Bring the Word to Life with Logos 5

You have a limited amount of time to plan your sermons, and preparing them can consume your week. Each day, you’re viewing the world through your message’s filter and trying to find ways to craft the perfect illustration or drive your point home.

With Logos 5, you can streamline your sermon-planning process. Start with a passage and a question, and Logos will help you find exactly what you need while making the most of your valuable time.

 

Logos 5 helps you share your findings with others—take advantage of tools that help you dig into the Bible’s text, cut down your sermon-prep time with smart searches and resources, and ultimately uncover new connections you didn’t know existed. Create meaning with your new discoveries, and convert biblical truth into practical reality.

Right now, upgrade to Logos 5 and save. But don’t wait—in a week, upgrade discounts disappear forever!

Understand Every Biblical Word’s Meaning

The Bible’s words hold so much meaning, but it’s hard to discover hidden nuance without knowledge of Greek or Hebrew. But, with Logos 5’s Exegetical Guide, you have all the power of extensive word studies readily available for any Bible verse or passage.

See how the Exegetical Guide can enhance your studies:

The Exegetical Guide helps you do a word study for any passage without prior original-language knowledge—explore complete sentence diagrams with parts of speech, verb tenses, alternative translations, and more for every single word. You can also further explore the biblical text by seeing the frequency of that word’s use throughout the rest of the Bible.

Get the Exegetical Guide and more when you upgrade to Logos 5 today! Just visit Logos.com/Upgrade to choose your new base package, but hurry—upgrade discounts disappear August 5.

Get 90% Off Classic Studies on Christology

classic-studies-on-christologyRight now, when you bid on the 28-volume Classic Studies on Christology, you can save 90%! These classic works explore the person and work of Jesus Christ, assessing his theological importance from a variety of perspectives.

Regarding Christology, William S. Plumer says, “As one is sound or corrupt here, so is he substantially right or wrong in the main. Both now and in the last day, the great question in determining character and destiny is the same: ‘What think ye of Christ?’”

Plumer, along with such notable scholars as Henry Barclay Swete, William Sanday, and Archibald Thomas Robertson present a range of theological perspectives in this collection, filling your library with diverse discussions on Christ’s birth, life, ministry, death, burial, resurrection, ascension, and more—perfect for any in-depth Christological study.

The best part? With Community Pricing, you can get the best price on this collection. Currently, the suggested bid is set at just $30—that’s 90% off the collection’s regular price! Once it ships, you’ll add over 9,000 pages of scholarly insights to your library for just over $1 per volume.

This collection is nearing the 100% mark, so don’t wait: bid today to lock in your price.

Save on more classic works

If you haven’t yet tried Community Pricing, you’re missing out. You get to help choose the works we make into Logos resources, plus you’ll get the biggest savings on the newest titles. Just bid the maximum amount you’re willing to pay, and if the final price is lower, you’ll get that price.

See our full lineup of current deals, or check out these huge savings on Community Pricing right now:

50 Deals, 3 Days: Save on Galatians Commentaries

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For three days only, you can save big on featured Galatians commentaries. No matter what your area of study, you’ll find the perfect commentaries to complement your library—most for over 30% off!

Fifty titles are on sale, but here are five you won’t want to miss:

1. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament: Galatians

Regularly $44.99, now only $40.95!

In this volume, highly regarded New Testament scholar Douglas Moo provides commentary on Galatians. With a user-friendly design, this accessible commentary dives into Moo’s extensive research through chapter-by-chapter exegesis, helping you understand Galatians’ sociological, historical, and theological concepts, as well as their relevance—perfect for pastors, teachers, and students alike.

2. The Expositor’s Bible, vol. 5: Luke to Galatians

Regularly $44.95, now only $24.95!

The Expositor’s Bible—a recognized standard of expository commentary—was written on the basis that the Bible is the supreme and final authority on religion and morals. This volume offers biographical and literary introductions, along with in-depth commentary and exposition on each NT book from Luke through Galatians.

3. The Anchor Yale Bible: Galatians

Regularly $44.95, now only $31.25!

This volume provides verse-by-verse commentary on Galatians’ text, historical background and analysis, and original translations—including alternative translations, annotations, and variants. You’ll get insights into all the significant historical and linguistic knowledge from this book’s fresh and creative interpretation, helping you see Paul’s perspective in a new light.

4. The IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Galatians

Regularly $18.95, now only $13.25!

With this commentary, you’ll gain a new understanding of Paul’s healing declaration in Galatians, helping you apply the same concepts to today’s divisions of race, social class, gender, and more. Highlighting both individual and social dimensions of justification by faith, this engaging volume provides readers with extensive historical background on the letter’s date, destination, purpose, form, and theological themes.

5. Word Biblical Commentary, vol. 41: Galatians

Regularly $44.95, now only $31.25!

