New device? You’ll want these:

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Think about the shiny new device you just can’t wait to use. These devices can make our lives easier and help us stay connected to the people we love. But your devices can also help you stay connected to God and His Word.

Get the tools you need to grow spiritually in 2021 by installing the apps that help you and your family seek God every day.

Bible App

Read or listen to the Bible, discover daily devotionals, share prayer requests with Friends, and more.


Bible App for Kids Jesus

Help children engage with 41 Bible stories through fun animations and immersive activities.


The best part? Both the YouVersion Bible App and Bible App for Kids are available on all of these devices:

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Wherever you go, let God’s Word go with you.

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on your devices?


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Despite this year’s challenges, God changed millions of lives around the world in 2020 through His Word. And when you give an end of year gift to YouVersion, you help make sure that every person, speaking any language, can experience the life-transforming power of Jesus.

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New! Bible App iOS 14 Widgets for your Home Screen.

iOS 14 Verse of the Day widgets

This feature is currently only for Apple devices with iOS 14.

Think of a time when you opened your Bible App and the Verse of the Day immediately spoke to you. Now, you can get that daily encouragement directly on your home screen by activating Verse of the Day widgets for iOS 14.

What’s New?

Here are a couple things the new Verse of the Day widgets let you do:

  • Get instant access to inspiring Verse of the Day Images.
  • Pick the size of your widget and place it on your screen.

iOS 14 Verse of the Day widget options

How to Add Widgets

If you have the Bible App on your iPhone or iPad, make sure you’ve updated to iOS 14 and have the latest version of the Bible App. (If you don’t have the Bible App yet, you can download it here.)

Then, follow these 5 easy steps:

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  1. Tap and hold an empty space on your home screen until the apps move.
  2. Press the Plus icon button on the top of the screen.
  3. Use the search bar to find Bible widgets.
  4. Select widgets, choose a size, and then click Add Widget.
  5. Arrange them on your home screen, and tap Done to activate.

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Introducing Verse of the Day Stories

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Verse of the Day


Enjoy a moment with God, every day.

Verse of the Day Stories is currently rolling out gradually.
Keep your Bible App updated to see Stories when it arrives.

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We recently launched YouVersion Prayer, designed to help us have honest conversations with God, in a time when we are all searching for answers. When you hear people talk about hearing from God, what do they mean? Maybe you’ve tried before to read from the Bible, but you found it hard to understand. Or maybe you just don’t know where to start…

Verse of the Day Stories

help you turn your heart and mind
toward God and His kingdom.

Take a moment to prepare your mind and heart to hear from God’s Word.

Quiet your

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Take some deep breaths. Pray and ask God to speak to you.

Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling, for you have been called by God. - Ephesians 4:1

Receive from
God’s Word.

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Read and reflect on Verse of the Day.

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Get context
and insight.

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Watch a short video from leaders like Craig Groeschel, N.T. Wright, Dr. Tony Evans, Joyce Meyer, Levi Lusko, Kirk Franklin, and more.

What can you learn from this verse?

Think about
what you’re
thinking about.

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Meditate on today’s passage with a reflection question.

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Own your own
spiritual growth.

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Read a short devotional that expands on themes from today’s verse.

Lord, thank You for calling me to follow You! Help me to live my life in such a way that it brings honor to You and is a blessing to others.

Whose you are.

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Pray again, and ask God to help you live out what He’s showing you.

Enjoy a moment with God, every day.

Verse of the Day


Verse of the Day Stories is currently rolling out gradually.
Keep your Bible App updated to see Stories when it arrives.

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New device? Don’t forget this.


What’s the best app for new devices?

Everyone loves getting a shiny new device during the holidays. They help us stay connected, explore our interests, take pictures and video, even pay for things. As you’re installing all your must-have apps (and helping relatives with theirs), don’t forget the apps that can actually help you and your family draw closer to God every day.

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The Bible App lets you read or listen to your favorite Bible versions, learn from great teachers through Plans, and share your journey with others.

Bible App for Kids Jesus

Bible App for Kids helps children engage with 41 Bible stories through fun animation and activities. Now available in 50 languages!

Bible Lens

Bible Lens finds biblical themes in your pictures, then overlays matching verses that you can customize and share.

And try YouVersion for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa:

Bible App for Kids Jesus

Ok Google
… talk to YouVersion Bible.
Ask for Verse of the Day and more.

Bible App for Kids Jesus

… ask YouVersion Bible what it can do.
… enable YouVersion Kids Bible.

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Considering an end of year gift?

You can be a part of helping us connect people with God every day, all over the world. Join us in this global movement of God.


Unlock all-new Badges!


“I want to draw closer to God, but…”

Some days, it can feel like all of life’s demands are conspiring together to consume you. But, seeking God in His Word has the power to bring positive change into your life. How do you find that daily rhythm? By setting small, achievable goals… and taking them on one by one.

All-New Badges

Did a particular Bible verse really speak to your heart? Highlight it, and you’ll unlock the Highlight Badge. Keep highlighting, and you’ll “level up” each time you reach the next milestone. Try the same thing with Bookmarks, and unlock and level up your Bookmark Badge!


Motivate yourself.

Complete one of our annual challenges (like the Christmas Challenge), and you’ll earn a Badge. Subscribe to a Bible Plan, and you’ll unlock the Plan Subscription Badge. Finish that Plan, and you’ll unlock the Plan Completion Badge. Keep starting and finishing Plans, and you’ll level up both.

Badges in Profile

Build momentum.

Your home feed shows your progress on Badges. Go to your profile to see all the Badges you’ve unlocked so far… and which other Badges are available. Once you’ve encouraged yourself with some of the smaller Badges, maybe you’ll feel inspired to chase the Whole Bible Badge.

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And inspire others.

Your friends will see your Badges in their feeds, or you can share your journey and invite them to join you, on social media or by text. And, when you see your friends’ Badge progress in your feed, you can like or comment to encourage them.

Now let’s get you started:

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