Skip to content

Category Archives: Editions

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 […]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Translations, Video

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]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Video

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 […]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Events, Guest Post

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 […]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Family

Hand-Painted Bible Covers: NIV Artisan Collection Bibles

     Enter to possibly win this unique one-of-a-kind ORIGINAL hand-painted COVER (shown above) of the NIV Artisan Collection Bible! One winner will be selected at random. One entry per person; legal residents of the USA 18 years of age and older. Entry period: April 30, 2019 (8:00 am ET) – May 30, 2019 (8:00 am […]

Filed under Bible, Editions

How to Choose A Bible Translation Using the Expanded Bible

If you’ve ever wondered why there are so many different translations to the Bible, you may also have wondered: which translation should I be reading? It’s a tough question to answer. The Bible was originally written in Hebrew (the Old Testament) and Greek (the New Testament), with parts in Aramaic. Translating these languages into the […]

Filed under Bible, Bible Gateway, Bible Gateway Features, Editions, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

A Study Bible that Weaves God’s Story Together for an Unraveling World

While the Bible is a collection of separate books and letters written over hundreds of years by multiple authors in different languages, it nevertheless presents one cohesive story of one majestic God from Genesis to Revelation. The new Storyline Bible (Zondervan, 2019), which uses the New International Version (NIV) Bible translation (@NIVBible), displays the big […]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Introduction to the Bible

5 Ways to Share Your Faith with New Parents and Baby

With flowers blooming, birds chirping, and sun shining, the spring season makes us think of new life. Just like the world during springtime, new parents who are welcoming a little bundle of joy into the world are undergoing a beautiful change. [Sign up to receive the free email Bible Verse of the Day from Bible […]

Filed under Bible, Editions, Family

Read the Bible in a New Configuration

An Ancient Presentation of Scripture Three aspects about the organization of the Bible must be understood from the start: The books that comprise the Bible weren’t assigned designated places in the table of contents. While all 66 books are sacred, the order in which they’re organized is not. There are multiple ways of organizing the […]

Filed under Bible, Editions

The Joy of Bible Study Is Seeing Your Life Changed: An Interview with Warren Wiersbe

Long time radio Bible teacher and author Dr. Warren Wiersbe is well known around the world for his comforting voice and warm personal approach to studying the Bible. Whether through his bestselling “BE Series” commentaries or his popular “Back to the Bible” radio ministry, Dr. Wiersbe has guided millions into a life-transforming encounter with God’s […]

Filed under Bible, Editions