The acclaimed Word Biblical Commentary offers the best in biblical scholarship, and this volume will help you grasp the struggles Paul faced within his Galatian churches. You’ll get a thorough discussion of Galatians’ authorship, date, textual problems, and more from leading New Testament scholar Richard Longenecker.

Get all these volumes and more—but don’t wait! These savings expire at 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on Thursday, July 24. See all the ways you can save today.

Get Today’s Deals with Tomorrow’s Budget

Logos 5 Spring SaleRight now, you can use coupon code L5CHRISTMAS to get 15% off a new Logos 5 base package. This is a great time to get special savings on your dream library: with an interest-free payment plan, you can include a base package in your 2014 budget without breaking the bank. Lock in your discounts and start using your new library today—but spread out the payments over up to 12 months!

Expand your library with the 500 Book Mega Pack

Base packages are already an awesome deal, but for a limited time, you can add even more books at an incredible discount. The 500 Book Mega Pack gives you 500 classic titles for just $399.95—that’s 96% off! None of these titles appear in any base package, so you’ll get tons of additional content to enhance your studies.

500-book-mega-pack-blogJust like with base packages, when you add this collection to your library, you can pay later and start benefiting from your new resources right away. And if you purchase the 500 Book Mega Pack with Logos 5 Platinum or higher, you can even spread out the costs over a full 18 months!1 Platinum plus the 500 Book Mega Pack will give you a total of 1,870 resources—for less than $1.20 each. With an 18-month plan, all those resources will cost just $129 per month. You’ll get all of Logos 5’s features, and your library, interconnected with additional resources, will become even more powerful.

Time is running out!

You need to act now to take advantage of these savings—come midnight on December 31, the 500 Book Mega Pack will be gone forever.

Get 15% off a new Logos 5 base package today, and make the payments easy with the plan that’s right for you. Just use coupon code L5CHRISTMAS at checkout, but hurry—these discounts won’t last long!

  1. Extended 18-month payment plans are available only for purchases over $1,900. []

Share the True Joy and Meaning of Christmas

The True Meaning of Christmas

This Christmas season, explore the story of the Nativity—the holy night at the start of it all.

“‘Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.’” —Luke 2:10–11


This Christmas, share this video with your friends and loved ones as a reminder of what the season is all about—Jesus’ birth. Come together around this ancient story, still so powerful today.

“She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” —Matthew 1:21

From all of us at Logos, thank you for a wonderful year! May you have a blessed Christmas season. We’re honored to help you rediscover the Word.

“‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased.’” —Luke 2:14

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Continue exploring Scripture with the resources featured in our Christmas sale. While you’re there, enter to win the one-of-a-kind MacBook Air featured in the video, along with Logos 5 Gold and a Vyrso ebook collection!

Double Amputee Displays Logos Loyalty

Logos Prosthetic LegAt Logos, we work hard to provide a tool that people feel passionate about. We’re proud to have such loyal customers—in fact, we’ve had some go above and beyond in showing their loyalty. When double-amputee Matthew Jones, a devoted Logos user, requested to add our logo to his new prosthetic legs, we eagerly agreed.

We recently had the chance to chat with Jones about his background and his passion for Logos.

1. What is your personal background?

I was raised in Japan by my missionary parents. I have been married to a gentle-spirited lady named Nina for 32 years. God has blessed us with 13 children. I worked for General Motors in Oklahoma and Michigan until I retired at 38. I am now a stay-at-home dad.

2. What’s the story behind your prosthetic legs?

I lost my legs to diabetes via below-knee amputation. My new legs are made by the world’s best prosthetics crafter—they go the extra mile in personalizing their work. They did a great job placing my two graphics on a pearl-white background.

3. What inspired you to use the Logos logo?

I am happy with my Logos 5 software and like to talk to others about it. The Logos logo represents not only the world’s premier Bible software, but also the fine people who work for Logos. I am hoping the logo will spark conversation with others. I also think it looks pretty cool.

4. What’s the meaning behind the other symbol?

The other graphic is a combination of symbols representing my spiritual heritage. The top symbol is a menorah, representing Israel. The bottom symbol is an ΙΧΘΥΣ fish, representing “Jesus Christ, God’s Son, Savior.” The base of the menorah intersects the tail of the fish to form the Shield of David in the middle. A cross is in the center of the star. The old covenant and the new covenant meet at the cross.

5. How long have you been using Logos?

I “came home” to Libronix 3 in April of 2008. I was the first person to see Logos 4 when it was newly posted on the website. I quickly updated to Logos 4, and then Logos 5. I am excited to see what the future holds for Logos 6 and beyond.

6. How do you use your Logos library?

If I were a pastor, I would use Logos for sermon preparation and counseling, but I am not. If I were an academic, I would concentrate on reading lists, but I am not. Nor am I an expert linguist, so I do appreciate reverse interlinears.

