A Biblical Tale of Courage You Just Might Need Courage to Teach


Moses’ encounter with God in Exodus 4:21–26 is arguably one of the strangest, most confusing events recorded in the Bible. In this passage, Moses is en route to Egypt—seemingly following God’s call to deliver the Israelites from Pharaoh’s vice-like grip. But then something shocking happens:

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3 Easy Ways to Connect with Mobile Ed and Top Biblical Scholars

Are you interested in engaging in daily discussions with top scholars? Are you interested in learning more and advancing your theological studies? Mobile Ed has lots of different ways to connect you with biblical and theological scholars. Here are just three ways to connect.

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Get Quick Access to Your Highlighters with This Simple Trick

A Logos user emailed me the following question:

Is there any way to set up the highlighting feature of Logos to be part of the right click options in order to quickly be able to highlight key phrases while reading the Bible or other books without having to go “dig out” the highlighter function?

Since highlighting is a very popular feature with Logos this is a very appropriate question. Even though currently we can’t customize the context menu, we can create shortcuts to our favorite highlighting styles so we don’t have to “dig out” the highlighting tool each time we want to mark up text:

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What the Mystery of the Incarnation Teaches Us About Easter

The Christian faith is full of profound truths that defy human understanding. These grand mysteries point us to God’s greatness and goodness and, when contemplated, evoke awe and worship. At the center of our celebration of Easter are two of these mysteries, Jesus’ incarnation and resurrection. In this excerpt from The Majesty of Mystery, K. Scott Oliphint examines the relationship between these two mysteries to remind us of the glory and wonder of our God.

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How to Search for Journal Articles by a Specific Author

A fellow Logos user recently emailed me an excellent question:

As I was reading a chapter in Walter Kaiser’s Classical Evangelical Essays in Old Testament Interpretation, one of the author’s (William Henry Green) made the comment that his essay was a further development on an earlier essay.  If someone has a number of the theological journal collections in their library, how does that person search the journal collections for other articles written by an author or articles written on the same topic?

The answer lies in a feature called Field Searching. The steps below show how to search for journal articles by the same author.

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Abraham Kuyper’s Theology of Everyday Life

Even if you’re unfamiliar with the works of Abraham Kuyper, you might recognize his most famous quote: “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!’”

For Kuyper, this deep awareness of God’s sovereignty had vast implications for daily life. Throughout his writings, he wrestled with how to reconcile the sovereign presence of God in this beautifully created world while witnessing the fallenness and brokenness of the present. The modern church still struggles to navigate this tension between the spiritual life and the secular world. That’s why, despite being a century old, Kuyper’s theology of everyday life is still relevant today.

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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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Was the Story of Moses Based on an Ancient Legend?

In modern stories people destined for greatness rarely start off privileged. They are dropped off at the doorstep of an orphanage or abandoned in the rain. This literary motif goes back to ancient stories, where writers use the abandoned child theme to identify a character that rises from obscurity to privileged hero status. It’s a motif found in the biblical account of Moses’ birth. But is that really the whole story?

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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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Douglas Moo Is the LMM 2017 Champion!

The moment to crown the Logos March Madness 2017 champion has arrived. This year, the accolades go to celebrated New Testament scholar Douglas Moo! He stood his ground in six rounds of fierce competition against some of the most influential scholars in church history and has emerged victorious.

That means that as of today you can save 70% on a dozen of his most popular works.

Here are just three of Moo’s resources that you need to snatch up before LMM deals expire on April 14.

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