Daily Devotional

News and reflections from BibleGateway.com
  1. The National Bible Association is sponsoring International Day of the Bible (@IntlDayofBible) (#biblecelebration) November 18, inviting people around the world on that day to participate at noon your local time by pausing for a few minutes to creatively celebrate your love of the Bible by reading, reciting, singing, Tweeting, or socially sharing portions of Scripture. […]

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  2. We live in a culture where many identify as “Christian” without fully embracing what it looks like to follow Jesus day-in and day-out. After gathering for worship, do we simply go about our business, void of true transformation? Is the gospel simply a self-help tool; the church just a place where our needs can be […]

    The post Following Jesus Without Faking It: An Interview with Andi Andrew appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  3. Pastor and author Mel Lawrenz is interrupting his weekly How to Live the Bible series to focus our attention on the wonder of the Incarnation for the Advent season. Dear friend reading “How to Live the Bible”… In a couple of weeks we’ll be sending, from December 1 through December 25, the free daily devotional […]

    The post How to Live the Bible — Get Ready for Joy appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  4. Thanksgiving (in the USA) is almost upon us, and Advent is just around the corner. That means it’s time for our free Advent and Christmas devotions. This year, we’re bringing back several favorite classic devotionals, and introducing a new one that we think will help you to renew your focus on God’s Word this holiday season. […]

    The post Here’s One Great Way to Focus on Christ This Christmas appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  5. What does it mean to be called to ministry? What does the Bible say about men and women in ministry? Who are the examples in the Bible of being called to ministry? What are the practical tools to help you pursue God’s call for your life? Bible Gateway interviewed Kristen Padilla (@kristenpadilla) about her book, […]

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  6. By Kim Taylor Henry Those who seek me find me. . . . My fruit is better than fine gold. —Proverbs 8:17, 19 (NIV) “No matter how awful my day has been, there are always some gifts of beauty in it, however small. Every night I review my day and ask God to help me […]

    The post Finding Those Nuggets of Beauty in the Midst of Dark Days appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  7. New curriculum to teach specific books of the Bible academically in public high schools is now available from Essentials in Education (EIE). Wisdom Literature from the Bible is a standards-based (National Council of Teachers of English/International Reading Association) curriculum using material from the writings of Psalms Proverbs Ecclesiastes Song of Songs and Job in the […]

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