Writing Sermons That Work

Crafting a sermon requires so many elements—finding everything you need to prepare a powerful message can be time consuming.

That’s why we created the Sermon Starter Guide. Instead of spending hours each week doing preliminary research, you’ll find all the searching done for you. With hundreds of sermon illustrations, outlines, key passages, and more, you’ll have everything you need to put together sermons that’ll have a lasting impact on your church. Uncover word meanings in Greek and Hebrew, see what all your favorite commentaries have to say, and listen to sample sermons from respected preachers. And when you’re finished, simply export to Proclaim or PowerPoint.

Check out the rest of Logos 5’s intuitive features, and download Logos 5 today.

Don’t Miss Out: Get These Collections at the Best Prices

Community Pricing, which lets you help choose the price on new products, is the best way to build your library at the lowest cost. As soon as there are enough bids to push a product into Pre-Pub, the price goes up, so always be sure to place your bid early.

These products will be moving into Pre-Pub very soon—place your bids today to get them at the best prices!

the-works-of-charles-hodgeThe Works of Charles Hodge (29 vols.)

Regularly $299.95—current bid is only $90

Charles Hodge counts as one of the most influential theologians of the nineteenth century and one of Calvinism’s most dedicated defenders in America. This is the most complete collection of Charles Hodge’s writings available in print or electronically. The Works of Charles Hodge brings together Hodge’s extensive body of work—almost 14,000 pages, including articles, essays, tracts, book reviews, and more.

Austen Henry Layard Collection (10 vols.)

Regularly $209.95—current bid is only $70

Austen Henry Layard’s groundbreaking work uncovered sites in Babylon and Assyria, greatly increasing our knowledge of Mesopotamian civilizations through the recovery of cuneiform tablets detailing culture and history. Layard’s extraordinary contributions to biblical archaeology changed the face of biblical research and scholarship. [Read more…]

Get $60 Off Resources for Church Leaders

aubrey-malphurs-collectionRight now, you can pre-order the Aubrey Malphurs Collection and get $60 off the regular price!

This eight-volume collection provides advice on planting, cultivating, and growing spiritually healthy churches. Malphurs helps you make the most of your leadership style, handle church budgets, raise up effective leaders, and more.

Designed with both experienced pastors and seminary students in mind, these titles are helpful for anyone with a passion for the church.

“Anyone who is a student of church health will greatly benefit from the sage wisdom Malphurs provides. This sort of insight is rare and valuable. Audrey helps us confront our assumptions so we can move toward health and vitality in our congregations.” —Alan Nelson, executive editor, Rev! magazine

“Aubrey Malphurs blows away the fog of misunderstanding that surrounds disciple-making in the church. His clear analysis of what a disciple is, and how a church can make one, is a welcome addition to the literature on this topic.” —Gary L. McIntosh, professor of Christian ministry and leadership, Talbot School of Theology, Biola University

[Read more…]

Last Chance: Take 20% Off Marriage and Family Resources

Father's Day

Time is running out—through June 16, take 20% off our Father’s Day sale items. These resources, ranging from individual titles to large collections, are among our most popular for marriage and parenting guidance. You can save on:

Marriage and Family Bundle (25 vols.)

Regularly$199.90get it now with coupon code DAD2013 for $159.92

This collection teaches men to become better husbands, fathers, and leaders. Download it to get techniques for cultivating a Christian worldview in your children, and learn how close family relationships can strengthen your child’s relationship with God.

the-essential-ivp-reference-collection-version-3The Essential IVP Reference Collection (18 vols.)

Regularly$190get it now with coupon code DAD2013 for $152

Download this collection and learn from the best of today’s biblical and theological scholars. You’ll get dictionaries covering biblical studies, the study of New Testament Greek, theological terms, and apologetics and the philosophy of religion.

Foundations for the Family Series (4 vols.)

Regularly: $44.95get it now with coupon code DAD2013 for $35.96 [Read more…]

Find Exactly What You’re Looking For

With research, sometimes getting started is the hardest part. Maybe you want to become more knowledgeable in pneumatology, but you aren’t exactly sure where to begin. Or maybe you want to look up a word in its original language, but you can’t remember how it’s spelled.

Start out your research on the right foot with Logos 5’s Search Suggestions tool. Just begin typing a word to choose from a list of suggested words and phrases. Come back later, and Search Suggestions provides new recommendations based on your previous research. Even type a word or phrase phonetically in English, and see it automatically converted into Greek or Hebrew.

Whether you don’t remember how to spell a name or you’re not quite sure where to begin your study, Logos 5 helps you search the Bible faster and more effectively than ever.

 

Check out the rest of Logos 5’s powerful features, and start using the Search Suggestions tool today—download Logos 5.

