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Cherishing the Bible’s Complexity Using Sidebar Study Notes in Bible Gateway Plus

When reading the Bible on your own, where do you usually turn? If you’re like me, you have your favorite passages and books. You might have Romans stuck on repeat. Or the Sermon on the Mount. Or maybe you picked up the habit of flopping the leather binding open anywhere, entrusting your eyes to providence. […]

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New: ESV Illuminated Bible, Art Journaling Edition

A “dream” is how Crossway’s executive vice-president of creative, Josh Dennis, describes the publisher’s newest edition of the Bible in the English Standard Version (ESV) translation, the ESV Illuminated Bible, Art Journaling Edition (Crossway, 2017). The elaborately detailed work, which features 500 illustrations, is, as Dennis puts it, an edition created to “highlight the beauty […]

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Read These Five Verses on Reformation Day

One of the most important doctrines to rise from the Reformation is known as sola scriptura, which is Latin for “by Scripture alone.” The Reformers argued that the Bible is the sole, infallible authority of faith. And although the Reformation was not a single, unified movement, most of the reformers were motivated by similar desires. One of […]

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How to Freely Access the Reformation Study Bible

One of the best ways to commemorate the anniversary of the Reformation this year is to read the Reformation Study Bible. You can access it free on Bible Gateway. The Reformation Study Bible, which collects thousands of Bible study notes and insights from more than 50 distinguished Bible scholars, epitomizes the reformative movement’s insistence that Scripture should […]

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How to Select from the Variety of Bibles With Comfort Print Typeface

Do you feel overwhelmed and confused when attempting to choose a print edition Bible from the hundreds that are available? [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, KJV, NKJV, and NIV Bibles Get Typeface Makeover] The Bible Gateway Store now makes selecting a Bible with Comfort Print® typeface in the New International Version (NIV) Bible translation […]

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The 1599 Geneva Bible: History’s First Study Bible

The Geneva Bible is unique among all other Bibles. Translated by the best Protestant scholars of the day, it’s a version born directly out of the religious conflict of the Reformation. And, though sadly little-known today, The Geneva Bible became one of the most popular translations of its time. Why? First, a little history: Mary I […]

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Evidence That Demands A Verdict Redux: An Interview with Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell

In the 45 years since its first publication, what new historical documentation, archaeological discoveries, and scholarship evidence would lead to the updating and extensive expansion of this one million-copy Christian apologetic bestseller? Bible Gateway interviewed Josh McDowell (@josh_mcdowell) and his son Dr. Sean McDowell (@Sean_McDowell) about their book, Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth […]

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Bible Gateway Adds New Matthew Bible to Its Extensive Online Bible Translation Collection

NEWS RELEASE News Release Archive | Newsroom The New Matthew Bible (NMB) is the updated version of William Tyndale’s original 1535 Bible translation GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 29, 2017)—The world’s most visited Christian website, Bible Gateway (BibleGateway.com; @BibleGateway), has now added one more Bible to its online collection of over 200 freely available Bible versions. […]

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New Kids Bible Tells Stories Through Characters’ Eyes

How would David describe the giant from his own young perspective? A new storybook Bible from Lifetree/Group Publishing provides an illustrated collection of firsthand stories. The Friends With God Story Bible: Why God Loves People Like Me (Group Publishing, 2017) offers 54 Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments told in first-person narratives. Each […]

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The Swindoll Study Bible to Release In Early October

One of America’s best-loved and most respected pastors, Chuck Swindoll, partners with Tyndale to publish an insightful and practical study Bible Tyndale House Publishers (@tyndalehouse) will release The Swindoll Study Bible (NLT) (website) in October 2017. The fruit of pastor, teacher, and author Chuck Swindoll’s (@chuckswindoll) more than 50 years in ministry, The Swindoll Study […]

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