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Living Life the Supernatural Way: An Interview with Jared C. Wilson


How should you rely more fully on the power of the Holy Spirit for growth and satisfaction in your life? How can you avoid getting swept up in the routine of life and missing out on supernatural joy, contentment, and peace? Bible Gateway interviewed Jared C. Wilson about his book, Supernatural Power for Everyday People: Experiencing God's Extraordinary Spirit in Your Ordinary Life (Thomas Nelson, 2018).

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Who Were the 72 Disciples Jesus Sent Out?: An Interview with John Teter


They were not professionals. They were not celebrities. We don't even know their names. We know very little about them, except that they were ordinary people who were drawn to Jesus. When Jesus asked them to join him in his mission, they stepped up, answered the call, and went out in his name. And amazing things happened as a result. They were the 72. Bible Gateway interviewed John Teter about his book, The Power of the 72: Ordinary Disciples in Extraordinary Evangelism (InterVarsity Press, 2017).

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VIDEO BLOG SERIES: Spiritual Maturity – The 10 Core Questions of Life and Why They Matter


Why doesn't Christian faith resolve our frustrations and problems? Watch this third video lesson by Kevin Myers, author of Grown-Up Faith: The Big Picture for a Bigger Life (Thomas Nelson, 2019), on how to develop spiritual maturity by discovering the 10 core questions of life and why they matter.



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BLOG SERIES: John Maxwell Profiles in Leadership: Elisha – The Mantle of Leadership


This leadership study in the life of Elisha – the third in the weekly series on the Bible Gateway Blog – is one of the 120 “Profiles in Leadership” lessons in The Maxwell Leadership Bible / Third Edition.



Excellence Indeed Wins, But There’s Much More to Life


Horst Schulze, author of Excellence Wins: A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise says, "I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to pursue excellence in my field. From my lowly start in a small German village, I have been privileged to travel the world and work with outstanding people. But it all nearly came to a screeching halt back in 1992...."

NEW VIDEO BLOG SERIES: Sacred Pace – 4 Steps to Discerning God’s Will in Your Decisions


For the next few weeks, Terry Looper, author of Sacred Pace: Four Steps to Hearing God and Aligning Yourself with His Will (W Publishing, 2019), will help you discover a slower, more mindful way of making decisions that will help you sift through your motives and priorities until you want God’s will most of all.

How to Live the Bible — How The Bible Helps Us Face Death


In this 53rd lesson on how to live the Bible, pastor and author Dr. Mel Lawrenz says, “Death is part of life. So it is not surprising that God’s Word speaks into this reality. Living the Bible, in other words, includes facing the end of life in this world....” 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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SNEAK PEEK & FIRST LISTEN: “When I Stood Screaming at God on My Driveway”


This Bible Gateway Blog post is a Bible Gateway exclusive opportunity for you to read and hear the new book A Brave Face: Two Cultures, Two Families, and the Iraqi Girl Who Bound Them Together (W Publishing, 2019) by Barbara Marlowe and Teeba Furat Marlowe. Order the book and unabridged audiobook on CD in the Bible Gateway Store.

The Place to Start Studying the Bible


Not sure where to start studying the Bible? Begin with the Starting Place Study Bible: An Introductory Exploration of Studying God's Word (Zondervan, 2019).

14 Great Ways to Engage with God’s Word


Do you know that Bible Gateway has a dedicated page for different Scripture engagement methods? Provided by Taylor University, the Bible Engagement section offers ways that Scripture can be interacted with that might allow us to more openly receive God’s words and, therefore, come to know him better. If you're unfamiliar with this section of the website, here's a guide to how it works.

Get Free Excerpts from the Unpublished Teachings of Dallas Willard


Bible Gateway has a new, free, 15-day free email devotional bringing you the never-before-published wisdom and teachings of Christian philosopher Dallas Willard!

NEW: Stream Thousands of Bible and Theology Video Lectures from Top Christian Scholars


A new service called MasterLectures, from our partners at Zondervan Academic, gives you unlimited access to an always-growing library of videos.


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What You’ve Told Us


Our year-long 25th anniversary celebration ended with 2018 and now we're starting our next 25 years! We've enjoyed hearing what Bible Gateway means to you. Here's an example from a Bible Gateway enthusiast: “I like being able to post multiple Bible translations at once for comparison purposes. I really like the online commentary resources, too.”

STARTS MARCH 18: You're Invited to the Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study


In the new Six Hours One Friday Online Bible Study, Max Lucado delves into the meaning of Jesus' last hours on the cross. Through his death, your life has purpose and meaning. And the empty tomb proclaims that death does not have the final word. Sign up for the study now and get free access to 4 teaching videos with Max, free access to two Facebook Live Community events with Max, free downloads of the first 2 chapters of Six Hours One Friday: Living in the Power of the Cross to get started, and free beautiful printable art of John 3:16.

Read the Bible Gateway Blog posts, Hope for the Hopeless: An Interview with Max Lucado and Anxious for Nothing: An Interview with Max Lucado.

Spotlight: New Life Version (NLV)


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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