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What You Look for in the Bible: The Top 20 Keyword Search Terms on Bible Gateway

What do people look for in the Bible? As you may know, Bible Gateway lets you search the Bible not only by Scripture reference (e.g. “John 3:16″), but by keyword (“Jesus,” “Pharisee,” “faith,” etc.). What would you guess are the most-searched-for terms? We’ve crunched the numbers to find out what are the most popular search […]

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Coming Soon to a Television Near You: The Bible

In a few weeks we’ll get a chance to watch the latest effort to bring the Bible to the small screen: The Bible miniseries! How faithful to the original Bible stories will the miniseries stay? We’ll be watching it to find out.

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Why We’re Reading the Bible in 2013

A special message from Rachel Barach, General Manager of Bible Gateway. No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause. Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. — Psalm 25:3-4 (NIV) The Bible is not a book I would […]

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Coming Soon: NIV Bible Available for Download in the Bible Gateway App

Starting on January 1 and for a limited time, you’ll be able to download the full text of the NIV onto your mobile device using the Bible Gateway app!

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A Child Has Been Born For Us

It’s finally here! We hope you have a blessed, peace-filled Christmas Day! Whether you’ve never read the Christmas story in the Bible or have heard it a thousand times, take a few moments to reflect on the promise of Jesus Christ—and the fulfillment of that promise—as described in the two Bible passages below. First, the […]

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Reformation Reading

Here are a few Reformation-related resources worth exploring, in case you need a break from sewing your kids’ Philip Melancthon Halloween costumes: Have you ever read the actual 95 theses that Martin Luther nailed to the Wittenberg church door in 1517? It’s worth doing so—not all of them are easily understood today, and many of […]

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Did Jesus Have a Wife?

Was Jesus married? What would it mean if he was? Although these aren’t new questions, lots of people are discussing them in the wake of this month’s unveiling of an ancient text fragment that contains a possible reference to a married Jesus. I can’t think of a better place to turn to for answers than […]

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This Week’s Bookperk Offer: Mel Lawrenz’ “Spiritual Influence”

Did you know that Bible Gateway has a special weekly deal on a book from the Bible Gateway store? It’s our Bookperk offer of the week, and if you aren’t signed up be notified about the new offer each week, visit our Bookperk page to sign up! We’re mentioning it today because this week’s offer […]

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Three Bible Heroes Who Doubted

Almost everyone has, at some point in their life, doubted—doubted the Bible, God, or key elements of the faith. Here are the stories of three prominent Bible heroes who experienced doubt.

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Letters to the Church: Romans

Did you know that most of the books that comprise the New Testament are actually letters? In the days of the early Christian church, it was impractical for the apostles to personally visit each fledgling Christian community, so the central tenets of the faith were spread throughout the Near East in the form of letters […]

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