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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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Did You Know? How to Compare Different Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Ever wanted to compare how two or more different Bibles translate the same passage? Bible Gateway makes it easy to compare Bibles! Watch this video introducing this useful feature—and then follow the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to do this yourself for free on Bible Gateway. It’s easy to compare more than one Bible […]

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John Piper Video Bible Study: 9 Arguments Against Anxiety

This 3-part Bible study on Matthew 6:24–34 (ESV) by John Piper (@JohnPiper) focuses on the topic of anxiety and how Jesus tells us we shouldn’t worry or have anxious hearts. We should, instead, concentrate on biblical truth to calm our fears. [Sign up for the free email Daily Devotional by John Piper] Read Matthew 6:24–34 […]

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Video: Day of Pentecost Meditation on Acts 2

Read Acts 2 (NIV, PHILLIPS, VOICE, KJV in parallel) on Bible Gateway [Read Bible Gateway Blog posts concerning the Holy Spirit] [Browse Pentecost/Holy Spirit resources in the Bible Gateway Store] Acts 2:1-24 (MSG) When the Feast of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Without warning there was a sound like a strong […]

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How the Book of Psalms Is Like No Other Biblical Book

Read the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway Read the book of Psalms (ESV) on Bible Gateway The Psalms are the only extended portion of Scripture written directly to God as a collection of heartfelt prayers. As such, the layout of the Psalms provides the reader with a wonderful platform for meditation […]

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The Gospel According to Paul: An Interview with John MacArthur

What did the Apostle Paul mean when he wrote that Christ died for our sins? How is the gospel profound and at the same time simple? What exactly is the gospel? [See the many books by John MacArthur available in the Bible Gateway Store] In this video interview, John MacArthur (@johnmacarthur) talks about his book, […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of John

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of John: You can read the story of Easter in John 20:1-8 (KJV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s John’s account: The […]

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