Poll: What Bible Reading Resolutions Are You Making for the New Year?

Poll: What Bible Reading Resolutions Are You Making for the New Year?
A new year is right around the corner, and we all know what the means: New Year’s Resolutions! What Bible-related resolution(s) are you making for 2017? Share your plans in the poll below. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post’s poll. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleTumblrEmailhttp://www.loveandlogic.com/

Why Don’t You Read the Bible More? An Honest, No-Guilt Question for the New Year

Why Don’t You Read the Bible More? An Honest, No-Guilt Question for the New Year
Why don’t you read the Bible more? That’s not meant to be a scolding or guilt-inducing question. It’s a simple truth about American culture (and, I suspect, many others around the world) that most of us own a Bible, and we speak highly of the Bible, but we don’t actually read the Bible—at least, not ...

Resolve to Get to Know Your Bible Better in 2017 (And Let Us Help!)

Resolve to Get to Know Your Bible Better in 2017 (And Let Us Help!)
Are you starting to think about New Year’s resolutions for 2017? Why not make a resolution to spend some time in the New Year getting to know your Bible better? “Spend time reading the Bible” may sound like a daunting resolution to make, but it actually doesn’t need to be. Getting to know your Bible ...

Bible News Roundup – Week of December 25, 2016

Bible News Roundup – Week of December 25, 2016
[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ Gov. Bevin Declares 2017 ‘Year of the Bible’ in Kentucky⇨ Lexington Herald-Leader ⇨ Read the Bible on Bible Gateway ▼ This Israeli Farmer is Bringing Back Biblical Plants Like Frankincense and Myrrh⇨ Toronto Star ▼ Faith Slump in ...

Infographic: The People, Places, and Timeline of the First Christmas

Infographic: The People, Places, and Timeline of the First Christmas
Back by popular demand is our Christmas “subway map” Infographic that shows the who-where-and-when of the Nativity when Jesus was born in Bethlehem (click the image below to enlarge it in a new tab): (Also available: high-resolution image and PDF .) This visualization traces the Christmas story as told in Matthew 1-2 and Luke 1-2 ...

It’s Christmas Day. Glory to God in the Highest!

It’s Christmas Day. Glory to God in the Highest!
Merry Christmas! Whether your 2016 was a blessed year for you or one that you’re looking forward to leaving in the past, we hope that today you’ll experience the boundless love of God. That love was made manifest on the first Christmas day, when Jesus Christ came to live among us, give up his life ...

The Other Miraculous Christmas Birth

The Other Miraculous Christmas Birth
While our focus at Christmastime is naturally on the birth of Jesus Christ, it might surprise you to learn that Jesus’ was not the only miraculous birth associated with Christmas! Jesus was preceded by John the Baptist, whose life and ministry would be defined by his role as a messenger announcing the promised Messiah. John’s ...

Video: Christmas with The Jesus Storybook Bible

Video: Christmas with The Jesus Storybook Bible
Christmas is a great time for adults to read to children about the birth of Jesus. For your Christmas enjoyment, below are two videos with British actor David Suchet reading about the Nativity from the award-winning Jesus Storybook Bible (Zonderkidz, 2007). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Jesus Storybook Bible Reaches Two Million Copies ...

Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson

Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: An Interview with Christopher Hudson
What if you could approach the Bible at your own pace, starting and stopping as you would in a world-class museum: reading individual exhibits, observing colorful displays, and gaining an overall understanding as you proceed? Bible Gateway interviewed Christopher Hudson (@ReadEngageApply ) about his book, Self-Guided Tour of the Bible: Maps, Charts, Timelines, Simple Overviews ...

The Mysterious Festival of Hanukkah

The Mysterious Festival of Hanukkah
This guest Bible Gateway Blog post about Hanukkah is by Michael Norten, author of Unlocking the Secrets of the Feasts: The Prophecies in the Feasts of Leviticus (Thomas Nelson, 2015). Hanukkah Is Intriguing Everyone has some awareness of the holiday called Hanukkah, because of its proximity to Christmas. You hear people say, “Merry Christmas and ...