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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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Why Don’t We Read the Bible More?

If you’re like most Christians, you wish you read the Bible more than you actually do. So what’s stopping you? The truth is, a lot of things can get in the way of reading the Bible. Some of those reasons are legitimate, others less so. Either way, it’s an incredibly common problem. A few years […]

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Do Women Face Unique Obstacles to Reading the Bible?

In the course of our 20th anniversary video interview series, we’ve asked several Christian writers and thought leaders about the obstacles that prevent people from reading the Bible as much as they’d like. When we talked to Ann Spangler—known for her books Women of the Bible and The One Year Devotions for Women: Becoming a […]

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Annie Downs: What Obstacles to Bible Reading do Young Women Face?

Annie Downs is an author who loves helping teen girls and women in college overcome the challenges that life puts in the way of their spiritual development. As part of Bible Gateway’s 20th anniversary celebration, we asked Annie if there are any specific issues and challenges that keep girls and young women from engaging with God’s Word.

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Lee Strobel on Why People Don’t Read the Bible

Why don’t we read the Bible more than we do? We took that question to several leading Christian writers and thinkers this year, and they each offered their own perspective on the question. First up is apologist Lee Strobel with his answer to the question “What prevents people from reading and engaging with the Bible?”

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A Look Back at 2011: Did You Say 100 Million?

In 2011, visitors to BibleGateway.com accomplished some impressive things! We’ve created a little video infographic to share the details.

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