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Feasting on the Scriptures, Episode 3: Reading the Bible with Jesus at the Center

The Bible is a collection of many different ancient texts, representing many different literary genres and historical contexts. Is it possible to recognize and follow a single concept through such a long and diverse text? What does it mean when we say that Jesus is at the “center” of the Bible—and how do we go […]

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Video: Reading the Bible as One Story

The second episode of our “Feasting on the Scriptures” live discussion series is complete! It focuses on the topic of reading the Bible as one coherent story. You can watch it on Facebook, or right here: If you missed episode 1, click here to watch it. It’s not necessary to watch the first episode to […]

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Tune in Tomorrow for Episode 2 of “Feasting on the Scriptures”

Did you catch our live discussion last week on the topic of “Feasting on the Scriptures”? If you missed it, you can watch it here—and then make plans to tune in tomorrow (April 6) at 11am EDT for the second episode! In the “Feasting on the Scriptures” live discussion series, we’re exploring what it means […]

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Watch “Feasting on the Scriptures,” Episode 1: Reading Whole Books of the Bible

Why is it helpful to read the books of the Bible in their entirety, rather than reading only small snippets or single verses? In the first episode in our Feasting on the Scriptures discussion series, Paul Caminiti of the Institute for Bible Reading explains why. Watch the episode on Facebook or right here: [Read the […]

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Feasting on the Scriptures: Tune in Thursday for a Live Discussion About the Challenges and Benefits of Bible Reading

Update: This video discussion is complete, and you can watch it on Bible Gateway’s Facebook page! Follow us on Facebook so you’ll be notified about the next episode in this series. Do you believe that Bible reading is important? Do you wish you spend more time in the Bible, but struggle to find time to […]

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Why Don’t You Read the Bible More? An Honest, No-Guilt Question for the New Year

Why don’t you read the Bible more? That’s not meant to be a scolding or guilt-inducing question. It’s a simple truth about American culture (and, I suspect, many others around the world) that most of us own a Bible, and we speak highly of the Bible, but we don’t actually read the Bible—at least, not […]

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Poll: What Bible Reading Resolutions Are You Making for the New Year?

A new year is right around the corner, and we all know what the means: New Year’s Resolutions! What Bible-related resolution(s) are you making for 2017? Share your plans in the poll below. Thousands already have! Try your 30-Day free trial today!Remove banner ads and expand your Bible reading experience using our valuable library of […]

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Resolve to Get to Know Your Bible Better in 2017 (And Let Us Help!)

Are you starting to think about New Year’s resolutions for 2017? Why not make a resolution to spend some time in the New Year getting to know your Bible better?

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Where Do Verse and Chapter Numbers in the Bible Come From?

If the familiar verse and chapter numbers in our Bibles weren’t part of the original manuscripts, where did they come from and why do we use them? How do verse numbers help (or hinder) your Bible reading? We take a look at the history of verse and chapter numbers in the Bible, and why our Bibles look they way they do.

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Two Simple Ways to Make Your Bible Reading Easier

Did you get a chance to watch our Bible Reading is Broken, and It’s Not Your Fault broadcast earlier this month? In it, we talked with the Institute for Bible Reading to find out why it can be so challenging to read the Bible—and how you can do a few simple things to make your […]

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