which continues this week. Learn more about it, see the brackets, and cast your votes for your favorite Bible stories by reading our original Blog post. And see what Bible story will be voted the “champion!” […]

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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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He Is Risen!

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Good Friday

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Bible Gateway March Mania Brackets

If you’re a fan of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, you know what March Madness is all about. In single-elimination tournament games, 68 college basketball teams compete to determine the national champion and people across America follow along with their own March Madness brackets. This year has been especially […]

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Three Ways to Listen to the Easter Story During Holy Week

I’ve often thought that certain Bible stories seem meant to be read aloud, rather than silently read. Do you associate certain stories or sections of the Bible with spoken narration? Certainly, some of the genres in the Bible simply “listen” better than others—for example, Jesus’ parables are very easy to listen to, whereas Old Testament […]

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Resurrection Life: Guest Post by Mark L. Strauss

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 the NIV Zondervan Study Bible (website). A team of more than 60 contributors crafted study notes, book and section […]

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The Cities That Built the Bible: Guest Post by Robert Cargill

For many, the names Bethlehem, Babylon, and Jerusalem are known as the settings for epic stories from the Bible featuring rustic mangers, soaring towers, and wooden crosses. Robert R. Cargill (@xkv8r), assistant professor of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Iowa, is an archaeologist, Bible scholar, and host of numerous television documentaries, such […]

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One Thousand Churches BELIEVE

Popular church-wide campaign helps people of all ages understand the big ideas of the Bible In less than a year, more than 1,000 churches in the US have decided to BELIEVE. This book-turned-church-wide experience has engaged congregations in every state and in every denomination to better understand the Bible’s key beliefs, practices, and virtues. BELIEVE: […]

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Act Justly and Love Mercy

What Bible verses or passages spring to mind when you hear the word “justice”? Like many Christians, I usually associate the Old Testament prophets with the concept of biblical justice, since much of their collective ministry was dedicated to restoring social justice in a society that failed to treat the poor and disenfranchised with God-mandated […]

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