Daily Devotional

News and reflections from BibleGateway.com
  1. Do you have good intentions of reading the Bible but find it confusing, boring, and irrelevant? What do you do if your experience with the Bible gets in the way of building a personal relationship with God? What small steps could you take to sustain a vibrant spiritual life where the Word of God is […]

    The post The Bible Is Alive and Wants to Interact with You: An Interview with Nicole Unice appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  2. By John R. W. Stott The concept of divine revelation, and of our need to submit to it, is both eminently reasonable and practically wholesome. It is reason­able because it acknowledges that the infinite God is altogether beyond his finite creatures, and that we could never have known him if he had not taken the […]

    The post Christian Discipleship: Responding to the Word appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  3. [Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ In USA, Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace ⇨ Pew Research Center ▼ Atheists Outpace Evangelicals in Knowledge of Faith ⇨ Baptist News Global ⇨ Pew Research Center: USA Religious Knowledge Quiz ▼ Iredell-Statesville Schools Bible […]

    The post Bible News Roundup – Week of October 20, 2019 appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  4. When you read the New Testament, do you intentionally try to think like a first-century Jesus follower to capture the visceral excitement of the early Christians? What was the first-century understanding of the kingdom of God? What is the real meaning of the resurrection in its original context? As 21st-century people, how do we recover […]

    The post The World as It Was When the New Testament Was Written: An Interview with N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  5. This is the seventy-seventh lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. See Mel Lawrenz’s book, How […]

    The post How to Live the Bible — Why Biblical Ethics Matter appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  6. By Bob Goff Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light. MATTHEW […]

    The post Live in Grace, Walk in Love: A Daily Rhythm appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  7. What do you know about the growth and impact of Christianity from the apostles to the present day, not only in the Western world but also globally, including the development of Eastern Orthodox and Armenian Christianity, as well as considering Christianity in Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Baltic and Slavic states, and India? And why […]

    The post Experience the “Fizz of Energy” from Christian History: An Interview with Stephen Backhouse appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.