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Advance Your Bible Study with Lexham Press

Lexham-Press-logo_Black_1000x588Logos Bible Software just moved all of its original content under the imprint of Lexham Press. Lexham Press provides biblical content to advance scholarship and equip the church. We create digital-first Bible study resources, scholarly works, and Bible Study Magazine. Our designed-digital content never goes out of date because we continuously update it.

Here are four ways Lexham Press advances your Bible study.

Study the Bible

Lexham Press publishes the Bible in its original languages and literal, English translations. With thousands of explanatory notes, you can read the Bible through the lens of the translators. Our digital editions of the Bible in its original languages are morphologically tagged; behind each one is research that capitalizes on over 20 years of Bible technology developed by Logos Bible Software. See how we can improve your Bible study.

Interpret the Bible

Whether you’re a scholar or new to Bible study, Lexham Press helps you interpret the Bible. Our products simplify the process of learning and speed up research. We also provide original translations of historical theology, present the work of top theologians in elegant formats, and publish original research. Increase the efficiency of your Bible research.

Preach the Bible

Freeing up a pastor’s time benefits the entire church. Often, time is lost finding that perfect quote or prayer, designing a slide, or asking the right interpretation questions. Lexham Press gives the preacher back time by resolving these difficulties while making sermons more memorable and exciting. Free up your time with our pastoral content.

Apply the Bible

Lexham Press helps you apply the Bible—making the Bible more accessible and exciting. Our devotionals and application focused commentaries take full advantage of the technology of Logos Bible Software. Enrich your devotional time with our resources.

To advance your Bible study, speed up your sermon preparation, and help you find answers fast, we’re working with top Bible scholars from around the world, and employ a team of scholars and editors. We’re here to further God’s Kingdom with you.

Study, interpret, preach, and apply the Bible with Lexham Press. Check out the content catalog today at LexhamPress.com.

Don’t Miss Out: Special November Deals!

Logos November Deals

 All November long, Logos is offering awesome resources and collections at big savings. Take a look at some of our November deals before time runs out:

college-press-biblical-studies-collectionCollege Press Biblical Studies Collection

Regularly $79.95—on sale for $54.95 (that’s 31% off!)

This collection covers a broad range of important topics and questions in the Bible. It’s a great resource to help you back up your beliefs with Scripture. Through November 30, you can add this series to your Logos library for 31% off!

Foundations for the Family Series

Regularly $44.95—on sale for $32.95 (that’s 27% off!)

Families in America are changing. What are the foundations your household needs? This series takes on challenging questions surrounding each gender’s role in creating families faithful to Scripture. Contributors include Bruce A. Ware, Richard W. Hove, John Piper, and many others. Perfect for both individual and group Bible study, this series is 27% off through November 30.

gender-and-the-bible-collectionGender and the Bible Collection

Regularly $799.95—on sale for $164.95 (that’s $635 off!)

This collection examines the roles of key women in the Bible—Eve, Sarah, Ruth, and Esther. How did these women respond to God’s calling, and how did their stories fit into their male-dominated cultures? This collection is invaluable for anyone wanting to study women in Scripture. Now you can get it for $635 off!

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Check out all of Logos’ special November deals, and build your library today!

The New International Commentary: Now Available in Individual Volumes!

NICOTIt comes as no surprise that The New International Commentary (NIC) is among our best-selling resources. The New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT) and the New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT) are authoritative scriptural guides, bridging the cultural gap between today’s world and the Bible’s. Each volume aims to help us hear God’s Word as clearly as possible.

“The NIC is an amazing scholarly, protestant, evangelical commentary series. It gives verse-by-verse commentary on almost every book of the Bible, including immensely helpful introductory information. The only thing better than the commentary series itself is being able to have the entire thing with you, on your laptop, wherever you go. The NIC for Logos is a great resource that every seminarian should consider.”

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Until recently, these volumes have only been available together, in larger collections. But now, after teaming up with Eerdmans Publishing, we’re excited to announce that we’re offering these commentaries as standalone collections and individual titles!

Get the new NICOT/NICNT collections at the best price

LargeCollectionTo celebrate, we’re offering special discounts for a limited time. Get the volumes you want before it’s too late—this sale runs only through December 2. You can choose from some exciting new collections, such as:

And you have many more collections to choose from—be sure to check out all the NICOT/NICNT collections and volumes, as well as the rest of our new Eerdmans resources.

