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The Promises of the Old Testament: An Interview with Randy Robison

How can the long-ago practices, laws, and rituals of the Old Testament possibly be relevant to our lives now? How are the promises that were made in the Old Testament transformed in Christ? What does it mean that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever? Bible Gateway interviewed Randy Robison about his book, The Age of Promise: Escape the Shadows of the Law to Live in the Light of Christ (Thomas Nelson, 2018).

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The Daniel Code: An Interview with O. S. Hawkins


Are you struggling to live out your faith in a rapidly changing culture that seems to have lost its way? The ancient book of Daniel speaks of how he survived and thrived in a pagan, permissive, and perverted society. Bible Gateway interviewed O. S. Hawkins about his book, The Daniel Code: Living Out Truth in a Culture That Is Losing Its Way (Thomas Nelson, 2017).

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Scripture Read At the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle


Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle were married in St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle May 19, 2018 as a global audience of hundreds of millions tuned in to watch. See the Bible passages that were either quoted or referenced during the ceremony.


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Zonderkidz and Bible Gateway Help Kids Keep Reading the Bible All Summer


This summer help your children retain the literacy progress they made during their school-year. To assist teachers, parents, and students, Zonderkidz has created a free 100 Day Bible Reading Plan that runs May 27th through September 3rd. These brief chapter-long Scripture passages are a great way for kids to grow in their faith while keeping up on important reading skills.


Browse the Children's section in the Bible Gateway Store.

Download Bible Gateway’s NEW Free Bible Audio App


Announcing: Bible Gateway's NEW Bible Audio App with which you can hear as well as read (at the same time) the Bible while on your daily commute, doing household chores, or as you drift off to sleep. Listen and read along with the Bible wherever you have an internet connection. It's free and easy to use!

Enter to Possibly Win An Autographed Copy of Candace Cameron Bure's Book


Actress Candace Cameron Bure is the author of Kind is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously (Zondervan, 2018). Enter now to possibly win an autographed copy.

Read the Bible Gateway Blog guest post by Candace Cameron Bure, One Important Reason Why You Should Be Kind to Everyone.

Small Steps Out of the Darkness


In this guest Blog post on the subject of depression, Hannah Brencher, author of Come Matter Here: Your Invitation to Be Here in a Getting There World (Zondervan, 2018), says, "This is what I needed. I didn’t need someone to stroke my head and pity me for being depressed. I needed someone to tell me to get up and do something. And then do something else. And then something else."

Browse the Prayer Resources section in the Bible Gateway Store.

Don’t Miss These Free Resources in the Bible Gateway App


Did you know that with the Bible Gateway App you have automatic access to a selection of Bible learning resources, including the NIV Application Commentary and The Bible Panorama? Read this Blog post to see all that you have at your fingertips.


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Enter the Bible Gateway's 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes for May


Enter every month! This month enter for your chance to win a copy of the NKJV Deluxe Reader’s Bible black imitation leather with slipcase (Thomas Nelson, 2018), which has a suggested retail value of $49.99. Four winners will be selected at random.

Celebrate With Us!


We've heard from many of you during our year-long 25th anniversary celebration, such as, "Bible Gateway has helped me grow into a deeper spiritual understanding of God's Word." Tell us what Bible Gateway means to you—and tell your friends and followers by using the #MyBibleGateway hashtag to communicate the fun!

What if Brokenness Is Just the Beginning of Something Beautiful?


Join the In the Middle of the Mess Online Bible Study with Sheila Walsh and get FREE access to all 6 weeks of study videos + other FREE resources.

Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Christian Faith and Mental Health: An Interview with Sheila Walsh.

Spotlight: 21st Century King James Version (KJ21)


This feature in Weekly Brief is intended to help you become aware of the plethora of Bible versions available for you to freely read on Bible Gateway. This week read:


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