This single week of time is the busiest, most dramatic, and most documented period of Jesus’ life on Earth… but there’s so much going on (documented across four different Gospel sources) that it can be confusing to track all of the people, factions, and events in the story. Here’s a chart to help keep track of the many different elements of the Easter story.
Are you convinced that the Bible is worth reading, but not sure if you can commit to such a project? Here are a few suggestions for how to go about working your way through the entire Bible in 2013.
It’s become an annual tradition here at Bible Gateway to try and find ways to help people get to know the Bible better–and in 2013, we want to help you make Bible reading a habit.
Do you follow the Christian calendar? I grew up attending churches that didn’t emphasize the Christian calendar, and thus remained largely unaware of it. But the church I currently attend does periodically focus on the Holy Days of the traditional church calendar—and it’s been a wonderful learning experience. After four years of attendance, I’ve begun […]
Whoever you are, American or otherwise, you have a plenty of reasons to be thankful today!
There’s electricty in the air today. Today is the celebration of Pentecost, a day two thousand years ago on which something amazing happened: Pentecost.
There’s more going on this weekend than just Memorial Day! Tomorrow is Pentecost Sunday, for one. And if that isn’t enough holiday excitement, this weekend also marks the Jewish celebration of Shavuot.
A cursory reading of the resurrection in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John reveals a few differences in the recorded facts. Do the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection really match up?
“One person can make a difference!” It’s a clichéd phrase that gets trotted out at every national election—the idea that one man or woman among thousands or even millions can have a significant impact. Well, cliché or not, it was certainly true in the case of Esther, the Biblical woman who stood up to injustice […]