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Why You Should Embrace Digital Bible Study in 2016

Most of us are comfortable reading Scripture online—far from being the exotic activity it was when Bible Gateway first went online in the early years of the Web, it’s now a routine act for anyone with a computer or mobile device. But it’s fair to say that while reading the Bible digitally is easily accomplished […]

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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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How to Study the Bible: Studying a Particular Bible Passage

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. In the last two lessons we looked at approaching […]

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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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Memorizing Bible Verses: Not Just For Sunday School

We’ve talked a lot about resolving to read more of the Bible in 2016. But have you considered memorizing parts of the Bible? Bible verse memorization isn’t discussed much in adult Christian environments, I suspect because most of us mentally associate it with children’s Sunday School. Bible verse memorization is a powerful way to help […]

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Which Bible?

This is the second lesson in Mel Lawrenz’ new “How to Study the Bible” series. You can catch up with last week’s lesson here. 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 […]

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Students: How Bible Gateway Can Help You With Your Homework

The school year is well underway, and students from first-grade to post-graduate are settled into the school routine—and are no doubt thinking of ways to procrastinate doing their homework. They’re embracing what Winston Churchill once said: “Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Every year Beloit College in […]

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Randy Frazee on the Struggle to Understand Scripture

Do you wish you understood the Bible better, but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone—many Christians who genuinely love the Bible still struggle to see the Bible as a unified, coherent text. If you can relate to that, be sure to sign up for Randy Frazee’s “The Heart of the Story” video newsletter.

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New Poll: Do You Participate in a Group Bible Study?

The results from last week’s poll about hell are in, as is our new poll: are you currently participating in a Bible study with other Christians?

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N.T. Wright on “the Whole Sweep of Scripture”

How do you read a book as big and deep as the Bible? When asked that question in an interview, New Testament scholar N.T. Wright answered “Frequently and thoroughly.” How can you apply that to your Bible reading?

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