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How the Kingdom of God Changes Everything: An Interview with Jeremy R. Treat


What does the phrase "kingdom of God" really mean? How does it bring profound and practical clarity and coherence to living all of life—identity, work, play, relationships, justice, and character—in this age of distraction? Bible Gateway interviewed Jeremy R. Treat about his book, Seek First: How the Kingdom of God Changes Everything (Zondervan, 2019).


Don't Try to Tame God: An Interview with Matthew Barrett


Have Christians domesticated God? Or do we properly see God who is high and lifted up, the Creator rather than the creature, all-powerful, all-knowing, all-wise, and someone than whom none greater can be conceived? In this interview, Matthew Barrett talks about his book, None Greater: The Undomesticated Attributes of God (Baker Books, 2019).


Pentecost: The Holy Spirit Advancing the Church


At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit came in might and power and established the church that will prevail over the gates of Hades for all time. Read this excerpt from The Jesus Bible (Zondervan, 2018), available in NIV, ESV, and (Spanish) NVI Bible translations.



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Father's Day is June 16. Browse the Gifts for Fathers section in the Bible Gateway Store.


BLOG SERIES: John Maxwell Profiles in Leadership: Paul – A Successful Failure


This leadership study in the life of Paul – the 17th 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.


What I Learned from the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible: An Interview with the Editor


Read this “behind the scenes” interview with the Zondervan Bible editor of the popular Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) to learn why this Bible project was invigorating for him.

How a Biblical View of Money Changed Our Marriage


Aaron and Jennifer Smith, authors of Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together (Zondervan, 2019), say, "A healthy, biblical view of finances and being willing to embrace God’s perspective on debt and money is a significant part of pursuing a marriage after God...."

D-Day June 6, 1944: The Bible and Prayer of WWII


During World War II, troops were given a pocket Bible in which was included a letter from US President Franklin Roosevelt encouraging them to read it. The letter reads....

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How to Live the Bible — Discovery and Our Questions


In this 64th lesson on how to live the Bible, pastor and author Dr. Mel Lawrenz, says, “There are two basic ways we get to know the Word of God: first, come to Scripture with an attitude of discovery, letting the words of the biblical authors have their impact. Second, come to it with your questions....” 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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How the Holy Spirit Changes Everything: An Interview with Daniel Henderson


Who is the Holy Spirit? How did our relationship with the Holy Spirit change from the Old Testament to the New Testament? What are the common misconceptions we have of the Holy Spirit? How are we to think, speak, (and sing) rightly about him? Bible Gateway interviewed Daniel Henderson about his book, Transforming Presence: How the Holy Spirit Changes Everything—from the Inside Out (Moody Publishers, 2018).

Welcoming the Gifts of the Holy Spirit: An Interview with Sam Storms


The Bible teaches we're to be filled with the Holy Spirit and that God's presence and grace is manifested among his people as they serve, love, and minister to one another. Yet why do gifts of prophecy, healing, tongues, and other supernatural gifts of God seem to be inconsistently demonstrated? Bible Gateway interviewed Sam Storms about his book, Practicing the Power: Welcoming the Gifts of the Holy Spirit in Your Life (Zondervan, 2017).

A Classic Free Email Devotional Adapted Just for Kids


Sign up now for the free weekly email devotional Streams in the Desert for Kids that includes inspiring stories, sports info, scientific facts, and timeless wisdom for you to read to your 9- to 12-year-olds.

Watch the Free Webcast with Lee Strobel & Mark Mittelberg THIS TUESDAY on the ChurchSource Channel


Register now for ChurchSource's free 30-minute webcast June 11 at 3pm EDT with Lee Strobel & Mark Mittelberg, authors of The Unexpected Adventure: Taking Everyday Risks to Talk with People About Jesus (Zondervan, 2009). The topic will be: An Action Plan for Sharing What You Believe and Why—why it's vital to share your faith in a compelling way and how to easily do it. Get free downloads for signing up! Can’t make it? Sign up anyway and you'll be sent the recording after it's over.


Read the Bible Gateway Blog posts, The Case for Christ: An Interview with Lee Strobel and Can Science Explain All the Complexities of Our World?

Join NOW the FREE Anxious for Nothing Online Bible Study Beginning June 24


In this free 5-session online video Bible study from June 24 to July 28, Max Lucado, author of Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World, invites you to dive deep into Scripture and explore God's treatment plan for worry found in the most underlined verse in the Bible: Philippians 4:6-7. Sign up NOW for the study and get the schedule, free downloads, and all the great bonuses!

Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Anxious for Nothing: An Interview with Max Lucado.

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