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Purim and the Bible

The Jewish holiday of Purim, based on the Bible’s book of Esther, commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from genocide at the direction of the Persian official Haman. [Read about Esther in the Encyclopedia of The Bible on Bible Gateway] According to the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (one of the many study references available The post Purim and the Bible appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Spiritual First Aid Summit: Journey from Grief to Hope

Bible Gateway, the immediate scriptural resource first responders can use in times of disaster, is pleased to sponsor the second annual Spiritual First Aid Summit on March 11. This free live streaming online event is designed for anyone who has a desire to care well for others. Expert speakers will help you learn how to The post Spiritual First Aid Summit: Journey from Grief to Hope appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Nelson Newsletter - February 2021

Dear Ministry Friends, We appreciate you! Here are some answers to your prayers for our recent work in the gospel… Discover House Church (January 30th10am) Our experiment to help the larger body of Christ was a success. We hosted a Zoom teaching called “Discovering Relational/House Church.” After I taught for 30 minutes, we fielded questions. The discussion was open, honest, and edifying with much participation. If you wish to watch it or pass it on to others: ...

David’s Story Part 7 – 2 Samuel 5-7

I couldn't believe it! I had asked to build Him a house and instead He had promised to build up my house. From this time forth every King of Israel would be descended from me. The post David’s Story Part 7 – 2 Samuel 5-7 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

Stuck Between Two Unsatisfying Stories

By Tyler Staton Thomas is my favorite. He’s always been my favorite. I know Thomas. I am Thomas. Thomas wasn’t a fiercely rational cynic. To think of him that way would be to minimize a whole life down to one single moment, which is always a mistake. This is a man who left everything behind The post Stuck Between Two Unsatisfying Stories appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Psalm 44

We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us what you did in their days, in days long ago. With your hand you drove out the nations and planted our fathers; you crushed the peoples and made our fathers flourish. It was not by their sword that they won the land, The post Psalm 44 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

David’s Story Part 6 – 2 Samuel 1-4

Even in the vacuum of leadership created by Saul's death, I thought it best to wait for the Lord's timing, and it turned out to be a good thing I did. I was going to need all the help I could get. The post David’s Story Part 6 – 2 Samuel 1-4 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

Leading Up to Easter: What You Don’t Know About the New Testament Will Surprise

The New Testament You Never Knew Online Bible Study with N.T. Wright Starts March 8 Bible scholars N.T. Wright and Michael F. Bird say the New Testament is filled with startling and unforeseen twists. According to Wright, “When we see Jesus announcing the kingdom of God saying the time is fulfilled, this is the time The post Leading Up to Easter: What You Don’t Know About the New Testament Will Surprise You appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Bible News Roundup – Week of February 21, 2021

[Return daily during the coming week for updates] Support Bible Gateway—Find the Resources You Need At: ? FaithGateway Store ? Christianbook.com Order Resources in Bulk At: ? ChurchSource ? Reading the Bible Has Given Christians Hope During the Pandemic – Survey ? Christian Today ? Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, 15 Bible Verses for The post Bible News Roundup – Week of February 21, 2021 appeared first on Bible Gateway Blog. ...

Psalm 42

Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. The post Psalm 42 appeared first on Grace thru faith. ...

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