Don’t miss out—this sale ends December 2. Get your NICOT/NICNT volumes and collections today!

Get Introductory Discounts on More Than 300 Eerdmans Titles!

Eerdmans-Bible-Reference-Bundle-(309-vols.)Logos Bible Software has teamed up with Eerdmans Publishing to make more than 300 important Eerdmans titles available on Pre-Pub. For over 100 years, Eerdmans Publishing has been publishing academic works in theology, biblical studies, religious history, and reference, as well as popular titles in spirituality, social and cultural criticism, and literature.

Combining trusted Eerdmans resources with Logos’ network of contents and features means
you can power your Bible study with some of the best resources available.

Introductory savings on Eerdmans titles

Pre-order any Eerdmans title or collection before December 2 and you’ll get special introductory pricing! We’re rolling out this partnership with an amazing opportunity to save big on these valuable additions to your Bible study library. All you have to do is pre-order early.

These Eerdmans titles include:

  • Bible commentaries by Frederick Dale Bruner, Robert Gundry, Arland Hultgren, Walter Brueggemann, James D. G. Dunn, C. L. Seow, Bruce Waltke, and others
  • 7 volumes on early Judaism
  • 2 new D. A. Carson books
  • 9 books on early Christianity, including 4 books from Larry Hurtado
  • 9 preaching resources, including 5 books on preaching Christ from Scripture, and Neal Plantinga’s new book on reading for preaching
  • 7 books on the Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Stanley Porter’s Fundamentals of New Testament Greek
  • 57 books covering the Gospels, Paul, and NT studies
  • 5 books by James D. G. Dunn
  • William Loader’s series on sexuality in early Judaism and Christianity
  • The 5-volume Book of Acts in Its First Century Setting series
  • Books by Anthony Hoekema, Mark Noll, Eugene Peterson, George Eldon Ladd, David Instone-Brewer, Abraham Kuyper, and others
  • Plus, more than a hundred additional books on Bible backgrounds, hermeneutics, interpretation, history, philosophy, and more

So get your pre-orders in before December 2 and save!

The Eerdmans Bible Reference Bundle (309 vols.)

Not sure which Eerdmans title you can do without? That’s okay—you can get them all in the enormous 309-volume Eerdmans Bible Reference Bundle. Order it before December 2 and save! This amazing A Commentary on Jeremiah, Brueggemanncollection includes titles like:

A Commentary on Jeremiah: Exile and Homecoming by Walter Bruggemann

From one of our premier Old Testament scholars, this practical resource not only reveals the depths of Jeremiah’s story, but also reminds us of our call to be  faithful and obedient, full of justice, and compassionate.

Matthew, A Commentary, vol. 1, BrunerMatthew: A Commentary. Volume 1: The Christbook, Matthew 1–12 and Matthew: A Commentary: The Churchbook, Matthew 13–28 by Frederick Dale Bruner

Full of rich history and deep theological insight, Bruner’s two-volume work on Matthew’s Gospel brings the past to bear on the present. Theologians, academics, scholars, and laypeople will all benefit from hearing how early Christians read Matthew, and how we can benefit from it today.

Poet and Peasant, BaileyPoet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes by Ken Bailey

A contemporary classic, the combined Poet and Peasant and Through Peasant Eyes provides an intensive study of Luke’s parables. Bailey focuses on how these parables would have been received by a first-century Middle Eastern peasant culture.

The Intolerance of Tolerance by D. A. Carson

The Intolerance of Tolerance, CarsonHow has the meaning of “tolerance” changed in recent years? In this thoughtful book, Carson discusses how tolerance has changed from defending the rights of those who hold different beliefs to the affirmation that all beliefs hold the same weight and value.

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible by James C. VanderKam

How can Dead Sea Scrolls scholarship augment your Bible study? VanderKam discusses the latest Dead Sea Scroll developments, focusing on relevant The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible, VanderKaminformation from the scrolls and laying out their significance for biblical studies. This rich compendium from a distinguished scholar is essential reading for all who work at understanding biblical texts and their ancient context.

