Learning Logos: Download All Resources at Once

logos blogWith the somewhat new Logos Bible Software installation process, we now have the option of just downloading some of our resources during the initial installation. In light of that, I recently received this scenario from a fellow Logos user:

Learning Logos: Automatically Highlight Cross-References in a Lexicon

I recently received the following scenario from a fellow Logos user:

I’m working on a project for school regarding lexicons and Genesis. Is there a way to highlight all the biblical references to Genesis in a lexicon such as BDB? Currently I’m straining my eyes trying to pick out the biblical references among all the characters!

Thankfully the answer is yes with the aid of a Visual Filter!

Give this a go: [Read more…]

Russell Moore: Why Family and Theology Are Interconnected

By Bronwyn Lea

Russell Moore is a man with big credentials, big responsibility, and a surprisingly big laugh. As president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (the public engagement arm of the Southern Baptist Convention), Moore is regularly asked to comment on issues spanning pro-life ethics, the Church’s response to racism, all the tricky questions of modern-day sexuality, and the complex relationship between evangelicalism and American politics. Got a hot-button topic you need addressed? Russell Moore is your guy. Yet for all the gravitas of his conversation, he’s no ivory-tower theologian; he’ll just as quickly laugh at a joke or tell an endearing story about his family.  [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Tag Your Books with Help from Community Tags

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A Logos user contacted me with the following inquiry:

I’m in the process of tagging my resources. Since I’m not familiar with some of them, I’m not sure what tags to assign. Is there some assistance available in the software to help me?

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Learning Logos: How to Locate Family Trees with a Media Search

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A Logos user contacted me with this question:

I’m somewhat new to Logos 8, but I remember in previous versions I could get family trees for people in the Bible. How do I find them now? [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Move Multiple Notes in Logos to a Different Notebook

notes in Logos blog postA semi-distressed Logos user contacted me with the following situation:

I’ve accidently misfiled numerous notes in the wrong notebook. I know how to move one note at a time, but please tell me there’s a way to simultaneously move all of the misfiled notes to the correct notebook.

To the Logos user’s relief, there are actually a couple of ways to do what he wants, but I’ll focus on just one: [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Create a Hyperlink in a Note

logos 8 training blogA fellow Logos user recently submitted this scenario:

I enjoy working with Logos 8 Notes. I often copy text from a resource and paste it into a Note. Sometimes, however, the information is too long, so I want to link back to the article rather than paste any text into the Note. Can this be done? If so, how?

Yes! In Notes, we can create a hyperlink to most any location in Logos, such as a resource article, Exegetical Guide report, Search results, etc. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Develop a Word List Based on Lemma Count (Part 2)

logos 8 training blog postThis is the second part of a short blog series addressing this scenario presented to me by a fellow Logos user: [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Develop a Word List Based on Lemma Count (Part 1)

logos 8 training blog postA fellow Logos user recently emailed me with basically this scenario:

The Seminary Guide, released from Faithlife for 2020, has an article in it from Mark Ward in which he says Greek students should learn vocabulary words appearing more than 100 times in the New Testament (173 such words). Can I make this work in a Word List? If so, can the Hebrew be done the same way?

This is a great question for students of the original languages. The answer is: yes, it can be accomplished in Logos with the help of two features: Concordance and Word List. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Find NT Verses Mentioning All 3 Persons in the Godhead

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As I was reading through Peterin the ESV I paused at 1:2, which states:

. . . according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

I noticed that FatherSon, and Holy Spirit were all three mentioned in this verse. Wanting to find other New Testament verses containing all three persons this is what I did: [Read more…]