The Humanness of Jesus: An Interview with Trent Sheppard

The Humanness of Jesus: An Interview with Trent Sheppard
Christians believe Jesus is God. But this belief wasn’t the starting point for Jesus’ earliest followers. While Jesus’ humanity was a given for the disciples, his divinity was a truth they had to grow into believing—it was a journey of faith. As Christians today, we’re also called into a faith journey—this time, to rediscover Jesus’ ...

Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of Mark

Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of Mark
The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of Mark : You can read the story of Easter in Mark 16:1-8 (NIV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Mark’s account: ...

Helping Kids Love the Bible: An Interview with Sheila Walsh

Helping Kids Love the Bible: An Interview with Sheila Walsh
Teaching children to love God’s Word is an important part of parenting. Kids need to see for themselves how God worked in people’s lives through the stories of the Bible and how Jesus infuses all of Scripture. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 5 Minutes with Jesus ] In the following question-and-answer, Sheila Walsh (@SheilaWalsh ...

The Jesus Bible Infographic: There Is No BC

The Jesus Bible Infographic: There Is No BC
Filled with 66 book introductions, over 1,000 articles, and seven compelling essays on the grand narrative of Scripture that guide readers to treasure Jesus and encourage them to faithfully follow Jesus as they participate in his story, The Jesus Bible (Zondervan, 2017) helps readers follow the thread of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation . It ...

Epiphany: God Revealed to the World Through Jesus Christ

Epiphany: God Revealed to the World Through Jesus Christ
It might feel like the holiday season is behind us, but we’re not quite done with the Christmas season yet—today is Epiphany, a day set aside to commemorate God’s revelation to the world through the person of Jesus Christ. In the Western church, the Scripture account usually highlighted on Epiphany is the famous story of ...

The Jesus Bible Debuts at Passion 2017 Conference

The Jesus Bible Debuts at Passion 2017 Conference
More than 50,000 people filled the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, January 2-4 for Passion 2017, a Christian-based gathering of young adults 18-25 years old. In its 20th year, the conference grew out of a Bible study started in Texas by Louie and Shelley Giglio as a way to reach college students and their leaders ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans

Jesus and the Culture of His Day: An Interview with Craig A. Evans
Archaeological evidence enlightens our understanding of the life and death of Jesus and the culture in which he lived, providing a context for the different periods in time. Bible Gateway interviewed Craig Evans (@DrCraigAEvans ) about his book, Jesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Culture (Hendrickson ...