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Category Archives: New Testament

Accolades for the New NIV Zondervan Study Bible

“…a magnificent achievement. The illustrations are stunning and the maps are expertly done. Most important, the content in both the articles and the commentary is superb. Every Bible reader and person in ministry should turn to it often for help.” Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner, Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Associate Dean, The Southern Baptist […]

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A Wicked Birthday Party: The Story of Herodias and Salome

What can Jezebel, the Bible’s wickedest queen, reveal about God’s holiness and power and even about his sense of humor? What about the Woman at the Well—the one with five husbands and a live-in lover? And what of the prostitute whose tears bathe the feet of Jesus in front of people who despise her? There […]

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The BE Commentary Series – New Study Feature on Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway provides many free resources to help you understand the Bible. We’ve now added commentary volumes for the books of Genesis, Psalms, Proverbs, John, and Romans from the popular BE Bible study series by Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe, published by David C Cook. [See our blogpost: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side] Dr. […]

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Cultivating the Wonder of God: An Interview with Dr. William Brown

Scripture is often read only to find answers to life’s perplexing questions, to prove a theological point, or to formulate doctrine. But if read properly, what the Bible does most fundamentally is arouse a sacred sense of life-transforming wonder; encouraging us to linger in wide-eyed awe. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. William Brown about his book, […]

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Invitation to the New Testament: An Interview with Ben Witherington III

One way to understand the New Testament and its world is to enter into that world and begin to think as the people living then thought. For example, modern culture is primarily text-based with a preponderance of books and documents. But in ancient cultures the oral word was primary and documents were secondary (due, in […]

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Holy Resilience: An Interview with David Carr

Human trauma gave birth to the Bible, suggests religious scholar Dr. David M. Carr (@davidcarrbible). He says the Bible’s ability to speak to suffering is a major reason why the sacred texts of Judaism and Christianity have retained their relevance for thousands of years. He’s studied how the Jewish people and Christian community have adapted […]

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How We Read the Bible: Bible Gateway’s 2014 Year in Review

Bible Gateway has published its 2014 Year in Review. Based on over 1.5 billion pageviews and over 150 million unique visitors to Bible Gateway from December 2013 through November 2014, the data we’ve gathered provides a glimpse at how people engaged with the Bible in 2014. You can view our findings here. Our Year in […]

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A Collection of Bible Museums & Exhibits

The Bible is a living record of God’s word, meant to be personally engaged with on a daily basis. Yet it also has a fascinating historical side to it that transcends continents, cultures, and millennia. One way of capturing its illustrious and storied past is by devoting museums to its multifaceted existence. We thought it […]

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Love Well: An Audio Excerpt by Jamie George

Jamie George (@Jamiegeorge24) is a speaker, writer, and the author of Love Well: Living Life Unrehearsed and Unstuck (David C Cook, 2014), a book telling how God taught him the art of subtraction—releasing shame, regret, and all that bogged him down to make room for deeper faith. Here he reads an excerpt from his book […]

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The Top Five Bible Verses of 2011

We’ve crunched the numbers, and here are the five most popular Bible verses on Bible Gateway in 2011.

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