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Bible News Roundup – Week of June 20, 2021

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ⇨ FaithGateway Store ⇨ Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ⇨ ChurchSource ▼ Biblica to Launch Ewe Bible in Ho ⇨ News Ghana ⇨ Read the Bible in multiple languages […]

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6 Bible Verses on the Responsibilities of Fathers

According to the Dictionary of Bible Themes on Bible Gateway, fathers have a responsibility to love, instruct, and discipline their children in the ways of the Lord. In return they are to be honored and obeyed by their children. [Browse the Gifts for Fathers section in the Bible Gateway Store] Psalm 103:13 (NIV) As a […]

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The NASB 2020 Bible Translation: An Interview with Pike Lambeth

Whether you pronounce it distinctly “N-A-S-B” or informally “naz-bee,” since its completion in the 1970s following 18 years of work, the New American Standard Bible (NASB) is widely embraced as the gold standard for the formal equivalence Bible translation philosophy, the method of rendering English text word-for-word from the original biblical languages as much as […]

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Thomas Nelson Releases the Maclaren Series Large Print Reference Bible in KJV and NKJV

Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, announces the publishing of the Maclaren Series: Large Print Verse-by-Verse Reference Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2021) in the New King James Version (NKJV) and the King James Version (KJV) Bible translations. “The Maclaren Series presents the Bible in a beautiful format using a rich blue tone as a […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of June 13, 2021

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ⇨ FaithGateway Store ⇨ Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ⇨ ChurchSource ▼ Religious Freedom Group Wants Bible Removed From POW/MIA Table at Navy Base in Japan ⇨ Stars and […]

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What Are the Gospels?

The New Testament of the Bible begins with four individually authored books about the life of Jesus: Matthew Mark Luke John [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Bible Table of Contents] While they’re not straight biographies as such—since they omit such information as character development, background facts, and chronology—they’re four accounts of the one […]

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Bible News Roundup – Week of June 6, 2021

Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ⇨ FaithGateway Store ⇨ Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ⇨ ChurchSource ▼ Illinois School Reverses Decision to Ban 2nd Grade Girl From Bringing Her Bible to School ⇨ CBN […]

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D-Day June 6, 1944: The Bible and Prayer of WWII

During World War II, troops were given a pocket Bible in which was included a letter from US President Franklin Roosevelt encouraging them to read it. The letter reads: To the Armed Forces: As Commander-in-Chief, I take pleasure in commending the reading of the Bible to all who serve in the armed forces of the […]

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USA Cities Most Committed to Weekly Bible-Reading

According to Barna Group data collected between 2005 and 2021, about three in 10 USA adults reads the Bible at least once a week. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 2016: What Are America’s Most Bible-Minded Cities?] City data taken from Barna’s annual tracking research reveals the top-ranked city for Bible-reading—Monroe, Louisiana—roughly doubles the national […]

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A Bible and Bible Study to Help in Addiction Recovery: An Interview with John Raymond

Research indicates more than 200 million people the world over intractably misuse alcohol, drugs, gambling, tobacco, and other activities despite the ruinous consequences they cause personally and for the people surrounding them. Bible Gateway interviewed John Raymond, vice president and publisher for HarperChristian Resources, about the NIV Celebrate Recovery Study Bible (Zondervan, 2021) and the […]

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