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All the 🌲🌳 of the field will 👏

You can now search for over 330 emoji on Bible Gateway–we’ll translate them into English and conduct a keyword search for you. Try a couple: all the 🌲🌳 of the field will 👏 or 🌈⛅. Why? This Sunday, July 17, is World Emoji Day, a recently invented holiday that celebrates using emoji to augment digital […]

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A Coloring Page for You to Enjoy

If you happen to be “stuck” indoors on a cool and rainy Spring day, here’s a sample page from Bible Blessings & Promises Coloring Book for Adults (Product Concept Manufacturing, 2015) for you to print and enjoy. It illustrates Psalm 33:5. Browse the Adult Coloring Book section of the Bible Gateway Store.    

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Bible Gateway March Mania Continues

As the NCAA college basketball tournament rolled along in the USA last week, we announced our own “competition”: #BibleGatewayMarchMania, which continues this week. Learn more about it, see the brackets, and cast your votes for your favorite Bible stories by reading our original Blog post. And see what Bible story will be voted the “champion!” […]

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Bible Gateway March Mania Brackets

If you’re a fan of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, you know what March Madness is all about. In single-elimination tournament games, 68 college basketball teams compete to determine the national champion and people across America follow along with their own March Madness brackets. This year has been especially […]

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Happy Leap Day!

Happy Leap Day! According to Wikipedia: “February 29, also known as leap day or leap year in the Gregorian calendar, is a date that occurs in most years that are divisible by 4, such as 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, and 2024…. A leap day is observed because a complete revolution around the Sun takes slightly […]

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Does It Really Say That in the Bible?: An Interview with Katie Hoyt McNabb

If you ever wonder about the meaning of life, why it’s so good and so bad, and what your place in this universe is, it’s a great idea to hear what God’s side of the story is. That’s where the Bible comes in. And that’s why it’s important to discover what the Bible really says […]

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How We Read the Bible: Bible Gateway’s 2014 Year in Review

Bible Gateway has published its 2014 Year in Review. Based on over 1.5 billion pageviews and over 150 million unique visitors to Bible Gateway from December 2013 through November 2014, the data we’ve gathered provides a glimpse at how people engaged with the Bible in 2014. You can view our findings here. Our Year in […]

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Five Timeless Quotes by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Who’s the most quotable Christian writer you’ve encountered? Last year, I nominated C.S. Lewis and Charles Spurgeon as candidates and shared five memorable quotes from each as evidence. But since then, I’ve been forced to acknowledge another candidate: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the famous World War 2 pastor and martyr. Bonhoeffers’ writing style doesn’t lend itself to […]

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100 Bible Knowledge Questions

This guest post is by Rev. Kevin DeYoung (@RevKevDeYoung), senior pastor at University Reformed Church (RCA) in East Lansing, Michigan, and author of Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me (Crossway, 2014). [See our blogpost, Taking God at His Word: An […]

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Bible Gateway Logo Stylized by Word for Word Bible Comic Artist

Simon Amadeus Pillario (pen name) has a dream of creating a complete, word-for-word Bible comic in the graphic novel genre. He respects Scripture and wants to honor it by illustrating its grand storyline. For more information, read our interview with Pillario and learn how you can help him achieve his dream (quickly, because time is […]

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