One benefit of my large Logos library is being able to find something on just about every topic I want to read up on. Many of the resources lend themselves very well to our homeschooling efforts. I use Logos for Bible study and studying background material.

The Passage Guide is a quick and easy way to launch a great study. I like all the guides in Logos 5, but the Passage Guide is my favorite—hands down.

One recurring delight I have with Logos is discovering a resource in my library that I did not know I had. Another delight is learning another new trick from Morris Proctor in weekly emails or in a forum post by one of the many seasoned users.

7. You’re a frequent contributor to our forums—tell us about your involvement there.

I have found a nice community of fellow users in the forums. I learn so much from others—I believe it is an important venue of support and education. The forum community spans across all geographical and cultural divides. There are some very talented and gracious people posting there. I like to associate with these types of people, so I hang out in the forums whenever I get the chance. It is a great feeling to be able to help someone with a problem.

We’re incredibly honored to mean so much to Matthew Jones—and humbled by the loyalty of all our users.

Thank you!

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Right now, you can get 15% off any new Logos 5 base package. Use coupon code GET15OFF today and see what you can get out of your new library.

Connect Your Bible Study Using Logos 5

Your time is valuable, especially when you’re studying the Word. By connecting your resources and devices, Logos 5 helps you get the most out of your Bible study.

Your integrated library syncs across platforms, so you can always pick up where you left off on your desktop, mobile, and tablet devices. Start the day off with a devotional reading in Faithlife, and highlight a verse on your desktop. Then see that same highlight in your phone when you open the passage on your lunch break. Make a note in your ESV; when you get home, open it on your saved translation on your tablet to share with your friends and family.

Plus, whenever a resource in your library is updated, you’ll get the new version free—you can keep up with the latest scholarship and trust that you have the most current versions available.

Check out all of Logos 5’s powerful features, and download our free apps to bring your study wherever you go.

Connect your Bible study across resources and devices—upgrade to Logos 5 today!

Take Your Education to the Next Level

Knox Theological Seminary will be kicking off 2013 with new Doctor of Ministry and Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) classes. January’s DMin classes will be The Epistle to the Hebrews: Exegesis and Theology, Preaching Christ in the Law, Prophets, and Psalms, and The Art of Biblical Preaching; the next MABTS classes will be New Testament 1—Gospel and Acts and, starting in March, History of Christianity 1—Ancient and Medieval.

The Doctor of Ministry in Preaching and Teaching is a three-year program designed to accommodate your fulltime ministry schedule. You’ll attend up to four onsite classes each year for personalized instruction from some of today’s most respected theological scholars, including Drs. Warren Gage, Haddon Robinson, and Samuel Lamerson. The rest of your studies you’ll do from the comfort of your home, office, or favorite coffee shop.

The Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) gives you the freedom to earn your master’s degree from almost anywhere. This three-year, fully online program explores the Bible’s grand narrative, training you in systematic theology, church history, ethics, apologetics, hermeneutics, and more. You’ll learn to communicate Christ and his Gospel, as well as the centrality of that Gospel to every aspect of Christian life and ministry.

Study free!

Knox is offering comprehensive academic scholarships—the $18,000 John Piper Scholarship for the DMin, and the $25,000 Billy Graham Scholarship for the MABTS. There will be an additional one hundred MABTS scholarships, each worth $2,520. Apply now!

Top 5 Reasons to Earn Your Knox MACCS

Knox Theological Seminary’s new Master of Arts (Christian and Classical Studies) equips you for modern ministry with the Great Books’ classical training. This MA, unparalleled by that of any other seminary in the world, is supremely relevant to Western ministry. And it’s fully online, so you can study anywhere. Here’s why the MACCS matters:

  1. You’ll engage Western culture by exploring its defining literary and philosophical works.
  2. You’ll follow Christian doctrinal development through ancient, medieval, and modern times.
  3. You’ll articulate both Christian and non-Christian worldviews.
  4. You’ll learn from some of today’s most trusted Bible scholars, among them Drs. Warren Gage and Sam Lamerson.
  5. You’ll explore the curriculum’s works with the world’s finest exegetical software—Logos 5.

Much More than Your Average Seminary Degree

With the MACCS, you’ll develop more than just an excellent understanding of Scripture. You’ll develop historical perspective, a philosophical habit of mind, moral imagination, and rhetorical skill. Here’s one pastor’s account of the MACCS’ richness:

Study Free with the Francis Schaeffer Scholarship!

Knox is offering one comprehensive scholarship and one hundred partial scholarships for a total of more than $200,000! Learn more and enter to win at KnoxSeminary.edu—it’s fast and simple.

You’ll deepen your love for the Gospel and get classical training for modern ministry with Knox’s online MACCS. To learn more or apply now, call 1-800-210-6466 or visit SeminaryDegreesOnline.com/Degrees/MACCS.