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Updated: Chart of Israel’s and Judah’s Kings and Prophets

Blogger Grid member Craig T. Owens (@craigtowens) created a while ago the helpful chart below delineating the Old Testament prophets and kings of Israel and Judah and has now updated it: [Sign up to receive in your inbox a free daily reading of the Old & New Testament from Bible Gateway] Craig says: One challenging […]

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know the 5 Covenants of the Bible?

The word covenant means “an agreement, usually formal, between two or more persons to do or not do something specified.” In the Bible, according to Smith’s Bible Names Dictionary, the Hebrew word berith means primarily “a cutting,” with reference to the custom of cutting or dividing animals in two and passing between the parts in […]

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Scripture Says Reading the Bible in Public is Important

The Scripture Engagement section on Bible Gateway says the Bible is meant to be read, but it is also meant to be heard. The public reading of the Bible is an ancient practice; as old as the content of Scripture itself. And people still read the Bible in public today. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog […]

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NIV Revolution Bible and NIV True Images Bible Updated for a New Teen Generation

Trusted Resources for Teen Girls and Guys Packed with Tools and Insights to Help Teens Navigate Today’s Contemporary Cultural Issues For 15 years, the bestselling NIV True Images Bible and the bestselling NIV Revolution Bible have been trusted resources guiding teen girls and guys towards a closer relationship with God. [Read the New International (NIV) […]

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Africa Study Bible Launches with Global Events

The Africa Study Bible (Oasis International/Tyndale House, 2017) (@africastudybibl), the first study Bible developed by Africans with over 2,600 notes written by 350 contributors from 50 countries, will be released with ceremonial events in Nigeria in Abuja June 29 and Lagos July 1. These follow similar celebrations in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa; Accra, […]

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Perfect for Visual Learners: the NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible

The NIV Kids’ Visual Study Bible (Zonderkidz, 2017) (@Zonderkidz), for ages 8–12, brings the Bible to life in four-color illustrated splendor. This study Bible includes a spectacular full-color interior featuring over 700 illustrations, photos, infographics, and maps on every page that visually represent key Bible information. Each page also features important facts located near the […]

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How the Book of Psalms Is Like No Other Biblical Book

Read the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway Read the book of Psalms (ESV) on Bible Gateway The Psalms are the only extended portion of Scripture written directly to God as a collection of heartfelt prayers. As such, the layout of the Psalms provides the reader with a wonderful platform for meditation […]

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NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible Wins 2017 Christian Book Award

Annually the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) honors what it judges to be the best Christian book and Bible releases of the year. The Christian Book Award® program recognizes the highest quality in Christian books and Bibles and is among the oldest and most prestigious awards program in the religious publishing industry. Finalists and winners […]

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The NIV Faithlife Study Bible: An Interview with John D. Barry

A new Bible has been published that includes a combination of robust study notes, state-of-the-art color graphic, charts, and illustrations, and refreshingly fair treatment of multiple points of view on scriptural passages that provide curious readers with the facts they need to form their own opinion on the nuances from the original biblical languages for […]

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Dictionary of Christianity and Science: Biblical Chronology

The following is an entry by James Hannam (PhD, University of Cambridge) in the Dictionary of Christianity and Science (Zondervan, 2017), in which more than 125 leading thinkers have encapsulated the meaning and significance of 450 major terms, theories, people, and movements on how science relates to the Christian faith. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog […]

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