You’ve heard many Bible stories hundreds of times. But as those stories have become more and more familiar, what background details might you be missing? Christians believe that reading and understanding the Bible requires no special knowledge of history. But while that’s true, it’s also true that many familiar Bible stories take on fresh meaning […]
Do you feel like there’s something missing in your relationship with God? Do you look around at the state of your church, your community, and your country, and wonder what could possibly bring about revival? It’s prayer! [Join The Daniel Prayer Online Bible Study with Anne Graham Lotz on StudyGateway June 11 – July 22] […]
What is the secret to the revival of the church? To spiritual restoration? How can you renew your own relationship with God? How did the ancient prayer of Daniel move heaven and change a nation? Bible Gateway interviewed Anne Graham Lotz (@AGLotz), the National Day of Prayer Task Force chairman, about her book, The Daniel […]
Failure. Disappointment. Missed opportunities. These are things we all experience, no matter how much we try to avoid them. Maybe for you it was a lost job, or a ruined relationship, or a window of opportunity that passed before you could work up the courage to go for it. Big or small, personal or public, […]
We’re nearly a week into the season of Lent. Did you commit to “give something up” during Lent? It’s a common practice during the Easter season, but it can certainly be a challenge to give up a long-held habit or activity, whether the change is major (giving up a deeply-ingrained habit) or relatively minor (staying […]
Today is Fat Tuesday (also called Shrove Tuesday), the day before Lent begins! Fat Tuesday isn’t associated with a specific event or story in the Bible, but it’s traditionally a day when Christians planning to observe Lent would prepare for that 40-day period of fasting and reflection. How will you observe Lent this year? If […]
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?
Over the past weeks, we’ve talked a lot about our Christmas devotionals—special seasonal devotionals focused entirely around the Advent season. It’s a bit of a Christmas tradition here at Bible Gateway to unroll a few high-quality Christmas-focused devotionals during Advent. Hopefully you’ve checked out one or two of them! But those aren’t the only place […]