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For your family of devices…

If your family received new smartphones, tablets, or other devices for Christmas, be sure you install the apps that can help you get the most out of them: the Bible App and Bible App for Kids! Looking for a great conversation-starter about your faith? Consider asking friends and family if they’d like you to install one (or both) apps for them!

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The Bible App

The Bible App has been installed on more than 300 million unique devices, all over the world. In addition to offering more than 1,600 Bible versions in over 1,100 languages, the Bible App now features thousands of Bible Plans across dozens of languages. Plans help you build your Bible practice by bringing you select Scriptures each day, and adding context that helps you understand what you’re learning. And, the Bible App is always free.

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The Bible App for Kids

In partnership with our friends at OneHope, we designed the Bible App for Kids to help children engage with the big stories of the Bible through activities and fun, interactive animation. Available in 33 languages — with more still to come — the Bible App for Kids is being enjoyed by children all over the world. Installed on over 19 million Android, Apple, and Kindle devices, the Bible App for Kids is always completely free.

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The Bible App for Voice

Now you can experience the Bible App on your Google Home or Amazon Alexa device. There’s nothing to download or install. Just start with the same “Ok Google” or “Alexa…” that you use to play music, answer questions, or add strawberries to your grocery list.

Google Assistant:
“Ok Google, ask YouVersion what it can do.”

Amazon Alexa:
“Alexa, enable the Bible Skill.”

From our family…to yours.

The Bible App and the Bible App for Kids are both completely free — no ads, no strings attached. We designed the Bible App for Kids specifically to help your children fall in love with God’s Word. And we designed the Bible App to help you connect with God’s Word every day. No matter where you live, which language you prefer — or even what age you are:

YouVersion. It’s your Bible.

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⭐️ Merry Christmas from YouVersion.

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From all of us here at YouVersion, we wish you the very best this Christmas. We hope you take many opportunities throughout this season to celebrate the gift that God gave us in his son, and to reflect on all that it means, for the Bible calls him:

Immanuel, “God with us”

Share the love. It’s easy.

If you get to spend time with friends and family this holiday season, we hope you’ll make the most of every opportunity to share your faith. Show people how you use your Bible App — and how much fun the Bible App for Kids is. Invite them to join you as Friends in the Bible App. You can even share verses and Verse Images about Jesus’ birth on your favorite social networks.

…if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it. But do this in a gentle and respectful way.

1 Peter 3:15-16

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🎞 Watch “The Story of Christmas”

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Watch “The Story of Christmas” video collection.

This Christmas, why not start a new tradition? Watch The Story of Christmas together with friends and family. This very special collection of short videos tells the entire Nativity story as described in the Gospels.

Presented by YouVersion in partnership with Lumo Project, you can watch “The Story of Christmas” in the Videos section of the Bible App — on your mobile device, at, or on the Bible App for Apple TV.

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The Annunciation: Mary Is Pregnant

The Annunciation: Mary Is Pregnant
Luke 1:26–38

After being told by the Angel Gabriel that she will be the mother of the long-awaited Messiah, Mary reveals her pregnancy to her family.


Mary and Elizabeth

Mary and Elizabeth
Luke 1:1:39–45

When Mary visits her pregnant relative, at the sound of Mary’s voice, Elizabeth’s baby (John) leaps within her.


The Nativity

The Nativity
Luke 2:1–14

With only a stable for shelter, Mary gives birth to Jesus with Joseph at her side. Wrapped in cloths, Jesus is placed in a manger.


Joseph’s Dream

Joseph’s Dream
Matthew 1:18–25

From the Gospel of Matthew, an angel appears to Joseph in a dream, explaining that Mary’s baby Jesus will save God’s people from their sins.


The Three Wise Men

The Three Wise Men
Matthew 2:1–12

After following a star, three wise men present Jesus with gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh, foretelling His kingship, high priesthood, and suffering.


Christmas is almost here. ⭐️ Let’s celebrate!


It’s almost here.

For weeks, we’ve been preparing our hearts in anxious anticipation, and now Christmas is just one week away. Celebrate with us as we reflect on God’s perfect gift to us: his only son, Jesus. And as you gather with friends and family this holiday season, we know you’ll enjoy connecting with God’s Word through these vivid reminders of the hope and joy we have in Christ.

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Christmas Reading Plan: The Christmas Story
YouVersion, 5 days

Read or listen to the complete biblical account of Christ’s birth, from prophecies about the Savior to come, to his humble beginnings in a stable, all the way to Emmanuel — the God who is with us.

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The First Christmas Gift: Always with Us

A Family Christmas Video Plan: The First Christmas Gift: Always with Us (Bible App for Kids)
Life.Church, 6 days

Developed to complement “The First Christmas Gift” story from the Bible App for Kids (see below), each day of this companion Plan features a fun, engaging video excerpted from the free Bible App for Kids curriculum. A memory verse, a key truth, an original song, and games and concrete lessons will help your kids understand the significance of Jesus’ birth!

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Bible App for Kids: The First Christmas Gift

Celebrate Jesus’ arrival with fun, touch-activated animations and colorful artwork. The children in your life will love exploring all 41 stories in the Bible App for Kids. You’ll love how the activities Story Mixup, Story Memory Match, and Story Sticker Time help them remember the things they’re learning. YouVersion developed the Bible App for Kids in partnership with OneHope to give children a Bible experience all their own. Already installed on more than 19 million devices worldwide, the Bible App for Kids is available in 33 languages — and it’s always completely free.

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🎉 Your 2017 Bible App Snapshot is here!

Your Year in the Bible

Your Year in the Bible App

Now, for the first time ever, you can look back on your year in the Bible App! In a single snapshot, you can get a sense of your Bible engagement for all of 2017. See how many Plans you completed, how many verses you highlighted, how many Verse Images you created, and more. You can even share your snapshot with friends!

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Here is what the icons mean on your 2017 snapshot:
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Year in the Bible 2017

We live in an amazing time.

God’s Spirit is moving on the hearts of people all over the world. In response, more and more are seeking Him in His Word.1 The Bible’s wisdom is relevant to our lives today, encouraging us, giving us hope, and challenging us to love better.2

Within this revival, this current generation is on pace to become the most Bible-engaged ever. Here’s just some of what happened across the worldwide YouVersion community this year:

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This is my command—
be strong and courageous!
Do not be afraid or discouraged.
For the Lord your God is with
you wherever you go.

The Bible verse shared, bookmarked, and highlighted most often by the global YouVersion Community during 2017.

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Plans help you build your Bible practice by giving you small, daily selections of reading, devotional, audio, or video content.

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Sharing Bible verses invites others along on your faith journey through encouragement and inspiration.

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Shining the light of God’s living Word on your innermost thoughts and desires brings grace, life, and peace to your everyday life.

Many apps come and go. But, thanks to you who engage daily with Scripture — and thanks especially to visionary Bible publishers and societies, Bible translators, content providers, and hundreds of volunteers — the Bible App continues to thrive and grow. Join us in celebrating all that God has done in 2017 to connect people with His Word!

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1 2 Tim. 3:16-17, 2 1 John 4:16.