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Category Archives: Study

One Way to Explore the Rich Nuances of the Bible

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post is a personal reflection on the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible) by Dr. Stanley N. Gundry, senior vice president and publisher, Zondervan Academic, and editor-in-chief, Zondervan. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] Be True to […]

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4 Ways to Fight Bible Illiteracy

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post is by John D. Barry (@JohnDBarry), general editor of the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] Bible illiteracy is on the rise, especially in the United States. We desperately need […]

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The Amplified Bible Translation: Available for the First Time as a Full-Featured Study Edition

Helps Readers Grasp the Full Meaning Behind the Original Hebrew and Greek Texts The Amplified® Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@Zondervan) is intended for both beginning and experienced students of the Scriptures who want a Bible that contains the key features of a study Bible combined with the impressive study tools already included in the Amplified® […]

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6 Steps to Take Your Bible Study from Dull to Incredible

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post is by John D. Barry (@JohnDBarry), general editor of the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] Imagine a collection of books that allowed for you to everyday hear the very […]

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4 Ways Examining Multiple Views Will Transform Your Bible Study

This guest Bible Gateway Blog post is by John D. Barry (@JohnDBarry), general editor of the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word] When it comes to Bible study, our tendency is to immediately get to the […]

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Reading the Word of God in the Presence of God: An Interview with Vern S. Poythress

Do you need a practical handbook to help you grow your skill in interpreting the Bible? Are you serious about diving into the deep waters of proper Bible interpretation methodology? Bible Gateway interviewed Vern S. Poythress (@vernpoythress) about his book, Reading the Word of God in the Presence of God: A Handbook for Biblical Interpretation […]

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Bible Reference Books: An Interview with Martin Manser

Remove banner ads and expand your Bible reading experience using our valuable library of more than 40 top resources by becoming a member of Bible Gateway Plus. Try it free for 30 days! In your study of the Bible, reference books that focus on Scripture provide an overview of the Bible, help you find verses […]

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Zondervan to Release NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

Decades of historical and cultural research on the ancient world will soon be accessible in the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (Zondervan, August 2016). Notes and resources hand-picked by Bible scholars John H. Walton (Old Testament) and Craig Keener (New Testament) complement the New International Version of the Bible, the world’s most read and most […]

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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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Why You Should Embrace Digital Bible Study in 2016

Most of us are comfortable reading Scripture online—far from being the exotic activity it was when Bible Gateway first went online in the early years of the Web, it’s now a routine act for anyone with a computer or mobile device. But it’s fair to say that while reading the Bible digitally is easily accomplished […]

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