What Are Some Popular Misconceptions about Angels?

This is a post by guest author Lindsay Kennedy.

In previous posts, we drew from Michael Heiser’s Angels to understand what the Bible tells us about angels. We saw that caring about angels does not make one a fanatic. We also learned that angels are immaterial members of God’s heavenly host who are also involved in governing the world. However, there are many misconceptions and myths about angels out there. [Read more…]

Why Luther’s 95 Theses Start with a Critique of a Bible Translation

This week we are celebrating the 501-year anniversary of the Reformation, discounting many Reformed resources and featuring Reformation excerpts and reflections on the blog.


The first of Luther’s famous 95 Theses—whose 501st anniversary we celebrate this week—is a critique of an erroneously translated phrase in Jerome’s translation of Matthew 4:17. In English we know this as, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Luther wrote in Thesis 1: [Read more…]

Read Holy Writings with Ancient Eyes (Free Book)

Reading Scripture with the early Church fathers draws us deeper into the joys of meeting Christ in his word.

For just a few more days, you can get Ancient Christian Devotional: A Year of Weekly Readings: Lectionary Cycle A for free. [Read more…]

A Personal Word on the Preaching the Commentary Series

In a previous post, I shared an excerpt from the preface to the Preaching the Word Commentary Series, edited by Dr. R. Kent Hughes.

I want to follow up with a personal word about Dr. Hughes and his approach to preaching.

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Romans 7 and the Bondage of the Will

This week we are celebrating the 501-year anniversary of the Reformation, discounting many Reformed resources and featuring Reformation excerpts and reflections on the blog.

Enjoy this excerpt from Luther’s Bondage of the Will, part of the Martin Luther collection—66% off for a limited time. [Read more…]

Charlton Heston Had Company

When we hear “Moses’ Law,” we think of the story we heard in Sunday school or the scene from The Ten Commandments where Charlton Heston (a.k.a. Moses) gets the two tablets from God. But what if I told you Moses and God weren’t alone?

It may come as a surprise, but the New Testament tells us in three places that the Law was delivered by angels, members of God’s divine council. Here are two of those passages: [Read more…]

Eugene Peterson Was a Listener, and That’s Why We Listened

Pastor and author Eugene Peterson entered the joy of his master this morning.

Peterson was a Presbyterian pastor for most of his adult life, though he’s best known for his writings—particularly The Message, a contemporary rendering of the entire Bible. [Read more…]

Logos Security Update to Impact Logos 6, Logos 5, and Logos 4 Users

On November 7, 2018, we will deploy a security update to our servers to ensure compliance with current industry standards. This will impact users who have not gotten the free update to Logos 7.

If you are running Logos 4, 5, or 6, update to Logos 7 for free now to ensure uninterrupted access to your software.

Get the free update to Logos 7.

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Save on Luther, Calvin, Edwards, and More

To celebrate the 501st anniversary of the Reformation, we’re slashing prices on tons of Reformed resources.

From forefathers of the Reformation like Augustine and Wycliffe to modern Reformed writers like Richard Muller, the sale features some of the greatest theologians ever to set pen to paper.

This deal ends midnight on October 31, so check out these resources and more while you can. [Read more…]

How to Find Explanations of Datasets

The makers of our Logos Bible Software have labeled all sorts of information in the Bible. Each group of tags or labels is called a dataset.

Recently, I’ve received several questions about explanations for specific datasets: [Read more…]