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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
Do you have regular family devotion time? If you’re like me, family devotional time at the dinner table is something you want to do, but struggle to make happen in the midst of hectic work and school schedules. For every idyllic shared family meal at our house, there’s another disrupted by late workdays, church meetings, […]
How well do you know the Bible? Maybe you’ve been a Bible-reading Christian for many years, and you know the major stories of Scripture by heart. Or maybe you’re new to the Bible—you’ve never read it, or you’ve tried to read it but found it tough going. Either way, there’s always room for you to […]
We’re pleased to announce a brand-new daily devotional in Spanish: Un Día a La Vez! If you or someone you know has lamented the lack of Spanish devotions on Bible Gateway in the past, we hope you’ll find Un Dia a la Vez to be just what you were waiting for.