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Category Archives: Jesus

The Forgotten Jesus: An Interview with Robby Gallaty

How can knowing about ancient Jewish idioms, traditions, and culture deepen Christians’ relationship with Jesus? How can readers of the Bible better understand Scripture passages by being sensitive to Hebrew heritage? Bible Gateway interviewed Robby Gallaty (@Rgallaty) about his book, The Forgotten Jesus: Why Western Christians Should Follow an Eastern Rabbi (Zondervan, 2017). [Learn about […]

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The Jesus Storybook Bible: An Interview with Sally Lloyd-Jones

The Jesus Storybook Bible has reached a milestone of two million copies sold. A Bible like no other, it invites children (and adults) to join in the greatest of all adventures: to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God’s great story of salvation—and at the center of their own story too! […]

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The Forty Days Between Jesus’ Resurrection and Ascension: An Interview with D. Michael MacKinnon

A 79-year-old frail man tells a story to his granddaughter that he’s kept a secret for decades due to his fear. At the age of nine, he was an orphan living on the street in Jerusalem. He had an encounter with a bloody and beaten man who was forced to drag a heavy timber cross […]

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Why We Actually Crave the Wrath of God

by John Mark Comer As followers of Jesus, when we read stories about Yahweh’s anger or wrath or judgment, we feel like we need to apologize to our friends or explain it away or hide this socially unacceptable part of God away in the back room, as if Yahweh needs a little PR help to […]

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Proclaiming the Gospel from the Upper Room to the Cross: An Interview with Christopher J. H. Wright

What are the lessons to be learned in Jesus’ journey from the Last Supper to the cross? How should that journey be seen through the lens of the Old Testament? How do the four Gospels recount Jesus’ final hours? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher J. H. Wright about his book, To the Cross: Proclaiming the Gospel […]

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Helping Kids Love the Bible: An Interview with Sheila Walsh

Teaching children to love God’s Word is an important part of parenting. Kids need to see for themselves how God worked in people’s lives through the stories of the Bible and how Jesus infuses all of Scripture. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 5 Minutes with Jesus] In the following question-and-answer, Sheila Walsh (@SheilaWalsh) talks […]

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The Jesus Bible Infographic: There Is No BC

Filled with 66 book introductions, over 1,000 articles, and seven compelling essays on the grand narrative of Scripture that guide readers to treasure Jesus and encourage them to faithfully follow Jesus as they participate in his story, The Jesus Bible (Zondervan, 2017) helps readers follow the thread of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation. It stresses […]

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The Jesus Bible Debuts at Passion 2017 Conference

More than 50,000 people filled the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-4 for Passion 2017, a Christian-based gathering of young adults 18-25 years old. In its 20th year, the conference grew out of a Bible study started in Texas by Louie and Shelley Giglio as a way to reach college students and their leaders […]

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Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans

Archaeological evidence enlightens our understanding of the life and death of Jesus and the culture in which he lived, providing a context for the different periods in time. Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Evans (@DrCraigAEvans) about his book, Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture (Hendrickson Publishers, […]

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Christ is Risen Today!

Christ is risen! Today is Easter, the day of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the grave. Three days after his execution, he returned from death to offer us freedom from sin and a restored relationship with God. Here are the four Biblical accounts of Easter morning. Matthew 28: 1-10 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the […]

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