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We’re proud to announce that Wordsearch Bible is transitioning to Logos and that Wordsearch users are currently being migrated to the Logos platform.

As a result, we’ll be able to add thousands of Wordsearch titles to the Logos catalog—including B&H content—by the end of the year. [Read more…]

Why Did the “Strange” Fire in Leviticus 10 Earn a Death Sentence?

This post is excerpted from Problems in Bible Interpretation: Difficult Passages IV, available now from Logos Mobile Education.

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The Old Testament is filled with odd stories that take us by surprise. One of those stories is found in a book that is, to say the least, pretty foreign to our modern worldview. I’m talking about Leviticus and, for this topic, Leviticus 10 specifically: the story of Nadav and Avihu, or as we like to say, Nadab and Abihu. It’s is a short episode, and I am going to read the whole thing: [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Biblical Event Navigator

We often speak of studying passages in context. Likewise, we need to study events in context.

For example, imagine we’re studying events surrounding Jesus’ arrest and trials. A lot was happening on the eve of his crucifixion, and keeping those episodes in contextual order can sometimes be challenging. [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip: Store Ideas, Articles, and Videos Across the Web in Logos

The internet provides a wealth of resources to enhance Bible study, from videos to websites and blog posts—but organizing and recalling this information when you need it can be tedious and time-consuming.

With the Notes Tool in Logos, you can easily record your thoughts as you study, arrange those thoughts into custom notebooks, and then recall what you’ve learned later with just a few clicks.  [Read more…]

Free This Month: A Commentary That ‘Should Be in All Church Libraries’

Christianity Today calls it “a roaring success.” 

Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society says, “It is the kind of commentary that should be in all church libraries as well as in homes of persons who care to understand the Bible beyond Americanized ideologies of self-oriented experience.”  [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Quickly See How a Word Is Translated in Multiple Bibles

A fellow Logos user contacted me with this question:

I’m studying the word “note” in Romans 16:17 in my preferred Bible, which is the NKJV. How can I see how the underlying Greek word is translated in other Bibles?

This is a great Bible study question, and the solution can be achieved with different methods. In this blog, however, I’ll focus on perhaps the quickest way, which is the Information Tool: [Read more…]

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Logos Tech Tip: Find Daniel’s Contemporaries Fast

Did Habbakuk prophesy before or after Daniel? Our English Bibles are not arranged chronologically, so it can be difficult to keep track of which biblical characters were contemporaries or what events were happening when a particular book was written. [Read more…]

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Here a Verse, There a Verse: 4 Steps to Studying the Bible in Context

Context is king, as they say. But when it comes to studying the Bible, context is far and wide.

A verse is contextualized in a passage; a passage in a biblical book; a biblical book in a particular place and time; and each time and place is characterized by language and culture.

Yet the biblical writings are not limited to the ancient world. “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable . . . for training in righteousness” (2 Tim 3:16). The Bible is both ancient and eternal. It is contextualized to then and applicable now. [Read more…]