Why (and How) You Should Start Memorizing Scripture Today

God’s Word keeps us on the right path and draws us closer to him, guiding us through tough situations and giving us encouragement.

Paul wrote to Timothy, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:16–17).

With the new Scripture Memory feature, you can memorize your favorite verses with easy-to-use tools, allowing you to grow in your relationship with God as you learn and understand his Word.

Don’t just read the Bible; know the Bible.

Right now, you can save big on a base package upgrade. Check out all of Logos 5′s powerful features, and upgrade to Logos 5 today.

Lexham Bible Guides: Your Tools for Better Research

lexham-bible-guides-pauls-letters-collectionMy first college class on Paul’s letters overwhelmed me so much that I chose Paul’s shortest letter for my final paper. I knew that if I focused on anything longer than Philemon, I might miss something—there’s just too much published research about Paul and his letters.

As it turned out, I was right: I watched students around me struggle as they tackled Galatians, Romans, and Paul’s other long letters. In the sea of commentaries, they missed major points. If the Lexham Bible Guides had existed back then, my fellow students and I wouldn’t have had this problem.

Biblical research shouldn’t be this difficult. A requirement for entry shouldn’t be how fast you can read or access the right material.

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What It’s Really Like to Use Logos 5

Our goal is to make the very best tools for Bible study, but measuring that success comes down to you. Your feedback is how we know we’re on the right track.

That’s why we care so much about endorsements—they paint a picture of what it’s really like to use Logos.

Here’s what Jon Micah Sumrall, lead singer of Kutless, has to say about Logos 5:

What others are saying:

“Logos 5 is an incredible tool that instantly connects me with everything and everyone I need to get the Word out, from its Timeline to smart searches to social sharing.” —Kirk Cameron, producer of Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure and star of the international hit Fireproof Continue Reading…

Logos 5: A Moving Reverse Interlinear Pane

Today’s post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.

The reverse interlinear is, in my humble opinion, one of Logos’ greatest contributions to modern Bible study. This feature, which connects a Bible’s English translation to its original text, allows us to investigate Greek and Hebrew words even if we don’t have original-language training.

With the recent release of Logos Bible Software 5.1, a small enhancement made the reverse interlinear even better. Here’s how to use it:

  • Open an English Bible containing the reverse interlinear option, such as the ESV, LEB, NKJV, or NASB.
  • Click the Interlinear icon on the Bible’s toolbar to open the reverse interlinear pane at the bottom of the panel (A).
  • Navigate to a location in the Bible, such as Colossians 3:16 (B).
  • Click a word in the biblical text, such as dwell (ESV) (C).
  • Notice that the reverse interlinear pane jumps to that word (D).
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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!

BibleScreen.com: Streaming Inspiration Straight to Your Screen

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Bible Screen brings the Bible to life by streaming continuous Bible verse art and animation straight to your computer, TV, and digital photo frames. Featuring original Bible artwork that can be played with or without music, Bible Screen gives you all-day inspiration.

And the best part—it’s free!

How to use Bible Screen

Why leave your screens dark when you can use them to display God’s Word? Here are three easy ways to stream Bible Screen:

1. Computer

Bible Screen makes the perfect screensaver. Stream non-stop Bible art at church, in your classroom, at work, and on your personal computer: simply play the video and select the full-screen option. Continue Reading…

Introducing Logos Book Cache

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The Logos Book Cache program charges your credit card a fixed amount each month to purchase credit on your Logos.com account. Select the amount of credit you wish to purchase; once a month, your card will be charged automatically and the credit placed in your account. Your credit may be used on any purchase at Logos.com, including Pre-Pubs and Community Pricing titles. If you wish to change the amount of credit you’re purchasing, or discontinue the service, you may cancel at any time.

Why use Book Cache?

1. Massive Pre-Pub discounts, generous payment terms—together at last!

Pre-Pubs are designed to give you the biggest discounts possible in exchange for full payment on the day each title ships. Unfortunately, when you can’t afford such a big charge all at once, you’re left with unattractive options. You can either put the full amount on a credit card and deal with the fallout, or pay a lot more at the higher price once it ships, just so you can get it on a payment plan.

