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Devotional Insights from Little House on the Prairie: An Interview with Wendi Lou Lee


What are the devotional lessons about loyalty; hard work; faith; family; and love of God, neighbor, and country that can be drawn from the popular TV series Little House on the Prairie? Bible Gateway interviewed Wendi Lou Lee, the child actor who played Baby Grace on Little House on the Prairie, about her book, A Prairie Devotional: Inspired by the Beloved TV Series (Thomas Nelson, 2019).


All About Thessalonians: An Interview with Nijay K. Gupta


When and why were the ancient biblical letters to the Thessalonian church written and why are they important for us to read and apply in the 21st century? What were the social and sociopolitical dimensions of life in the Roman world back then and how were Christians treated? Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Nijay K. Gupta, author of 1 and 2 Thessalonians: Zondervan Critical Introductions to the New Testament Series (Zondervan, 2019).


NIV Quest Study Bible: How Do We Know the Bible Is True?


This is the first post in the NIV Quest Study Bible (Zondervan, 2019) series on the Bible Gateway Blog in which a popular question about the Bible is asked and answered.



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Do You See a Problem or an Opportunity?


MOPS International CEO, Mandy Arioto, author of Have More Fun: How to Be Remarkable, Stop Feeling Stuck, and Start Enjoying Life (Zondervan, 2019), says, "When we only focus on what's lacking in our lives, we fail to notice the things that are good in our lives. Learn about doing what you can, with what you have, where you are right now...."


Bible Word Study Made Easy: A Conversation with Dr. Bill Mounce—Video #1 Getting Started


In this first of three video conversations, biblical Greek Bible scholar Bill Mounce, author of Greek for the Rest of Us: The Essentials of Biblical Greek (Zondervan, 2013). and Mounce Reverse-Interlinear New Testament (available free on Bible Gateway), explains that Bible translations are good and needed, how to compare Bible translations, and how knowing a little of the biblical Greek language can help you study Scripture.

The Adventure Bible Polar Edition Is Now In the NIrV Translation


The bestselling Adventure Bible, recommended by more Christian schools and churches than any other Bible for kids, is now available in a fun polar edition with the NIrV Bible translation (Zonderkidz, 2019).

Infographic: Bible Reading Habits


When, where, and how often do you read the Bible? Toward what portions of Scripture do you tend to gravitate? What books of the Bible have you never read? And what Bible study resources do you use to help you process and study God’s Word? Crossway surveyed more than 6,000 people to learn about Bible reading habits. This infographic summaries the results.

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How to Live The Bible — The Best Community


In this 70th lesson on how to live the Bible, pastor and author Dr. Mel Lawrenz says, “The best kind of human society or community we can hope for on earth is one God forges—a 'covenant community.' He calls us to live in the covenant....” If you want to know how to live the Bible every day, read this installment of his series on our Blog and encourage your friends and followers to receive it by email.

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Why the Apostle Paul Is One of My Heroes


One of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, Choco De Jesús, author of Move Into More: The Limitless Surprises of a Faithful God (Zondervan, 2019), says, "To experience God's 'more,' we must focus less on ourselves and more on God...."

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[QUIZ] What Does the Bible Say About Work?


More than 80 countries in the world have a day which commemorates the value of work, and the contributions of workers to the well-being of society. In the United States and Canada, it’s the first Monday in September. The Bible speaks often of the meaning of work and the place of labor in a person’s life....

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Bible Gateway has many free features to help you read and study the Bible. Some of those features may seem tricky to get the hang of. We want to enable you to develop a clear understanding of the material available to you that enhances your Bible learning even more!


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Watch the Free Webcast September 10th with Dr. Bill Mounce on the ChurchSource Channel


Register now for ChurchSource's free 30-minute webcast Tuesday, September 10th, at 3:00 pm ET with Dr. Bill Mounce, author of Greek for the Rest of Us: The Essentials of Biblical Greek (Zondervan, 2013). and Mounce Reverse-Interlinear New Testament (available free on Bible Gateway). The topic is: Is Biblical Greek Study Still Relevant to the Church Today?.


Read the Bible Gateway Blog posts, How You Can Easily Read the New Testament in its Original Language on Bible Gateway and How to Conduct a Word Study with Bible Gateway Plus

Now Happening: The FREE It's Not Supposed to Be This Way Online Bible Study


Join this free 6-session online video Bible study running through September 29. Lysa TerKeurst, author of It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered, offers fresh biblical insight to get you through painful situations and life-giving perspectives for living in between Eden and eternity.


Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, When You’re Disappointed, Disillusioned, and Wondering About the Reality of God’s Goodness: An Interview with Lysa TerKeurst.

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