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News and reflections from BibleGateway.com
  1. Forgetfulness isn’t generally something we consider a virtue. Which is why it was an initial surprise to me that, in Isaiah 43, the prophet issues a call to “forget the former things; do not dwell on the past” (Isaiah 43:18 NIV). The Olive Tree Bible Overview in the Bible Gateway Study sidebar provides some helpful […]

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  2. By Dr. Tony Evans Doing battle against Satan requires more than a New Year’s resolution and a dose of will power. Spiritual warfare requires spiritual weaponry. The strength you need to successfully do such battle is supplied by God. That may seem obvious. But, judging from the way we treat this truth, it bears repeating. […]

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  3. “If one part [of the Body of Christ] suffers, every part suffers with it.” 1 Corinthians 12:26 The world has become less tolerant and less safe for hundreds of millions of Christians. Based on current statistics, every day around the world … 8 Christians are killed for their faith 23 Christians are raped or sexually […]

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  4. By Dr. Tony Evans Many old football and baseball stadiums have been torn down, and new ones built in their places. The older ones were okay, but they lacked modern improvements and technology. Moreover, many of these older stadiums included seating areas with obstructed views: a beam or a post would block a fan’s full […]

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  5. This is the eighty-ninth 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 […]

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  6. Bible Gateway presents the Bible Connection Podcast, where we talk about the Bible and how it connects to every facet of life. In this twelfth episode of the Bible Connection Podcast, former professional athlete Thomas Hunter talks about his journey out of athletics and into his current role as a pastor and the community relations […]

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  7. By Dr. Tony Evans I was once battling a cold and couldn’t shake it. I called my doctor, told him my symptoms, and he told me I didn’t need to come in. He would call in a prescription for me. He told me what medicine he was prescribing and how he wanted me to take […]

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