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Draw Closer to Jesus with 10 Minutes of Audio Each Day

Do you feel there’s something missing in your spiritual life, despite your church attendance or prayer or other activities? Did you make a New Year’s resolution to take your Bible reading more seriously, but you’ve let that slide and regret it? Do you wish you could experience the simple joy of knowing Jesus for his […]

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He Is Risen! — Resurrection Sunday

Alleluia, Christ is risen; he is risen indeed! Read the Scriptures that tell of Jesus’ stupendous resurrection Browse resources for Easter in the Bible Gateway Store. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Infographic: What Happened During Holy Week Day-By-Day] Learn about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus with the valuable Bible reference resources you’ll […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Good Friday

Today is Good Friday. Today we remember the agony experienced by Jesus in his death on the cross, crucified by Roman soldiers. As he hung there he uttered “seven last sayings:” “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” Luke 23:34 “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise” Luke 23:43 “Woman, behold […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Wednesday

We’re in the middle of looking at the biblical day-by-day chronology of events of Passion Week, also known as Holy Week. See the events of Monday and Tuesday. For the Infographic detailing the entire week, see our Holy Week Timeline, which we encourage you to download, print, and share with your church or community. Browse […]

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How to Live The Bible — Resurrection Life

This is the twenty-first lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live 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. Just released: A Book of […]

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Easter is On April Fool’s Day But the Resurrection is No Joke

Easter is the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. But did it really happen? Is the supernatural real? In his new book, The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural (Zondervan, 2018), Lee Strobel (@LeeStrobel), with his trademark investigative approach, examines whether New Testament miracles pass for historical facts; if near-death experiences offer a […]

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Read the Bible with the Jewish Eyes of Jesus: An Interview with Lois Tverberg

Wrinkles and grey hair in the mirror. Rain in the forecast. Gaining a clothing size. Modern Bible readers view all of these as negatives, but in the biblical world, just the opposite would have been true. Old age was an advantage when elders were chosen as leaders, and rain was an occasion for rejoicing in […]

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How to Live The Bible — Understanding Jesus’ Teaching

This is the eighteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live 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. Released this week: A Book […]

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Who Was Herod?

One of the central figures in the Christmas story is Herod the Great, who was king of the Jews when Jesus was born. Herod and his sons ruled Judea during Jesus’ life and ministry. But who was this man? And why was he so hostile to the news of the birth of Jesus? [Go deeper […]

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Cherishing the Bible’s Complexity Using Sidebar Study Notes in Bible Gateway Plus

When reading the Bible on your own, where do you usually turn? If you’re like me, you have your favorite passages and books. You might have Romans stuck on repeat. Or the Sermon on the Mount. Or maybe you picked up the habit of flopping the leather binding open anywhere, entrusting your eyes to providence. […]

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