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Bible Verses for World Refugee Day

According to The UN Refugee Agency, around the world nearly 20 people are forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. An unprecedented 65.6 million people globally have been forced from their homes. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. There are […]

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D-Day June 6, 1944: The Bible and Prayer of WWII

During World War II, troops were given a pocket Bible in which was included a letter from US President Franklin Roosevelt encouraging them to read it. The letter reads: To the Armed Forces: As Commander-in-Chief, I take pleasure in commending the reading of the Bible to all who serve in the armed forces of the […]

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Video: Day of Pentecost Meditation on Acts 2

Read Acts 2 (NIV, PHILLIPS, VOICE, KJV in parallel) on Bible Gateway [Read Bible Gateway Blog posts concerning the Holy Spirit] [Browse Pentecost/Holy Spirit resources in the Bible Gateway Store] Acts 2:1-24 (MSG) When the Feast of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Without warning there was a sound like a strong […]

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‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Global Prayer Event

What began as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England in 2016 has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. [Browse resources about prayer in the Bible Gateway Store] Between May 25 — June 4, 2017, the campaign Thy Kingdom Come (@thykingdom_come) is calling communities and […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of John

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of John: You can read the story of Easter in John 20:1-8 (KJV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s John’s account: The […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of Mark

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of Mark: You can read the story of Easter in Mark 16:1-8 (NIV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Mark’s account: When […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of Matthew

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of Matthew: You can read the story of Easter in Matthew 28:1-8 (KJV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Matthew’s account: In […]

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Christ is Risen!

Today we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, God’s promised Messiah! Listen to and watch the Easter account from the Gospel of Luke: You can read the story of Easter in Luke 24:1-8 (NIV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Luke’s account: On the first day of the week, very early in […]

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Holy Week and Easter: The People, Places, and Events

Easter is the most significant event in the Christian church calendar. In fact, it’s fair to say that without the events of Holy Week, there wouldn’t be a Christian church, or a Christian faith. Easter is the reason the Christian church exists! Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his execution on […]

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The Bible Verses of Easter Week

What follows is a day-by-day biblical account of the time leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus, assembled by Russ Ramsey (@russramsey), assistant pastor, Christ Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee. This timeline reflects one possible breakdown of the events of the last week of Jesus’ earthly ministry, based on the author’s best synthesis of the four […]

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