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Bible News Roundup Week of September 13, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

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35-Year-Old Bestselling NIV Study Bible Now Fully Revised and Updated – Bible Gateway Blog

The study Bible that launched the modern study Bible movement 35 years ago and that millions of readers have come to trust for more than three decades is now fully revised and updated with thousands of newly written or enhanced notes and articles combined with hundreds of four-color maps, charts, photos, and illustrations to create... Read more

Is Love Your First Priority?: An Interview with Jared Byas – Bible Gateway Blog

What does the Bible mean when it instructs us to “speak the truth in love”? Does a biblically-based Christian life mean you have all the answers? What should it look like for Christians to love their neighbors deeply and authentically? How is truth lived out in love in practical ways every day? Is what we... Read more

How to Live the Bible How Faith Happens – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twenty-first 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. I love watching the sunrise... Read more

Conquer Bible Confusion with Bible Gateways Free Online Bible Study – Bible Gateway Blog

6-Week Video Series Based on the Book 30 Days to Understanding the Bible 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... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of September 6, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

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Galatians Reminds Us Were Accepted and Free: An Interview with Jada Edwards – Bible Gateway Blog

When was the last time you thoroughly studied the book of Galatians? Do you know who wrote it, why he did, and how it should impact your life? How should the words of this book, written centuries ago, help you today when you have an overwhelming sense of feeling unaccepted? Bible Gateway interviewed Jada Edwards... Read more

How to Live the Bible Working for Christ – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-twentieth 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. In recent lessons weve looked... Read more

Video: God’s Stunning Design in a Butterfly – Bible Gateway Blog

Few events in nature can rival the extraordinary life cycle of a butterfly. This stunning transformation from a slow, earth-bound caterpillar to a magnificent flying insect is the epitome of mystery and wonder. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos: An Interview with David Bradstreet] Through breathtaking... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of August 30, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

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Approaching Prayer with Thanksgiving and Praise – Bible Gateway Blog

By Chrystal Evans Hurst Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:6-7 Sometimes when we go to God in prayer, we do... Read more

Spiritual Lessons Christians and Jews Share During the High Holy Days – Bible Gateway Blog

By Yael Eckstein The High Holy Days are about to begin! During these 10 holy days of introspection and prayer, the Jewish people will embark on a spiritual journeya chance for meaningful change, repentance, and reconnecting with God. The holidays begin with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and end with Yom Kippur, the Day... Read more

How to Choose the Best Study Bible – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway Jeffrey Kranz, founder of OverviewBible, says a study Bible “is the centerpiece of serious Bible study. For many Christians, this book is not only the tool where every Bible study session starts and ends, but its a key resource for prayer, reflection, teaching, and spiritual growth.” In the following video... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of August 23, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

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Youre Invited to Join the Free 30 Days to Understanding the Bible Online Bible Study – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway Start Your Journey to Master the Bible! 30 Days to Understanding the Bible Online Bible Study is the free 7-week video Bible study you can do on your own or with friends, family, and your own small group. The problem most of us have with the Bible is that we... Read more

If 100 Christians Represented All of Global Christianity – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway According to the World Christian Encyclopedia, the global Christian population totals 2.5 billion people. To help in the comprehension of that number, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary’s Center for the Study of Global Christianity (@CSGC) has compressed it into this graphic as if 100 Christians represented all of global Christianity: 67 would... Read more

How to Live the Bible When We Work Too Much – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-eighteenth 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. Imbalance can be the result... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of August 16, 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 Bible Society of South Africa Celebrates Bicentenary Berea Mail Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Bible Translation Organizations Lincoln County (MO) Chapter of the American Bible... Read more

Gods Wondrous Design in Dandelion Seeds – Bible Gateway Blog

Earth is filled with spectacular natural wonders and many of them are so common or small we pass by them each day without a glance or second thought. Vivid examples are the parachutes on the puff ball of a dandelion. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos:... Read more

How to Live the Bible Work: Sustaining Life – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-seventeenth 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. Excuse me, sir, my wife... Read more

Walking as a Spiritual Discipline: An Interview with Mark Buchanan – Bible Gateway Blog

What happens when we literally walk out our Christian life? What does our physical being have to do with our spiritual life? What does the Bible actually mean when it exhorts us to walk in the light, or walk by faith, or walk in truth? How did Jesus model walking as spiritual formation? Bible Gateway... Read more

Half of USA Churchgoers Admit They Have Confusion Over the Bible – Bible Gateway Blog

Despite repeatedly affirming confidence in their personal abilities to explain the Bible’s relevance, a 2020 LifeWay Research study reports 57% of Protestant churchgoers say they find it challenging to make sense of the Bible when they read it on their own. Even so, four in 5 express confidence in their ability to help others who... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of August 9, 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 To Cope With Pandemic, Americans Choose Binge-Watching TV Over the Bible RNS Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, God and the Pandemic: An Interview with N.T.... Read more

How to Live the Bible Our Work, Gods Work – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-sixteenth 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. What is work? Some people... Read more

Former US President Jimmy Carter Edits New NRSV Simple Faith Bible – Bible Gateway Blog

Nobel Peace Prize winner, former President Jimmy Carter is the editor of the new NRSV Simple Faith Bible: Following Jesus into a Life of Peace, Compassion, and Wholeness (Zondervan, 2020). According to the publisher, Carter’s relentless desire for peace, compassion, and wholeness permeate the notes of this Bible. His decades-long Sunday School teaching ministry, public... Read more

Gods Good Plans for You: An Interview with Megan Fate Marshman – Bible Gateway Blog

What does it mean when the Bible says God’s plan for your life is to give you a hope and a future? Can you know his plan? Can you trust it? What is active dependence on God? What is God’s definition of good? Bible Gateway interviewed Megan Fate Marshman (@meganfate and @meganfate) about her book,... Read more

Nearly 2 Billion Bible Passages Spread Worldwide in 4 Years – Bible Gateway Blog

Content manager for Bible Gateway Almost two billion portions of the Bible were distributed worldwide between 20152019, according to the latest figures by United Bible Societies. The world population is 7.8 billion. [Read the Bible in multiple languages on Bible Gateway] One in eight of 1.8 billion Scriptures distributed last year was a Bible. Annual... Read more

Bible News Roundup Week of August 2, 2020 – Bible Gateway Blog

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