Bible Gateway Account Basics

You can create a Bible Gateway account on that allows you to personalize your Bible reading experience. Bible Gateway user accounts are completely optional, so there are features on the website you can use without an account. However, several useful features are only available if you're logged into a Bible Gateway account:

  • Reading Plans/Devotionals: A user account allows you to customize a Bible reading plan or a devotional for yourself and track your progress.
  • Personalization: Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts as you read the Bible. These annotations are stored in your account.
  • Syncing across multiple devices: All the content you create on you've taken, passages you've highlighted, etc.--are saved to your account. When you log into your account from any device, all of your content will be available.

User accounts are central to many of the most powerful features on It's easy to create an account, it's completely free, and it will open up important features such as the ones listed above. If you're not sure how to set up an account, click here.

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