What Are the 6 Dreams in the Story of Joseph?

By Wendy Widder

Dreams dominate the story of Joseph, but their importance in the narrative derives from the significance of dreams in the culture and theology of the ancient Near East. While many of us dismiss dreams as a mental reworking of the day’s events or as the result of indigestion, ancients considered dreams to have potential revelatory significance. Dreams were one way the gods communicated from the divine realm to the human realm—a belief that is clearly evident in the Joseph narrative. [Read more…]

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Learning Logos: How to Create a Daily Journal with Notes

I received this question from a MP Seminars subscriber:

I want to use the notes tool as a personal journal. Is there a way to anchor the daily note to the date? [Read more…]

15 Bible Verses about Injustice

God’s view of injustice is clear: he hates and renounces it because injustice perverts his world. 

Yet injustice—the unjustified ill-treatment of others through false accusations or unnecessarily inflicting pain or punishment—can be found in almost every area of human relationships.1

Though today it may be difficult to find clarity on the topic of injustice, the Bible is not silent—and it’s the best place to start to understand God’s heart on the issue better.  [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip | Compare Bible Translations as You Study

By Scott Gassoway

Bible translators make different decisions when it comes to translating the original languages. That is why comparing translations is a valuable step in good Bible study.  Logos makes it easy to spot these differences between various translations.

For example, in Proverbs 18:24, the NIV speaks of “unreliable friends,” but the ESV renders this as “many companions,” while the NLT qualifies these “friends” with added quotation marks. [Read more…]

J. I. Packer (1926–2020): Known by God

Today, J. I. Packer entered glory at age 93. 

Born in England in 1926, his life was not without difficulty, beginning with an accident that left him with a hole in his skull. After coming to faith in college, he dedicated his life to Christian ministry—which resulted in decades of teaching, dozens of books, and a lifetime of faithfulness.

A few years ago, our team sat down with Dr. Packer to film his testimony and message about the importance and benefits of knowing—and being known by—God.

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What Do Dreams in the Bible Mean? These 9 Words Reveal Hints

In the Bible, dreams are sources of divine revelation that indicate what someone should do, reveal what is going to happen, or explain current events. 

The Bible uses different Hebrew and Greek words when it talks about dreams and visions.  [Read more…]

Tired of Whining about Today’s Calamities? Open the Psalms of Lament.

By Harold L. Senkbeil

Where do you go when the calamities of life feel too heavy? We’re all tempted to turn inward, but perhaps we would do better to open the Psalms of lament instead. [Read more…]

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