What If Your Sermon Prep Process Is Holding You Back?

If you preach or teach regularly, you’ve probably developed tried-and-true methods for studying the text, crafting an outline or manuscript, and preparing a presentation or handout.

But here’s the thing, preachers: whether we realize it or not, most of us are hacking together a bunch of different tools that weren’t designed for the task we’re doing.

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Explore NT Archaeological Sites with This One-of-a-Kind Video Course

 Journey to some of Israel’s most significant New Testament archaeological sites with Dr. Craig Evans in a Logos Mobile Education course filmed on location! AR151 Archaeology in Action: Jesus and Archaeology will give you insight into first-century socioeconomic life and help you grasp the historical and biblical context of Jesus’ ministry through archaeology. Pre-order it before July 13 to get $40 off!

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How to Use the Bible Sense Lexicon in Logos

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about finding places where Jesus spoke about a subject by utilizing 2 datasets, Reported Speech and Biblical Word Senses. Several users inquired about how to discover which words to use for the Sense or “subject” in the search.

So today’s post will be a “how to fish” tutorial on discovering “subjects” in the Bible Sense Lexicon.

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Own Logos 7? Now You Can Use the Web App for Free.

We’re happy to announce that as of July 1, everyone who owns Logos 7 can access the web app. Go ahead: try it out for yourself now.

If you own the Logos 7 Starter Feature Set or higher (included in all Logos 7 base packages), you can now do in-depth Bible study, right in your browser.

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Free This Month: Mark Noll’s Gripping Account of the Church in North America

Discover the fascinating story of how the Christian faith took root in the soil of the New World. In The Old Religion in a New World: The History of North American Christianity, esteemed historian Mark Noll chronicles the arrival of Christianity in the New World, tracing turning points in the development of the immigrant church that led to today’s distinctly American faith.

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Save 30% on the New International Commentary This Month Only

It’s one of the most sought-after biblical commentaries published today, and for a limited time, you can get it for hundreds of dollars off the regular price.

Few series manage to interact with the best of modern scholarship while maintaining a commitment to Scripture as the infallible Word of God. The New International Commentary on the Old Testament and The New International Commentary on the New Testament are rare exceptions. And right now, you can get them both 30% off with one discounted bundle.

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3 New Lexham Press Titles Available for Pre-Order

Summer is in full swing, but we’re already looking forward to the fall when a number of new Lexham Press titles are scheduled to release. We just recently finished putting together our Fall 2017 Academic Catalog where you’ll find all of our exciting forthcoming titles. Today, we wanted to highlight three books that are coming soon—and all three are available for pre-order right now.

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Logos Pro Summer Training: How to Do Word Studies

Each week this summer the Logos Pros will teach you how to master the tools and resources of Logos Bible Software. You’ll get some pointers and some study questions. This week: word studies.

Jesus famously declares in John 14:6, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” But in what sense is he the “life”?​​ To find the answer, you’ll need to do a word study. [Read more…]

Why Does Logos Say “Dine” Is a Metaphor in Luke 14:1?

The Figurative Language dataset in Logos marks the word “dine” in Luke 14:1 as a metaphor. Why?

Can you figure it out? I’ll give you ten Logos Pro points if you get the right answer.

One Sabbath, when he went to dine at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, they were watching him carefully.

In a previous post, I showed Logos users how to automatically mark all figurative language in the New Testament with blue text. I’ve kept that visual filter on for my own Bible study, and that’s why I myself recently ran across this little puzzle.

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Get 50% off These Best-Selling Mobile Ed Courses

Through July 19, you can get up to 50% off select Mobile Ed courses. Savings start at 30%; the more you buy, the more you save!

Ready to pick your favorites? Get started with the top-five bestselling Mobile Ed courses in the Summer Sale:

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