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For years, skeptical scholars claimed that the gospel accounts of Jesus’ burial could not be trusted. Why? For one, claimed the skeptics, Roman authorities would never allow a victim of crucifixion to receive the honorific burial described by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Instead, crucifixion victims were literally thrown to the dogs, their bodies tossed into mass graves where wild animals scavenged.

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Solving the Puzzle of Hebrews: An Interview with David de Silva

John Calvin loved the book of Hebrews. “There is indeed, no book in Holy Scripture which . . . so fully explains that Christ is the end of the Law,” said the great Reformer. But it’s that very connection to the Old Testament that makes the epistle so perplexing to the modern Christian. The only New Testament book to quote the Old Testament more is the Gospel of Matthew; its many references to Old Testament prophecies and commandments can be difficult enough to untangle. But Hebrews’ focus on the complex rituals of priesthood and tabernacle present an even greater challenge.

Combine this with the letter’s ambiguous authorship and warnings of apostasy, and we’re left with an intimidating interpretive puzzle. To learn how to put those pieces together, I spoke with New Testament scholar Dr. David de Silva, whose new Mobile Ed course, Exegetical Study: Letter to the Hebrews, is currently available on Community Pricing.

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Stream a Brand New Luther Doc on Faithlife TV Now!

Stream the new film that gives you an inside look at one of the most important figures in church history. Stephen McCaskell’s original documentary combines beautiful animation, powerful storytelling, and riveting interviews with scholars and pastors to explore the life and legacy of the great Reformer Martin Luther.

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This Month Only: Get 3 Books on Grace for under $3

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Throughout May we’re giving away free downloads of Dan Bush’s riveting and freeing exploration of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. Live in Liberty: The Spiritual Message of Galatians invites you to experience God’s presence and everlasting peace, so you can be free to love and be loved. Authors Daniel Bush and Noel Due draw out the spiritual significance of Galatians and it’s message of God’s liberating presence in everyday life.

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The Future of Ministry, according to a Seminary President

As society and technology careen toward an uncertain future, what does the future hold for Christian ministry? I sat down with Dr. Randy Roberts, president of Western Seminary, for his insights on the next generation of pastors, how technology shapes ministry, and why his seminary is equipping its students with Logos Bible Software.

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8 Simple Words (and Some Great Books) That Will Help You Serve the Church

“Let me get back to you on that.”

Years ago, an older, wiser Christian taught me how those eight little words would help me better serve other believers. As an eager, young church leader, I would over commit, agreeing to take on responsibilities until my schedule—and my sanity—were bursting at the seams.

By committing to help so many people, I was actually limiting my ability to serve others. But asking for time to consider an opportunity allowed me to thoughtfully evaluate how it fit my priorities and calling.

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Why You May Be Misreading Scripture, & What to Do about It

A few years ago, researchers discovered that our memories might not be as reliable as we think. In fact, every time you recall a memory, your brain distorts it a little. Like making a copy of a copy of a copy, you reproduce the event in your mind’s eye based on earlier versions of the memory.

You aren’t remembering the event, you’re remembering the memory.

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See What Jesus’ Empty Tomb Would Have Looked Like

It’s easy to forget that a chasm of difference lies between our time and the people, customs, and culture of the Bible. It’s only when we take the time to understand those differences, when we reconstruct the world in which those stories took place, that those familiar biblical stories take on new life.

Suddenly, we feel as if we’re with Jesus as he preached his Sermon on the Mount. We’re there at the foot of the cross.

We step inside that tomb, only to discover that it’s empty.

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Save 30% on Select IVP Titles in April’s Publisher Spotlight

This month we’re shining the spotlight on celebrated publisher InterVarsity Press. All month long you can get great deals on some of their most popular titles, including the their Bible dictionary series and the Reformation Commentary on Scripture.

And as an added bonus, if you spend $250 on any of the titles featured in this month’s Publisher’s Spotlight, we’ll give you a $40 coupon code to use during May’s Spotlight. Check out the Publisher Spotlight page for more details.

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The Top 5 Deals on Logos.com This April

This month, there are over 50 resources included in the April monthly sale. Here are five collections that you can get for 30% off or more.

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