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How 66 Books Became the Bible—and Why Some Books Were Left Out

What is the composition of the Bible? How was it created? Who decided which books should be included? Why do Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox Bibles differ? This video, produced by the Museum of the Bible, seeks to answer those questions. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, World’s Largest Museum of the Bible Now […]

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How to Achieve Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: An Interview with Peter Scazzero

What does healthy spirituality look like? How is it achieved? How can you slow down to develop a truly transformational relationship with Christ? Peter Scazzero says Christians cannot grow spiritually while remaining emotionally immature because our souls and psyches are inextricably linked. Bible Gateway interviewed Peter Scazzero (@petescazzero) about his book, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, Updated […]

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What was Family Life Like in New Testament Times?

Jesus had a lot to say about families. But what was his own family life like? And what was family life like more generally during New Testament times? [Go deeper into the Bible with Bible Gateway online courses taught by leading scholars] In this video, Dr. Mark Strauss explains what family life was like: Respecting […]

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Who Was Herod?

One of the central figures in the Christmas story is Herod the Great, who was king of the Jews when Jesus was born. Herod and his sons ruled Judea during Jesus’ life and ministry. But who was this man? And why was he so hostile to the news of the birth of Jesus? [Go deeper […]

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Zondervan Releases More than 60 New NIV Bibles, Now Available with Exclusive Comfort Print® Font

More than 60 new NIV Bibles published by Zondervan now feature the exclusive NIV Comfort Print® font. The new Bibles are available in a variety of Thinline Bible editions, including Compact, Large Print, and Giant Print, in cloth over board, imitation leather, and bonded leather bindings. New NIV Comfort Print® Bibles are also available in […]

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Bible Verses for the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 5 & 12, 2017

[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, Standing Strong Through the Storm: Stories from the Persecuted Church] [See the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Staggering Picture of Christian Persecution: An Interview with Johnnie Moore] [See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution] The International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church […]

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Did You Know Jesus Died a Terrorist’s Death?

One of the most famous paintings depicting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is Diego Velázquez’ Christ Crucified: As you can see, it depicts rough-hewn beams, fashioned together perpendicularly. Nailed to those boards is the man Jesus, blood seeping from both hands and both feet. There’s also the crown of thorns, with blood trailing down Jesus’ […]

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Did You Know That the Founder of Christianity Was Jewish?

You’ve probably seen artistic renderings of Jesus with flowing golden or bronze hair. Maybe you’ve watched a movie or two with an Anglo-Saxon cast as the Son of God—complete with a perfectly posh British accent. Sorry to break it to you, but this isn’t the Jesus of the Bible. Instead, it’s a Jesus straight out […]

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Summarizing Scripture’s Narrative: The Story of the Bible in 5 Minutes

The Bible Project (@JoinBibleProj) makes animated videos that walk through the structure of every book of the Bible and videos that explain biblical themes that weave through the entire narrative of Scripture. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Bible Project: An Interview with Tim Mackie and Jon Collins] This 5-minute Bible Project video displays […]

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Scripture Says Reading the Bible in Public is Important

The Scripture Engagement section on Bible Gateway says the Bible is meant to be read, but it is also meant to be heard. The public reading of the Bible is an ancient practice; as old as the content of Scripture itself. And people still read the Bible in public today. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog […]

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