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Reading Scripture in Public This Christmas? Here’s Why It’s Important (And How to Do it Well)

Will you be reading part of the Bible out loud in a public setting this Christmas season—perhaps narrating the Christmas story at your church or a family gathering? Pastors and worship leaders around the world will, of course, be reading Scripture out loud at worship services throughout the holiday season, as they do all year. […]

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Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!

Our live broadcast of “Bible Reading is Broken, And it’s NOT Your Fault!” is complete, but you can still watch it on Facebook or here: As a special for viewers, you can you can get a special discount on Glen’s book, Saving the Bible From Ourselves! Through December 30, enter code 506-587 at IVPress.com for […]

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Live Discussion This Morning: Bible Reading is Broken, and it’s Not Your Fault!

Update: The live discussion is now complete, and you can watch it here. Join us at 11am EST today on Facebook for a special live discussion with the Institute for Bible Reading! We’ll discuss the challenges of reading and understanding the Bible—and some very good news: Bible reading doesn’t have to be so hard! The […]

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Our “Letters to the Church” Series is Complete. What’s Next?

With last week’s look at the New Testament book of Philemon, our Letters to the Church series has come to an end! If you’ve been following along since the beginning, you’ve explored each of the “Pauline epistles”—the letters written by the apostle Paul to the early Christian communities. [See the Pauline Studies section in the […]

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How to Study the Bible: Digesting Instead of Devouring

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly […]

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How to Do a Topical Study of Scripture

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. When my children were young my wife and I […]

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How Is Your Bible Reading Resolution Coming Along?

We’re slightly over a month into the new year. How are you doing on your 2016 resolutions so far? Last month, we ran an informal poll of Bible Gateway visitors to find out what they were resolving to do in the new year. Here’s a breakdown of responses: What Bible Gateway Visitors Resolved to do […]

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The Meaning of Specific Words in the Bible

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. It is amazing, when you think about it, that […]

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Understanding the Flow of Meaning of a Biblical Book

This is the ninth lesson in Mel Lawrenz’ new “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. When I know I have to travel […]

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Why Read the Bible Every Day?

Still thinking about resolving to read the Bible more in 2016? Wondering if the benefits will outweigh the time and energy required to squeeze it into your busy schedule? A while ago, we asked Brian Hardin, the man behind the Daily Audio Bible reading experience, to talk about why he thought Bible reading is so […]

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