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Category Archives: Devotional

Balancing Life, Faith, and Relationships: “Boundaries” and “His Princess Every Day” Begin on Valentine’s Day!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve got two brand new email devotionals that both focus on balancing life, faith, and relationships! The new devotionals are Boundaries and His Princess Every Day; both begin this Friday, February 14 (Valentine’s Day!). Click here to sign up. Here’s a bit more about the new devotionals: Boundaries How […]

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Start Your Day with a Bible Devotional in 2015

Now that 2015 has begun, it’s a good time to sign up for a free email devotional from Bible Gateway. It’s so convenient to read right alongside your inbox messages. Here are just a few of the options available to you: CS Lewis Daily: A daily passage from the writings of C.S. Lewis. Jesus Calling: […]

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Devotions for the New Year are Here!

Are you drawing up a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2014? Even if you’re not making an actual written list, you’re probably giving at least some thought to what the New Year might hold for you. Hopefully, the New Year will hold peace and happiness for you. But beyond that, we hope that 2014 […]

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The President’s Devotional: Reading Scripture in the White House

If you were the President of the United States, would you still find the time for daily devotions? I can attest from personal experience that it’s hard keeping up with regular devotions and Bible reading amid work, family, and other commitments—and I say that as somebody who works at a Bible website, where it couldn’t […]

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Why Do Devotional Readings Leading Up to Christmas?

Or, a Time to Treasure and Ponder A guest post by Mel Lawrenz Why should we take time to do devotional readings leading up to Christmas? Because it is an excellent way to “treasure” and to “ponder.” In Luke’s account of the Christmas story we read: “Mary treasured all these things and pondered them in […]

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Bible Gateway’s Holiday Devotions Are Here!

The holidays are officially upon us—and that means that our Advent and Christmas devotions are here! For many people, the Christmas season is one of the most hectic and stressful times of the year—a time when we could all desperately use a regular dose of Scriptural encouragement. We’d like to help you capture moments of […]

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Our Thanksgiving Devotional Starts Tomorrow

Have you signed up for our Thanksgiving devotional yet? It starts tomorrow (November 7), so there’s still time! Our Thanksgiving devotional is called Give Thanks: Biblical Stories About Gratitude. When you sign up, twice each week throughout November you’ll receive an inspirational reading consisting of three parts: An introduction to the Scripture reading, providing a […]

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Reformation Reading at Bible Gateway

Looking to do some Reformation reading today? You may not realize it, but Bible Gateway’s got a strong library of Reformation-related material, all online and easily accessible. Here are some of our Reformation resources: The Geneva Bible: It seems fitting to start this list with the book that lay at the center of the Reformation: […]

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Don’t Wait to Ponder Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when your calendar seems to gather speed and many social events crowd your already busy schedule. While Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas ought to be times of spiritual contemplation and relational reconnection, they can easily become frantic deadlines that produce frazzled emotions. Bible Gateway will help you reclaim proper perspective with […]

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Do You Steer Clear of Temptation?

Yesterday, I posted several of my favorite C.S. Lewis quotes. In one of them, Lewis offers advice to a friend struggling with sexual temptation. Here’s the quote: “We must learn by experience to avoid either trains of thought or social situations which for us (not necessarily for everyone) lead to temptations. Like motoring—don’t wait till […]

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