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Tour of the Bible, part 1: the Books of Moses

Did you know the Bible is divided up in many different subsections, each distinguished by a particular theme, literary style, or author? Over the next few months, we’ll walk through each of these categories, one at a time. Today we’ll begin with the Books of Moses, the first books in the Bible.

Filed under Bible Study, Tour of the Bible

Sin and redemption on the Day of Atonement

This Saturday is Yom Kippur, when Jews around the world commemorate the Old Testament Day of Atonement. While most Christians today don’t observe the Day of Atonement, it remains significant because, like many events in the Old Testament, it foreshadowed the redeeming work of Jesus Christ…

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The Top 20 Old Testament Dinner Guests

A few weeks back on the Facebook Fan page for BibleGateway.com we asked the question, “If you were given the chance to have dinner with someone from the Old Testament who would you choose and why?” As of this writing, 1,278 people have commented with answers ranging from insightful to downright hilarious.

We tabulated the responses from the first 1,000 or so comments and devised a sort of “Top 20 Old Testament Characters” dinner guest list. We’ve posted the first 10 below. You’ll have to head over to the fan page to see the rest.

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King James Version Old Testament Audio

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added Max McLean’s beautiful performance of the KJV to our audio offerings on BibleGateway.com. The files are in an easy to use flash player that you can find by following this link. You can find all of our audio bibles here. Enjoy!

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