Study the Life of Jesus with Mobile Ed

The life of Jesus—his ministry, death, and resurrection—lies at the very heart of Christianity. The fact that we have four different accounts of Jesus’ time on earth emphasizes its prominence. Clearly, for effective preaching and teaching, you need to understand the Gospels.

Mobile Ed’s Studies in the Gospels Bundle provides nine courses on Jesus’ life as narrated in the Gospels. Pre-order now and get instant access to courses as we finish them.

Grasp the purpose of the Gospel of John

In NT323 Book Study: The Gospel of John, Joel Willitts shows how the Gospel of John invites readers to encounter Jesus. Here’s a sample clip of Dr. Willitts talking about the purpose of John’s Gospel:

Study with Daniel Doriani, Craig Evans, and more!

If you order the bundle now, you’ll get Joel Willits’ study of John, plus the five other courses we’ve already released:

More to come!

We’re still wrapping up other great courses in this series, and if you order now you’ll get them as soon as they ship!

Order the Studies in the Gospels Bundle today for 41% off and get instant access to the first six courses!

All Logos March Madness Deals End Today!

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Time is almost up—Logos March Madness ends today! Don’t miss one of the best sales of the year. Save up to 75% on works by Logos March Madness authors! With names like D.A. Carson, N.T. Wright, Douglas Moo, and J.I. Packer, you can fill your library with amazing scholarship. Here are just 4 of the 1,400 products that are on sale now:

Don’t miss out!

Deals disappear at 11:59 p.m. (PST) tonight, so start shopping now!

Make Logos 6 Even Better with Ancient Christian Writers

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Our content-innovation team has sifted and sorted quotes, allusions, and topical references from ancient literature across the Logos library to bring them right into your passage guide. But the literature of the early church is vast—the translations of the well-known Early Church Fathers collection represent only a small fraction of the texts we have from the first centuries of Christianity.

Even more patristic writings

We’ve already brought you the Early Church Fathers and the massive Fathers of the Church collections. Now, we want to bring even more classics into your Ancient Literature database with Ancient Christian Writers.

The Ancient Christian Writers Bundle has 65 volumes and almost 20,000 pages of early Christian literature. In print that would cost you more than $1,500, but you can pre-order it now for less than half that price. Most of these works aren’t found in the Early Church Fathers, so this Pre-Pub is an incredible opportunity to expand your library of early Christian texts and make new discoveries in the exegesis of the early church.

Discover rare resources

Ancient Christian Writers includes the only English translation of Origen’s commentary and homilies on the Song of Songs. Origen’s allegorical interpretation has profoundly shaped the church’s understanding of Solomon’s poem and the very language of Christian spirituality.

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Here, for instance, is his explanation of what it means for the bride to be “wounded by love” (Song of Songs 2:5):

If there is anyone anywhere who has at some time burned with this faithful love of the Word of God; if there is anyone who has received the sweet wound of Him who is the chosen dart, as the prophet says; if there is anyone who has been pierced with the loveworthy spear of His knowledge, so that he yearns and longs for Him by day and night, can speak of nought but Him, would hear of nought but Him, can think of nothing else, and is disposed to no desire nor longing nor yet hope, except for Him alone—if such there be, that soul then says in truth: ‘I have been wounded by charity.’

Get the best possible price

Ancient Christian Writers brings this work and many others into the Ancient Literature database, making your investment in Logos 6 better than ever. You’ll get more complete results in your Passage Guide and expanded access to patristic interpretation and theology. Pre-order now and get the best possible price!

Logos 6: How to Use and Hide Auto Bookmarks

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 fellow Logos user recently sent me this inquiry:

As I’m navigating through resources, I notice hash marks in the scroll bar area. What are they? Can I hide them?

Officially they’re called Auto Bookmarks and, yes, they may be hidden.

Think of the Auto Bookmarks as the “dog ears” we make on pages in print editions. We dog ear a page so we can easily return to it. Logos automatically dog ears locations for us in our resources. These dog ears or Auto Bookmarks are basically the recent history in a resource.

For Example:

  • Open your preferred Bible
  • Notice the hash marks in the scroll bar area (A)

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  • Rest the cursor on a hash mark to preview a previous location you’ve visited in the Bible (B)

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  • Click the hash mark to jump to the location (C)

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To hide Auto Bookmarks:

  • Chose Tools | Program Settings (D)
  • Set Show Auto and Favorite Bookmarks in the General section to No (E)

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Please note, selecting No does not erase the Auto Bookmarks, but merely hides them(F). In the future, if you select Yes, all of the previous Auto Bookmarks will return.

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For more Logos training check out our video resource Camp Logos 1. And for live, hands-on training, be sure to register for an upcoming Camp Logos live training seminar, including events in Louisville, Kentucky and Dallas, Texas.

Less Than One Week to Save During Logos March Madness

Last Chance Blog Image- 640x175You only have a few days left to save on this year’s Logos March Madness titles! Don’t wait—discounts end April 14 at midnight.

Now’s the time to build your library at the best price: you can get up to 75% off select works by all 64 authors. See all the deals now.

Get massive discounts on Carson and Packer resources

D.A. Carson, this year’s winner, and J.I. Packer, this year’s runner up have a great selection of resources available for 60-75% off! Add top works to your library by these renowned authors, and save before the discounts disappear.

And there are hundreds of additional discounted titles from authors like N.T. Wright, Gordon Fee, R.C. Sproul, Charles Spurgeon, and others.

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Don’t wait to get the titles you want from this year’s Logos March Madness deals—pick up your favorites today before the prices go up!

40% Off This Comprehensive NT Studies Collection

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The newly released Library of New Testament Studies (LNTS/JSNTS) is the largest collection of Bloomsbury New Testament monographs available digitally.

At 85 volumes, it features cutting-edge scholarship on all aspects of New Testament study, including historical perspectives, social-scientific and literary theory, and theological, cultural, and contextual approaches.

You’ll find works edited or written by such authors as Richard Bauckham, Craig Evans, Stanley Porter, and D.A. Carson, and encounter unmatched strength of scholarship and reputation in each and every study.

Focus your New Testament study

Want to dive deeper into a particular area of NT study? With this collection, you’re likely to find a relevant resource no matter what the subject. A sampling of the included titles shows the breadth of topics covered:

  • Jesus and the Oral Gospel Tradition
  • The Finger of God and Pneumatology in Luke-Acts
  • Word and Glory: On the Exegetical and Theological Background of John’s Prologue
  • The Temple of Jesus’ Body: The Temple Theme in the Gospel of John

For a full list of included works, see the product page.

Get this collection for 40% off!

Not only are we offering this premier collection for 40% off, there’s a good chance you already own some of the volumes, qualifying you for an additional ownership discount. The 40% discount only lasts until April 30: take advantage of it today and give a significant boost to your New Testament studies.

Language Specialists, This One’s for You!

Grammars Collection (94 vols.)

We’re proud to announce our new Grammars Collection—a steeply discounted package of 94 biblical-language grammars to help students and scholars unpack any syntactic or semantic challenge in the study of the biblical text.

For merely $8 per grammar (many of which cost between $20 and $40 individually), this massive collection can enhance your original language studies.

This collection includes essential volumes such as Stanley Porter’s Idioms of the Greek New Testament and Fundamentals of New Testament Greek, Ernest de Witt Burton’s Syntax of the Moods and Tenses in New Testament Greek, James Hope Moulton’s five volumes on New Testament Greek, Mark Futato’s Beginning Biblical Hebrew, Bruce Waltke’s An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax, and over 80 more volumes in 9 different languages.

Results from all your grammars, all at once

Logos 6 doesn’t just leave grammars in your library, waiting for you to open them one by one. When you perform a search on a passage in your Exegetical Guide, Logos 6 queries all of the grammars in this collection for references to the passage you’re researching.

All of these grammars contain Bible references, ensuring that your research on any verse of the Bible will contain results discussed by grammarians and biblical-language scholars.

Dynamic pricing and great discounts

Those of you studying Greek or Hebrew intensely probably already own many of these grammars—so when you’re signed into your account at Logos.com, you’ll see a custom price tailored to discount the books you own, while still getting the rest of the books in the collection at a huge discount!

Refuel your study with nearly 100 original-language grammars. Get the Grammars Collection today!

Enjoy Your Books, Even outside Cell Phone Range

The road hadn’t been groomed yet that spring. I steered our little hatchback around most of the potholes, but nobody misses them all. A landslide washed out one of the of the sharper s-curves, but it wasn’t fresh and the sun was out, so the debris was starting to crust over. We managed to crawl over it. A huge spruce tree cut the road about a quarter mile from the trailhead, so we walked in from there.

I set my phone to airplane mode as we hiked away from the car.

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My wife and I spent two days in the backcountry that weekend, enjoying some of the best mountain vistas anywhere in North America. We like to do that now and then. To escape—to walk deep into the woods, beyond the reach of any Wi-Fi network or cellular service and live outside our routine for a while.

Whenever we venture outside our phone carrier’s coverage map we have to leave things behind—but we never have to leave behind our theological library. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The Logos mobile app lets you to carry all your books in your pocket.

Imagine trying to do that without the Logos app. My favorite single-volume commentary, The New Bible Commentary, weighs in at a hulking four pounds and 1,317 pages. That’s heavier than my tent. No way I’m carrying it with me on a backpacking trip or to the beach. If I owned a print edition of that book, it probably wouldn’t ever leave my office.

But I did have it with me on that trip because I downloaded it and the ESV to my phone, so I could read Psalm 128:1 and it’s blessing for those who fear the Lord. I could read about the mountain of the house of the Lord in Isaiah 2:2 while we camped in a snowy meadow between Mt. Baker and the Twin Sisters.

Download your favorite books to your device in the Logos app, so you can enjoy them on your next trip outside your phone carrier’s coverage map.

If you’re not sure how to download your Logos resources to your mobile device, here’s a quick tutorial.

  • Fire up your app
  • Swipe from the left side of the screen to reveal the app menu. There you’ll find a list of books you have access to in your app.
  • Tap the information icon for any book to learn more about it. When you do, you’ll find a download button.
  • Tap the download button.

Once a book is downloaded, its information icon will be solid blue like you see below for my copies of the ESV and NBC.

 

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Next weekend, my wife and I are taking another trip into the mountains. Without the Logos app, I’d have to put my Galatians study on hold. With the Logos app, I carry all my books without adding a single ounce more weight. 

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Download your favorite books to your mobile device with the Logos app, and you won’t ever have to leave them behind.

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Logos Pro Training: Mastering the Factbook

Logos 6’s Factbook gives you instant information on biblical topics. This tool functions like an encyclopedia, pulling together all the datasets and resources from your library, then presenting powerful overviews of each topic. For example, search “Tabernacle” in the Factbook and get a list of media, key verses, lemmas, senses, dictionary links, and topic suggestions for deeper study.

I break it all down for you in the video below.

Power the Factbook with these resources

As you can see, the Factbook is pretty awesome, but to get the most out of it, you need some resources that capitalize on its functionality. That’s why we put together the Factbook Collection—22 volumes that will transform your Factbook into a biblical and theological powerhouse. To get the best possible value, pick up the entire Factbook collection. It includes:

Start using the Factbook today

The Factbook is included in Logos 6 Starter and above, but to get the most out of this robust tool, I recommend Logos 6 Bronze or higher. Get started with Logos 6 and the Factbook now.

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Eight Fabulous Deals—Commentaries, Preaching Resources, and More!

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With all the products in April’s monthly sale, how do you find the best deals? Here’s a place to start—eight popular products at great discounts.

  1. I Dare You Not to Bore Me with the Bible53% off
    Dr. Michael S. Heiser visits some of the Bible’s most obscure passages, unveiling their ancient context to help you interpret them today. This collection of essays from Bible Study Magazine will shock you, intrigue you, and completely change the way you view the Bible.
  2. Baker Academic Old Testament Backgrounds (16 vols.)29% off
    Inform your Old Testament studies and discover the ancient world. These 16 volumes cover a full range of Old Testament topics, including archaeology, sociology, and more.
  3. 300 Quotations for Preachers, with Slides20% off
    Enrich your sermons with professional slides featuring quotations from Augustine, Richard Baxter, John Calvin, G. K. Chesterton, John Chrysostom, Irenaeus of Lyons, Thomas à Kempis, Martin Luther, and many others.
  4. IVP Evangelical Theology Collection (11 vols.)32% off
    These volumes present essays from the annual Wheaton Theology Conference, covering such topics as biblical theology, apologetics, justification, ecclesiology, and much more.
  5. The Dictionary of Historical Theology29% off
    Get insightful articles on the key figures, theological movements, and significant texts that have shaped Christian thought from the early church to the present.
  6. Eerdmans Biblical Resources Series (14 vols.)30% off
    This series gives you essential works on a range of biblical studies topics, including apocalyptic literature, Jewish Hellenistic culture, Hebrew poetry, comparative religion, the historical-cultural setting of Revelation, and more.
  7. Exploring the Bible Commentary (16 vols.)30% off
    Dig into a number of Old and New Testament books with accessible commentaries featuring verse-by-verse analysis, introductions to biblical history and context, and overviews of important themes and events.
  8. Westminster Confession of Faith, including the Larger and Shorter Catechisms: American Revision (3 vols.)33% off
    Enrich your studies with one of the most important documents of Reformed thought, presented in the American revision.

Looking for even more deals?

There are more than 100 products on sale in April—check out all the deals available.