Faithlife TV: Streaming Biblical Content

Faithlife TVLooking for Christian television that features helpful, informative content about the Bible? Look no further than Faithlife TV.

First, you’ll get segments of Logos’ groundbreaking Mobile Ed courses. Enjoy teaching by professors from Calvin Theological Seminary, Wheaton College, Dallas Theological Seminary, and other top schools!

Not only will Faithlife TV give you helpful instruction—you’ll also get a first-hand look at the amazing content available with Mobile Ed.

Second, you’ll get beautiful artwork from Bible Screen (also available on Roku). Experience professionally designed art and animations inspired by your favorite Scripture passages.

Faithlife TV also presents you with studies on Bible characters, as well as book discussions.

Get Faithlife TV for yourself!

You can check out Faithlife TV by watching it in your browser or subscribing to the Faithlife TV Roku channel.

Check it out today, and leave us a review in the Roku store!

Save on over 150 Products This Month!

April Monthly SaleThrough April 30, you can get big savings on 150+ resources! Don’t miss your chance to expand your library with these limited-time deals.

Here are a few of the top resources on sale:

Theological Dictionary of the New Testament

Regularly $199.95—get it for $179.95

This 10-volume reference work is the authorized and unabridged translation of the famous Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament, commonly known as “Kittel” and considered by many scholars to be the best New Testament dictionary ever compiled. Balancing ordinary lexicography and the specific task of exposition, TDNT treats more than 2,300 theologically significant New Testament words, including the more important prepositions and numbers, as well as many proper names from the Old Testament.

the-epistle-to-the-romansThe Epistle to the Romans

Regularly $49.95—get it for $32.95

In this important work, John Murray offers rich biblical insight, meticulously researched background information, inspiring wisdom, and highly accessible prose. The Epistle to the Romans was groundbreaking when it was first written, and it’s still highly valued for its scholarship today. This set is a fantastic addition to the library of any biblical scholar, pastor, or teacher of Scripture. If you’re looking to get more from Romans, you’ll find Murray’s volumes to be the ideal companion.

History of Israel Collection

Regularly $399.95—get it for $329.95

Israel’s people and events (and the texts that describe them) have reached the far corners of the world, and yet the history of Israel remains understudied, underappreciated, and often controversial. Who were the Israelites, and what kind of world did they inhabit? The 19-volume History of Israel Collection brings together the most important scholarly works on Israel’s history.

fortress-press-studies-in-matthewFortress Press Studies in Matthew

Regularly $64.95—get it for $54.95

Fortress Press Studies in Matthew covers numerous interpretive topics relating to the Gospel of Matthew. God with Us provides a pastoral reading of Matthew, focusing on his views on social justice, worship, missions, and more. Matthew as Story brings a literary-critical approach to the Gospel, analyzing such narrative elements as plot, character, setting, and climax. Matthew in History shows how Matthew has been interpreted throughout history and illustrates contemporary issues in biblical interpretation.

These aren’t all the products on sale this month! Check out all of April’s sale products.

Build Your Spiritual Foundation: Pre-order the Ancient Christian Writers Bundle for 20% Off

ancient christian writersDuring its first four centuries, Christianity produced some of the world’s most profound historical, theological, and philosophical literature. These writings are the foundation for almost all modern Christian theology—many of the beliefs you hold today are built on what St. Augustine, Justin Martyr, Athanasius, Jerome, and others had to say about the Bible so many centuries ago. With the Ancient Christian Writers Bundle, you can draw from nearly 20,000 pages of foundational Christian wisdom. Pre-order the bundle today to get 20% off—that’s over $150 in savings!

The library is neatly divided into four collections:

We’ve partnered with Paulist Press to bring you these theological pioneers’ beautiful writings, some of which had never been translated into English before. The bundle gives you an enormous selection of heart-wrenching martyrdom narratives, intimate letters, remarkable biblical commentaries, and penetrating philosophical and theological treatises.

Centuries of wisdom integrated into your library

Opposition to Christianity is not new. It may wear new faces, but its roots, like yours, grow from seeds that are centuries old. The ancient Christian writers were forced to divide a sea of disbelief to reveal the one true path, buried beneath the waves. This collection lets you consult their wisdom and draw from their inspiring peace, grace, and love.

Modern theologians constantly refer to the works of these ancient writers. Now you can, too. Adding these books to your library enhances the books you already use: these volumes pump the lifeblood of Christian literature into relevant resources, connect references to referents, and offer a deep pool of wisdom for you to plunge into no matter what you’re wrestling with.

Of course, 65 volumes is a lot. All of them add to the value of the resources you already own, but if there are one or two collections you desperately want, you can purchase them individually. Just remember that the complete bundle gives you by far the best deal!

