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What Does the Bible Say about Refugees and Foreigners?

During times of difficulty and confusion, the Christ-follower’s call is to find clarity through God’s divine Word. Scripture and prayer are the two main avenues by which Jesus calls us into his understanding. This is why, on World Refugee Day, we look to the Bible alone for answers. The following verses found throughout the Old […]

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Scripture Read At the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were married in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle May 19, 2018 as a global audience of hundreds of millions tuned in to watch. During the ceremony, the following Bible passages were either quoted or referenced: 1 John 4:16 (NCV) God is love. Those who live in […]

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Contemplate God’s Provision with Feast of Weeks Free Email Devotional

The Jewish holiday of Shavuot—the Feast of Weeks—is also known in Greek as Pentecost. It’s a holiday celebrated with Bible study. Deuteronomy 26:1–2 When you have entered the land the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance and have taken possession of it and settled in it, take some of the firstfruits of […]

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[QUIZ] Mother’s Day: Honor Your Mom’s Godly Character

In his affectionate second letter to Timothy, the apostle Paul encourages his young protégé to stand firm in his Christian faith as he learned it from his grandmother and his mother. It’s a fitting tribute to the godly character and life-changing importance of maternal instruction; a reminder for us today to continually honor our mothers […]

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How to Observe USA’s National Day of Prayer

How can a prayer-filled life empower you to bring about the kingdom of God in your community, your church, and your home? This year’s National Day of Prayer in America is based upon Ephesians 4:3, which challenges us to mobilize unified prayer to “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond […]

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10 Bible Verses that Celebrate God’s Creation

Many peoples and communities around the world will be celebrating Earth Day this weekend, including churches and other religious gatherings. Those who follow Jesus Christ have a unique opportunity during such an observance to point people to Scripture—to show how the Bible is imbued not only with celebrations of God’s creation, but also with creation’s celebration […]

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Celebrating Passover

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Infographic: 9 Facts About Jesus’ Resurrection

By Sean McDowell, PhD, co-author of the newly updated edition of Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World (Thomas Nelson, 2018) (website) The historical fact of the resurrection is the very foundation for the Christian faith. It is not an optional article of faith—it is the faith! The resurrection of Jesus […]

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He Is Risen! — Resurrection Sunday

Alleluia, Christ is risen; he is risen indeed! Read the Scriptures that tell of Jesus’ stupendous resurrection Browse resources for Easter in the Bible Gateway Store. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Infographic: What Happened During Holy Week Day-By-Day] Learn about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus with the valuable Bible reference resources you’ll […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Good Friday

Today is Good Friday. Today we remember the agony experienced by Jesus in his death on the cross, crucified by Roman soldiers. As he hung there he uttered “seven last sayings:” “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” Luke 23:34 “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise” Luke 23:43 “Woman, behold […]

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