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Category Archives: Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

Find What You’re Looking For: A Tour of Bible Gateway’s Keyword Search Feature

As we noted in yesterday’s post about the most popular keyword searches on Bible Gateway, one of the core features of Bible Gateway is its keyword search feature: the ability to search the Bible for a particular word or phrase. But with all the different options on the Keyword Search page, it isn’t always clear […]

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How to Read Your Verse of the Day and Bible Reading Plan with RSS

You may have sensed a disturbance in the Force yesterday—as if millions of internet users suddenly cried out in terror. That disturbance was Google announcing the impending shutdown of Google Reader. While Google is no doubt correct that Reader’s usage has declined, enough people still rely on it for their blog and feed reading that […]

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How to Read Multiple Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Did you know that you can view multiple translations of a Bible verse or passage side-by-side on Bible Gateway? This is useful anytime you wnt to compare how different Bible versions (including Bibles in different languages) translate the same verse or passage. Here’s how to do it.

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“Isn’t That Name from the Bible?” How to Use Bible Gateway to Look Up Bible Characters

A few weeks ago in a conversation with friends, someone asked who Melzar was. A short discussion ensued in which everyone agreed they were “pretty sure he’s from the Bible.” Then an iPhone was produced to consult with Google to find out whether or not this was, in fact, true. The first Google results contained […]

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How to Share Verses and Devotionals on Twitter, Facebook, and via Email

Did you know you can share any Bible passage on Twitter, Facebook, or by email with just a few clicks? Here are step-by-step instructions for doing so.

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How to Read Bible Commentaries at Bible Gateway (Plus a Sneak Peek at Our Newest Library Addition)

Have you ever struggled to understand a Bible passage? Maybe you’ve wondered about the significance of a particular Scripture verse, or run into a Bible story that doesn’t seem to make sense. If so, you’re far from the only person to have that experience—and Bible Gateway can help! Bible commentaries are reference works that provide […]

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What you’ve been saying about the new Bible Gateway

It’s been just a few days since the New Bible Gateway went live. We’re happy to report that the response has been wonderful! It’s a pleasure to finally be able to show off what we’ve been diligently working on these past months. We also want to point out which features people are liking and make […]

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Share Bible verses with your Facebook friends from Bible Gateway

Have you ever wished there was a simple way to share Bible verses with friends from Bible Gateway? We’ve listened to your suggestions, and at the new Bible Gateway, we’ve made it easy to share Bible passages through Facebook, Twitter, and email. Here’s how to do it.

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How to use a Bible reading plan on Bible Gateway

Bible reading plans are reading schedules that help readers persevere by breaking the Bible text down into short daily readings. Bible Gateway has a collection of Bible reading plans available online–they’re a popular feature and one that can be easily accessed on the new Bible Gateway site. Here’s how to use our reading plans.

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How to read devotionals on Bible Gateway

Ever wished that there were devotionals to read on Bible Gateway in addition to the Bible texts? At the new Bible Gateway site, you can! Here’s how.

Filed under Devotionals, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials