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Poll Results: Do Bible Apps Help You Read the Bible More?

In our poll earlier this month, we asked whether the availability of a Bible app for your smartphone, tablet, Kindle, or other mobile device changed your Bible reading habits. Here are the results!

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How Can the Church Help People Struggling with Depression?

How can the church do a better job of helping people struggling with depression and mental illness? Here are some of the best essays and testimonies we’ve come across on the topic over the last few days.

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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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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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