3 Reasons Every Preacher Should Bid on These Books

“Alas! One of the ‘Logos moments’ for which I have been waiting! This cornucopia of homiletic input has regularly been my last phase of sermon preparation.”

That is what one preacher had to say—and he has more to say later—about the possibility of the Biblical Illustrator: New Testament Collection coming to Logos. (Old Testament could, too.) [Read more…]

John Frame’s Favorite Themes of Theology and Philosophy

This post is authored by John M. Frame, a philosopher and theologian especially noted for his work in epistemology, presuppositional apologetics, systematic theology, and ethics.

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Over the last fifty years, I have taught theology and have written books on systematic theology and philosophy. Now Logos has given me the opportunity to do some short videos on my favorite themes and to distribute them to Logos users. [Read more…]

What Do Angels Do?

This is a post by guest author Lindsay Kennedy.

In previous posts, we drew from Michael Heiser’s Angels to find out what the Bible tells us about angels. We know that angels are immaterial members of God’s heavenly host, and we also discussed why Christians should care about angelology in the first place.

In the first post, we saw that heavenly beings make up a council over which Yahweh presides. But what does this council do? Do they float through heaven all day playing harps? Do they simply worship Yahweh? Or do they observe, or even participate in, the decision-making? [Read more…]

10 Commentaries, 1 Steep Discount—Now on Pre-Pub

Whether you are an everyday student, Bible teacher, or pastor looking for sermon-ready insights, the Teach the Text Commentary Series offers meaty knowledge you can grab hold of with an assurance of solid interpretation.

For a limited time, the Teach the Text Collection Upgrade (10 vols.) is on Pre-Pub—an opportunity to save big on additional new volumes in this series. [Read more…]

4 Reasons Why You Should Read Jacob Neusner

The following post, authored by Tavis Bohlinger, was originally posted on the Logos Academic blog.

If you don’t know who Jacob Neusner is, it’s time to bone up. Apart from his exceptional prolific publishing output (and that’s an understatement; see point one below), he was known both for his highly acerbic nature to some and his deeply affectionate loyalty to others. He was also, as my final point suggests, the consummate scholar, but not in the way you’d expect. [Read more…]

Why Every Christian Should Care about Angels

Archangel Michael, by Guido Reni (1575–1642), c 1636. Source: Commons.wikimedia.org

This is a post by guest author Lindsay Kennedy.

The Bible has a lot to say about angels. The problem is, few Christians seem interested in hearing about it.

For whatever reason, many Christians have a dismissive attitude when it comes to angels. But here are three reasons—drawn from Michael Heiser’s new book, Angels—on why every Christian should care about angels. [Read more…]

How to Quickly Arrange the Desktop

Sometimes an easy-to-use, helpful feature gets overlooked. For example, here’s a non-Logos, simple trick I learned recently from my elderly mother.

I was trying to tear a piece of aluminum foil, but the entire roll kept following out of the box. Upon seeing my frustration, my mom pointed out, “Why don’t you push in the tabs on either end of the box which will secure the roll in the box?” I had no idea what she was referring to, but I looked, and sure enough, the tabs were there complete with instructions on how to use them!

I asked, “Why haven’t you mentioned these to me before?” to which she responded, “I figured a 56-year-old man knows how to handle a roll of aluminum foil.” [Read more…]

Flash Sale on IVP and Crossway Bundles

One of the best ways to improve your preaching and exegesis is to learn from masters of the craft.

And now, with a flash sale on two massive resource bundles, you get an affordable way to learn from dozens of distinguished pastors and scholars. [Read more…]

The Importance of Mentorship for New Christians

We all need others to encourage, challenge, and teach us, but this kind of mentorship is critical in the early stages of a new Christian life. But mentorship itself can be challenging, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the rhythms of walking through life with someone else. Making sure you have stimulating topics and questions for your mentee week in and week out can often be difficult. [Read more…]

Elyse Fitzpatrick: Idolatry and the Power of the Cross

Elyse Fitzpatrick is a respected counselor, author, and Bible teacher with a gift for applying biblical wisdom to personal and relational issues.

In the video below, she offers a brief word on the nature of idolatry as she introduces her course on the topic, Idolatry and the Power of the Cross: [Read more…]