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Over 700 languages now have a complete Bible

(Photo: Unsplash/Aaron Burden)The number of languages with a complete translation of the Bible has broken through the 700 barrier, according to the latest figures from Wycliffe Bible Translators. The entire Bible is now available in over 704 languages, while 1,551 have a complete translation of the New Testament. A further 1,160 languages have a portion... Read more

How to Live the Bible Says Who? Says God! – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twenty-sixth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Then Jesus came to them... Read more

How to Use the Bible Gateway Plus Atlas – Bible Gateway Blog

The Bible Gateway Plus Atlas features scrollable, zoomable, interactive maps that help you orient your understanding of the location of places mentioned in the Bible as you’re reading Scripture. Each map is synchronized with Bible verses, so it’s conveniently accessible with a click of your mouse to help you quickly get your bearings. For example,... Read more

Explosive Church Growth and Bible Translation Technology – Bible Gateway Blog

By John Sawyer How did the early church reach all the residents of Asia, both Jews and Greeks (Acts 19:10) with the gospel in just two years? Thats about 15 million people! And in Romans 15:19-23 the apostle Paul states that from Jerusalem all the way to Illyricum there is no place left for his... Read more

Christian Genocide in Africa: An Interview with Johnnie Moore and Rabbi Abraham Cooper – Bible Gateway Blog

How much are you aware of Christians being singled out for murder in Africa? While the world is fixated on jihadist threats in the Middle East, terrorists are also massacring men, women, and children across lands from Nigeria to Kenya. Two advocates for religious freedom and human rightsone Jewish and one Christianexplain whats happening, why... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of October 11, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayFind the Resources You Need At: FaithGateway Store Christianbook.comOrder Resources in Bulk At: ChurchSource Americans Redefining, Customizing Christianity News ReleaseCultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Latest Bible-Related Research Museum of the Bible Founder Steve Green Receives 2020 William... Read more

Women in Britain Urge the Catholic Church Not to Use the ESV Bible at Mass

Women in Britain Urge the Catholic Church Not to Use the ESV Bible at Mass A group of Catholic women in Britain are supporting an online petition that asks the Church of England and Wales to reverse the decision to use the gender-exclusive English Standard Version of the Bible instead of the Jerusalem Bible translation... Read more

Introducing a New Bible Browsing Experience

A New Way to Find the ESV Thats Right for You Today, were excited to announce the launch of a brand-new Bible browsing experience on Crossway.org. Whether it's the high-quality studio photography on every product page, the ability to compare the interior of different Bible lines side-by-side, or powerful new filter options for narrowing your... Read more

25 Heart-Warming Bible Verses For Thanksgiving & Being Thankful

Thanksgiving is a joyful holiday of giving thanks for what we love and what better to be thankful for than the divine gift of life? Find the best thankful Bible verses for Thanksgiving in this collection of grateful scripture quotes! Thanksgiving is a joyful holiday of giving thanks for what we love and what better... Read more

NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition: Meet the EditorsCraig Blomberg – Bible Gateway Blog

The NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition includes thousands of new or updated study notes based on historical discoveries, cultural findings, and thematic insights; over 100 new commentary articles; and the NIV Comfort Print typeface. In this Q&A, Bible scholar Dr. Craig Blomberg talks about the NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition (Zondervan, 2020) (website).... Read more

Know Your Identity: Dont Let Labels Define You – Bible Gateway Blog

By Rebekah Lyons Mom, what is Down syndrome? Pierce asked with tear-stained, chubby cheeks after exiting the bus one autumn day in second grade. The term for his brothers medical diagnosis had yet to surface in our home. We werent in denial as parents; we simply wanted our younger two to know their brother for... Read more

44 Percent of American Christians Believe the Bible Is ‘Ambiguous’ on Abortion

44 Percent of American Christians Believe the Bible Is 'Ambiguous' on Abortion The eleventh report of the annual American Worldview Inventory 2020 by the Cultural Research Center of Arizona Christian University found that over four in ten American Christians hold to the belief that the Bible is ambiguous on the hot button topic of abortion.According... Read more

