How to Leverage the Power of Cross-References in Your Bible Study

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One of the most popular ways to study the Bible is through cross-references. These cross-references may be embedded in a Bible translation itself or in a separate resource such as The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge. Logos contains several features which, when taken together, make cross-reference work a breeze. Here’s how to use them.

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How to Group Books in Your Logos Library

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A fellow Logos user recently asked the following question:

I like grouping the resources in my Library according to Type so I can quickly see my commentaries, journals, etc. When I expand a specific Type, however, all the resources are just listed by title. Is there a way to further group the resources so I could see my commentary sets for example?

This is an excellent question and the solution is quite simple when we utilize sub-groups in the Details view in the Library. Here’s what I mean.

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How to Compare Original Language Words in Logos

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I recently answered this question from a pastor and fellow Logos user:

How can I do a comparison of the two primary Greek words translated “know” in the New Testament?

This is an excellent question. Here’s how I responded to him.

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How to Access Helpful Logos Tips, Right in the Desktop App

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A friend recently emailed me asking for assistance with the markings in the Interactive resource, Psalms Explorer. This made me realize some Logos users may not be familiar with some helpful explanations built right into the software. So today’s blog will be simple and brief, but hopefully point you to some valuable documentation that perhaps you were not aware of.

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How to Easily Navigate through Bibles in Logos

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Often times during our study we find ourselves needing to quickly navigate to another spot within the book or chapter in which we’re currently located. Well, today’s very simple, yet powerful, tip will help you easily do that in Logos.

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Inline Search Helps When Memory Fades

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During a recent study, I wanted to go to the verse where the biblical writer admonishes the lazy person to observe the actions of the ant. For the life of me, however, I could not remember where the verse was located.

I also didn’t want to interrupt the flow of my study to build an elaborate search so I turned to the Logos 6 feature called Inline Searching. Here’s how I leveraged the tool to quickly locate a verse:

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How to Find Old Testament Quotes in the New Testament

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I’m currently assisting a young preacher with his sermon on Matthew 5:43-48. The passage begins like others before it with the phrase, “You have heard that it was said,” followed by what specifically was said, “You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.” (esv) This of course begs the question, “Was this an accurate quotation from the Old Testament or did the religious leaders of the day alter it?” In other words, what is the source of the statement?

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How to Save Bible Search Results to a Note File

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Recently, a Logos user emailed the following scenario to me:

I executed a Bible Search. How do I copy/paste all of the verses, which appear in the search results, into a note file?

Excellent question! To discover a solution, let’s carefully walk through a specific example:

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How to Quickly Move through Search Hits in Logos

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After executing a Basic Search, you may find yourself with a lot of results from one resource. For example, imagine studying Colossians 1:19 where you come across the phrase fullness of God. So you decide to investigate this phrase throughout your whole library. Here’s a little tip to help you quickly move through the search result you uncover:

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How to Highlight Passages Across Multiple Bibles

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I recently blogged about highlighting and note files which generated a few questions like this:

How can I highlight text in one Bible and have those highlights show up in other Bibles?

Until recently that ability didn’t exist, but you’ll be happy to know it’s currently available in Logos Now That feature, Corresponding Notes and Highlights, works like this:

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