This is only the beginning of the amazing content in this colossal collection. Act now and you can get these 5 insightful works, plus 304 more—and save big!

Or scroll through all the Eerdmans books and collections on Pre-Pub and pick out the ones you need. But remember, prices go up on December 2!

5 Reasons to Pre-order the Mobile Ed Bible and Doctrine Foundations Bundle

LME-LogoA few months ago, the era of Logos Mobile Education began with the Pre-Pub release of the Bible and Doctrine Foundations bundle. Here are five reasons you should pre-order it before the price goes up:

1. You’ll learn from renowned Bible scholars and teachers. Mobile Ed professors—such as Drs. Mark Futato, Lynn Cohick, and Michael Goheen—are seasoned classroom teachers, each with a minimum of 10 years’ experience. They’re also dedicated scholars and clear thinkers with considerable experience teaching in the local church. Meet the Mobile Ed faculty.

2. Your coursework will be integrated with Logos. Mobile Ed was created to work with your Logos software. As you study, you’ll be able to easily click through to the right book, the right page—even the right sentence. And your video lectures will be completely searchable within your library, so you’ll be able to use them time and time again. Find out how Logos integrates with Mobile Ed.

logos-mobile-education-bible-and-doctrine-foundations-bundle3. You’ll take your classes with you wherever you go. The Mobile Ed curriculum includes courses on theology, interpretation, church history, original-language study, counseling, ministry, and more. In addition to high-quality coursework, Mobile Ed brings the professors, the library, the visual demonstrations of software features, and the online classroom community directly to you—on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device. Learn more about Mobile Ed’s coursework.

4. You can split up the costs over 12 months. As with any Pre-Pub, if you pre-order the Bible and Doctrine Foundations Bundle now, your credit card won’t be billed until it’s available. But if you want an even more budget-minded solution, you can pre-order now and spread the payments out over a year. The only way to get the Mobile Ed payment plan is to contact us directly—we’ll work with you one on one to make sure you’re taken care of. Give us a call at 800-875-6467 (or 1-360-527-1700 from outside the US and Canada).

5. You’ll learn in community. Interact with other students through Faithlife, a social network that reaches Christian students, pastors, and churches across the globe. Form groups, ask questions, give feedback, and share notes and ideas in an environment that’s encouraging and helpful. Check out the benefits of Mobile Ed’s Faithlife community.

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Meet the faculty, learn more about the coursework, and explore the benefits of Mobile Ed’s online community—visit the Logos Mobile Ed page and pre-order the Bible and Doctrine Foundations bundle today.

Get 15% Off a New Logos 5 Base Package!

15 Off Logos Coupon Code

If you’ve been thinking about getting Logos 5, now’s the time. Through November 30, you can use coupon code GET15OFF to get 15% off a new base package!

Logos 5 will revolutionize your Bible study:

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Logos 5 also equips you with the most advanced theological library available. Each base package comes packed with top commentaries, devotionals, dictionaries, and more. And all these resources come together in a vast, interconnected network that makes deeper study simple—with a click, you can see Scripture references’ historical context, compare commentaries and primary texts side by side, and visualize the Bible with a rich library of infographics, maps, and photos. Plus, Logos syncs across platforms, so you can take your library wherever you go.

Budget-friendly payment plans

We offer year-long, interest-free payment plans that accommodate every budget. Start using Logos 5’s powerful features and resources right now—and spread out your payments over 12 months!

We also offer 18-month payment plans for purchases over $1,900, so if you’re considering Portfolio or Diamond, or you want to add a few bundles to your base package, you can take an extra 6 months to pay.

Choose the library that’s right for you

Finding the right base package is simple. Our comparison chart lets you view base packages side by side, so you can decide which datasets, resources, and prices suit you best. From Gold, which gives you all of Logos 5’s features at the best price, to Portfolio, which gives you resources worth $78,000 in print, you can choose the library that’s right for you. Pick your Logos 5 base package today!

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This is an awesome opportunity to get the world’s most advanced Bible software at a great discount. Through November 30, use coupon code GET15OFF and take 15% off a new Logos 5 base package!

Last Chance for Reformation Day Deals!

Reformation Day

For just a few more days, you can get discounts on books by Luther and Zwingli, up to $600 off the Calvin 500 Collection, and Luther’s 95 Thesesfree!

