The Sermon on the Mount: Finding Happiness in the Flood

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As a kid, maybe 10 or 12, I was leafing through my red-letter edition of the Bible and I noticed that there was one section of unbroken red text that was longer than any other. It was Matthew 5–7. I thought that was kind of cool, and if my memory serves me (sometimes it refuses), that’s why I read this sermon as a young pre-teen. I actually got to know it somewhat well, and I credit Jesus’ words with giving me a firm foundation in difficult times. That’s a vague way of saying it, but I have very definite instances in mind. Truly, the Sermon on the Mount became a rock for me to build my life on before the rains descended and the floods came.

Like all residents of my town, built around the Skagit River, I know it’s best to build your house before the rainy flood season. But even if you are in the middle of the floodwaters, you can reach out for the rock of Jesus’ words, clamber onto it, and find solidity in a world of difficulties. It’s never too late to heed the wisdom of this sermon.

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Mobile Ed Now Available on Your Roku & AppleTV

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The Faithlife TV app—available now on Roku, AppleTV, and iOS—makes it easier than ever to lean back and enjoy your Mobile Ed courses on the big screen in your living room.

Mobile Ed is perfect for me. I love to learn from the best Bible scholars in the world. I love the way the content is sectioned into easy-to-digest chunks, so I can watch a video or two if I have a few free minutes between meetings. And now, if I have more than a few minutes to spend drinking at the fountain of knowledge, I can do it from my couch.

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Mobile Ed’s Year in Review & What’s in Store for 2016

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Mobile Ed has had a very exciting year! We have shipped 46 courses and over 323 hours of content. In 2015, we introduced new partnerships, programs, and courses. Here are a few highlights from 2015 . . . and what lies ahead in the new year.

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3 Days Left to Save 15% on the New Pentecostal & Charismatic Gold

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At midnight on December 31, the 15% discount on the all-new Logos 6 Pentecostal & Charismatic Gold base package will disappear—and we mean forever. In fact, you’ll never see this discount on any Logos 6 base package again!

Save hundreds of dollars on Logos 6 Pentecostal & Charismatic Gold base package today!

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Start the New Year with a Personalized Devotional Plan

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This 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.

The new year, a time for fresh starts, is upon us. Perhaps with renewed resolve you’d like to be even more of a reader and doer of the Word. Well here’s a handy tip that makes it easier for us to access our daily devotionals which launch us into Bible reading and application.

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Why (and How) Protestants Should Study the Latin Vulgate

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Following the Council of Trent in the sixteenth century, the Latin Vulgate became the official Latin Bible of the Roman Catholic church—and that after centuries of dominance as the preferred Bible of the Western world. The Reformation revived interest in the original languages, and a slew of new translations followed. Following that, Protestantism largely left the Vulgate behind. But this ancient translation still has much to offer the serious student of the Bible, providing a unique glimpse into lost manuscripts undergirding modern translations, and illuminating how great theologians like John Calvin referenced Scripture.

I sat down with Andrew Curtis, a Latin-language editor at Faithlife and co-editor of the forthcoming The Lexham Latin-English Interlinear Vulgate BibleHe explained the history of the Vulgate, it’s importance for Bible study, and how Lexham’s new Interlinear opens up the Vulgate to anyone—even if they don’t know Latin.

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Christmas Reflections on the Birth of Our Savior

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Now it happened that in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus to register all the empire. (This first registration took place when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to be registered, each one to his own town. So Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family line of David, to be registered together with Mary, who was legally promised in marriage to him and was pregnant. (Luke 2:1–5 LEB)

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Save Nearly $180 on the Works of N.T. Wright

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During the 12 Days of Logos, you can save nearly $180 on The Works of N.T. Wright. Plus, if you got a resource in this collection as part of our Advent giveaway, you’ll get a Dynamic Price, saving you an additional $25!
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Only 8 Days Left to Get 15% off Logos 6

Right now, you can get 15% off a Logos 6 base package. But this offer ends in just eight days. And after that, Logos 6 will never be on sale for 15% off again. Whether you’re buying a base package for the first time, upgrading from a previous version of Logos, or adding another base package to your library, this is your last chance to get the best deal.
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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

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We’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.