With Book Cache you can begin purchasing credit for your Logos.com account now, so you’ll be ready when that irresistible Pre-Pub comes around. You get the best of all worlds: credit that never expires, the massive Pre-Pub discount, an automatic monthly charge, and no payment-plan fees! Continue Reading…

Take Advantage of July Deals

Have you checked out July’s sales yet? We have over 140 popular resources discounted through the end of the month—there’s bound to be a deal that’s right for you! But don’t wait: you only have a week left to save.

You don’t need a coupon code for these specials; they’re already discounted for you. Build your library today:

lenskis-commentary-on-the-new-testamentLenski’s Commentary on the New Testament

Regularly $299.95—only $219.95 through the end of July

R. C. H. Lenski offers an original, literal translation of the New Testament, as well as meticulous research on its texts. Writing from a conservative Lutheran perspective, he is unwavering in his high view of scriptural authority, investigating deeply and arguing masterfully. The Lenski Commentary will introduce you to a range of interpretations, allowing you to see how differing viewpoints relate.

Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament

Regularly $249.95—only $230.95 through the end of July

The Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (21 vols.) includes 16 volumes by Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer, two by Gottlieb Lünemann, three by Joh. Ed. Huther, and the final work on the Revelation of John by Friedrich Düsterdieck. These authors introduce each book of the Bible, providing biographical information about the biblical writers, a look at authorship controversies, and information about the time of composition, the intended audience, and more. Continue Reading…

Take 50% off Topical Bundles When You Upgrade to Logos 5

Right now, with upgrade discounts, you can save big when you upgrade to Logos 5. And to sweeten the deal, you can also get 50% off topical bundles when you upgrade!

A base package upgrade gives you access to all kinds of new resources and features; topical bundles, designed as base package supplements, allow you to tailor your library to the subjects that interest you most. You can study your discipline-specific bundles with Logos 5′s smart features—Clause Search, Topic Guide, and more.

Here are some of our most popular bundles:

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New Testament Studies Bundle

Regularly $859.90—only $429.95 with your Logos 5 upgrade

This 45-resource supplement offers everything you need for in-depth research on the New Testament. You’ll study depictions of Christ in the media, gender roles in the writings of Luke and John, the relationship between community and ethics, the latest research in historical-Jesus studies, and much more.

pauline-studies-bundle-xlPauline Studies Bundle

Regularly $659.90—only $329.95 with your Logos 5 upgrade

This bundle gives you several volumes that look closely at specific passages and interpretive issues in Paul’s letters, as well a broader overview in Paul and His Letters by John B. Polhill. Other volumes address Acts’ accuracy, the relationship between Peter and Paul, and topics related to the New Perspective, justification, and atonement. Continue Reading…

Get $20 off the Oswald Chambers Collection

220px-OswaldChambersCelebrate Chambers’ legacy

Oswald Chambers, born this day in 1874, lives on through his inspirational, thought-provoking devotions and sermons. To celebrate his life’s works, we’re offering $20 off the Oswald Chambers Collection—with coupon code CHAMBERS13 it’s only $99.95!

If you love My Utmost for His Highest (sold separately), you need to read Chambers’ books and full-length essays. The Oswald Chambers Collection brings you 24 of his best writings on topics that will challenge you as you grow in Christian disciplines. Here are some highlights from books in the collection:

“Conceit means my own point of view and I don’t care what anyone else says. ‘Be not wise in your own conceits,’ says Paul. Conceit makes the way God deals with me personally the binding standard for others. We are called to preach the Truth, Our Lord Jesus Christ, and we get decentralized from Him if we become specialists. ” —from Approved unto God

“Spiritual maturity is not reached by the passing of the years, but by obedience to the will of God.” —Bringing Sons into Glory

“One great characteristic in the life of a man whose life is hid with Christ in God is that he has received the gift Jesus Christ gives. What gift does Jesus Christ give to those who are identified with him? The gift His Father gave him, The Father gave Him the Cross, and He gives us our cross.”—from Christian Disciplines Continue Reading…