Archives for November 2019

3 Thanksgiving Psalms for a Day Full of Gratitude

Happy Thanksgiving! 

As the smells of turkey and stuffing waft through homes across the United States, it’s the perfect time to thank God for his kindness and faithfulness to us. “Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to him with songs of praise!” (Ps 95:2) [Read more…]

How to Add a Logos Gift Card to Your Amazon Wishlist

If you’re like most people, you probably have an Amazon list (or two) set up for the things you’d like to purchase or receive as gifts someday. In my family, Amazon lists are our go-to place to look when shopping for gifts. [Read more…]

Get Logos 8 Gold for 25% Off—4 Days Only in Logos Black Friday Deals

Logos 8 Gold, packed with features and resources, is on sale November 25–28 at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Make it yours today for 25% off!  

If you already have a Logos package, your cost will be even less, since you never pay for the same resources twice. Sign in to see your price. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Easily Select Resource Text

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Every six weeks or so, the developers of Logos update our software. Some of the changes are major, like the redesigned Context menu, while others are behind the scenes, like bug fixes. A case in point occurred in the recent 8.9 update. A small but helpful improvement was made regarding selecting words in resources. [Read more…]

NEW from N. T. Wright: Big, Bold, Provocative New Testament Survey

At the beginning of the brand-new book The New Testament in Its World, authors N. T. Wright and Michael F. Bird ask this question: “How does God’s great drama work, and what part are we called to play in it?”1   [Read more…]

3 Logos Monthly Sale Highlights to Bolster Biblical Studies

During November, you can save up to 42% on handpicked resources about everything from theology to history, including some excellent Mobile Education courses. [Read more…]

Where’s Jesus in the Old Testament? Start with These 12 Verses.

We often read our Bibles as if Jesus made his first appearance in this world as a baby in the New Testament. Our story as Christians, we sometimes think, starts with the book of Matthew.

But the Bible’s witness to Jesus did not begin there. A common thread runs throughout the pages of our Bibles from the beginning of Genesis to the last page of Revelation: Christ.

Here are 12 New Testament verses that point to Jesus in the Old Testament. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Create a Passage List from Search Results

In preparation for a recent webinar, I was researching the subject of anointing with oil as a part of daily grooming. So I executed a Bible search for any form of the word anoint in the ESV.

I then wanted to save some (not all) of the results in a Passage List so I could easily move through them as I taught the webinar. [Read more…]

Lexham Black Friday Deals: 3 for under $15

Normally, there’s not much you can do with $15. You can buy lunch or a book . . . 

But this week, you can do a whole lot more. [Read more…]

The Lord’s Prayer Reminds Us: God Doesn’t Need Our Prayer

This excerpt is adapted from The Lord’s Prayer: A Guide to Praying to Our Father by Wesley Hill, a new release from Lexham Press.

At the center of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew, He offers to his disciples a model for prayer. This would not have seemed at all unusual to Jesus’ followers. Many teachers who attracted crowds in Palestine, like Jesus did, were expected to pass on their insights about how best to beseech God, and Jesus wouldn’t have raised any eyebrows by conveying his. In the Gospel of Luke, for instance, Jesus’ disciples are the ones who prompt His instruction: “Lord, teach us to pray, as John [the Baptist] taught his disciples” (11:1). [Read more…]