But you have to act fast—all Reformation Day deals expire Monday, Nov. 11. Use coupon code REFDAY13 at checkout.

Martin Luther, born on Nov. 10, 1483, revolutionized the beliefs and worship of Christians around the world. In honor of his 530th birthday, you can save on a number of his resources:

  1. luthers-worksTake up to 10% off Luther’s WorksThis 55-volume set includes Luther’s exposition and commentary on Scripture, plus an index of quotes and topics. You won’t find a larger collection of Luther’s works.
  2. Take up to 18% off The Theology of Post-Reformation Lutheranism. This two-volume set encompasses Lutheran orthodoxy. It includes contributions from numerous theologians from 1577–1713, giving you a fair picture of Lutheran theology as a whole.
  3. Pick up the 95 Theses for free! Written 496 years ago, this is one of the most significant documents in Christian history. The Logos edition provides the text in parallel English and Latin versions. Get it free while you can!

Browse all the Reformed products on saleDon’t miss this chance to pick up Reformed resources at massive discounts! Use coupon code REFDAY13 through Monday, November 11.

3 Reasons the Pastoral Letters Matter Today

lexham-bible-guides-pauls-letters-collection (1)Three major theological issues addressed in the Pastoral Letters still affect the church today: women in ministry, church leadership, and the inspiration of Scripture.

When I was in ministry, I hoped people wouldn’t bring up these controversial issues because I never felt ready to explain them “on the spot.” I didn’t intentionally avoid complicated and controversial matters; I just needed time to figure them out on my own first. That time never came—until I sat down to review all the relevant material to write the Lexham Bible Guide: Paul’s Letters Collection on 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus.

I didn’t realize how complex the exegesis of 1 Tim. 2:11–15 was until I’d spent a week writing nearly 4,000 words on the subject. (That’s roughly equivalent to a 15-page paper, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman—I had to write only a handful of those in college and grad school.) With the Lexham Bible Guide on 1 Timothy now available, what took me a week to write should take you just 30 minutes to read. For comparison, it would take far longer to read Towner’s work on 1 Tim. 2:8–15 (NICNT, pp. 190–239), 50 pages that focus primarily on background issues and the interpretation of 1 Tim. 2:11–12.

Interpreting Paul’s 1 Timothy

In writing this volume of the Lexham Bible Guides, I discovered that nearly every Greek word in those two verses was open to interpretation, including gynē (“woman” or “wife”?), hēsychia (“total silence” or “polite attention”?), and authentein (“to have authority over” . . . but does that mean misusing authority, or just having authority?). Putting aside the discussion about whether Paul authored this letter, the ongoing debate over the possible nuances of meaning revolves around one essential question: Does this passage apply to all believers for all time, or only to specific situations like those Timothy faced at Ephesus? There are no easy answers, and sincere Christian men and women have put forward many thoughtful explanations accounting for various exegetical, social, historical, and theological aspects.

My discussion in this volume of the Lexham Bible Guides addresses the seven major questions that consume the attention of most interpreters. I’ve provided a basic overview of these essential questions and represented the major options for answering them.

Equipping yourself for the tough questions

Instead of dreading a conversation with a church member over this issue, you can feel equipped to explain the text and the primary reasons for debate. The Lexham Bible Guides were designed precisely with this goal in mind—providing you with a time-saving, well-researched introduction to major exegetical and theological issues.

Preparing for regular teaching and preaching can be challenging. You may have the commentaries or access to articles and books, but how much time do you have to wade through them? The Lexham Bible Guides: Paul’s Letters Collection will save you countless hours in sermon and teaching preparation and give you the confidence to address the controversial issues.

Order the Paul’s Letters Collection today! 

Get up to $100 Off the A. T. Robertson Collection!

A.T. Robertson

A. T. Robertson was born on this day in 1863. Through November 13, you can use coupon code ROBERTSON1 to get up to $100 off the A. T. Robertson Collection, and coupon code ROBERTSON2 to get up to $15 off Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research!

What’s in the A. T. Robertson Collection?

