God’s Good Plans for You: An Interview with Megan Fate Marshman

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, […]

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Nearly 2 Billion Bible Passages Spread Worldwide in 4 Years

Almost two billion portions of the Bible were distributed worldwide between 2015–2019, 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 distribution of complete Bibles has […]

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EXTRA! Ideas for Adults – Why Do I Need the Church? – Session 4

Looking for digital teaching plans and helps? Check out LifeWay’s Church Assistance Package. Date: August 16, 2020 We Encourage One Another The Point: We need the encouragement of others—and they need ours. Get Into the Study Use the following information to introduce Question #1. Saul Scruggs and Keon Richardson work picking up trash in a […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of August 2, 2020

[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ⇨ FaithGateway Store ⇨ Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ⇨ ChurchSource ▼ Israeli Firm Seeks to Put Locusts on the Menu ⇨ Phys.org ⇨ Read about John eating locusts in Matthew 3:4 on Bible Gateway ⇨ Read about […]

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Tips for Navigating the New Bible Gateway Website

While Bible Gateway’s website has a fresh new look, it retains the easy, free Bible search-and-read functionality you’ve come to expect and appreciate. [Visit the Bible Gateway website tutorial page] One new feature that users are enthusiastically calling out is the Bible Book List that drops down under the search bar when you click the […]

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How to Live the Bible — Conviction With Tolerance

This is the one-hundred-fifteenth 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. The power of belief Real […]

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity: An Interview with John C. Lennox

What dangers lurk in technology’s ubiquitous and unrelenting encroachment in our lives? What are the perilous spiritual implications of artificial intelligence, bioengineering, facial recognition, and other hi-tech applications we’re accepting into our daily world with little concern? What does the Bible say about it all? Bible Gateway interviewed John C. Lennox (@ProfJohnLennox) about his book, […]

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‘Blessing’ Bible Searches on Bible Gateway Dramatically Increase In Parallel With the Release of ‘The Blessing’ Song

The Blessing is a song written by Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe, and Steven Furtick, which debuted in March 2020 at No. 3 on the US Hot Christian Songs chart, according to Wikipedia. The song’s music video on YouTube has more than 22 million views. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Sign Up for […]

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Sneak Peek/First Listen: Take Back Your Life

The following is a Bible Gateway exclusive Sneak Peek and First Listen of Take Back Your Life: A 40-Day Interactive Journey to Thinking Right So You Can Live Right (Thomas Nelson, 2020) by Levi Lusko (@levilusko). Order the book and unabridged audiobook on CD. By Levi Lusko Jesus Turns Off the Dark You do not […]

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