While many of us are stuck at home, unable to attend church services or join a household Bible study, it’s more important than ever that we pursue a deeper understanding of Scripture and remain in the Word. Bible Gateway Plus is a digital Bible study service that gives you access to a library of study & reference books—including commentaries, language tools, and sermons—that equips you to gain daily biblical insight and find biblical answers during the toughest times and situations. Now is the time to draw closer to God’s Word and to share that knowledge with those close to you….

The following is a Bible Gateway exclusive Sneak Peek and First Listen of No More Holding Back: Emboldening Women to Move Past Barriers, See Their Worth, and Serve God Everywhere (Thomas Nelson, 2019) by Kat Armstrong (@katarmstrong1). Order the book and unabridged audiobook on CD in the Bible Gateway Store. By Kat Armstrong Two chapters into God’s Genesis story of redemption, we find Eve, the first woman, hoodwinked by the serpent. She doesn’t exactly portray us as trustworthy. Since my childhood, I’ve noticed every storybook picture of the fall of mankind placed Eve in the center of the narrative as…

Through the years as I’ve taught discipleship and spiritual formation classes, I’ve encouraged people to pray Paul’s prayers for others and themselves. For example, Ephesians 3:14-19 is one of my favorites in which Paul prays that Christ will dwell in the hearts of Christians. We’ll save the study of dwell for another day. Today, however, I just want to show you how easy it is to locate all of Paul’s prayers scattered throughout his letters: Open most any Bible Navigate to one of Paul’s prayers such as the one I mentioned in Ephesians 3:14-19 (A) Right click on any word…