Gone in a Flash: Lowest Price Ever on Your Logos 7 Upgrade

Upgrade to Logos 7 for the lowest price ever. Introducing Essential Upgrades: a special combo of Logos 7 features and a bundle of books—sized to fit any budget. And this weekend only, you can get one for 50% off. That makes this the cheapest Logos 7 upgrade we’ve ever offered. But it will only remain that way for four days.

Find the perfect fit before the price jumps on Tuesday!

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One Week Only: 30 Years of D.A. Carson Sermons, Just $75

Imagine sitting down with one of the world’s most respected New Testament scholars and asking him questions about everything from Ezekiel’s vision or the cryptic language of Revelation 14, to how we can understand difficult passages in the Gospel of John.

And then, without hesitation, you receive detailed, accurate responses. [Read more…]

Last Day: Get Started with Greek for Under $35

If you’re going to study, preach, or teach the Bible with any depth, it’s helpful to be able to read and pronounce Greek words—even if you don’t understand them. [Read more…]

Study Paul’s Most Important Epistle Verse by Verse

In his introduction to Romans Verse by Verse, Grant Osborne makes a grandiose claim: “In AD 57 in the city of Corinth, the Apostle Paul wrote the greatest book ever penned in human history: his letter to the Roman church.” While we can’t prove that statement true or false unequivocally, we can say that Romans is Paul’s most dense and complex epistle. It’s had a profound effect on theology and the understanding of Scripture and the themes of the letter inform the core of what it means to be a Christian. [Read more…]

Uncover Martin Luther’s Trinitarian Theology

Scholars often portray Luther as a heroic revolutionary, totally unlike his peers and forebears. But is this accurate? At times this revolutionary model of Luther has come to some shocking conclusions, particularly concerning the doctrine of the Trinity. In The Trinity and Martin Luther, Christine Helmer uncovers Luther’s trinitarian theology, upending the stereotypes attached to this historic figure.

In this excerpt from the new preface to the revised edition, Helmer shows us how her research led to a new perspective on Luther and the Trinity, giving us valuable context for the place of this work in scholarship. [Read more…]

Have You Always Wanted to Learn Greek?

Is Greek easier than you think? Find out for yourself during a special Facebook Live session starting at 1:30 p.m. (PT) on Wednesday, November 8.

Dr. John Schwandt, executive director of Logos Mobile Education, will take your questions and explain the first steps to demystifying the original language of the New Testament through Faithlife’s new Interactive Greek Alphabet Course.

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Coming Soon: Two New Lexham Bible Guides

Since the first volume was released five years ago, the Lexham Bible Guides have become some of our most popular resources. The series has grown to cover the entire Pauline corpus and two volumes on Genesis. Now, two new volumes are on the horizon: Jonah and 1 Peter. Both of these volumes should be released before the end of the year—and now is your last chance to take advantage of the pre-order discount.

The Lexham Bible Guides are designed to do all the work of searching through commentaries, journal articles, and monographs to find the information you need, saving you valuable time by curating all of the best literature in one place.

Get answers to tough questions

The Lexham Bible Guides don’t just present you with raw research data. The curated and annotated notes on the various viewpoints and interpretive options within the text allow you to quickly synthesize a broad range of views on a particular passage. Dense, jargon-filled research is distilled into easy-to-understand comments. Each volume gives you the tools you need to find answers quickly.

For example, the book of Jonah presents a number of interpretive challenges that could be illuminated by a plethora of viewpoints. Let’s look at how scholarship has handled the great fish that swallowed Jonah. Here are three perspectives (among many) presented in the Lexham Bible Guide:

  • Allen (1976, 213) says God snatches his servant from death’s clutches at the last moment. The fish represents Yahweh’s grace, and the incident demonstrates his power over the sea and its creatures. He considers the significance of “three days and three nights” to be uncertain, though he discusses several proposals. (NICOT: The Books of Joel, Obadiah, Jonah, and Micah)
  • Ellison (1986, 374–75) considers “three days and three nights” to be an approximation. He thinks we should ask why God chose the fish and not some floating wreckage to save Jonah: “Miracle is not the gratuitous display of God’s omnipotence, nor is it called out merely because of human need. Taken in its setting, it is probable that every miracle has a spiritual significance hence the use of ‘sign’ to describe it in John.” He contends that, for the book’s original audience, the fish represents Leviathan (see, Pss. 74:13–14; 104:25). The fish itself is secondary, but it demonstrated to the prophet that God’s love is operative in a world under divine control. (The Expositor’s Bible Commentary, Volume 7: Daniel and the Minor Prophets)
  • Page (1995, 239–42) discusses why God chose the fish as the way to return Jonah. He seems to prefer the theory that the belly of the fish was a “good place to learn” given Jonah’s awareness of the significance of Leviathan in the Old Testament (Pss. 74:13–14; 104:26). Page considers various options for the meaning of “three days and three nights” and concludes that “no compelling reason exists to disbelieve the literal span of time indicated. In fact, none of the Old Testament allusions of a similar nature are necessarily figurative. The major point is that God, through the fish, could sustain this pouting prophet during ‘unbelievable’ circumstances and return him to the place where he could renew his commission to serve.” (NAC: Amos, Obadiah, Jonah)

We have three perspectives that emphasize God’s sovereign power over nature, each with their own unique analysis on the biblical account. And if you have any of those commentaries referenced in the Bible Guide, you’ll be able to navigate directly to the relevant section in them with the inline links.

Save time and money

Jumpstart your research. Pre-order Lexham Bible Guide: Jonah and Lexham Bible Guide: 1 Peter today!

Kevin Vanhoozer on How Confessions of Faith Affect Christian Living


Our Logos Mobile Education crew met up with Kevin Vanhoozer of Trinity Evangelical Divinity near Chicago to film a new course on doctrine and discipleship: Theological Interpretation of Scripture in the Church. While we were there, we discussed a new project he’s been working on—A Reforming Catholic Confession—and also asked: How do confessions of faith affect Christian living? Here’s what Vanhoozer had to say. [Read more…]

3 Reasons There’s Never Been a Better Time to Get Logos 7

20% off Logos 7

Whether you’re just starting out with Logos, own an earlier base package, or just want to upgrade your Logos 7 library, now is the perfect time to get a base package. For a limited time, Logos 7 is 20% off. And if you need more reasons, here are three good ones to consider: [Read more…]

Last Day to Save 50% on This Karl Barth Collection!

This is your last chance to pre-order T&T Clark’s 19-volume Karl Barth Collection before it ships. The pre-pub price is $199.99, more than 50% off the regular price!
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