Video: Gods Intricate and Stunning Design of Nature – Bible Gateway Blog

In Romans 1:20 the Apostle Paul explained that glimpses of Gods invisible attributes and divine character are revealed through the things He has made. The entire created order the universe, planet earth, and every living creature tells us something important about the nature of God. These extraordinary revelations are available to everyone with an open... Read more

How to Live the Bible Why Believing Makes Sense – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twenty-fifth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. Therefore everyone who hears these... Read more

Chronological Bible Translation: another ASL achievement – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — Last month, a coalition of Deaf ministries published the worlds first 66-book Bible translation in any sign language. Today, Rob Myers of DOOR International describes another ASL achievement: a 110-passage Chronological Bible Translation. The idea behind this approach is to [use] key narrative passages in Scripture, Myers says. Those key passages are... Read more

What Bible Passage Do You Treasure Most? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Jason Cook: Yeah, for me, it would be 1 Corinthians 1:18. I was at a season in college when I was trying to figure out what it meant to walk with Jesus at... Read more

30 Bible Verses about Love – Loving Scripture Quotes

Most Popular Bible Verses About Love John 3:16For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.Romans 8:28We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.1 Corinthians 13:4-8Love... Read more

Volunteer from home as a Bible study penpal with prisoners

International (MNN) — The landscape of volunteer service is changing. At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey by VolunteerMatch showed that 93 percent of nonprofits significantly reduced their operations. Additionally, 85 percent of volunteers were worried about getting sick or exposing others, and 45 percent of volunteers said they wanted to serve remotely.... Read more

Biblical Meditation: The Overlooked Christian Discipline – Bible Gateway Blog

At Bible Gateway, we don’t think biblical meditation is a lost art by any means. Nor does it have to be that far out of reach, though it sometimes seems to be. While I was in school I made a handful of attempts to systematically read through the Bible from Genesis through Revelation. I always... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of October 4, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible GatewayFind the Resources You Need At: FaithGateway Store Christianbook.comOrder Resources in Bulk At: ChurchSource New Estonian Language Bible Translation Planned for 2039 ERR News Read the Bible in multiple languages on Bible Gateway Translators of the New Testament in Look... Read more

NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition: Meet the EditorsMichael Williams – Bible Gateway Blog

The NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition includes thousands of new or updated study notes based on historical discoveries, cultural findings, and thematic insights; over 100 new commentary articles; and the NIV Comfort Print typeface. In this Q&A, Bible scholar Dr. Michael Williams talks about the NIV Study Bible, Fully Revised Edition (Zondervan, 2020) (website).... Read more

Grateful to God The Bible Gets Translated into Its 700th Language

Grateful to God The Bible Gets Translated into Its 700th Language The number of full Bible translations hit 700 in recent weeks, although due to the speed at which translations have been released, no one is sure which one was the first to reach the mark.Wycliffe Bible Translations and the American Bible Society both celebrated... Read more

Zondervan Launches First NRSV Bible in Its Acclaimed Premier Collection Line – Bible Gateway Blog

The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible translation is now included in HarperCollins Christian Publishings top-quality leather bound Premier Collection of print Bibles. [Read the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway] The NRSV Single-Column Reference Bible (Zondervan, 2020) features the exclusive NRSV Comfort Print typeface and is the first NRSV Bible... Read more

Take the Christian Life Survey to Help You Gauge Your Spiritual Priorities: An Interview with Dr. Steven Bird – Bible Gateway Blog

Having a deep, meaningful, engaging relationship with God is what we were created for. We know it in our souls. But the everyday noise surrounding us competes for our attention and it can be challenging to determine how to live out the Christian life on a practical basis. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Steven Bird, co-executive... Read more

Filmmaker to Make New Cinematic Audio Bible Featuring Hundreds of Voice Actors

Filmmaker to Make New Cinematic Audio Bible Featuring Hundreds of Voice Actors A 41-year-old Polish filmmaker, audio producer and director is working on a super production of an Audio Bible that is meant to provide listeners with an epic recording of the sacred scriptures.As a filmmaker, audio producer, and director, I want the Audio Bible... Read more

How to Live the Bible Whom Should We Believe? – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twenty-fourth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. When Jesus had finished saying... Read more