The “Christmas Joy” Devotional Begins Tomorrow!

The “Christmas Joy” Devotional Begins Tomorrow!
Peace. Joy. Angels. Manger. Shepherds. These are part of the very familiar vocabulary of Christmas—words you’ve read or heard many times over the years. Perhaps you’ve heard them so many times that they no longer have much impact on you. But wouldn’t it be wonderful to recapture the power and depth of those words, and ...

The Theology of Work Bible Commentary Added to Bible Gateway’s Free Online Study Library

The Theology of Work Bible Commentary Added to Bible Gateway’s Free Online Study Library
We’re pleased to announce that the Theology of Work Bible Commentary is now freely available online at Bible Gateway! Work is important. It gives us an outlet for our skills and talents. It can earn money. But there’s much more to the idea of work than simply earning a paycheck or feeling productive! The work ...

Alegría de Navidad: un Devocional para la Navidad, Disponible en Español

Alegría de Navidad: un Devocional para la Navidad, Disponible en Español
¿Cómo experimentamos el gozo de la Navidad? El pastor Mel Lawrenz, autor de la popular serie de libros «Cómo entender la Biblia» (disponible solo en inglés) e Influencia Espiritual (disponible en español), nos presenta Alegría de Navidad, un devocional para cada día de la temporada navideña . Los días previos a la Navidad constituyen una ...

An Interview with the Editors of The CEB Women’s Bible

An Interview with the Editors of The CEB Women’s Bible
Through book introductions, devotional reflections, articles, and character profiles, The CEB Women’s Bible (Common English Bible, 2016) (@CommonEngBible ) focuses on stories of women—named and unnamed—in Scripture to help readers become more aware of issues related to gender and justice. [Read the Common English Bible (CEB) translation of the Bible on Bible Gateway ] According ...

Wycliffe Global Alliance Scripture & Language Statistics 2016

Wycliffe Global Alliance Scripture & Language Statistics 2016
According to Wycliffe Global Alliance (WGA) (@WycliffeGA ), the Bible has now been trans­lated into more than 3,200 lan­guages. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Wycliffe Associates—Helping to Translate the Bible Where Persecution of Christians Is Severe: An Interview with Bruce Smith ] While at least 1.5 bil­lion peo­ple still don’t have the full Bible ...

Bible News Roundup – Week of November 27, 2016

Bible News Roundup – Week of November 27, 2016
[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ Nyishi Version of Bible Released⇨ The Arunachal Times ⇨ See the multiple Bible translations available for reading on Bible Gateway ▼ Canadian Author Spends 10 Years Updating Tyndale’s The Matthew Bible⇨ The Edmond Sun ▼ ⇨ See other ...

Reminder: Advent Devotions Begin on Sunday! There’s Still Time to Sign Up

Reminder: Advent Devotions Begin on Sunday! There’s Still Time to Sign Up
Our Advent Devotional begins this Sunday! There’s still time to sign up—click here to sign up on our Christmas devotions page . Our Advent Devotional is a unique and interesting way to journey through the holiday season. Several days each week, you’ll receive an inspirational quote, sermon, story, or Bible reading that highlights an important ...

Give Thanks For Who God Is (Not Just For What You Have)

Give Thanks For Who God Is (Not Just For What You Have)
Are you feeling thankful today? This is the time of year when Christians encourage each other to express gratitude for the blessings in our lives, particularly the ones we often take for granted—for loved ones, for health, for supportive communities. But what if you aren’t feeling especially grateful for those usual things right now? Maybe ...

23 Bible Verses About Thanksgiving and Gratitude

23 Bible Verses About Thanksgiving and Gratitude
Psalm 100 (NKJV) Make a joyful shout to the Lord, all you lands!   Serve the Lord with gladness;   Come before His presence with singing.   Know that the Lord, He is God;   It is He who has made us, and not we ourselves;   We are His people and the sheep of His pasture. Enter into His ...

Devotional Reflections on Handel’s Messiah: An Interview with Jessica Miller Kelley

Devotional Reflections on Handel’s Messiah: An Interview with Jessica Miller Kelley
George Frideric Handel’s Messiah is one of the most beloved musical works of the western world, playing an especially sentimental role in many people’s Christmas traditions. The libretto of the work, taken directly from the King James Version (KJV) text of 14 books of the Bible, has turned many phrases into memorable, singable, cherished lines ...