The mission of Bible Gateway is to honor Christ.
Bible Gateway, the popular online scripture resource, has revealed several illuminating statistics concerning its readers on the site's 25th anniversary. Bible Gateway has announced the site has received 14 billion visits and has published popular keywords searched on the site. Many visitors have searched for Bible verses and some verses were quoted more than others. Many users shared Bible verses.
The mission of Bible Gateway is to honor Christ. This is done by helping people read and comprehend the Bible, independent of the reader's geographical location. Users of Bible Gateway read the site contents and searched for specific passages through the search bar over 14 billion times. Readers of the website accessed the content through one billion devices. The website, launched in 1993, is headquartered in Grand Rapids Michigan. Bible Gateway stocks over 200 iterations of the Bible. Readers can select any one or multiple language options to the maximum of 70 languages.
According to the website, the word "love" was the most searched term over the past 25 years. Other popular keywords were: forgiveness, faith, grace, peace, healing, and hope. When it came to Bible verses, John 3:16 topped the search and share index. The verse explains how God loved the world he created so much that he gave it his only son. It then went on to say he who believes in the Almighty will have eternal life and not perish into nothingness.
— Teddy Hale (@hale_teddy) August 6, 2018
The second most popular verse is Jeremiah 29:11. The verse says God has plans for everyone and the plan is to make everyone prosper. God has no bad plans for anyone. He also pledges to give everyone a future. In third place is Philippians 4:13, urging the faithful that they can do anything as God gives them strength.
The top countries using Bible Gateway are:
- United States of America
- United Kingdom