Why I’m Using Logos to Learn Greek—and Loving It

This may come as a surprise to some, but it’s possible to finish a seminary MA and a PhD in theology and not learn Greek, and I am living proof of this.

My programs of study were specialized enough that the need never arose (and it was never required). But now that my schooling is over and I want to continue learning, I decided that the time to learn Greek has come. [Read more…]

Preach Better Sermons by Studying Great Preachers—Sermon Archives 30% Off

Prepare your sermons with help from masters of preaching. For a limited time, nearly all our sermon archives are 30% off.
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Logos Learning: How to Use the Bible Selector Feature

So here’s an observant question from a Logos user:

I’m really enjoying the Faithlife Study Bible but noticed a Bible selector on its toolbar. What’s that all about?

That’s a good eye and it provides me an opportunity to showcase this resource. Since its publication several years ago it has become my go-to study Bible. Its many features include: [Read more…]

How to Use Sermon Archives like Commentaries in Logos

Did you know sermons function much like commentaries in Logos?

This post will show you how to get the most use out of sermon collections in Logos. For a limited time, several sermon archives are 30% off, so take a look at the sale if you’d like to add more sermons to your library. [Read more…]

Only 2 More Days: All Logos Packages 20% Off

The final hours of the Logos package sale are upon us.

Right now every Logos package is 20% off, with no limits to how many you can stack on each other. That’s great news for current Logos owners (see points #2 and #4 below) as well as new ones.

Here are five quick reasons to jump on this sale. [Read more…]

Grab May’s Free Book before It Gets Replaced

May’s almost over, which means A Critical Exegetical Commentary on the Pastoral Epistles moves over for June’s free book and goes back to full price.

So grab it now, plus two more commentaries for just $5: [Read more…]

A Simple Reason to Snag Logos 8 Bronze, Especially at This Crazy Price

Four commentary sets for roughly the price of one? Here’s why Logos 8 Bronze is such a good deal.

This month only, all Logos 8 packages are 20% off. [Read more…]

How to Make Your Logos Features Work Harder, so You Don’t Have To

Your Bible study used to start with pulling heavy books down from the shelf and combing through volume upon volume to find what you need. That can take hours.

Your Logos Bible Software features turn those hours into seconds.

But what if your features could work even harder, giving you more insights in the same amount of time? [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Find Greek Words Translated with an English Word

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A college student contacted me with the following scenario:

I’m taking a homiletics course and need to find the Greek words translated “preach” in the New Testament. How can this be accomplished in Logos?

I love questions like this because the answer is in the Logos wheelhouse! [Read more…]

3 “Rules” for Using Commentaries Today

“There’s no way to know it without discovery.” — Sara Groves, songwriter

Groves isn’t talking about commentaries when she sings that line, but she’s describing a fundamental truth about deep knowledge: it only comes by discovery. And discovery cannot be rushed.

Ideally, anyone digging into a biblical text wants to understand what God is revealing about himself. The truths will be big, so they must be studied slowly and from every angle.

Here’s how to use commentaries as tools for discovery, rather than shortcuts to answers. [Read more…]