Savannah Guthrie on the “Bonus Commandment” and Two-Part Salvation 

Savannah Guthrie

What is a favorite Bible passage of yours and why?

Choosing your favorite verse is like choosing your favorite child – it’s kind of impossible! A verse I recite to myself often is, “I love the Lord for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because of this, I will call on him all the days of my life.”

I also like, “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his mercies never fail. They are new every morning. Great is thy faithfulness.

I just noticed…

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How We Can Live Courageously in a World Full of Suffering 

By Matt Chandler

If you and I are going to be Overcomers and live courageously in this mess, it’d be helpful to understand some of it. After we see ultimate reality in Revelation 4–5, in Revelation 6 we get more help seeing behind all the mess. We get some good news about how we can endure and stand with confidence in light of all this pain—the pain of others and our pain as well.

When it comes to suffering, we see several things in the Scriptures that form a paradox we should hold in tension as finite…

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How ‘All the Genealogies of the Bible’ helps bring clarity on God’s love for us 

Have you wondered if the Bible’s genealogies are an important part of Bible study?

Many of us skim through the genealogies, but they are important and play a part in how we can come to understand the cultural nuances around the time of each person’s life in the Bible. That’s why we are introducing All the Genealogies of the Bible to Bible Gateway Plus.

God’s plans for each of us extend back long before we were born, which you can discover by studying the lineage of Biblical heroes. You will discover…

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Embracing Our Future in Christ Whatever Happens Next 

By Robert J. Morgan

Anticipation keeps me going. What about you? Do you feel the need to look forward to what’s ahead—a vacation, a weekend at the beach or in the mountains, the birth of a child or grandchild, the diploma that concludes your studies, the day you retire, or even the fresh taste of tomatoes in summer?

Over the past five years, I’ve grappled with three tremendous losses. Because of my wife’s multiple sclerosis, I stepped away from my life’s work of pastoring. That was a greater loss than I…

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Judgment, Grace, and Restoration in the Book of Jeremiah 

by John MacArthur

John MacArthur

Jeremiah recounts more of his own life than any other prophet, telling of his ministry, the reactions of his audiences, testings, and his personal feelings. Jeremiah served as both a priest and a prophet and was the son of a priest named Hilkiah. He was from the small village of Anathoth (1:1), today called Anata, about 3 mi. NE of Jerusalem in Benjamin’s tribal inheritance.

As an object lesson to Judah, Jeremiah remained unmarried (16:1–4). He was assisted in…

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Zondervan Releases First NASB Wide Margin Bible 

Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is pleased to announce the release of the NASB Wide Margin Bible (New American Standard Bible, 1995 Text)—the first of its kind for Zondervan’s NASB line.

“Our mission is to publish beautiful Bibles in translations readers love; we are so happy to bring a wide margin version to faithful readers of the NASB,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “By using the margins to deepen their study with notes…

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Pin your most frequently used Study Resources on Bible Gateway 

Do you use Bible Gateway to read the Bible each day? You are not alone!

If you have a free account or are a member of Bible Gateway Plus, you’ll be excited by our newest feature! You can now pin your most frequently used Study Resources to the top of the Resources panel!

To access your Pinned Resources, you’ll find them at the top under “Pinned Resources.”

Here’s how:

Step 1: Select the category for the tool you use the most. See example.

Step 2: Click the book or title. See example.

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Finding Peace Through Humility in the Book of Judges 

by Joel Muddamalle, PhD

Joel Muddamalle

I hate being lost and losing my way. It leaves me disoriented, and honestly, it can be a really scary feeling to not know where you are. Today, we have modern tools like smartphones that give us maps and directions at our fingertips. But before that technology was available, one of the most vital tools that people used to keep from getting lost was a compass.

A compass shows us which direction we should go and keeps us from going where we should not. God’s…

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Redefining and Cultivating Christlike Humility Like Paul 

By Dr. Joel Muddamalle

Let’s look at how the Greek word for humility was used in Paul’s setting. One of the prominent Greek words we translate as “humble” (tapeinophrosynē) could also be translated as “self-abasement” or “lowliness.” In Greek, there are words that are related to each other that convey the concept of humility, and this type of thing is referred to as “word groups.” Markus Barth, a renowned Swiss New Testament scholar that lived during the second half of the 1900s, shared this insight about…

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Zondervan Releases Amplified Journal the Word Bible 

Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is pleased to announce the release of the Amplified® Journal the Word® Bible. Zondervan published the first Journal the Word Bible in 2016 and is now making it available in the Amplified translation for the first time.

“At Zondervan, our mission is to publish beautiful Bibles in translations readers love,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “We are delighted to release a wide-margin edition, with room…

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