Bible Verses for the International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 5 & 12, 2017

[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, Standing Strong Through the Storm: Stories from the Persecuted Church ] [See the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Staggering Picture of Christian Persecution: An Interview with Johnnie Moore ] [See books in… Read More

How the Book of Psalms Is Like No Other Biblical Book

Read the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway Read the book of Psalms (ESV) on Bible Gateway The Psalms are the only extended portion of Scripture written directly to God as a collection of heartfelt… Read More

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… Read More

4-Year-Old Recites ABCs Using Bible Verses

A four-year-old boy from Tyler, Texas is an Internet sensation after his video recitation of the alphabet using Bible verses went viral. Here’s the full story as recounted by his father, Taylor Hemness (@taylorhemness ) : Last spring,… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Tune In Dec. 7, 11 am EST for Facebook Live with Institute for Bible Reading

The Institute for Bible Reading (IFBR) (@Read_Well ) exists to provide tools and frameworks that fundamentally change the way people read the Bible so it can achieve its mission and become the story that defines abundant living. [Read… Read More

“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… Read More

“Timelining” Scripture: How to Connect the Bible’s Stories Into a Thematic Whole

Stories are important! We all tell stories to express ourselves to others and learn what it means to be human. And it’s therefore no surprise that the Bible is full of stories—God uses stories to reveal himself to… Read More

International Days of Prayer for the Persecuted Church: Nov. 6 & 13, 2016

[See the Bible Gateway Blog post, International Day(s) of Prayer for the Persecuted Church ] [See books in the Bible Gateway Store on the subject of Christian persecution.] This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Days… Read More