Last Chance: Get up to $388 Off Commentaries

If you haven’t picked out a graduation gift yet, you have only a few more days to save on some of our top commentaries! Written with serious students in mind, these commentaries are the perfect gifts for any grad. Through June 15, you can get up to $388 off three of our best-selling commentaries using the coupon codes below.

Save on:

International Critial CommentaryInternational Critical Commentary

The International Critical Commentary has long held a special place among works on the Bible. Its comprehensive, rigorous scholarship brings together all the relevant aids to exegesis: linguistic and textual, archaeological, historical, literary, and theological.

Get $388 off with coupon code ICC13

Pillar New Testament CommentaryPillar New Testament Commentary

The PNTC seeks to make Scripture’s meaning clear. The authors interact with the most important, informed contemporary debate, yet avoid undue technical detail. The result is a blend of rigorous exegesis and exposition, of scholarship and pastoral sensitivity, with attention both to biblical theology and to the Bible’s contemporary relevance. [Read more…]

Get 30% Off New Zondervan Collections!

We’re excited to announce that two very anticipated collections are now available on Pre-Pub! For the next two weeks, you can pre-order both the Zondervan Biblical Languages Collection and the Textbook Bundle for 30% off their regular prices.

Zondervan Biblical Languages Collection

collection-coverRegularly $616.65—only $429.95 before June 20!

This collection, worth $781.65 in print, includes essential Bible study resources such as core textbooks, language grammars, reference works, and more—many of which are among the most respected works in their fields.

Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar, included in this collection, is one of the most popular introductions to Greek, used in universities and seminaries around the world. Over 200,000 students have learned biblical Greek under its guidance, proving it to be one of the most powerful resources for those looking to delve into the original languages.

This collection includes titles such as:

[Read more…]

Get 25% Off Johann Gerhard’s Theological Commonplaces

Johann_GerhardJohann Gerhard was the premier Lutheran theologian of the early seventeenth century. Combining a profound understanding of Lutheran theology with a broad interest in ethics and culture, he had a significant influence on biblical, doctrinal, pastoral, and devotional theology.

Johann always remained steadfast in his commitment to spreading God’s Word, even though he faced many trials in his life. At various times, he suffered from asthma, dry fever, rheumatism, kidney trouble, and weakness of his entire body. His father died when Johann was only 16 years old. On top of his health and home-life struggles, he was threatened with imprisonment many times during the Thirty Years’ War. Still, he always remained faithful. He was known for his perseverance; to this day, it shines through in his writings.

His Loci Theologici are regarded as the standard for Lutheran orthodoxy, with topics ranging from the proper understanding and interpretation of Scripture to eschatology. [Read more…]

Get the Classic Studies on Eschatology Collection for Less

classic-studies-on-eschatologyRight now, you can bid on the Classic Studies on Eschatology collection in Community Pricing. The current bid is only $30—place your bid now to get it at the best price!

These titles have had a lasting impact on the way we understand eschatology. Thanks to such respected authors as W. O. E. OesterleyR. H. CharlesWilliam Kelly, and Alvah Hovey, Classic Studies on Eschatology highlights important doctrines and provides a wide range of views. For scholarly research, sermon prep, or personal Bible study, this collection is a great addition for anyone looking to gain a deeper understanding of the future of man and earth.

Many of these volumes have gotten outstanding reviews from notable theologians:

The Christian Hope: A Study in the Doctrine of Immortality: “Dr. Brown’s little volume is written in a clear and attractive style, and shows a wide acquaintance with the literature of the subject.” —Charles Hodge

Biblical Eschatology“Nothing could be more simply or more soundly put.” —B. B. Warfield

Future Retribution“I have read Future Retribution with great delight and satisfaction. The ground is covered admirably and leaves little, if anything, to be desired on this most important and practical part of the discussion.” —James Strong [Read more…]

Take Advantage of New June Deals!

New June Deals

We have about 130 featured products on sale this month. You don’t even need a coupon code to take advantage of these deals! Just visit the June deals page and start building your library today.

June’s featured deals range from individual Bible study resources to massive collections and commentary series. Among this month’s discounted resources are:

expositions-of-holy-scriptureExpositions of Holy Scripture (33 vols.)

Regularly $249.95—only $159.95 through June 30!

The sermons included in the 32 volumes of Expositions of Holy Scripture cover 64 of the 66 books in the Protestant canon. The 1,500+ sermons, arranged in canonical order, make up a unique commentary on nearly every book of the Bible. Alexander MacLaren’s ability to handle Scripture’s original languages, paired with his elegant writing style, draws the reader deep into the Bible.

louis-berkhof-collectionLouis Berkhof Collection (15 vols.)

Regularly $199.95—only $129.95 through June 30!

The 15-volume Louis Berkhof Collection contains important works on theology, social issues, education, and politics from one of the twentieth century’s leading Reformed thinkers. Berkhof’s Systematic Theology, included in this collection, is one of the most widely cited theological works in recent decades. [Read more…]