Take the Quiz: How Curious Are You About the Bible?

Take the Quiz: How Curious Are You About the Bible?
//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, NIV Faithlife Study Bible Encourages Readers to Stay Curious about God’s Word ] No matter where you are on your faith journey, there’s always more to explore in God’s Word. Dive in and feed your curiosity with the NIV Faithlife Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) (@NIVBible ). Filled with ...

Leading a Bible Study? Bible Gateway Plus Makes Your Job Easier

Leading a Bible Study? Bible Gateway Plus Makes Your Job Easier
Are you the leader of a regular Bible study or church small group? If so, you probably spend a fair amount of time getting ready to lead weekly or monthly discussions about Bible topics and passages. That preparation is hard but rewarding work. And unless you happen to be a pastor, you probably prepare for ...

“Which Bible Translation is Best?” — Part 2: Word-for-word Bibles on Bible Gateway

“Which Bible Translation is Best?” — Part 2: Word-for-word Bibles on Bible Gateway
Recently, we offered a few thoughts in response to the common question “Which Bible translation is the best?” Today, we’ll continue the discussion with a look at one type of Bible translation that you can find here at Bible Gateway: word-for-word Bible translations. A word-to-word Bible translation is a Bible that aims to hew as ...

The NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is Now Available for Bible Gateway Plus Members (February Only)

The NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is Now Available for Bible Gateway Plus Members (February Only)
We’re excited to announce that throughout the month of February, the NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is available as part of the Bible Gateway Plus digital library! The NIV Application Commentary on Genesis is as deep as it is accessible: you can confidently use it for everything from personal Bible study to sermon preparation. If ...

Exploring the Apocrypha at Bible Gateway

Exploring the Apocrypha at Bible Gateway
If you watched Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony earlier this week, you saw that it started with a prayer offered by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. But did you recognize where in the Bible that prayer came from? The inaugural prayer in this case drew from the Bible, but perhaps not from a passage you know. Here’s how ...

Fear and Joy to the World – Guest Post by Philip Yancey

Fear and Joy to the World – Guest Post by Philip Yancey
A guest post by Philip Yancey. [See books by Philip Yancey in the Bible Gateway Store ] A friend of mine named Angela told me about a time when her faith was just awakening. Raised Catholic, she had a wistful interest in spirituality though scant knowledge of the Bible. As she started reading the Gospels ...

Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!

Watch Our Discussion: Bible Reading is Broken, And It’s Not Your Fault!
Our live broadcast of “Bible Reading is Broken, And it’s NOT Your Fault!” is complete, but you can still watch it on Facebook or here: As a special for viewers, you can you can get a special discount on Glen’s book, Saving the Bible From Ourselves! Through December 30, enter code 506-587 at IVPress.com for ...

Live Discussion This Morning: Bible Reading is Broken, and it’s Not Your Fault!

Live Discussion This Morning: Bible Reading is Broken, and it’s Not Your Fault!
Update: The live discussion is now complete, and you can watch it here . Join us at 11am EST today on Facebook for a special live discussion with the Institute for Bible Reading! We’ll discuss the challenges of reading and understanding the Bible—and some very good news: Bible reading doesn’t have to be so hard! ...

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 ...

“Storying” Scripture: Don’t Just Read Bible Stories—Speak and Listen to Them!

“Storying” Scripture: Don’t Just Read Bible Stories—Speak and Listen to Them!
Last week, we shared a video about “timelining” Scripture —the practice of organizing the diverse stories of the Bible into a larger narrative to make it easier to see how they all fit together. Did you have a chance to try it out? If not, take a few minutes to watch the video to see ...