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Category Archives: Bible Study

The Thompson® Chain-Reference® Bible: Where It Came From, How to Use It, and Where It’s Going

By the Zondervan Bible Group The Thompson® Chain-Reference® Bible (Zondervan, 2021) has been trusted and used for more than five generations. It’s a study and reference work that’s unparalleled in its ability to enrich personal devotions, topical study, and sermon preparation. Why has it been so popular since its release in 1908? Because this unique […]

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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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Trinity Sunday: Considering One of Christianity’s Greatest Mysteries

Trinity Sunday is the day set aside to reflect on one of Christianity’s most interesting and difficult-to-understand doctrines: the Trinity. The doctrine of the Trinity posits that God is one God who is also three persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Unlike other tenets of the Christian faith, the doctrine of the […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Satan’s Whispering Lies: An Interview with Louie Giglio

Satan is constantly seeking to fill our minds with destructive thoughts—whether of fear, worry, insecurity, anxiety, temptation, envy, and more. It’s all too easy for him to manipulate his way into a seat at the table intended for only you and Jesus, and to try to make himself at home in your mind. What are […]

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Use Verse Mapping to Enhance Your Bible Study: An Interview with Kristy Cambron

What is Verse Mapping? It’s using Bible study tools to research what you’ve just read in the Bible to learn more about what God is saying to you and how you can apply his Word to your life today. It’s comparing Bible translations, focusing on meaningful words, and delving into the deep meaning of each […]

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The Shock and Scandal of God’s Grace: An Interview with Philip Yancey

The biblical concept of grace is one thing the world cannot duplicate while also being the one thing it craves above all else. How are Christians doing at lavishing the grace on a world that knows far more of cruelty and unforgiveness than it does of mercy? The Bible portrays true grace in shocking and […]

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Looking for a Concise, Fundamental Grasp of Scripture?

Because the Bible is such an influential book worldwide, many people wish they had at least a foundational grasp of what it contains. Bible Gateway’s Know the Bible free email series begins to answer some of the practical and broad questions you might have about the Bible—whether you grew up in the church or have […]

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How Does Fruit Show God’s Kindness?: An Interview with Andrew Wilson

In the Bible, God repeatedly describes himself and his saving work in relation to physical things such as a rock, horn, eagle, lion, shield, wave, ox, and more. In his ministry, Jesus used a lily, sparrow, sheep, coin, fish, harvest, banquet, lamp, stone, seed, and vineyard to teach about the kingdom of God. Job 12:7-8 […]

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Walking with Christ to the Cross, Week 7

The season of Lent that just concluded invites us to return to God with our whole heart. It’s a theme that runs throughout Scripture and God’s relationship with his people. Throughout this Bible study, which you can read on your own or in a group setting, you’ll find links to Bible Gateway with notes that […]

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Walking with Christ to the Cross, Week 6

The season of Lent invites us to return to God with our whole heart. It’s a theme that runs throughout Scripture and God’s relationship with his people. Throughout this Bible study, which you can read on your own or in a group setting, you’ll find links to Bible Gateway with notes that open automatically on […]

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