Are You Justifying Your Own Sin? A Lesson on Forgiveness.

By Stephen Witmer

I lay awake, staring into darkness, mentally replaying a conversation from earlier that day. My friend had misunderstood me and then condemned me for it. I felt deeply wronged. I also felt a toxic mixture of anger, self-pity, and self-righteousness creeping through my veins. It is often much easier to pray, “Forgive us our trespasses” than, “as we forgive those who trespass against us.” [Read more…]

Free N. T. Wright Book This February

Whether Valentine’s Day makes you smile or groan, one thing is for sure: February’s a prime month to ponder relationships (and not just romantic ones). Focus on the most vital relationship of all with the free book of the month—along with three others for under $17 [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Develop a Word List Based on Lemma Count (Part 1)

logos 8 training blog postA fellow Logos user recently emailed me with basically this scenario:

The Seminary Guide, released from Faithlife for 2020, has an article in it from Mark Ward in which he says Greek students should learn vocabulary words appearing more than 100 times in the New Testament (173 such words). Can I make this work in a Word List? If so, can the Hebrew be done the same way?

This is a great question for students of the original languages. The answer is: yes, it can be accomplished in Logos with the help of two features: Concordance and Word List. [Read more…]

Final 4 Days to Add Your Favorite Collections & Courses to Your Wishlist

Black History Is Family History

Image courtesy of Faithlife Media


When you open a book about Church history, what do you expect to find in its pages?

Are you expecting to learn about the history of the creeds and the Great Schism? How about the Reformation and the Puritan emigration to North America? [Read more…]

Secrets to Using Logos for Class Notes, from a Seminary Grad

Anyone who’s taken upper-level classes has learned the importance of taking great notes. They can make or break a class—and be useful long after you’ve gotten your last grade. [Read more…]

Are Your Favorite Scholars . . . Anglican?

There’s nothing quite as awful as bad exposition, which makes good exposition really shine. The Logos 8 Anglican packages feature the latter type, as you’ll quickly discover from looking at the resources and authors included. [Read more…]

72-Hour Flash Sale: Top Technical Commentaries

How a British ‘Master Spy’ Saved Thousands of Jews in the Holocaust

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the Jewish liberation from Auschwitz. Despite the horrors that occurred at Auschwitz and other concentration camps, thousands of Jewish lives were spared because of the covert operations of unsung heroes. One such man was Francis “Frank” Foley. [Read more…]

Learning Logos: Find NT Verses Mentioning All 3 Persons in the Godhead

Logos 8 search

As I was reading through Peterin the ESV I paused at 1:2, which states:

. . . according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

I noticed that FatherSon, and Holy Spirit were all three mentioned in this verse. Wanting to find other New Testament verses containing all three persons this is what I did: [Read more…]