A New Essential Resource for Ministry & Outreach

Do you remember when you first became a Christian? The joy of being introduced to Jesus is probably one of your most treasured memories. But do you also remember feeling overwhelmed by this completely new life? You probably had so many questions: What’s the Bible really about? What’s God like? And what does all this mean for how I live? These questions form the foundation for a healthy relationship with God and a strong Christian faith.

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How to Discover the Significance of Biblical Names

Each week this summer the Logos Pros will teach you how to master the tools and resources of Logos Bible Software. You’ll get some pointers and some study questions. 

Names in the Bible frequently do something different than names in contemporary Western culture. Western names express cultural solidarity, but their etymological meaning is generally beside the point (how many “Jonathans” know that their name derives from “gift of God”?).

In the Bible, however, certain names are given by God—Abraham, Isaac, Israel—and therefore bear special significance. [Read more…]

Even in the Bible, Good Doesn’t Always Win

When exposed to evil, we might doubt God’s presence. Soldiers’ accounts and memoirs often recall times of doubt as they grappled with war, atrocity and, ultimately, the struggle between good and evil. While Scripture is clear that good will triumph, it also says evil will win its share of battles. Second Kings 3 records a war event where evil won.

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Logos Pro Summer Training: Root Words

Each week this summer the Logos Pros will teach you how to master the tools and resources of Logos Bible Software. You’ll get some pointers and some study questions. This week: studying root words without tripping over Bible study fallacies.

English words don’t always mean what they used to mean. Discovering a word’s root, its history, is not a reliable way to discover what it means now. A butterfly is not a stick of highly concentrated milk sailing through the air.

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Last Chance to Save on These Top 5 Resources

There are just a few days left to save up to 40% on dozens of commentaries and other Bible study resources in the monthly sale. Check out this month’s deals, and don’t miss these top-five, bestselling resources:

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How Did God Create the World? Explore 6 Answers from Christian Scholars.

The belief that God created the world is foundational for Christians. However, the exact nature of God’s work in creation is debated. In TH331 Perspectives on Creation: Six Views on Its Meaning and Significance, six leading Old Testament scholars present the distinct features and biblical bases of their particular views:

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Deals Ending: Pillar, New International Commentary & More

July is almost over, which means this is your last chance to fill out your commentary and Bible reference collection with fantastic resources from Eerdmans. Through July 31, you can save 30% on some Eerdmans’ most trusted resources, including the Pillar New Testament Commentary series, the New International Greek Testament Commentary, and an ultimate bundle of Eerdmans resources available for thousands off the print price!

There’s just one week left to snag these deals; get them before they disappear:

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How to Study Notable People from Church History with Logos Bible Software

I hope during your use of Logos Bible Software you’ve discovered the incredible ease and power of the Factbook! This tool is part Bible dictionary, search engine, timeline, and more, all rolled into one. With it you can study:

  • Biblical People
  • Biblical Places
  • Biblical Things
  • Biblical Events
  • Preaching Themes
  • Cultural Concepts
  • Books of the Bible
  • And more.

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An Extraordinary Theology from an African-American Pastor and Former Slave

Earlier this year, we announced the reintroduction of a forgotten masterpiece, Plain Theology for Plain People by Charles Octavius Boothe. In this handbook first published in 1890, Boothe simply and beautifully lays out the basics of theology for common people. He brought the heights of academic theology down to everyday language, and he helps us do the same today.

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2 Days Left: Save on Logos 7, Commentaries & More

The biggest deal of the summer is going away in just two days. That means this is your last chance to get a great deal on Logos 7. If you’ve been waiting to upgrade, wait no longer: come Thursday, Logos base packages will be back to regular price.

Here’s a roundup of the summer deals you don’t want to miss.

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