Get the early church’s most important writings: pre-order the Ancient Christian Writers Bundle today for 20% off.

Save Time with a Better Small Group Curriculum

studies-in-faithful-living-patriarchs-collection-complete-church-curriculumAs a small group leader, I’m always on the lookout for high-quality curricula that will save me time.

My church, like many others, increasingly relies on small groups to foster spiritual growth in the community through prayer, service, and study. Because of this, a lot of responsibility falls on the shoulders of small group leaders. It’s an amazing privilege and opportunity, but finding exceptional small group curricula is time-consuming. Great curricula include excellent academic content and conversation topics, but they’re not too challenging or inaccessible. I end up spending a lot of time tweaking and refining curricula to make up for missing aspects. What I want are multifaceted curricula that will give me this time back. The Studies in Faithful Living Patriarchs Collection has been my answer.

Spending your time wisely

The Studies in Faithful Living Patriarchs Collection is a three-volume resource with incredible time-saving potential. This collection includes all-encompassing character studies on three patriarchs: Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph. Group members can pick up the individual books, and leaders can benefit from discussion guides and videos in the complete church curriculum.

When my small group went through Abraham: Following God’s Promise, we found accessible biblical teaching, engaging prose, and motivating application. Every chapter focuses on an important event in Abraham’s life, beginning with an orientation on theme, literary context, and historical and cultural background. Then the chapter offers a deeper look into the story through the lenses of interpretation, original language, and theology. The Studies in Faithful Living volumes even show you how each event connects to other parts of the Bible and other ancient texts—something my small group found especially fascinating. Every chapter ends with application for everyday life and discussion questions that cultivate transformation and action.

The Studies in Faithful Living Patriarchs Collection offers me three valuable character studies that I’m confident my small group will engage and enjoy. I don’t have to spend time tweaking, altering, or tailoring—instead, I can use that time to plan service events or social activities. I can meet with group members individually, and I can pray for them outside small group. The possibilities are endless.

Start saving time, and breathe easy. Pick up the Studies in Faithful Living Patriarchs Collection for your small group today!

Get 75% Off Titles by D.A. Carson!

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We have a winner: D.A. Carson is our 2014 Logos March Madness champion, and you can use coupon code LMM14CH to celebrate with 75% off his works!

Save big on titles by D.A. Carson and Martin Lloyd-Jones

Right now, you can save big on titles like the New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Pillar New Testament Commentary: The Gospel according to John, and Scripture and Truth, all of which are on sale for less than $15. In fact, you can pick up all 20 titles for about $100, which averages out to just $5 a book! Get these deals while they last—see what’s on sale.

On top of 75% off titles by D.A. Carson, you can get 60% off titles by runner-up Martin Lloyd-Jones. See all the Martin Lloyd-Jones titles right now.

All deals are live!

More than just Carson and Lloyd-Jones are on sale—you can save on resources from every single competitor in Logos March Madness! Get up to 50% off titles by best-selling authors:

These deals won’t be around much longer—be sure to pick up your favorites. See all the deals now!

Get 15% Off New Lutheran Base Packages

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Our brand-new Lutheran base packages are here! You can be among the first to own one of these specially designed packages, packed with powerful Bible study tools and a broad selection of Lutheran resources. Choose your Lutheran base package now, and use coupon code LUTHERANBP to take 15% off!

Here’s just a taste of the valuable resources that come with Lutheran Gold:

Save big on a massive library

When you purchase a base package, you maximize your savings by getting great resources like these (and hundreds more) in one massive library. Starter gives you 195 resources—worth $3,500 in print—for less than $300. Gold gives you over 750 resources, worth $18,000 in print, for less than a tenth of that cost. What’s more, when you buy a Lutheran base package now, you’ll get an extra 15% off!

You can take advantage of payment plans to make budgeting even easier. Pay for your package all at once, or disperse your payments over 12 months. If you order Silver or Gold, you can even choose an 18-month payment plan!

Study with the best tools

Lutheran GoldIn The Lutheran Commentary, Henry Eyster Jacobs says “The name ‘Lutheran’ ought always, in the sphere of scholarship, to designate first of all devotion to exegetical study.” A Lutheran base package gives you access to a wealth of exegetical resources, plus the tools to explore them efficiently.

Lutheran base packages tie into every resource you own, helping you delve into the Lutheran tradition with essential reference works like the Luther Bibel (1545) and A History of Lutheranism. Pull up related works side by side, and find the texts you need with the Passage Guide and the Topic Guide. A Lutheran base package can save hours of your time, allowing you to spend more of it with the passions and people God puts in your life.

