5 Reasons You Should Get This Month’s Free Book Today!

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As you may have heard, we partnered with Kay Arthur and Precept Ministries International to offer the immensely popular Precept Upon Precept® : Philippians absolutely free during the month of November!

Here are 5 reasons you should take advantage of this unprecedented offer right now.

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5 Early Black Friday Deals You Don’t Want to Miss

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We’re giving you a head start on Black Friday savings with brand new deals on some of our most popular resources. There are over 70 resources on sale, including these five can’t miss deals.

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The 3 Most Affordable Ways to Get All the Features of Logos 7

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With Logos 7, it’s easier than ever to get started with the newest features. Here are the three most affordable ways.

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Connecting the Dots Between Humanity and God

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“How can God be three and one? How can God take on a human nature? If God planned everything, how can I be responsible? Do my prayers make any difference in God’s plan? Will we finally know everything when we get to heaven?

“These are questions that recognize some of the mysterious tensions that Scripture presents to us. They are good questions, but wrong answers to good questions can rob us of a full and fulfilled Christian life, and they rob God of his proper glory. Proper answers—answers that allow the mystery of God and His ways to shine brightly—will evoke in us proper worship.”

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Are You Preparing Your Church for Christmas?

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If you’re a church leader, by now you’re probably knee-deep in preparation for Christmas. From planning extra services to crafting upcoming sermon series to fit the season, there’s a lot to keep track of.

And there are plenty of resources out there to help you do it. With so many Christmas-themed books, small group and Sunday school curricula, workbooks, journals, and DVD series to wade through, how do you know what to trust?

How can you be confident that what you have is biblical, up-to-date with recent scholarship, and trustworthy?

Our brand new Mobile Ed & Faithlife TV Plus church subscription bundle includes thousands of videos on all the key subjects you want your congregation to master—discipleship, leadership, apologetics, theology, and much more.

And yes, we have videos that are perfect for Christmas, too!

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Why Difficulties in the Bible Are a Good Thing

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Jen Hatmaker recently launched a kerfuffle in the evangelical blogosphere (meteorologists have started to assign these kerfuffles their own names, like hurricanes) by reconsidering her stance on a hotly contested biblical doctrine. I won’t get into that particular issue here (though I do not think it is trivial). It’s part of her reasoning for changing her position that interests me in this post:

Thousands of churches and millions of Christ-followers faithfully read the Scriptures and with thoughtful and academic work come to different conclusions…. Godly, respectable leaders have exegeted the Bible and there is absolutely not unanimity on its interpretation. There never has been.

Empirically, she’s got a point. Lots of them, actually. Logos sells the Counterpoints series, after all. Christians of all sorts disagree about all sorts of Bible statements. Combine this fact with our culture’s viewpoint that what one sees has everything to do with where one is standing—and what do you get?

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How to Get the Most Out of Sermon Editor

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Some pastors spend 30 hours or more preparing a single sermon. Even if you treasure every moment of those hours, there are parts of the process of writing a sermon that take longer than they need to—and more importantly, distract you from focusing on the parts that matter. Logos 7’s new Sermon Editor feature helps you transition from studying to sermon writing, and from sermon writing to preaching.

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Get a Head Start on Savings with Early Black Friday Deals!

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The end of the year is fast approaching; put your book budget to good use with early savings for Black Friday! Get up to 60% off some of our most popular titles, including resources by John MacArthur, R.C. Sproul, J.I. Packer, Jerry Bridges, William Barclay, and many more!

Then, come back on Black Friday (November 25) for even more deals!

Get started now with these highlighted resources, then browse all Black Friday Deals.

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How to Find Everywhere the New Testament Uses the Old Testament

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Years ago as a young Christian I was involved in a discipleship class. I remember very well studying Satan tempting Jesus in Matthew 4. My mentor emphasized how Jesus quoted Deuteronomy to counter the enticements of the enemy. He explained this wasn’t the only time Jesus quoted Scripture, but rather he often used the Old Testament in his life and ministry. My teacher concluded by encouraging the other students and me to do likewise.

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The Relevance of the Prophets for Today

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The books are long and complex. They include strange visions, speak of skeletons come to life, and frequently describe God’s wrath and judgment.

Studying the Major Prophets can be intimidating to say the least. The language, imagery, and poetry of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel can make it difficult to discern their message, let alone understand how their message relates to the lives of believers today.

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