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  1. Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. — Psalm 34:8 (NIV) Why did God create food lush in flavor and rich in nutrients? How is food infused with sacred meaning? In our age of fast food and fads, what does it mean to experience foods […]

    The post Bible is a Modern Culinary Manual, God is “First Foodie”: An Interview with Margaret Feinberg appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  2. Christians remain one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world, experiencing imprisonment, loss of home and assets, rape, torture, beheadings, and other forms of murder because of their identification with Jesus Christ. Across the 50 countries on the 2019 Open Doors World Watch List (@OpenDoors) (#2019WWL), more than 245 million Christians now experience […]

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  3. This is the forty-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. Life and Light Books One […]

    The post How to Live the Bible — Sweeter Than Honey appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  4. By Dave & Ann Wilson One Saturday several years ago, we flew to Illinois to watch one of our sons play in a college football game. As I (Dave) drove our rental car from the Chicago airport to the stadium, I glanced over at Ann, who was napping. I thought to myself, I am so […]

    The post A Game Changer for the Selfishness Problem appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  5. The church was created by Jesus, who was born Jewish. His early followers were both Jewish and Gentile, and the church’s early culture was rooted in Judaism and a Jewish understanding of God’s relationship to his people. Over time, Christianity became increasingly more Roman than Jewish. How did this transformation affect the church’s identity? Bible […]

    The post Why the Jewish Roots of Christianity are Important: An Interview with Curt Landry appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  6. The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. Luke 1:30-31 While the angel Gabriel told Mary the specific name she was to call her newborn child, and he explained to Joseph […]

    The post Infographic: The Many Names of Jesus in the Bible appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.

  7. Read this week’s Bible Gateway Weekly Brief newsletter ⇨ Bible Gateway Weekly Brief ⇨ Newsletter signup ▼ Support Bible Gateway—Browse the Bible Gateway Store ⇨ BibleGatewayStore.com ▼ ‘This is Not Mythology’: Archaeologists Dig Up the Bible at Ancient City of Shiloh ⇨ CBN News ⇨ Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Latest Biblical Archaeology Research […]

    The post Bible News Roundup – Week of January 13, 2019 appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog.