New Feature! Listen to almost any Bible Plan

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For years we’ve offered Plans from select partners that featured custom audio narration. Now, using a brand new text to speech engine, you can listen to almost any Bible Plan we offer!

When you’re browsing Plans, just look for the Speaker icon icon. When you start a Plan that has audio, simply tap the Speaker icon icon on the devotional, then press Play icon. And, if the Bible version you’re using offers audio, the Bible App will even read that day’s Scripture selection to you!

Let God’s Word speak life into your day, all day.

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The Christmas Challenge starts now!

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When you think of the Christmas season, what comes to mind? What’s going on around us can easily distract us from seeking intimacy with Immanuel, “God with us.”

But whatever this season holds, you can cling to this truth: because of Jesus’ arrival, you have a future and your hope will not be cut off.

So today, join us in reflecting on the coming of our Savior by taking part in the Christmas Challenge.

Just complete any Christmas or Advent Plan between now and December 31, and you’ll earn the 2020 Christmas Challenge Badge!

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Start a Plan below, or if you’re already doing a Christmas or Advent Plan, just keep going.

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2020 Year in Review


Seeking God
Every Day.

Months before the pandemic began, God was already at work in our world. Only He knew that COVID-19 restrictions would require the global Church to find digital ways to seek Him daily in community.

2020 has been full of unprecedented times, but we’ve also seen God move in unprecedented ways:

This year, the amount of people turning to God and His Word increased.


Total Bible App Installs

52,000,000+ installs in 2020

Because God had already positioned and prepared our team, we were honored to take part in providing spiritual resources for people in crisis.

So right now, let’s reflect on God’s faithfulness by celebrating all that He’s done through the YouVersion Community in 2020.


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“The ability to share prayer requests, praise, and also pray for others has really helped the feelings of fear and isolation. The Holy Spirit has used it to give me prayers and inspiration to encourage others to lean into God during these uncertain and difficult times.”


YouVersion Prayer was created to help people have honest conversations with God, in community. And since its launch in March 2020, this is what’s happened:

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Prayers created

Verse of the Day Stories

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“I am so thankful for the new addition of Verse of the Day Stories. It is very encouraging and gives specific guidance towards entering into the presence of God in relational prayer—and that is the most important thing.”


Have you ever tried to study God’s Word but you didn’t know how to begin? Through reflection questions, daily prayers, Bible Plans, and video content from global leaders, Verse of the Day Stories is helping thousands of people like Blake draw closer to God.

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Verse of the Day Stories completed since April 2020

Bible App for Kids

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“We have a 6-year-old daughter who loves to read. However, we could never get her interested in reading the Bible. That is, not until we uploaded the Bible App for Kids. Now she asks to read through it and share it with her friends. So as a 6-year-old, she is sharing the Gospel of Christ.”

—Johnnie & Blanche


Bible App for Kids installs in 2020

The YouVersion team, along with our partners at OneHope, is rejoicing over how God is using Bible App for Kids to provide comfort and support to children navigating uncertain times.


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How can we wrap our minds around these giant numbers? By remembering what they represent:

Moments when people reached out to God, and He touched their hearts.

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Verse of the Year

The Bible verse shared, bookmarked, and highlighted most often by the global YouVersion Community during 2020.

Verse of the Year

The Bible verse shared, bookmarked, and highlighted most often by the global YouVersion Community during 2020.

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

ISAIAH 41:10

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Total Verses Shared

Engagement by Country

The countries showing the greatest increase in Bible engagement during 2020.

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Plan Days Completed

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Audio Chapters Played

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Videos Played

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Highlights, Bookmarks, & Notes

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Bible for Everyone

Since 2017, the YouVersion Community in partnership with Life.Church has helped provide funding for Bible translation projects that have the potential to reach over 7.5 million people who have never had God’s Word in their heart language. And this is only the beginning of what we believe God is going to accomplish in the years to come.

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In one of the hardest years, God’s light has brightly shined. Let’s continue to celebrate what God is doing by committing to finishing 2020 strong!

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What will your 2020 legacy be?

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A generous person will prosper;
whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.


How can you make the world a better place?

Give yourself to something bigger.

Despite the challenges of 2020, God has been at work through the YouVersion Community. This year alone, the YouVersion Bible App has been installed on over 52 million unique devices. That’s millions of people drawing near to God—and it’s only the beginning.

You could help make an eternal impact on this generation and beyond.

Today is Giving Tuesday, a time where people give to a cause they care about and inspire others to take action. And right now, you can take part by supporting what God is doing through YouVersion.

Join the global YouVersion movement by giving today.

Simply follow the link below to give on or in your Bible App. (You can also set up a recurring gift.) Then, encourage your friends and family to join you by posting about it with the hashtag #GivingTuesday. Together, let’s bring light to our world.

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Discover Immanuel, “God with Us.”

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Celebrate Christ’s Arrival

It was into the darkness that God’s light appeared. In a world filled with chaos, one baby changed the atmosphere. Hope arrived in the form of Immanuel, God with us.

As you prepare to celebrate our Savior’s birth, spend this Advent season reflecting on the hope, peace, love, and joy that Jesus brought into the world. Get started by completing an Advent Plan:

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