Archives for January 2019

How the KJV Is Partially Responsible for the NIV (Video)

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When a Christian businessman tried to share Scripture with a non-Christian, he was met with laughter.

Not because of the Word, but because of the words—the “strange” English of the KJV. [Read more…]

Save 47% for Just a Few More Days

Your chance to save up to 47% in January’s monthly sale ends soon! Plus, right now take $10 off your purchase of $50 or more by using the code SAVE10 at checkout.

Save big on these works and many others this month: [Read more…]

When Angels Do Time


Most Bible study resources describe fallen angels as demons who joined Lucifer in his rebellion against God. But what if I told you that the only place in the New Testament that describes angels sinning does not call them demons, has no connection to Lucifer, and has them in jail? Welcome to the world of 2 Peter and Jude. [Read more…]

Get Isaiah for Everyone—Free until Jan. 31

Isaiah is a notoriously difficult book to study and teach, not only for its length (66 chapters) but also because of the challenge of unraveling Old Testament prophecy for modern hearers.

Dive into the depths of Isaiah with January’s free book, Isaiah for Everyone, by John Goldingay—without getting overwhelmed. [Read more…]

Power Lookup: See One Passage in Many Bibles (Fast)

Power Lookup

A Logos user recently asked this question:

Is there’s a way to see one passage from multiple Bibles at the same time?

Actually, there are several ways to accomplish this task, but I’ll focus on Power Lookup in this blog: [Read more…]

Preaching: Haddon Robinson on the 2 Essential Elements

Preaching

Some time ago I went to church—I go to church regularly—and on this particular Sunday I did not have any responsibilities (i.e., I didn’t have to preach, I didn’t have to read the Scriptures). I had some friends who went with me. They were folks who, if you were taking a religious survey, would check “churchgoer occasionally.” One of these friends said that, when he [Read more…]

The Significance of Tel Dan in the Genesis Narrative

The land God promised to Abraham and his descendants is a beautiful mosaic of rocky deserts, green valleys, rolling hills, and snow-capped mountains.

These locations are home to familiar and beloved biblical sites frequented by pilgrims touring Israel, like Capernaum, Mount Tabor, and Jerusalem. [Read more…]

How to Choose the Right Logos Package for You—and Save

Logos 8 launched on October 28, and since then thousands have either upgraded to Logos 8 or invested in Logos for the first time. 

And all of them got a launch celebration discount

Here’s how to get yours before the sale ends February 7—and how to make sure you get the package that’s right for you.

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The Difference Between Textual Criticism and Translation

Textual criticism can explain some of the differences people notice between their English translations, such as the omission of “who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit” in the NIV of Romans 8:1 (compare Romans 8:1 in the KJV).

However, many variations in translations are not text critical in nature; instead, they reflect the translation techniques and the decisions of translation committees. [Read more…]

Last Days to Save 40% in the New Year’s Sale

The Logos New Year’s sale ends January 31 and with it a chance to save 40% on books and resources.

And since many of the resources are bundled—which means bundled savings is already applied—40% off means an extra layer of savings.

Shop the sale now, starting with these highlights. [Read more…]