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Don’t Wait to Ponder Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when your calendar seems to gather speed and many social events crowd your already busy schedule. While Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas ought to be times of spiritual contemplation and relational reconnection, they can easily become frantic deadlines that produce frazzled emotions. Bible Gateway will help you reclaim proper perspective with […]

Filed under Devotionals, Holiday, Newsletters

What is Lent?

Each year, when we start talking about Lent and Easter, we hear a familiar question from some Bible Gateway visitors: “What is Lent?” Is it an official Christian holiday? Was it instituted in the Bible? What does it mean to observe Lent, and are Christians “required” to do so? For the interested, we’ll try to answer those questions here.

Filed under Easter

The Bible passages behind Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it seems appropriate to look at some of King’s best-known sermons and identify the Bible passages upon which they are based.

Filed under General

Happy New Year from your friends at Bible Gateway

Tomorrow is New Year’s Day, which is when our email Bible reading plans (and our Verse of the Day emails) all restart. If you’re thinking about reading through some or all of the Bible in 2011, these plans are a free and easy way to do just that. You can sign up anytime, but if […]

Filed under General, Reading Plans, Verse of the Day

New email devotional: Read the Christmas story with your family

Have you and your family read the Christmas story lately? Our new family devotional email walks you through the Christmas story with a daily Bible reading, discussion questions, and interesting facts.

Filed under Bible Study, Devotionals, News

Give thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you’re observing the American Thanksgiving holiday today or not, you can still join with Christians around the world in offering praise and thanks to God: Psalm 100 (NIV) A psalm. For giving grateful praise. Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with […]

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