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

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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…

Get the ESV Free with the FSB!

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Thanks to our partnership with Crossway, you can get the ESV free on your Faithlife app when you download by August 10!

The Faithlife Study Bible stands as the world’s largest, most advanced study Bible. Study notes and multimedia equip you for Bible study on the go, and the recently announced read-along feature makes it more convenient than ever. Plus, with the Faithlife community, it’s easy to share what you learn with your loved ones.

Your can read the Faithlife Study Bible on your iPad, iPhoneAndroid device, or Kindle Fire, or online at Bible.Faithlife.com. It’s the perfect resource to bring to church or Bible study: it lets you study wherever you are.

The English Standard Version (ESV), first published in 2001, is considered “essentially literal.” It seeks to capture the precise word-for-word meaning of the original Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic, and it’s one of today’s most widely used translations.

Now you can apply all the benefits of the Faithlife Study Bible to the ESV—free. The FSB is always growing and improving, and by downloading it today, you’ll get both the FSB and the ESV for life.

Already using the Faithlife Study Bible? Just open your app by August 10 to get your free ESV.

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This offer ends August 10—get your ESV today!

Just Launched: Vyrso Ratings and Reviews

Vyrso LogoHelp others discover the books you love with Vyrso’s newly launched ratings and reviews. Recommending your favorite ebooks is easier than ever.

Did you read John Piper’s latest book in one sitting? Which John C. Maxwell title is your favorite? What devotional book have you found most helpful? Let us know! This new feature is designed to let you share your expertise and feedback with fellow book lovers.

Your Faithlife profile just got better

Every time you rate a book on Vyrso.com, your review appears under Resources on your Faithlife profile. Share what you’re reading with friends, family, and church members, and then start a Faithlife book group so you can all stay on the same page.

This new feature lets you respond to other reviews, so keep the conversation going by replying or giving great reviews an “Amen.”

Start rating titles today! Here are a few questions to get you started:

  • What’s the best ebook you’ve read this year?
  • Who’s the most promising up-and-coming Christian author?
  • What series would you recommend to a friend?

Share your reviews with the Logos community, and then subscribe to the blog to stay up to date on Vyrso’s special offers, new books, guest posts by bestselling authors, and more!

Exploring Paul’s Letter to the Galatians

lexham-bible-guides-pauls-letters-collectionAll pastors have an abiding love for the people of their congregation. The apostle Paul was no different. So when he heard news of false teachings in the Galatian church after his departure, he was compelled to write. Paul’s letter to the Galatians reveals his two greatest concerns: Theologically, that a person can be justified by faith and faith alone. Practically, that believers’ actions should stem from their freedom in Christ, which liberates them to treat everyone with love and respect since all—regardless of differences—have been accepted. Paul explores these concerns by discussing the authenticity of the Gospel, the connection between the Gospel and the Old Testament law and covenants, and the theme of Christian freedom from the law.

Galatians 5 serves as a wake-up call to the Galatian believers who were falling prey to false teachings and returning to a “yoke of slavery” (Gal. 5:1). To explore this, let’s take a look inside the Galatians volume of the Lexham Bible Guides: Paul’s Letters Collection:

Issues at a glance

  • Severed from Christ
  • Will Not Inherit the Kingdom of God
  • The Fruit of the Spirit
  • Key Word Study: Katargeō, “To Abolish”
  • Key Word Study: Anastatoō, “To Disturb”
  • Key Word Study: Epithymia, “Desire”
  • Continue Reading…