8 New IVP Books Coming to Logos—and How to Get Them for Less

One made N.T. Wright change his mind on Romans 8; another is now the go-to book on New Testament hymns. Browse these upcoming additions to Logos.

Hang around theological libraries long enough and you’ll see three little letters over and over again on book spines: IVP. [Read more…]

Every NICOT/NICNT Commentary, Ranked—and on Sale Now

For a limited time, every volume of NICOT/NICNT is on sale at Logos.

I knew this series was featured prominently on bestcommentaries.com, but I was curious to see just how they stacked up, so I did some digging. [Read more…]

Sale Ending: Last Chance to Save on Spurgeon, Carson, More

The collected works sale ends in just a few days and with it your opportunity to add swaths of important Christian writing to your Logos library.

With collected works in Logos, you bring renowned Christian theologians right into your studies. It’s like having them next to you to say, “Psst, if you don’t mind, I have a thought on that.” [Read more…]

What Is the Return of the Unclean Spirit in Luke 11?

There are certain passages that make you scratch your head, even if you’ve read them before.

Luke 11:24–26 is one of them.

Here’s how Joel Green, author of the Luke volume in the New International Commentary of the New Testament (NICNT), treats verses 23–26. We include his comments and footnotes so you can dive deeper into the argument and get a sense for how NICNT works. [Read more…]

Did Jesus Go to Hell After He Died?

Christ’s Descent into Hell by Follower of Hieronymus Bosch

Some versions of the Apostles’ Creed say Jesus descended into hell. Did he?

For centuries, Christians have proclaimed, “. . . he [Jesus] descended into hell . . .” Other versions of the creed say “the grave.”

Why do we say those words at all, and what are the implications of one versus the other?

This brief post is only an introduction to the matter. I’ll present the main relevant biblical texts, a brief overview of the primary interpretations, and a quick note about how I used Logos Bible Software to find this information.

Finally, I suggest resources for further study.

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Act Fast—These Deals Are out the Door

In all the excitement of Logos March Matchups, you may have missed other deals running this month on Logos.com.

Here’s your chance to snag discounted books before the month ends. [Read more…]

Meet Your Champions: A Little about the Winning Bundles and Courses

Logos March Matchups is a wrap—but the deals are just beginning.

Meet your champions.

At the above link, you can browse the two winners—the Hebrews bundle and the Gospels and History Mobile Ed bundle—as well as the runners-up in both categories.

Here’s a bit of commentary on each one: [Read more…]

3 Reasons Every Preacher Should Bid on This Series

“Alas! One of the ‘Logos moments’ for which I have been waiting! This cornucopia of homiletic input has regularly been my last phase of sermon preparation.”

That is what one preacher had to say about the Biblical Illustrator: New Testament Collection coming to Logos. [Read more…]

Before You Preach a Narrative Text, Study Your Hero

Samson Slaying the Lion (1628) by Peter Paul Rubens


You will preach narrative far better if you know this literary archetype.

The Bible is full of stories, and most of them revolve around a hero. From Abraham to Moses to Deborah to the True and Better Hero, much of Scripture is a hero’s journey. [Read more…]

Learn Greek and Logos at the Same Time—so That Both Stick

Confession: in seminary I used Logos as a crutch. I hovered my mouse over the word for parsing—and on I went, hover by hover, letting what I had painstakingly learned about Greek grammar slowly drip out of my brain.

My loss. [Read more…]