Language Specialists, This One’s for You!

Grammars Collection (94 vols.)

We’re proud to announce our new Grammars Collection—a steeply discounted package of 94 biblical-language grammars to help students and scholars unpack any syntactic or semantic challenge in the study of the biblical text.

For merely $8 per grammar (many of which cost between $20 and $40 individually), this massive collection can enhance your original language studies.

This collection includes essential volumes such as Stanley Porter’s Idioms of the Greek New Testament and Fundamentals of New Testament Greek, Ernest de Witt Burton’s Syntax of the Moods and Tenses in New Testament Greek, James Hope Moulton’s five volumes on New Testament Greek, Mark Futato’s Beginning Biblical Hebrew, Bruce Waltke’s An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Syntax, and over 80 more volumes in 9 different languages.

Results from all your grammars, all at once

Logos 6 doesn’t just leave grammars in your library, waiting for you to open them one by one. When you perform a search on a passage in your Exegetical Guide, Logos 6 queries all of the grammars in this collection for references to the passage you’re researching.

All of these grammars contain Bible references, ensuring that your research on any verse of the Bible will contain results discussed by grammarians and biblical-language scholars.

Dynamic pricing and great discounts

Those of you studying Greek or Hebrew intensely probably already own many of these grammars—so when you’re signed into your account at Logos.com, you’ll see a custom price tailored to discount the books you own, while still getting the rest of the books in the collection at a huge discount!

Refuel your study with nearly 100 original-language grammars. Get the Grammars Collection today!

Enjoy Your Books, Even outside Cell Phone Range

The road hadn’t been groomed yet that spring. I steered our little hatchback around most of the potholes, but nobody misses them all. A landslide washed out one of the of the sharper s-curves, but it wasn’t fresh and the sun was out, so the debris was starting to crust over. We managed to crawl over it. A huge spruce tree cut the road about a quarter mile from the trailhead, so we walked in from there.

I set my phone to airplane mode as we hiked away from the car.

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My wife and I spent two days in the backcountry that weekend, enjoying some of the best mountain vistas anywhere in North America. We like to do that now and then. To escape—to walk deep into the woods, beyond the reach of any Wi-Fi network or cellular service and live outside our routine for a while.

Whenever we venture outside our phone carrier’s coverage map we have to leave things behind—but we never have to leave behind our theological library. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The Logos mobile app lets you to carry all your books in your pocket.

Imagine trying to do that without the Logos app. My favorite single-volume commentary, The New Bible Commentary, weighs in at a hulking four pounds and 1,317 pages. That’s heavier than my tent. No way I’m carrying it with me on a backpacking trip or to the beach. If I owned a print edition of that book, it probably wouldn’t ever leave my office.

But I did have it with me on that trip because I downloaded it and the ESV to my phone, so I could read Psalm 128:1 and it’s blessing for those who fear the Lord. I could read about the mountain of the house of the Lord in Isaiah 2:2 while we camped in a snowy meadow between Mt. Baker and the Twin Sisters.

Download your favorite books to your device in the Logos app, so you can enjoy them on your next trip outside your phone carrier’s coverage map.

If you’re not sure how to download your Logos resources to your mobile device, here’s a quick tutorial.

  • Fire up your app
  • Swipe from the left side of the screen to reveal the app menu. There you’ll find a list of books you have access to in your app.
  • Tap the information icon for any book to learn more about it. When you do, you’ll find a download button.
  • Tap the download button.

Once a book is downloaded, its information icon will be solid blue like you see below for my copies of the ESV and NBC.

 

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Next weekend, my wife and I are taking another trip into the mountains. Without the Logos app, I’d have to put my Galatians study on hold. With the Logos app, I carry all my books without adding a single ounce more weight. 

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Download your favorite books to your mobile device with the Logos app, and you won’t ever have to leave them behind.

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Logos Pro Training: Mastering the Factbook

Logos 6’s Factbook gives you instant information on biblical topics. This tool functions like an encyclopedia, pulling together all the datasets and resources from your library, then presenting powerful overviews of each topic. For example, search “Tabernacle” in the Factbook and get a list of media, key verses, lemmas, senses, dictionary links, and topic suggestions for deeper study.

I break it all down for you in the video below.

Power the Factbook with these resources

As you can see, the Factbook is pretty awesome, but to get the most out of it, you need some resources that capitalize on its functionality. That’s why we put together the Factbook Collection—22 volumes that will transform your Factbook into a biblical and theological powerhouse. To get the best possible value, pick up the entire Factbook collection. It includes:

Start using the Factbook today

The Factbook is included in Logos 6 Starter and above, but to get the most out of this robust tool, I recommend Logos 6 Bronze or higher. Get started with Logos 6 and the Factbook now.

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Understand the Legacy of the Reformation

42509Edited by Richard Muller, author of the magisterial Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics, the Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought series engages original texts in Reformed history with care and precision, bringing to light neglected texts that deliver crucial insights into Reformed thought.

The high level of scholarship and use of rare original sources make this collection a valuable addition to the library of any student of the Reformation.

Examine key figures of the Reformation and Post-Reformation such as John Calvin, John Owen, and Philip Melancthon. Each volume tackles a separate topic in Reformation studies. Here are some highlights:

Explore the heart of Calvin’s theology

In Calvin’s Theology of the Psalms, Herman Selderhuis’ shows how Calvin’s treatment of the Psalms reveals the very heart of the great Reformer’s theology. Selderhuis’ deft analysis even draws out details about Calvin’s faith and life through his comments on the Psalter.

Learn about a neglected Reformer

In Heinrich Bullinger and the Doctrine of Predestination, Cornelis Venema argues that Bullinger belongs squarely in the great Reformed tradition—despite being overshadowed by Calvin, Luther, and Zwingli.

Discover Luther’s concept of the two kingdoms

Examine the relationship between the sacred, the secular, and the role of the church and the Christian with Martin Luther’s Understanding of God’s Two Kingdoms. This volume explores how Luther’s two-kingdoms theory sustained his understanding of God’s lordship over all creation.

Delve into the Reformers’ thought on predestination and freedom

The Reformed understanding of God’s sovereignty and human freedom is probably the most controversial aspect of Reformed thought. Reformed Thought on Freedom demonstrates the nuanced arguments the early-modern Reformed tradition developed.

Don’t Miss Out!

Pre-order the collection today at a recently reduced price! Many of these books are out of print, but you can help keep this valuable scholarship alive by pre-ordering now! If we can’t fund this Pre-Pub, we’ll be forced to remove it from our roster.

See Every Major View of a Bible Passage, All in One Place

Lexham Bible Guide: 1 CorinthiansWhat do you do when you come across a difficult Bible passage? Chances are, you open a trusted commentary and see what it has to say. Sometimes, the first commentary you check has the answer you’re looking for. But more often than not, you want to reference several sources to see the different conclusions scholars have come to.

Your Logos software simplifies this process, allowing you to easily switch between commentaries keyed to the verse you’re examining.

But it can still take a while.

Lexham Bible Guides make it easy

What if you had a summary of all the relevant literature for any given passage? Lexham Bible Guides have become some of my personal favorite resources because they provide just that. I like to think of each Lexham Bible Guide as a multiple-views commentary. Look up a given passage, and you’ll find summaries of all the major viewpoints of recent scholarship.

Lexham Bible Guides work great as stand-alone study tools, but they also excel as starting points for further research. Each of the summarized views links to its primary resource. So, once you find an explanation that makes sense, you can follow through to get all the details.

For example, let’s say I’m reading through 1 Corinthians 15, and I come to verse 29—the mysterious “baptism of the dead” passage. What am I supposed to do with this? I could go through my commentaries one by one, but as the Lexham Bible Guide: 1 Corinthians points out, “The number of proposed interpretations of this issue is confounding.” In other words, that could take a while.

Thankfully, the Lexham Bible Guide puts all the major views together in an easily accessible format. After providing an overview of the issue and the general approaches that have been taken, the guide summarizes the perspectives from each scholar. Here are a few examples:

Baptism of the dead

For this particular passage, the Lexham Bible Guide: 1 Corinthians includes the perspectives of 14 different scholars, including Gordon Fee, Richard Hays, and Leon Morris. I can follow through to their original resources to get all the insight they have to offer.

Now available individually

Up until now, most of the Lexham Bible Guides have only been available through the 13-volume Paul’s Letters Collection. This is still the best value if you want them all, but we recently made each volume available for individual purchase!

Just want to finish reading about the “baptism of the dead”? Then pick up the Lexham Bible Guide: 1 Corinthians! Have some other particularly difficult passage you’re working on? Then pick up the Lexham Bible Guide you need from the available volumes below:

Get the best possible deal with the Lexham Bible Guides: Paul’s Letters Collection!

Douglas Moo’s Organizing Principle for New Testament Theology

New Testament theology is a vast subject. It can be daunting to even know where to begin. The New Testament includes writings in several different genres by several different authors. Each book was written for a specific situation and has its own unique emphases and even vocabulary. How do you begin to organize these different writings into an overarching structure for doing New Testament theology?

New Testament expert, professor, and author Douglas Moo deals with this dilemma in his Mobile Ed course NT305 New Testament Theology. In this sample clip, Dr. Moo talks about what he uses as a basic organizing principle for doing New Testament theology:

Dr. Moo goes on to show how this contrast between two realms shows up in the teachings of Jesus, Paul, and John. He looks first at the old realm, surveying the effects of sin, the nature of humanity, and the purpose of the Old Testament law. He then shows how the person of Jesus Christ is the center of the new realm, how his work ushered it in, and how God’s grace enables us to enter it. Dr. Moo then examines what the New Testament has to say about how we are to live as people in the new realm.

NT305 New Testament Theology will give you a greater understanding of the overall message of the New Testament. You’ll better appreciate how the various books come together to reveal God’s plan in a fuller way. Order it before April 16 and get 40% off the full price!

Resource Updates: March 2015

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Whenever a resource you own is updated, you’ll get that updated 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 March:

Updated external links:

Updated formatting:

Updated or additional content:

Rebuilt to include word number data:

Updated a corrupt image file:

Factbook support:

Added new content:

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For powerful study made simple, get into the Word with Logos 6. With Logos 6’s study tools, you’ll get the most out of your resources as you discover new insights.

Find your perfect library today!

Logos 6: Copy Highlighted Text to a Word Document

Today’s 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.

A very common question I get is exemplified in this recent email inquiry from a Logos user:

Is there a way to copy and paste the biblical text into a Word document and maintain the highlights I’ve added?

The short answer is this: some highlights easily copy and paste, while others do not.

For example:

  • Open any Bible to any location
  • Choose Tools | Highlighting
  • Select some text in the Bible (A)
  • Expand the Solid Colors palette (B)
  • Select the Green Foreground style (C)

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  • Notice the selected text in the Bible turns green (D)

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  • Copy and paste the green highlighted text into a Word document
  • Notice the green highlighted text is maintained in the Word document (E)

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  • Select some additional text in the Bible (F)
  • Expand the Highlighter Pens palette (G)
  • Select the Green Highlighter style (H)

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  • Notice the selected text in the Bible is highlighted in green (I)

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  • Copy and paste the green highlighted text into a Word document
  • Notice the green highlighted text is NOT maintained in the Word document (J)

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What’s the difference in the above two scenarios?

Simply put, in the first example, we changed the character formatting on the text itself (turned it green). In the second, we basically added an image (green natural highlighter) to the text. Character formatting carries over in the copy–paste process; images do not.

So if you need Logos highlights in a Word document, use the Logos-provided styles that emphasize character formatting.

When you create your own styles, focus on the Font Styling (K) and Insert Text (L) sections that emphasize character formatting, including:

  • Font
  • Font size
  • Text color
  • Bold
  • Italics
  • Small caps
  • Large caps
  • Superscript
  • Subscript
  • Inserted text before or after the resource text

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All of the above characteristics are maintained as you copy and paste highlighted resource text from Logos to a Word document.

For more detailed instructions on creating your own highlighting styles, check out the Logos 6 Training Manual: Volume 2, which is part of the Logos 6 Training Manual: Volumes 1 and 2 bundle.

And for live, hands-on training, be sure to register for an upcoming Camp Logos live training seminar, including events in Louisville, Kentucky and Dallas, Texas.

26 Women in Ministry Share Their Wisdom: Get It Free!

300x300 Sidebar AdExplore wisdom, advice, and encouragement from 26 of today’s most influential women in ministry: get the new book What I Wish I’d Known for free, exclusively from Vyrso.

The new anthology features insight from Kay Arthur, June Hunt, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Kasey Van Norman, Liz Curtis Higgs, and others. Each author contributed one chapter that reflects on their years in ministry and offers practical advice for applying the Word.

Get What I Wish I’d Known: Insight from Leading Women in Ministry for free!

Powerful advice from the women who know best

. . . I can’t get over the fact that God has chosen these brave women to pave the way and walk alongside me. They inspire me to believe God is greater, and they will do the same for you as you read this book! It was a joy and privilege to bare a small part of my soul in the wake of these beautiful women of God.

—Kasey Van Norman, bestselling author, blogger, and Bible teacher

Last summer, we had the honor of hosting a two-day conference for women in ministry in Dallas, Texas. The conference brought together bloggers, teachers, and leaders in an intimate setting and allowed them to share their joys, mistakes, and moments of grace.

This book offers a compilation of the most powerful and applicable insights shared at the conference. Explore Pam Farrel’s advice on following God’s compass, Elyse Fitzpatrick’s journey to get to the heart of God’s message, and Liz Curtis Higgs’ advice on taking criticism.

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  • Kay Arthur
  • Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • June Hunt
  • Gwen Smith
  • Elisa Morgan
  • Carol Kent
  • Kasey Van Norman
  • Pam Farrel
  • Michelle McKinney Hammond
  • And many others!

These women are relatable and courageous, and we couldn’t be more proud of the finished product.

Get the book for free from Vyrso today!

About the free Vyrso app

The Vyrso ereader app makes it easier than ever to connect your daily reading with Scripture. Tap on any Bible reference and the verse will appear with a hover feature. Highlight, take notes, search your library with ease, and share insights and quotes with simple social-sharing options.

The Vyrso store offers thousands of the best Christian titles: download What I Wish I’d Known for free, then explore other top Christian ebooks on Vyrso.com.

Sync Logos 6 across All Your Platforms

Logos_300x300 Take your entire Logos library with you wherever you go! When you are studying a passage with Logos 6, your books, highlights, notes, and documents will sync from your desktop to your mobile platforms in a matter of seconds.

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Sync your notes across your devices

As you study a passage in Logos 6, you can take, edit, and share your notes anywhere you go.

Start your Bible study on your mobile phone with the free Logos Bible app, and pick up right where you left off any other web-enabled device.

When you’re using Logos 6 to study a passage and want to write down your thoughts, you can create a notes document. Here, you can make notes and comments on specific references as you study, and within seconds, your notes will sync from Logos 6 to your Logos Bible app.

Here’s how to create a note:

  • Highlight the specific verse you want
  • Add the verse to your notes document

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  • Write down any relevant notes about that verse

With Logos 6, you can also take the same note and attach it to multiple verses by editing the attachment points.

Here’s how to attach your note to multiple verses:

  • Open the note you already created
  • Edit the note’s attachment points

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  • Add any references you want to be tied with the note

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Access and edit your notes wherever you go

Within seconds, your mobile device will sync your notes through the Logos Bible app, allowing you to take your notes with you and edit them on the go.

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Get the Logos app today to make biblical connections and draw insights, no matter where you are!