Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’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.

Resource Updates: November 2015

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Whenever a resource you own is updated, you’ll get that new content—for free—so your Logos library is always becoming more valuable and staying up to date with the latest improvements.

Here’s a list of Logos resources that were updated throughout November.

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The Meaning of Shalom and the Spirit of Advent

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We’re celebrating Advent by giving away dozens of free books and beautiful Advent Art. In this post, Martin Weber reflects on the peace signaled by this season of anticipation. Martin is the author of numerous books, including My Tortured Conscience and God Was There: True Stories of a Police Chaplain. He currently manages SDA content for Faithlife.

As we scramble in and out of stores for holiday shopping, Salvation Army volunteers stand beside their red donation kettles, patiently ringing their bells. They invite us to remember those who shiver outside the circle of sharing. Many pastors answer that invitation by partnering with the Salvation Army, conducting funerals for homeless men and women without church or family.

During my last pastorate, I conducted one such funeral for a man named Scottie. With his drinking buddies scattered throughout the sanctuary, I eulogized Scottie’s life as of infinite value to God and to us all—no matter what his struggles and setbacks. Suddenly like a shout from hell, drunken hollering interrupted my tribute.

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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Resource for Advent!

Get a free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’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.

Get 94% off 500 Books for a Limited Time!

Logos Megap Pack 2015 edition $8,000 of books for 500 bucks

Put down the eggnog, drop the tinsel, and worry about untangling the Christmas lights later. Logos just launched a Christmas-exclusive deal that’s so good it won’t be around long, and you don’t want to miss it!

Introducing the limited-time 500 Book Mega Pack, 2015 Edition. With this bundle you can save 94% on 500 books. This bundle was designed to be too good to last, and at midnight on December 31, 2015, it will disappear forever. We’re not going to raise the price of this bundle and sell it somewhere else, and we’re not going to bring it back at a later date, either. Come January 1, this amazing deal will be gone for good.

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How to Quickly Transliterate Greek and Hebrew

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“Transliteration” is not the same as “translation.” Tranliteration brings just letters across the divide between languages (if indeed the languages don’t already use the same alphabet). Спасибо becomes spasibo; 國語 becomes Guóyǔ. Scholars transliterate when they are writing about a foreign language for people who don’t speak or read it; they also do it sometimes, truth be known, because they themselves can scan text more quickly in their “mother characters,” the alphabet they’ve used since childhood.

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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get your free Logos Bible Software bookWe’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.

The Most Used Words in the Bible

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I caved. Somebody sent me one of those time-wasting links you know you’re not supposed to click on if you want to get any work done. But I couldn’t help it. “Find out what your most used words on Facebook are,” the link said.

I was like Digory at the bell in Charn (for you Narnia fans). I had to know.

Plus, I had a feeling there would be a lesson about Bible Study in it somewhere. So I did it. For you, dear reader.

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10 Tips for Planning Your Christmas Service

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Planning a Christmas service can be overwhelming—especially when Christmas is less than a month away. God’s Word, prayer, and theological convictions should shape the way you plan your Christmas services, but there are practical considerations as well. If you’re looking for fresh ideas to make your Christmas services great, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ll even help you liven your church presentation with these awesome free slides from Proclaim.

Here are 10 practical ideas to consider when planning your Christmas services.
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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get your free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’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.