You’ll get:

  • Commentaries on Matthew, Luke, Acts, Philippians, and James
  • Works on Greek grammar and textual criticism
  • Numerous lectures and addresses
  • A biography of John Albert Broadus
  • Robertson’s 1916 Stone Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary
  • His works on the life and ministry of Paul

Check out this excerpt from The Glory of Ministry: Paul’s Exultation in Preaching:

“There is no joy comparable to that of witnessing the conversion of souls under one’s own ministry. This was the joy of Jesus and it is possible for us to have it. A ministry in which souls are not saved misses the chief joy of service. It is small wonder that, in view of the solemn responsibility of such a ministry, Paul asks: ‘And who is sufficient for these things?’ The Greek order is even more emphatic: ‘And for these things who is sufficient?’ He has sketched in the bold contrast of life and death ‘these things.’ The word ‘sufficient’ means ‘fit’ or ‘qualified.’ Many a preacher has felt his utter inadequacy to meet such a situation. He has arrived, but he is not ready for his task. The stoutest heart may well sink before the work of the modern minister.”

Grammar of the Greek New Testament A.T. Robertson

What’s so special about Grammar of the Greek New Testament?

At over 1,500 pages, Robertson’s Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research is one of the most exhaustive descriptions of New Testament Greek ever produced.

No English-language reference grammar since Robertson’s covers NT Greek in such detail. Though you should, of course, stay abreast of the latest advances by supplementing your study with newer grammars, this is a key exegetical tool, and—especially with these limited-time savings—a terrific value.

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Don’t miss out—this sale ends November 13. Use coupon code ROBERTSON2 to get Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research for up to $15 off, and coupon code ROBERTSON1 to get the A. T. Robertson Collection for up to $100 off!

Learn from 7 Great American Preachers

Right now, you can bid on sermon collections from some of American history’s most notable preachers. Without Logos, integrating these collections into your Bible study would be a challenge—they cover so much! With Logos, though, you can search by topic, jump to Scripture references, and access sermons from any of your devices. Revel in Beecher’s famous biography of Jesus, study the works of Rev. John Witherspoon, and be inspired by R. A. Torrey.

Here are seven collections you should bid on before it’s too late:

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1. Henry Ward Beecher Collection

Regularly $239.95—current bid is only $50

Henry Ward Beecher was, in Spurgeon’s words, “the Shakespeare of the Christian pulpit”; in Lincoln’s, “the most influential man in America.” Famed as his time’s most powerful American public speaker, and noted for his uncompromising moral stances, Beecher achieved social reform, led a dedicated, Christ-serving congregation, and brokered international peace—all from behind the pulpit.

2. The Complete Works of Thomas Smyth

Regularly $149.95—current bid is only $20

Thomas Smyth, born in Ireland, was nevertheless a key character in America’s nineteenth-century formation of Presbyterian doctrine and practice. He rose to prominence in the years preceding the Civil War; his Unity of the Human Race, which defended slaves’ full humanity, earned him the ire of southern slave owners. This 10-volume collection gives you Smyth’s many sermons, lectures, treatises, church guidelines, reviews, discourses, and articles.
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3. The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon

Regularly $79.95—current bid is only $21

John Knox Witherspoon was a Presbyterian minister, a president of what is now Princeton University, and a signer of the US Declaration of Independence. As a politician, he was a staunch nationalist and republican; as a minister, he was an evangelical opponent of the Moderate Party of the Church of Scotland. This collection includes essays, observations, letters, speeches, and 47 sermons by this great thinker and preacher.

4. Selected Works of R. A. Torrey

Regularly $39.95—current bid is only $8

Reuben Archer Torrey captivated massive crowds with his passionate yet sensible appeals to Scripture, and wrote classics in theology, apologetics, Bible exposition, Christian living, and other fields. Torrey, possessed of almost encyclopedic biblical knowledge, used this knowledge to help readers apply Scripture in practical ways. These four volumes are lesser-known titles—additional pieces of wisdom and insight for studying not only the Bible, but also the practicalities of Christian life and ministry.

More sermon archives on Community Pricing:

  1. Horace Bushnell Collection (20 vols.)
  2. The Henry Clay Trumbull Collection (34 vols.)
  3. Works of William Porcher DuBose (7 vols.)

Stay tuned for upcoming posts featuring sixteenth- and seventeenth-century sermons.

Take advantage of Community Pricing savings on these inspirational sermon archives—place your bids today!