“For freedom Christ has set us free,” the Apostle Paul wrote in his letter to the Galatians. “Stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery” (Gal 5:1). But what does the Apostle Paul mean when he writes of our freedom in Christ?
What if reading a commentary could be like listening to a good sermon? The Preaching the Word Series offers commentaries on 41 books of the Bible, written in the style of expository sermons on the texts and rich in practical application. And during July, you can get this series for 31% off.
R. Kent Hughes, who serves as series editor and author of several of the volumes, is joined by Philip Graham Ryken, Bryan Chapell, Iain M. Duguid, John Woodhouse, David Jackman, and other skilled preachers. While you may not be able to listen to these gifted preachers on a regular basis, these commentaries allow you to consult their expository insights whenever you want.
Did you know that, according to the Social Science Research Network, nearly 65 percent of people are visual learners? That means what you put on the screen at church matters. People who learn visually need to see what they hear not only to comprehend, but also to retain information. When listening to a sermon, visual learners benefit from pictures, slides and live demonstrations. In worship, they are very aware of the aesthetics and the overall ambiance of the room. In these cases, the visual aspects help people connect with what is being spoken or sung and reinforce the service in a positive way.
The book of Proverbs is full of recurring themes, characters, and poetic forms. It covers everything from wealth and poverty, to archetypical characters such as “the foolish man” and “the righteous person.” But one of its most compelling features is the practical advice it offers parents and children. With the Proverbs Explorer in Logos 6, tracking down that wisdom is simple and intuitive. You can group and locate proverbs based on theme, type, characters, and even poetic form. In this video, I’ll show you how to quickly discover every proverb written from a father’s perspective, then refine your search to those written with the poetic structure known as “antithetical parallelism.”
Summer is upon us, and that means it’s time to hike, camp, swim, and enjoy the great outdoors. I just recently got back from climbing Mt. Baker, and to prepare for that excursion, I had to have all the right equipment. Backpack, boots, rope, crampons, clothing, food—all in all I was carrying over 40 lbs of gear up the mountain. I wouldn’t have been able to successfully make it up the mountain without all of it.
Sometimes, our Bible study can feel like climbing a mountain—there’s just so much to learn, to read, and to process. Whether you’re a pastor, a student, or just someone who is serious about their Bible study, Lexham Press is committed to helping you study the Bible, better. And during the Lexham Press Summer Sale, you’ll get incredible deals on all the right resources for whatever you’re studying.
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John G. Butler’s Analytical Bible Expositor is a comprehensively organized, chapter-by-chapter and verse-by-verse commentary.
One of the most important parts of finding treasure is knowing where to dig. What if you came across a map with 298 x’s? You would have no clue where to even start digging, and even if you did it would take hours before you were able to find what you were looking for. What if there was a tool that helped you filter that 298 down to half a dozen? That sounds a lot more doable right?
Think about the difficulty of the English language:
- “When he said he went to lie down he told a lie.”
- “The man didn’t cave when he was threatened to be thrown in a cave full of snakes.”
- “I saw your saw, I believe it was under the see-saw.”
The same word can have very different meanings. Often, we face the same challenges when studying the Bible.
Zondervan brings to Logos the new and ambitious NIV Zondervan Study Bible. Published this year and edited by D.A. Carson, the NIV Zondervan Study Bible provides the best scholarship in short, readable notes for the everyday Christian. Here are some quick stats that’ll get your attention:
“This is not the world of 100 years ago,” notes Dr. Tim Sisk, pastor, professor, and missionary to Japan and Bolivia. “It’s a very different world, and there are a number of different issues that impact how we take the gospel there.”
The changing world of missions and church planting requires a combination of current, on-the-ground perspective and scholarly analysis of the historical, biblical, and theological realities undergirding this important work. All of that can be found in these Mobile Ed courses on missions and church planting.
For the first time, you can get Mobile Ed’s missions and church planting courses individually.
June has been a busy month for expanding and updating our products. Of particular note are the recently updated Teach the Text Commentary series, the Gordon Fee New Testament Studies Collection, as well as these four brilliant gems in the study of the New Testament and the early church: