How to Easily Navigate through Bibles in Logos

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Often times during our study we find ourselves needing to quickly navigate to another spot within the book or chapter in which we’re currently located. Well, today’s very simple, yet powerful, tip will help you easily do that in Logos.

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Win the Complete Unseen Realm Experience!

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Lexham Press is giving away the five-volume, complete Unseen Realm bundle—including The Unseen Realm, Supernatural, I Dare You Not to Bore Me with the Bible, and two companion books, The Unseen Realm: A Q&A Companion and Supernatural: A Study Guide.

To enter, start by following Lexham’s new Instagram account. There, you’ll see exclusive cover reveals, quotes, excerpts, and more! After you do that, you multiply your chances to win by following Lexham’s other social media channels.

Lexham Press Unseen Realm—Instagram Giveaway

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Inline Search Helps When Memory Fades

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During a recent study, I wanted to go to the verse where the biblical writer admonishes the lazy person to observe the actions of the ant. For the life of me, however, I could not remember where the verse was located.

I also didn’t want to interrupt the flow of my study to build an elaborate search so I turned to the Logos 6 feature called Inline Searching. Here’s how I leveraged the tool to quickly locate a verse:

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And They Were Exceedingly Astonished

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Stop and be astonished, if you can, at a statement from Jesus in Mark 10 that certainly astonished his disciples: “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of heaven” (Mark 10:25).

It’s hard to be surprised by this little saying if you’ve grown up with the Bible, or even if you’ve just known it for a long time. It’s commonplace. It’s like hearing, “Did you know that a fifteen-minute call could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance?” To which the appropriate response is an eye roll and an “everybody-knows-that.”
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35% off Select Mobile Ed Courses Ends Tomorrow

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Tomorrow is your last chance to get 35% off over 50 different Mobile Ed courses. Learn from top theological scholars like Douglas Moo and Mark Futato and take your Biblical studies deeper. And the best part is, Mobile Ed works around your schedule—study at the time a place of your choosing.

Check out these recommended courses.

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Why Isn’t the Bible Easy to Interpret?

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Anyone who has invested serious time into studying Scripture knows that it isn’t always easy to understand. For sure, there are core ideas in the Bible that are straightforward and quite within the grasp of most readers to understand. But to be honest, most of the Bible isn’t like that. You can’t just immediately understand the content of its pages after one read. A number of passages take sustained attention for days, weeks, months, and perhaps years. And in some cases, even scholars can’t agree, which is why the meaning of certain passages is still being debated thousands of years after they were written.

Why is Bible interpretation so problematic? Why didn’t God make his Word easy to understand in every passage?

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get Up to 70% Off!

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The final votes have been tallied for Logos March Madness and N.T. Wright has been crowned the Champion—which means you can now save 70% off his select works. Even if you were one of the thousands that cast votes for J.I. Packer, no worries—you can save 60% off his select works.

With all of these great deals where do you start? Here are a few N.T. Wright and J. I. Packer titles to get you started.

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Crossing the Sacred and Secular Divide

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Christians often fall prey to the notion that the “secular” and “sacred” should be separated. While it’s true that Jesus has called us into his Kingdom, he has also called us back into the world from which we were rescued. Our faith must be grounded in the here-and-now; Jesus’ example was one of engagement with, not detachment from, the physical realm.

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Common Roadblocks on the Journey to Biblical Insight

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To study the Bible in depth, you need to navigate its mysteries and complexities with precision and clarity. The reward of serious study is life-changing insight. And the pursuit of biblical insight is lifelong. It’s a journey that will transform you, and never cease to delight, inspire, and challenge you.

But it isn’t always open road and mirror-smooth asphalt. There are roadblocks, potholes, pitfalls, and detours on the pilgrimage toward scriptural insight. Each person’s journey is unique, but there are some challenges faced by just about every traveler on this road.

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Have I Lost My Old Logos or Libronix Books?

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I first encountered Logos Bible Software in the Libronix days—in what historians of technology now call “the 1990s.” I somehow came into possession of some random CDs with Logos books on them. I confess I didn’t use them so much as I “amassed” them.

Around that same time I got a fantastic deal on the Expositor’s Bible Commentary in another Bible software platform which shall remain nameless out of respect for the dead.

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