Secrets to Using Logos for Class Notes, from a Seminary Grad

Anyone who’s taken upper-level classes has learned the importance of taking great notes. They can make or break a class—and be useful long after you’ve gotten your last grade. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Find NT Verses Mentioning All 3 Persons in the Godhead

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As I was reading through Peterin the ESV I paused at 1:2, which states:

. . . according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

I noticed that FatherSon, and Holy Spirit were all three mentioned in this verse. Wanting to find other New Testament verses containing all three persons this is what I did: [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Search Books While in the Library

A perceptive Logos user presented the following scenario to me:

I’m really enjoying the Sidebar in the Logos 8 Library, which makes finding books much easier. Once I locate specific books, however, is there a way to search them while I’m in the Library? [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Read the Bible in Chronological Order

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In keeping with the general theme of launching the new year with an emphasis on Bible reading, I want to remind you of a simple solution to a question I’m often asked: [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Quickly Create a Search Term

Since finding information in our resources is so important, the Logos developers are constantly looking for ways to make searching easier for us, the users. A helpful feature in the recent release of Logos 8.10 is no exception. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Link a Search Panel to a Resource and Search in 1 Click

With the recent release of Logos 8.10, we can now link a Search panel to a resource and execute a search with a single click! Yes, you read that correctly. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Use the Sermon Starter Guide This Christmas

sermon starter guide blog postWhether you’re a preacher or not, you can benefit from the Sermon Starter Guide. For example, imagine during this Christmas season you’ve been asked to give a devotional about the birth of Jesus. You’re just not sure, however, where to start in Logos. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Helpful Resources for Advent

As the Christmas season is upon us you’ll no doubt be reading, studying, and/or teaching passages such as Matthew 2 and Luke 2. In light of that, I want to encourage you to use several resources you most likely own: [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Display Commentaries by Publication Date

A Logos user contacted me with the following question:

Recent scholarship continues to shed light on challenging passages of Scripture. Is there a way to display my commentaries according to their publication dates? [Read more…]

Learning Logos: How to Easily Select Resource Text

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Every six weeks or so, the developers of Logos update our software. Some of the changes are major, like the redesigned Context menu, while others are behind the scenes, like bug fixes. A case in point occurred in the recent 8.9 update. A small but helpful improvement was made regarding selecting words in resources. [Read more…]