A Lutheran base package gives you foundational Christian texts from the early church, the Reformation, and contemporary Lutheran perspectives. Sift through the collective wisdom of hundreds of Lutheran theologians, professors, pastors, teachers, and preachers. Jump to the source with references and citations that link right to the work in question. Study the life of key theologians, like Martin Luther himself. Dive into the influential writings of Augustine, Bonhoeffer, and others.

Don’t miss out on this deal!

These packages are brand-new. If you get yours now, you’ll be among the first to own a Lutheran base package, and you’ll enjoy special savings by taking 15% off. But these prices won’t last—you can only save 15% for a limited time. Use coupon code LUTHERANBP and choose yours today.

Just Announced: Free Greek and Hebrew Flashcard App

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We’re pleased to bring you a new app for Android and iOSFlashcards for Greek and Hebrew. It’s a powerful new tool for students of Scripture: whether you’re studying for a test or preaching through Ruth, the app will help you master precisely the words you need to learn, wherever you go.

When you sign in with your Logos account, Flashcards for Greek and Hebrew syncs your word-lists documents right to the app—if you have existing word lists, they’ll be automatically imported.

So, how do I create word lists?

It’s easy:

1. On your desktop, click the Documents menu in Logos.

2. Select Word List from the column on the left.

3. Rename your new word list at the top of the newly opened window.

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4. Click the Add button, and select which resource you’d like to add lemmas from. (In this case, we’ll choose the Lexham Hebrew–English Interlinear Bible.)

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5. In the Reference field, type the reference or range you’d like to pull in lemmas from. (We’ll be using Ruth.)

6. Logos generates a word list of all the lemmas in Ruth from the LHB! Now it’ll be available automatically in your Flashcards for Greek and Hebrew app.

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All your word lists sync in the cloud, so you can study the original languages wherever you are.

Get original-language resources with Logos 5

This app works seamlessly alongside Logos 5. If you’re going to use it to further your understanding of Greek and Hebrew, you’ll need the right sources—the original-language texts we’ve mentioned here are included in Logos 5 base packages from Bronze up. Get a Logos 5 base package (Bronze or higher) to start taking advantage of all that this app has to offer!

Learn wherever you go—download the free Flashcards for Greek and Hebrew for iOS or Android today.

Get 44% Off the New Kittredge Shakespeare Collection

new-kittredge-shakespeare-collectionShakespeare, wrote Ben Johnson, “was not of an age, but for all time!”

He wrote in a spectacular English that shaped how we speak today. He described the human condition—love, doubt, revenge, laughter—in all its beauty and confusion. He gave the culture a series of almost universally recognized images and stories.

Any one of these accomplishments would have secured his place in history. That Shakespeare achieved them all is astonishing.

Logos is building his major works in a series of very special editions: the 25-volume New Kittredge Shakespeare Collection. It’s on Pre-Pub for 44% off, but the price is about to go up. If you love language and literature, or if you’re interested in understanding the culture by way of one its most important pillars, you’ll want to pre-order this one right now.

Kittredge?

George Kittredge (1860–1941) was a literary critic in the classical mold—multilingual, witty, academically rigorous, staggeringly well-read. He taught quite a few classes at Harvard, among them English 2, the beloved Shakespeare survey that first earned him fame. From all those years of teaching came his annotated Shakespeare editions, which remained the standard in American scholarship long after his death.

Kittredge was a “philologist”: a student of literature who approached his work with a historian’s concern for cultural context and a scientist’s demand for rigorous proof. Academia, no less than other human institutions, is subject to trends; halfway through the twentieth century, philology was replaced by New Criticism, which sought to examine texts in a vacuum, independent of culture and authorship. Subsequent academic schools—above all, New Historicism—returned to Kittredge’s interest in context, but in a newly postmodern intellectual climate, his would-be-scientific rigor seemed pedantic or naïve. Like philology, Kittredge never came back into style.

It’s modern criticism’s loss: that philological lens makes his Shakespeare collection incredibly rich. For Kittredge, the object of study wasn’t just Shakespeare—it was the past itself. Now, with the research-friendly Logos editions (imagine how Kittredge would have loved the cross-references!), you can rediscover the Shakespeare collection that the Ivory Tower forgot.

“Without Tyndale, no Shakespeare”

You know that Shakespeare’s an important window into the culture. What you may not know is that Shakespeare’s works are shot through with biblical references. Shakespeare, it seems, had much of the Bible almost memorized.

These aren’t word-for-word quotations; Shakespeare didn’t cite Scripture directly. Rather, he incorporated its language to imbue his works with a layer of special drama. You have to know your Bible to pick up on most of these allusions. (Hamlet, in the face of despair, tells Horatio, “There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow”; attentive readers will hear the echo of Matthew 10:29.) Specifically, Shakespeare was a beneficiary of the work of William Tyndale, whose widely available translation gave England a vast bank of shared references (like “the fall of a sparrow”) and encouraged a literate culture. David Daniell, founder of the Tyndale Society, went so far as to say that without Tyndale, there could be no Shakespeare.

