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Conquer Bible Confusion with Bible Gateway’s Free Online Bible Study

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 9, 2020)—According to a 2020 LifeWay Research study, 57% of Protestant churchgoers say they find it challenging to make sense of the Bible when they read it on their own. To help bring scriptural clarity out of that confusion, Bible Gateway, the most visited Christian website in the world, is sponsoring the free 30 Days to Understanding the Bible Online Bible Study with pastor and author Max Anders September 14–October 30, 2020. Free registration for the event is at []


Prepare for Easter: Virtually Travel to Israel Free with Bestselling Author Ray Vander Laan in Bible Gateway Online Bible Study

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 9, 2020)—Advances in archaeology science are allowing archaeologists in Israel to continually find ancient mosaics, altars, temples, and villages that corroborate and clarify the stories of the Bible. Using research of top scholars in the fields of archaeology, history, and biblical study, historian and bestselling author Ray Vander Laan has guided more than 10,000 people on in-depth study tours of the Holy Land. Beginning March 9, 2020, the most visited Christian website in the world, Bible Gateway, is hosting The Path to the Cross Online Bible Study with Ray Vander Laan, the web-based video course free for five weeks only—culminating Easter Sunday—filmed on location in Qumran, Machaerus, En Gedi, Jerusalem, and Gethsemane. []


This is the Most Popular Verse In 2 Billion Pageviews During 2018 on Bible Gateway

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (December 10, 2018)—Out of more than 2 billion pageviews conducted by visitors to Bible Gateway during 2018, the most popular verse for the year was Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” This verse ranked second in 2016 to John 3:16. []


On 25th Anniversary, Bible Gateway Has Been Viewed More Than 14 Billion Times

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 1, 2018)—Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the world’s most visited Christian website, Bible Gateway has been viewed more than 14 billion times by people using more than one billion devices. []


Bible Gateway Now Offers Evangelical Heritage Version® (EHV®) New Testament and Psalms for Digital Reading

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (November 21, 2017)— The Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV) Bible translation is now available for reading online and is downloadable in the award-winning free Bible Gateway App for tablets and smartphones. []


The Passion Translation® New Testament Now On Bible Gateway

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (October 30, 2017)— BroadStreet Publishing is launching the New Testament with Psalms, Proverbs, and Song of Songs in its bestselling Bible translation, The Passion Translation (TPT)®—which has sold over one million individual books—on October 31, 2017, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the same day that The Passion Translation is available to be read on Bible Gateway []


Bible Gateway Adds New Matthew Bible to Its Extensive Online Bible Translation Collection

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (September 29, 2017)— The world’s most visited Christian website, Bible Gateway, has now added one more Bible to its online collection of over 200 freely available Bible versions: the New Matthew Bible []


In Time for World Emoji Day July 17, Use Emoji to Search the Bible on Bible Gateway

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 13, 2016)— Bible Gateway, the Internet’s most visited Christian website, is now providing its millions of visitors the ability to use more than 330 emoji in keyword searches to find their favorite Bible verses and passages in more than 50 English Bible versions []


Bible Gateway Launches Bible Gateway Plus

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (February 18, 2016)—A separate membership service that provides a banner ad-free experience for Bible Gateway users and instant access to digital Bible study books []


Bible Gateway Partners with Taylor University to Establish Scripture Engagement Catalyst

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (February 2, 2015)—A collaboration of evangelical scholarship with global reach to accelerate biblical practice []


Bible Gateway Adds New American Bible Revised Edition to Its Extensive Bible Translation Collection

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 14, 2014)—The NABRE is most commonly used among English-speaking Catholics in the United States []


Bible Gateway, World’s Most Visited Christian Website, Revamps Its Site to be More Personal

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (July 2, 2014)—The streamlined design is easier to navigate []


Bible Gateway Now Offering Daily Meditations from Beloved Author C. S. Lewis

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 23, 2013)—Content is taken from eight of Lewis' most famous books []


Bible Gateway Launches “The Plan,” a New Devotional Tracking the Promises of the Bible

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 6, 2013)—It’s focus is on prophecy with color-coded text []


Bible Gateway Hears ‘The Voice’!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (February 13, 2013)—Thomas Nelson’s newest Bible translation is now offered for free on []


Bible Gateway Now Offering the NRSV Bible Translation to Millions!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (November 26, 2012)—New relationship with the NCC will bring Scripture translations to a new audience []


Bible Gateway, The World’s Largest Christian Website, Announces Free iPad and iPhone Mobile Apps

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 5, 2012)—This announcement marks an historic event for Bible Gateway’s 10 million unique monthly visitors, providing more convenient access to the many Bible translations and Bible study resources offered on the website []


Bible Gateway Announces Deal-of-the-Week Program

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (April 4, 2012)—Offered through The Bible Gateway Store, the program gives Bible Gateway visitors access to exclusive deals on Christian merchandise including discounted book bundles []


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