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Category Archives: New Testament

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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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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Why We’re Reading the Bible in 2012

What’s in store for the Bible Gateway community in 2012? Rachel Barach, Bible Gateway’s general manager, shares her vision for the next year.

Filed under 2011 in Review, Bible, Bible Study, Bibles, Discipleship, General, Literacy, New Testament, News, Old Testament, Reading Plans, Reflections, Study, The Bible, Verse of the Day, Worship, Year in Review

Best of the Bible Gateway Blog, 2011

What were the most popular, interesting, or otherwise noteworthy posts on the Bible Gateway blog in 2011? We’ve looked back through the year and picked out five candidates.

Filed under 2011 in Review, Archaeology, Bible, Bible Study, Devotionals, General, New Testament, News, Newsletters, Old Testament, Prophecy, Reflections, Study, The Bible, Year in Review

The Best of Lee Strobel’s “Investigating Faith,” 2011

Have you ever had questions or doubts about God, the Bible, or Christianity? Here are the top five essays by Christian apologist Lee Strobel published in his “Investigating Faith” newsletter in 2011.

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The Best of “Everything New,” 2011

Throughout 2011, Bible Gateway has been blessed by our partnership with pastor and author Mel Lawrenz. Over the last year, Mel has written many thought-provoking, challenging, and encouraging devotionals. Here’s one of our favorites, followed by links to four others well worth reading.

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