The connections between Shakespeare and Christianity merit more than this passing mention; if you’d like to learn more, you can pick up several volumes on the topic with Logos’ Shakespeare and Christianity Collection. In the meantime, though, suffice it to say that reading Shakespeare need not come at the expense of reading your Bible—you’ll be surprised and delighted to encounter traces of Scripture all through his most famous works.

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The New Kittredge Shakespeare Collection is 44% off on Pre-Pub, but it’s moving fast—the price is going up very soon. This is your chance to own one of humanity’s literary treasures, curated and explained by one of the twentieth century’s greatest scholars and critics.

Don’t let this one pass you by—pre-order the New Kittredge Shakespeare Collection right now.

Logos 5: Locate All Forms of an English Word

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.

A Logos user recently asked this question:

I’m studying the subject of heaven throughout Scripture.  Is there a way to find all occurrences of “heaven” and its variants (“heavens,” etc.) without having to search for each individually?

Actually, there are several ways to locate a “family” of words in one search. Perhaps the easiest is what’s called a Match all word forms search.

Here’s how to set up it up:

  • Click the search icon.
  • Select Bible as the search type (A).
  • Select a Bible, such as the English Standard Version, from the resources dropdown list (B).
  • Select a range, such as the New Testament, from the verse dropdown list (C).
  • Type a word—here, heaven—in the find box (D). 

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  • Choose the search panel menu (E).
  • Select Match all word forms (F).
  • Press enter to generate the search.

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  • Notice that the results include “heaven,” “heavens,” and “heavenly”all in one search! (G)
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If you like this tip, check out my newest training product: Timesaving Tips for Logos. It gives you over 100 videos that will teach you the most efficient ways to implement many Logos features. Right now, it’s marked down on Pre-Pub, and it’s shipping soon—place your order today!

3 Ways to Learn from R.C. Sproul

r. c. sproulR.C. Sproul is a respected teacher, theologian, and pastor. He’s the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries, where he serves as executive editor of Tabletalk magazine. He serves as senior minister of preaching and teaching at Saint Andrew’s Chapel in Sanford, Florida. His teaching can be heard daily on the Renewing Your Mind radio broadcast, which plays in over 40 countries.

Sproul has written over 70 books and articles, including the classic The Holiness of God, exegetical works in the R.C. Sproul Exposition Collection, and several theological articles in Tabletalk magazine.

If you’ve yet to benefit from Sproul’s wealth of knowledge and wisdom, here are three ways to do so:

1. Attend Ligonier Seattle

To help believers understand what it means to be a witness in this world, Ligonier Ministries is hosting its West Coast Conference on “Overcoming the World: Being a Christian in a Post-Christian Culture.” From June 6 to 7, 2014, Drs. Steven Lawson, Stephen Meyer, Albert Mohler, and R.C. Sproul Jr. will be joining R.C. Sproul in Seattle to address the challenges modern Christians face. Early-bird registration for Ligonier Seattle ends April 11, and then the price jumps from $59 to $79. Register today!

Through June 1, you can also enter to win two tickets to Ligonier Seattle, a MacBook Air, Logos 5 Gold, and eight R.C. Sproul books from Vyrso—enter to win!

2. Get Sproul’s Crucial Questions Series for free

Right now, you can get R.C. Sproul’s 17-volume Crucial Questions series—free! Throughout these 17 books, Sproul explores the core questions people ask about Christianity. You’ll get titles like Can I Be Sure I’m Saved?, Does God Control Everything?, What Is Faith?, and Who Is the Holy Spirit?—books that give you simple, biblical responses to some of the most challenging issues in apologetics and evangelism.

Get your free books right now!

3. Pre-order Sproul’s Everyone’s a Theologian for 27% off

Many people react negatively to the word theology—they think it involves dry, fruitless arguments about doctrinal minutiae. They prefer to focus on the basic truths of Scripture; they may even declare, “No creed but Christ.” But, as Sproul argues, everyone is a theologian. Anytime we strive to understand the Bible, we’re engaging in theology. Therefore, it’s important that we put the Bible’s teachings together in a systematic fashion, using proper, time-tested methods of interpretation to arrive at a theology founded on truth. That’s precisely what Sproul teaches you to do in Everyone’s a Theologian.

Pre-order Everyone’s a Theologian today for just $10.95!

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Then, if you want to continue learning with Dr. Sproul, check out all our R.C. Sproul resources.