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March 13 2018, 12 PM

C.S. Lewis famously called the gospel of Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection “True Myth.” What he meant was that 1) it really happened (“True”) and 2) it serves as a worldview-forming grand story (“Myth”) for Christians. Other religions... [Training]

March 6, 1PM

It’s quite daunting to imagine that the way we interact with the culture around us, interpret the Bible, and even minister to one another is influenced by our predecessors of the faith. The first steps in Christian thinking were made by men like Origen,... [Training]

February 27, 5AM

Have you ever wondered why Luke chose to record a nearly endless list of places in the book of Acts? The answer is in his Gospel’s opening words, spoken by the risen Christ: “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to t... [Training]

February 22, 5AM

There’s so much to be gleaned from the sermons of other preachers and teachers. They provide not only theological insight but a sense of how to deliver the biblical message to real people living in the real world. This week’s video introduces you to ... [Training]

February 15, 5AM

The God of Scripture is always forming “covenants” with his creation. And he is faithful to his covenants—even when his creatures are not. In this week’s video, we will research the idea of covenant and observe places in the Bible where God acts i... [Training]

January 30, 5AM

One of the most common biblical metaphors for leaders is “shepherd.” God’s entrusted leaders are charged with the weighty responsibility of tending to and feeding the people of God as a shepherd would his flock. The act of “shepherding” means mo... [Training]

January 23, 5AM

The New Year is a great time to recommit to the daily study of God’s Word. Reading the Bible and digging into its message is one of the best resolutions anyone can make. As you commit to this endeavor for 2018, equally dedicate yourself to applying the ... [Training]

January 16, 5AM

What’s the oldest commentary you own? Perhaps something from the church fathers? You may be surprised to find you have something even older—something you may not have realized could be useful for you: ancient Jewish writings such as the Talmud, Philo,... [Training]

December 19 2017, 3PM

Elohim is the most common name for Israel’s god in the Old Testament. In fact, it appears over 2,500 times in the Hebrew Bible. But Elohim can also refer to beings besides the Creator of Genesis 1—such as angels or mighty men or even to the false, low... [Training]

December 12, 1PM

The best defense, as they say, is a good offense. Put in prose, this means that it’s generally better to be proactive rather than passive toward your enemies. The same goes for the enemies of Jesus and his followers. The better God’s people know one o... [Training]

November 28, 11AM

Last week we looked at creating custom layouts to streamline the way you use Logos. In response to that post, we received some excellent feedback from our users—and a request for even more ways to personalize the Logos platform. In this week’s video, ... [Training]

November 21, 1PM

Most students seem to have their own method of studying the Bible. Some people love to mark up their Bibles with pens and highlighters; others fill up every square inch of a desk with lexicons, commentaries, original language texts, and theological works.... [articles] [Training]

November 14, 5AM

The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most significant biblical archaeological discoveries of all time. They shed new light on the teachings and culture surrounding the New Testament and the life of Jesus. People around the world have been able to see the s... [Training]

November 6, 5AM

The Lexham Theological Wordbook is a new breed of language tool, one built for any student of the Bible. Craig Bartholomew explains: In a day in which seminaries and universities are loosening their hold on the biblical languages Lexham Press is boldly le... [Apps & Web Tools] [Training]

October 31, 2PM

Few American theologians have shaped Christian thinking, preaching, and even revival practices as much as Jonathan Edwards. And Edwards left many volumes of memoirs, letters, sermons, and notes. His “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” is probably t... [articles]

October 24, 4AM

Was Jonah swallowed by a fish or a whale? Various opinions can be found in classic works, such as this third-century artistic rendition of the scene, Jerome’s Latin Vulgate, Tyndale’s 1534 translation, and in most theological works to date. In this we... [articles]

October 19, 4AM

Systematic Theologies are excellent resources for studying any biblical doctrine. They lay out complex theological topics in an intelligible way and contain a wealth of related Scripture references. It can be difficult, however, to know how to study furth... [Misc.]

October 12, 4AM

Last week we looked at how the biblical authors used the same terms repeatedly in different passages to indicate emphasis. This week we will reuse the Word List tool to find repeated terms in a single passage—we’ll discover a second use of the literar... [articles]

August 31, 12 PM

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.  The Passover is an Israelite celebration with tremendous significance across both tes... [articles] [Products]

August 24, 2PM

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.  Shakespeare used around 17,000 different words to write his plays; some of them he us... [articles] [Training]

August 19, 4AM

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.  If you’ve spent real time in the Bible, certain phrases will stick in your mind. An... [articles] [Training]

August 10, 2PM

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.  Names in the Bible frequently do something different than names in contemporary Weste... [Misc.]

August 3, 4AM

Paul addresses the qualifications for church leadership in texts such as 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:1-9; however, the structure of church leadership is a little less black and white. For this reason, churches have a variety of leadership models. Some as... [articles]

July 27, 12 PM

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: studying root words without tripping over Bible study fallacies. English wor... [Misc.]