How to Create and Search a Passage List

In response to a recent blog about locating where Jesus speaks about the kingdom, a Logos user emailed me the following power-user tip that I wanted to pass along to you:

I create a Passage List of verses with Jesus as the Speaker in Reported Speech. Then in the future I search that list for the words I want. [Read more…]

How to Find and Review Relevant Online Videos

As you well know, within our Logos Bible Software we have scores of resources ready to yield valuable information related to the passage or subject we’re studying.

Perhaps, however, you’re not aware that the makers of Logos have also curated online images and videos ready and willing to enhance our study!

Today’s post highlights the Curated Online Video search feature, which is available only with a Faithlife Connect subscription. If you have Logos 7 Bronze or higher, you can run similar searches to find preselected images from the web.*

For example, let’s say we’re studying 2 Timothy 3:16 and we’d like to watch online videos related to the passage.

Here’s how to find them: [Read more…]

How to Locate Where Jesus Speaks a Specific Word

 

A Logos user contacted me with the following scenario:

I’m studying Matthew 4:17 where Jesus says “the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” How can I locate other verses where Jesus is speaking about the kingdom?

One answer to the question is to create an intersection search looking for verses containing a specific Greek lemma within reported speech in which Jesus is the speaker.

Wow! That’s a mouthful; so let’s break it down: [Read more…]

How to Create Collections Based on Publication Date

A Logos user recently emailed me several questions related to searching journals. One of his questions, in essence, was this:

Is there a way to create a collection of journals based on publication date so that I can focus on recent scholarship? [Read more…]

How to Group Bible Search Results by Book

I recently received the following email:

Maybe I’m missing something, but I need a quick way to get the number of occurrences of a phrase by book. [Read more…]

How to Add Websites to the Shortcuts Bar

You’ve probably noticed in the sidebar of the Home Page links to the expanding Faithlife family of websites. (A)

If they’re not visible:

  • Open the Home Page
  • Click the Customize icon in the upper right of the Home Page (B)
  • Select Faithlife Websites in the lower left of the menu (C)

[Read more…]

How to Remove Mobile Devices from Your Logos Account

In previous blogs, I’ve written about “managing” mobile resources from the Logos desktop app. In response to one of the blogs, a user posted this question:

I have had several phones and iPads since using Logos. How do I delete, or remove, the previous devices and their info? Sure hope this can be done. [Read more…]

How to See Resources Downloaded to Mobile Devices in the Desktop App

In response to a question from a Logos user, I explained in a previous blog how to download resources to a mobile device from the main Logos desktop program.

Now in today’s blog, I’ll address the user’s specific question which is how to see in the desktop program the resources we’ve already downloaded to mobile devices:

  • Right click on the Library icon in the upper left of the program (A)
  • Select Open in a floating window which opens the Library in its own resizable window allowing for a larger viewing area (B) [Read more…]

How to Download Resources to Mobile Devices through the Desktop App

A Logos user emailed me the following question:

Is there a way to find all the books in my library that I have synced for offline use to mobile devices (doing so from the Logos desktop app)?

The answer is yes and it brings up an important Logos feature. On mobile devices, our resources, by default, are accessed through the cloud. We can, however, download them to phones and tablets through the mobile apps. [Read more…]

How to Search Sermons by Topic and Reference

In a previous blog, I showed how to search our Sermon Editor documents by venue. In this blog, we’ll focus on searching them by topic and biblical reference. In other words, we want to locate messages we’ve delivered on the subject of Grace or the passage Ephesians 1:7. [Read more…]