8 Reasons Bible Dictionaries Are the Unsung Heroes of Bible Study

bible-dictionaries-blog-headerBiblical illiteracy, particularly in the US, is increasing at a staggering rate. Now more than ever it’s critical that the people of God not only read the Bible more frequently, but study the Bible. There are many ways to study Scripture, and numerous tools one can use—commentaries, original language resources, seminary-level courses, and sophisticated software. But one of the oft-overlooked yet most accessible study companions is the Bible dictionary.

In essence, a Bible dictionary is a tome of definitions of biblical names, places, people, events, and concepts. Some dictionaries take a short-and-sweet approach, while others are more exhaustive. But whatever their format, Bible dictionaries can be one of the most useful, beneficial reference books on your shelf.

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11 Inspiring Quotes from Tim Keller

Keller-blog-header-lastchanceWith his compelling, challenging, and poignant preaching and writing, Tim Keller has been likened to none other than C.S. Lewis—though the New York pastor is quick to deflect comparisons to his hero.

Keller’s words have inspired millions of believers around the world, and he’s written more than 20 books addressing topics including apologetics, marriage, work, prayer, and a dozen more. We’ve collected 11 of his most provocative, inspiring quotations, each from one of his most influential, best-loved titles.
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Common Roadblocks on the Journey to Biblical Insight

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To study the Bible in depth, you need to navigate its mysteries and complexities with precision and clarity. The reward of serious study is life-changing insight. And the pursuit of biblical insight is lifelong. It’s a journey that will transform you, and never cease to delight, inspire, and challenge you.

But it isn’t always open road and mirror-smooth asphalt. There are roadblocks, potholes, pitfalls, and detours on the pilgrimage toward scriptural insight. Each person’s journey is unique, but there are some challenges faced by just about every traveler on this road.

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Don’t Miss Out—Get Keller’s Bestsellers for just $99.99

Blog Image_620x325 CopyThe Tim Keller Collection contains some of Keller’s most popular works, including The Reason for God, The Prodigal God, and Generous Justice. To celebrate this addition to our Logos Library, you can pre-order the Keller collection for just $99.99 and save 20% off the normal Pre-Pub price of $129.99. But hurry—this deal ends tomorrow, April 5 at 11:59 p.m.

Keller’s work has challenged the claims of atheists, confronted Christians about gaps in their social morality, helped a new generation understand the biblical definition of marriage, reinforced biblical moral principles, and enabled believers to grapple with tough questions about prayer, suffering, and the Bible.

Described by Newsweek as the “C.S. Lewis for the 21st century,” Keller provokes readers to take greater ownership of their faith and go to greater lengths to engage the culture around them. And for the first time, his most influential, best-loved works will be available in the Logos format.

Save 20%—pre-order yours for $99.99

Tomorrow is the last day to get the introductory price of $99.99 on the Tim Keller Collection! On Wednesday morning, the price goes back up to the original Pre-Pub price of $129.99. Don’t delay—pre-order today and get the best Pre-Pub price on bestsellers by Tim Keller.

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The Championship Bout is Almost Over—Who Will Win?

2016_LMM_Vote-Championship_blog-headerLogos March Madness been a no-holds-barred brawl—there have been upsets, knockouts, and close calls. The madness has raged for 30 days, and tomorrow, it all comes to a head. The last men standing, N.T. Wright and J.I. Packer, are still battling for the title of Logos March Madness 2016 Champion. They’ve each gone toe-to-toe with five of theology’s finest, and each time they’ve come out on top as the fan favorite. But only one can win, and it’s time to choose—whose side are you on?

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Last chance to get Finish the Mission for $1.99!

Blog Image 1 Last chanceJohn Piper’s groundbreaking resource Look at the Book is free through the month of March, and guess what? It’s going to stay that way. That’s right—the Logos edition of Piper’s hit Look at the Book will be a free download for the foreseeable future!

One might think, “Well, no hurry then; after March I can still get this excellent resource for free!” That’s true, but there’s still one deal you don’t want to miss: the March plus-one, Finish the Mission, is $1.99 through March 31—but that deal disappears in seven days.

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Works by Charles Spurgeon, D.L. Moody, and G.K. Chesterton Are 40% off!

2016_LMM_Deals-R3_Blog-headerSixteen authors went head to head in round three; eight emerged victorious, and eight were sent packing. This was a round of upsets, as three of the eliminated contenders were juggernauts G.K Chesterton, Charles Spurgeon, and D.L. Moody. But don’t let their defeat fool you—the writings of these theologians pack a wallop and you can get their select works for 40% off! Here are a few titles you don’t want to miss, plus a hint on how to get all 11 volumes of the G.K. Chesterton Collection for less than the collection price.

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How Will You Get Ready for Easter?

prepareforeaster-blogEaster is just 10 days away, and your plans are probably in full swing. Whether it’s putting on a big Easter meal or an entire Easter service, there’s no question that this season can get bogged down with plans and preparations.

The death and resurrection of Jesus is the culminating event of Christianity, the climax of the story of God’s reconciliation with humanity. Imagine if Christians used the days preceding Easter to pause and reflect. How might their priorities shift? What plans and preoccupations would fade from their minds as their eyes fixed on the terrible, beautiful cross?

We’ve created 10 video reflections to help you do precisely that—to guide your thoughts and prepare your heart for the victory of Easter Sunday. We’ve also compiled a number of resources to supplement your spiritual meditations. As you journey toward the resurrection, here are three inspiring resources to guide your reflections.

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3 Ways to Bring Your A-Game to Your Easter Sermon

2016_Easter_Pastor_Blog-Header_620x325As Easter Sunday approaches, promising a more-than-usually packed house, now’s a great time to ask how to make sure your sermon connects with your audience. Here are three ways to do just that.

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What’s New in Logos Now 6.10

New_Logos Now blog image-1Be the first to get the newest tools, features, interactives, and media with Logos Now! Logos is already the world’s most powerful digital Bible study platform—and we keep making it better! If you want the latest Logos innovations but don’t want to wait for the next major release, then Logos Now is for you. Learn more about starting your Logos Now subscription.

Here’s what’s new in Logos Now 6.10.

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