Why Did Jesus Choose to Live in Capernaum?

Quiet Capernaum (Kfar Nahum or “Nathan’s village”) wraps around the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It’s surrounded by lush, rolling hills that invite easy living—likely the reason a large number of Jews migrated there from Jerusalem after returning from Babylon.

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5 Recommended Resources from the Logos New Year Sale

January brings new opportunities to learn something new or refocus your Bible study.

To help you make the most of this new year, check out the Logos New Year sale and save 40% on dozens of products including these five: [Read more…]

Every Logos Sale Happening Now, in One Post

From free books to discounts on Logos 8, here’s everything that’s free and on sale this month on Logos.com, Faithlife Connect, and Faithlife Ebooks.

Free books

  • Awe, by Paul David Tripp

At the links above you’ll also find books for $2–$4, including two popular Old and New Testament exegesis books. [Read more…]

Worship Is Not Just Wonder; It Is Thankfulness

O Lord, our Lord,
how majestic is your name in all the earth!
You have set your glory above the heavens.
Out of the mouth of babies and infants,
you have established strength because of your foes,
to still the enemy and the avenger. [Read more…]

How to Turn Your Sermon Audio into Transcripts Instantly

Since many of you are preachers and teachers, you may be interested to know that Faithlife Sermons now offers automatic sermon transcription.

Faithlife Sermons is a sermon resource and database for preachers and teachers, where you can find sermon illustrations, sermon art, outlines, and other resources. [Read more…]

A Brief Introduction to the Heart of Abraham Kuyper

Last year Lexham Press released a book of daily devotions from the young Abraham Kuyper, Honey from the Rock.

Though most know Kuyper now for his Christian cultural engagement, in his time he was better known for his personal meditations.

George Harinck, professor of history at the Free University of Amsterdam and Theological University of Kampen, writes in his endorsement of the book: [Read more…]

3 Reasons to Study the Biblical Geography of Israel

Israel’s geography is more than side trivia for the events in the Bible—it’s the stage God chose to place the characters of his story.

The narrative unfolds across many different landscapes, from the Mediterranean coastal region to the lower Galilee to the southern desert and beyond. It’s an epic story of God’s kingdom expanding from a garden to the whole known world.

The Bible’s original audience would’ve known these places and regions and why they were important to the story. [Read more…]

3 Westminster John Knox Bundles 30% Off

With a publishing history dating back to 1838, Westminster John Knox Press (WJK) and its predecessors have faithfully served scholars, students, clergy, and general readers for almost two centuries. [Read more…]

Free in January: Goldingay’s Isaiah for Everyone

January’s free book is here!

This month, go deeper in your study of the book of Isaiah—plus, get two more books for less than $5. [Read more…]

Get a Free Ebook by Paul David Tripp

You don’t have to look very far to see awe problems everywhere around you.

Adultery is an awe problem. To the degree that you forget God’s glory as the Creator of your body and his place as owner of every aspect of your physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual personhood, to that degree it is easier to use the members of your body to get whatever pleasure your heart craves. [Read more…]