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What Does It Mean to Be A Friend of Sinners: An Interview with Rich Wilkerson Jr.

What does it mean when the Bible describes Jesus as the friend of sinners? And what are the implications of that for those who follow Jesus? Bible Gateway interviewed Rich Wilkerson Jr. (@richwilkersonjr) about his book, Friend of Sinners: Why Jesus Cares More About Relationship Than Perfection (Thomas Nelson, 2018). What were the implications to […]

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The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible: An Interview with Mark Ward

The King James Version (KJV) Bible has shaped the church, our worship, and the English language for over 400 years. But what should we do with it today? Bible Gateway interviewed Mark Ward (@mlward) about his book, Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible (Lexham Press, 2018). Sign up to receive Bible […]

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Read the Bible with the Jewish Eyes of Jesus: An Interview with Lois Tverberg

Wrinkles and grey hair in the mirror. Rain in the forecast. Gaining a clothing size. Modern Bible readers view all of these as negatives, but in the biblical world, just the opposite would have been true. Old age was an advantage when elders were chosen as leaders, and rain was an occasion for rejoicing in […]

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Finding Friendship with God in the Midst of Pain, Grief, and Loss: An Interview with Jack Deere

“On the morning of December 31, 2000, I watched a white, cardboard coffin travel up a conveyor belt into the belly of a Boeing 757, along with the other baggage. The body in that coffin had belonged to my son. But he had gambled with it once too often.” Thus opens the memoir of bestselling […]

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How to Parent Your Kids to Become Passionate Jesus Followers: An Interview with Phil and Diane Comer

How can parents be intentional in raising their kids to be steadfast followers of Jesus? How should the home be a holy place for children? Bible Gateway interviewed Phil and Diane Comer (@intparents) about their book, Raising Passionate Jesus Followers: The Power of Intentional Parenting (Zondervan, 2018). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Why We […]

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The Drama Surrounding Paul: An Interview with N.T. Wright

Have you considered how radical the apostle Paul was in his life and teaching and the extreme unlikelihood of what he achieved? He was a fervent Jewish leader and yet he is central to any understanding of earliest Christianity. His effective legacy and intellectual influence cannot be complete without an understanding of his Jewish heritage. […]

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Be Bold in Prayer: An Interview with Susie Larson

What is the secret to powerful prayer? What does it mean to pray humbly and boldly? Why is prayer important? Bible Gateway interviewed Susie Larson (@SusieLarson) about her book, Your Powerful Prayers: Reaching the Heart of God with a Bold and Humble Faith (Bethany House, 2016). What is bold prayer? Susie Larson: Bold prayer, I […]

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Living Life the Supernatural Way: An Interview with Jared C. Wilson

How should you rely more fully on the power of the Holy Spirit for growth and satisfaction in your life? How can you avoid getting swept up in the routine of life and missing out on supernatural joy, contentment, and peace? Bible Gateway interviewed Jared C. Wilson (@jaredcwilson) about his book, Supernatural Power for Everyday […]

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How to Practice Peace When You Need It Most: An Interview with Kristen Kill

You know that something you’ve been looking for in the empty stress of your mad-dash days? The Psalms call it selah: a chance to stop, re-center and resync yourself with the story and song of God. It is hope for the dissonance you feel. Bible Gateway interviewed Kristen Kill (@kristenkill) about her book, Finding Selah: […]

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The Swindoll Study Bible: An Interview with Chuck Swindoll

A new Study Bible combines the wit, charm, pastoral insight, and wise biblical counsel of well-known pastor, teacher, and award-winning author Chuck Swindoll‘s (@chuckswindoll) more than 50 years of ministry with the complete text of the Bible to help readers better understand the meaning of the scriptures. [Sign up to receive free email devotionals by […]

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