Incorporate David Platt’s Sermons into Your Bible Study

David Platt Sermon ArchiveGod is passionate about missions. As an influential textbook on missiology boldly declares, “The clear affirmation of Scripture is that our God is a missionary God.” Not only has God sent his Son Jesus to be the savior of the world’s sins, he has also given believers the privilege to share this message with our friends and enemies, neighbors and strangers, those at home and those abroad. The Bible is clear that God’s blessing goes with us as we take the message of salvation to others: “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!” (Rom. 10:15)

David Platt has spent years teaching and preaching on God’s heart for the nations to hear the good news of the gospel. His runaway best seller, Radical, inspired readers to abandon the American dream and pour themselves out for God. In 2014, sensing the call to equip the next generation of missionaries, Platt became the president of one of the largest missions organizations in the world, the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Platt’s desire to teach the gospel, “making disciples, sharing, showing, and teaching God’s Word in everyday life,” has led to a prolific preaching ministry at the Church at Brook Hills in Alabama.

Now, for the first time, hundreds of Platt’s sermons are available for pre-order on Logos.com!

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Your Guide to June’s Deals

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Every month, we feature discounts on a wide range of products: commentaries, biblical and theological studies, preaching resources, and more. Not sure where to get started with the 100+ deals? Here are some highlights from June’s products:
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Andreas Köstenberger on Studying Primary Sources

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This week’s Logos Pro post is by Andreas Köstenberger. Dr. Köstenberger is Senior Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He’s also a long-time user of Logos Bible Software.

In most areas of scholarship—and biblical research is no exception—engaging the primary sources is exceedingly important. There is no substitute for interacting directly with the text of the Bible and contemporaneous literature in the original languages. I have found that Logos Bible Software is an excellent tool for doing careful original-language work.
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The Smallest Big Addition to Your Library

 

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The Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (10 vols.) is a monumental reference work, considered by many scholars to be the best New Testament dictionary ever compiled.

At 9,073 pages, covering over 2,300 theologically significant New Testament words, TDNT is perfect for deep, serious Bible study.

Sometimes, however, the sheer amount of information can be hard to wade through.

That’s what makes The Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, Abridged in One Volume so helpful. Condensing the massive content of its elder brother to a more manageable 1,356 pages, the abridged version includes only the most important and useful information that pastors, students, and laypeople will return to again and again.

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5 Reasons to Get the Crossway John Piper Collection This Month

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Every month, we feature a special deal on one of our top products. June’s deal is the Crossway John Piper Collection, at 39% off the regular price. Here are five reasons to get this collection:

1. You’ll get some of Piper’s most important works.
This collection includes Don’t Waste Your LifeFifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to DieGod’s Passion for His Glory, and A Hunger for God—along with 35 other great books.
 

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Kay Arthur on Balancing Ministry and Your Spiritual Walk

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If you’re a pastor, scholar, or church leader, you’ve probably experienced it. You spend hours in the Word preparing sermons, Bible studies, and Sunday-school lessons. Yet even as your understanding of the Bible increases, you find yourself slipping into a state of spiritual fatigue. Your congregation or students thank you for the insight you’ve provided, for the difference your study has made in their lives. But you know God has used you in spite of the distance from him you feel at the moment. You may have crafted the perfect sermon, but your spiritual well has run dry.
In this excerpt from Bible Study Magazine’s exclusive interview with Kay Arthur, the beloved Bible-study expert shares how she maintains vitality in her spiritual life through personal quiet time and by refusing to separate her lesson preparation from her own spiritual walk.

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Learn From the Courage of Esther with This Free Commentary

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Through June, download Evangelical Exegetical Commentary: Esther for free!

With intriguing plot twists and suspenseful action, the book of Esther cleverly exposes the folly of wealth and selfish ambition. These are contrasted with the wisdom and courage of Esther and Mordecai and the triumph of the Jewish people in a foreign land. In his commentary, Anthony Tomasino reveals the motifs of feasting, sovereignty, assertiveness, and reversal in the Hebrew text.

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Resource Updates: May 2015

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Whenever a resource you own is updated, you’ll get that new content—for free—so your Logos library is always becoming more valuable and staying up to date with the latest improvements.

Here’s a list of Logos resources that were updated throughout May:
 
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Open Multiple Factbook Reports at the Same Time

Today’s post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.

One of the most exciting new features in Logos 6 is the Factbook. It’s an almanac, Bible dictionary, concordance, search engine, and more—all rolled into one. You can build a Factbook report for virtually any biblical subject imaginable! Also, within most Factbook articles you’ll discover links to other Factbook articles. When you click a link, the Factbook leaves your current article and jumps to the new one. To return to the previous article you have to utilize the back button in the upper right of the Factbook panel. What if, however, you want to view multiple Factbook articles at the same time? You can with this easy-to-use little trick:

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Never Stop Learning: Get Top Commentaries in the Graduation Sale

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There’s always more learning to do when it comes to Bible study. That’s why during the month of June, we are discounting coveted commentaries and study resources for the Graduation Sale.

Whether you are a graduate, friend of a graduate, or just wish you were graduating, there’s something here for you!

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