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New: Short, Inspirational Christmas Devotions from Max Lucado and More

Now that Advent is here, several of our Christmas devotionals are officially underway! And since they’ve only just started, it’s not too late to sign up for them—see our Christmas Newsletters page to read about and sign up for our Christmas devotions! They include our popular Advent devotional, as well as a new kid-focused devotional […]

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Take Advantage of Cyber Monday Specials in the Bible Gateway Store

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Reminder: Advent Devotions Begin Soon

With Thanksgiving behind us, Advent and the Christmas season are just around the corner. Advent begins this Sunday, November 29! If you haven’t already, now’s the perfect time to sign up for one or more of our Christmas email devotions, which begin on or shortly after Advent. This year, we’re bringing out some old favorites […]

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Today is International Day of the Bible

The International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible) is celebrated Monday, Nov. 23, at noon in local time zones around the world. People of all ages are invited to participate by pausing for a few minutes to read or sing Scripture or otherwise creatively express their love of the Bible. Use Bible Gateway’s variety of Bibles […]

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Christmas is Coming–and our Advent Devotions are Here!

It’s hard to believe, but Advent is just around the corner! That means it’s time to roll out our Advent and Christmas devotions. This year, we’re bringing back several favorite classic devotionals, and introducing some brand new ones that we think will help you to renew your focus on God’s Word this holiday season. Stop […]

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National Bible Association Hosts Special Reading of Aitken Bible at the US Capitol

The National Bible Association (@NationalBible) hosted a special Scripture reading event November 17 at 11 am at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. This reading was a precursor to the International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible) (#BibleCelebration) which will be held November 23. Members of Congress and US Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black (@Chaplain_Black) read […]

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International Day(s) of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

…all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted… 2 Timothy 3:12 (ESV) According to Open Doors USA, Christian persecution is any hostility experienced from the world as a result of one’s identification as a Christian. From verbal harassment to hostile feelings, attitudes and actions, Christians in areas with severe […]

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Celebrate Your Pastor During Clergy Appreciation Month

Does your pastor or minister know you appreciate them? Now’s your chance to let them know: October is Clergy Appreciation Month, when churchgoers are encouraged to give thanks for their pastors, ministers, and leaders. (And yes, Hallmark has cards for it…) It’s easy to take your pastor for granted, not noticing (or bothering to find […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Day, Canada!

Happy Thanksgiving, Canada! Enter his gates with thanksgiving    and his courts with praise;    give thanks to him and praise his name. Psalm 100:4 NIV According to Wikipedia, Thanksgiving (Action de grâce), or Thanksgiving Day (Jour de l’action de grâce) is an annual Canadian holiday, occurring on the second Monday in October, which celebrates […]

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A Tribute to John R. Kohlenberger III: Guest Post by Dr. Stan Gundry

John R. Kohlenberger III died on September 29, 2015. For more than ten years he had successfully warded off the debilitating effects of advanced prostate cancer, but when the end came, it came suddenly. [See the news release.] John’s contributions to Christian publishing in general and his contributions to Bible publishing and Bible study reference […]

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