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Category Archives: Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

New Feature: Customize Your Devotional Reading on Bible Gateway

If you read our interview with OS Hillman yesterday, you know that there’s a new daily devotional on Bible Gateway. TGIF: Today God is First was born when Hillman, a successful Atlanta businessman, suffered a long string of setbacks that left him desperate for spiritual help: I went through a seven-year crisis that began in […]

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Back-to-School: How Bible Gateway Can Help You With Your Homework

The school year is underway, and students from first-grade to post-graduate are settled into the educational routine—and are no doubt thinking of ways to procrastinate doing their homework. They’re embracing what Winston Churchill once said: “Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Every year Beloit College in Wisconsin […]

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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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How to Read the Context of a Verse on Bible Gateway

When you search and find individual Bible verses on Bible Gateway, very often you want to quickly see how those particular verses fit in to the flow, context, and understanding of the complete chapter where each one resides. It’s simple. [Also see our blogposts: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side and The BE Commentary […]

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Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side

The parallel Bible feature on Bible Gateway lets you read a Bible passage in several different versions side-by-side. It’s very easy to do! Whether you’re grappling with a challenging Bible passage, or are just curious to see how different translators approach the same scriptural text, you’ll find it a useful part of your Bible reading. […]

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Bible Gateway?

The new Bible Gateway has been out for several weeks now. Hopefully, by now you’ve gotten accustomed to the new interface and are happily searching and reading the Bible online. But are you taking advantage of all of the features Bible Gateway puts at your disposal? There are a lot of tools you can use […]

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We’re Listening! Answers to Common Questions About the New Bible Gateway

Since we started rolling out the new Bible Gateway website this week, we’ve received many comments and questions from users. (Please keep that feedback coming!) We’ve noticed that some issues are coming up more frequently than others. Here are five of the most common questions and issues we’re hearing about the new website, and what […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Bible Gateway Beta Website

What do you think of the Bible Gateway beta website so far? The beta has been available for several weeks now, and we’ve been hard at work making fixes and improvements based on visitor feedback. As the beta period has gone on (and as the date of the new website’s official launch draws closer), we’ve […]

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Bible Trivia: Where Do Verse and Chapter Numbers Come From?

We recently posted a short video tutorial that explains how to adjust the way that the text of Scripture appears on the Bible Gateway beta website. Briefly mentioned in the video is the option to easily toggle the presence of chapter and verse numbers on and off. But do you know why those verse numbers […]

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Personalize Your New Bible Gateway Experience With Your Own Account

As you know by now, we’ve just unveiled a Bible Gateway beta website to preview the next iteration of Bible Gateway. One of the most important and useful new features at the beta website is the ability to create a Bible Gateway account. An account lets you personalize your Bible Gateway experience—when you’re logged into […]

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