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Bible Verses Emphasized by Past US Presidents on Inauguration Day

US Presidents raise their right hand and customarily place their left hand on a Bible when they recite the oath that inaugurates them into the office. Out of 67 inaugurations to date, 37 had Bibles opened to specific verses on Inauguration Day. According to the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, following is a list […]

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The Jesus Bible Infographic: There Is No BC

Filled with 66 book introductions, over 1,000 articles, and seven compelling essays on the grand narrative of Scripture that guide readers to treasure Jesus and encourage them to faithfully follow Jesus as they participate in his story, The Jesus Bible (Zondervan, 2017) helps readers follow the thread of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation. It stresses […]

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Top 10 Signs You May Not Be Reading Your Bible Enough

[Browse the Bibles section in the Bible Gateway Store, where you’ll enjoy low prices every day] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Bible Translation Reading Levels] [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, When Was Each Book of the Bible Written?] Top 10 Signs You May Not Be Reading Your Bible Enough. . .     10) The […]

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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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The Jesus Bible Debuts at Passion 2017 Conference

More than 50,000 people filled the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-4 for Passion 2017, a Christian-based gathering of young adults 18-25 years old. In its 20th year, the conference grew out of a Bible study started in Texas by Louie and Shelley Giglio as a way to reach college students and their leaders […]

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Video: Christmas with The Jesus Storybook Bible

Christmas is a great time for adults to read to children about the birth of Jesus. For your Christmas enjoyment, below are two videos with British actor David Suchet reading about the Nativity from the award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible (Zonderkidz, 2007). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Jesus Storybook Bible Reaches Two Million Copies […]

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Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson

What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews (Rose […]

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Bible Verses That Tell the Christmas Story

Isaiah 7:14 (NIV) Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel. Malachi 3:1-4 (KJV) Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his […]

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The Story of the Bible in 10 Chapters: An Interview with J. Carl Laney

Book chapters help readers understand and follow a book’s story line as it advances step-by-step. The Bible is a bit different. Instead of being divided into chapters, it’s divided into books. But the 66 books of the Bible can be divided into 10 major sections based on their literary form and content. We can understand […]

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Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!

Our live broadcast of “Bible Reading is Broken, And it’s NOT Your Fault!” is complete, but you can still watch it on Facebook or here: As a special for viewers, you can you can get a special discount on Glen’s book, Saving the Bible From Ourselves! Through December 30, enter code 506-587 at IVPress.com for […]

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