Save on Select Mobile Ed Courses during Logos March Madness

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Logos March Madness is well underway! Sixty-four theologians are going toe-to-toe, and they need your votes to advance them through the competition! The longer the contenders last, the deeper the discounts on their selected works—and for the first time ever, those works will include Mobile Ed courses. That means through April 14, you’ll get massive savings in the Logos March Madness sale—up to 70% for the champion!

But there’s more good news. This year save 35% on additional Mobile Ed courses not included in the Logos March Madness sale. There’s never been a better time to start your mobile theological training!

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Get John Piper’s Look at the Book in Logos for Free

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New from John Piper and Desiring God

For the first time ever, get the Logos edition of John Piper’s Look at the Book series in the Logos edition for free! Featuring over 100 new videos by John Piper, Look at the Book is the first of it’s kind, providing a new method of teaching the Bible.

Watch as Piper underlines text, circles words, and scribbles notes in the margin of his Bible. See Piper’s Bible study methods from beginning to end as he works through a passage, makes connections between words and phrases, and points toward a deeper understand of the text. He doesn’t just help you see what he sees, he shows you how to use his own Bible study methodology in your study.

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What’s New in Logos Now 6.10

New_Logos Now blog image-1Be the first to get the newest tools, features, interactives, and media with Logos Now! Logos is already the world’s most powerful digital Bible study platform—and we keep making it better! If you want the latest Logos innovations but don’t want to wait for the next major release, then Logos Now is for you. Learn more about starting your Logos Now subscription.

Here’s what’s new in Logos Now 6.10.

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How to Find Every Bird Mentioned in the Bible

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I recently officiated the funeral service of my aunt who lived a long, fruitful life. She thoroughly enjoyed bird watching so I wanted to include in my remarks several biblical passages about birds. Knowing both the Old and New Testaments mention various types of birds, I wanted to execute a search that would find all verses referencing birds and from those results I would make my selections.

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Round One Ends Tomorrow: Name Your Picks Before It’s Too Late

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Dozens of authors are going mano a mano in a last-man-standing competition for your votes. That’s right: Logos March Madness is here!

Who will be sent home packing and who will ultimately emerge victorious? With the retirement of three-time LMM champion D.A. Carson, it could be anyone’s game.

You only have until 3 p.m. (PT) tomorrow to cast your round-one vote. But should your first-round picks suffer the humiliation of defeat, fret not! Selected works by the eliminated authors will go on sale two hours after round one ends.

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Honoring Christ in a Divisive Political Season

cityPostmodern culture often celebrates diversity, but the multitude of viewpoints can make sensible dialogue challenging. As American Christians endure yet another fiery political season, the temptation to throw up our hands in defeat and frustration may be stronger than ever. But Christians don’t have to fear pluralism, and shouldn’t simply walk away from political engagement. In his book Common Grace, early-twentieth-century Dutch politician and theologian Abraham Kuyper demonstrates that pluralism offers Christians an unprecedented opportunity to engage in politics, culture, and indeed every domain of human existence. After all, as Kuyper famously said, “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, ‘Mine!'”

Recently, we sat down with Richard Mouw, professor of faith and public life at Fuller Theological Seminary, and James Bratt, professor of history at Calvin College, to talk about Kuyper’s legacy, and how Kuyper’s thought may throw a lifeline to Christians swamped in a culture of political rancor.

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Tips to Create Sermon Slides While You Study

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When you study with Logos and present with Proclaim, you don’t have to spend hours preparing your sermon and then hours preparing your slides. You can get ready for the service while you study for your sermon.

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Why Ruth Risked Everything by Staying with Naomi

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It’s a heart-rending scene: Their husbands are dead. Their prospects in Moab are bleak. But a rumor stirs in the fields: The devastating famine that brought Naomi and her daughters-in-law from Bethlehem to Moab has ended. It’s time for Naomi to go home.

Naomi’s daughters-in-law Ruth and Orpah insist on returning with her to Judah, but Naomi urges them to remain with their families in Moab. Orpah tearfully follows Naomi’s wishes, but Ruth emphatically refuses. “Where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge,” she insists. “Your people shall be my people, and your God my God” (Ruth 1:16).

Ruth’s devotion to her mother-in-law is beautiful and inspiring. But by remaining with Naomi, she makes a profound personal sacrifice. To really understand the tremendous risk Ruth took by sticking with Naomi, we need to understand the relationship between the people of Israel and Moab.

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D.A. Carson: The First Logos March Madness Hall-of-Famer

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Logos March Madness is back, and round one is underway! If you haven’t yet, rally your friends and vote for your favorite authors—those eliminated from this round will get a 30% discount, but the winners will advance to round two, and maybe further! That’s good news for you: the longer the authors last, the deeper the discounts on their selected works.

If you’ve scanned the matchups, you probably noticed one former champion is conspicuously absent. Nope, it wasn’t an accident: D.A. Carson is taking a breather from the competition. Carson was champion three out of four years! What better way to celebrate world champions and record breakers than induction into a hall of fame?
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Is Yahweh a God of War or Peace?

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This is a guest post by Robert B. Chisholm, department chair and Senior Professor of Old Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary.

It’s easy to become confused while reading the prophets’ depictions of God. Malachi, for instance, warns that God is a powerful warrior who will consume all evildoers in the fire of his judgment (Mal 4:1). In contrast, Isaiah anticipates God’s kingdom as a time of peace—when nations will beat their weapons into farming tools (Isa 2:2–4). God himself looks forward to the day that “They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain; for the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord as the waters cover the sea” (Isa 11:9).

So, is God for war or for peace?

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