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“How to Live the Bible” Weekly Lessons Begin Soon

In just a few weeks, author and pastor Dr. Mel Lawrenz—who previously wrote the series How to Understand the Bible and How to Study the Bible—begins a new weekly email series called How to Live the Bible. Everyday life includes highs and lows, accomplishments and failures, gains and losses. Whatever our circumstances, we need what […]

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Charting the Bible Chronologically: An Interview with Dr. Ed Hindson

The Bible follows the rise and fall of kingdoms and governments, covers millennia of ancient history, and reveals God’s plan for humanity through powerful accounts that are still relevant today. How can having a panoramic view of the events recorded in Scripture help in your own study of the Bible? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Ed […]

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Did You Know That God is Missing From One Book in the Bible?

You’d think that the Author of the most famous book of all time would take center stage on every single page, from Genesis to Revelation. Remarkably, he doesn’t! Did you know that mention of God is completely missing from one book in the Bible? True story! The book of Esther—an often-overlooked book nestled between the […]

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August Only: The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is Available in Bible Gateway Plus

The NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible is back by popular demand! During August, this highly accessible study Bible is available again in the Bible Gateway Plus library. If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you now have full access to this book as you read Scripture. (Click here for a step-by-step guide to accessing this […]

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Understand Your Bible Better: How to Use Commentaries, Study Bibles, and More at Bible Gateway

Christians talk a lot about reading the Bible. We routinely lament that we aren’t reading it as much as we’d like; we make New Year’s resolutions to read it more; we pay close attention to studies and surveys about who is and isn’t reading it. We all know that reading the Bible is important. But […]

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The Essential Bible Dictionary is Now Part of Bible Gateway Plus!

The Essential Bible Dictionary is now a part of the Bible Gateway Plus study library! It joins four Bible dictionaries and dozens of other Bible study resources as part of the Bible Gateway Plus Bible learning toolkit. If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you now have full access to this book as you read […]

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The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary is Now Part of Bible Gateway Plus!

The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary is now a part of the Bible Gateway Plus digital study library! If you’re a Bible Gateway Plus member, you can now access this comprehensive Bible dictionary right alongside their online Bible reading. Through thousands of articles, maps, and images covering every book and chapter of the Bible, this reliable […]

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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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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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