Recent Free Training Posts

Find Eschatological Passages in the Bible

A recent question from a Logos user is a great way to show off the power of a tool available in the Full Features Set which appears in base collections Bronze and above. First the question: I am looking for a way to search for all eschatological references in the Bible. If that is not […]

Finding “Subjects” in the Bible Sense Lexicon

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about finding places where Jesus spoke about a subject by utilizing 2 datasets, Report Speech and Biblical Word Senses. Several users inquired about how to discover which words to use for the Sense or “subject” in the search. So today’s blog will be a “how to […]

Organize Sermons at Favorites

If you regularly read this blog, you probably know I’m a big fan of Favorites as a place to organize items for future reference. That trend continues today as I answer a question from a fellow Logos user: Is there a way under the “Sermons” document file system to further divide that, make folders or […]

Find Where Jesus Discusses a Subject

A friend and fellow Logos user called me recently with the following scenario: I’m studying in Matthew 12 where Jesus referred to the Pharisees as a “brood of vipers.” It made me think of the fact that Jesus often referenced animals in his speech. How can I locate occurrences of His mentioning animals? The answer […]

Quickly Locate all Mentions of a Biblical Event

Several years, ago my good friend Rob Morgan asked me to write the small group study guide for his bestselling book, Red Sea Rules, which is available at the Vyrso website. This life changing book discusses life principles he personally gleaned from the biblical event of the Israelites crossing the Red Sea. In preparation for the […]

Create a Search Collection from Multiple Collections

Over the past few weeks I’ve been asked the same question by several Logos users so I thought I’d pass along the answer in today’s blog. The question goes something like this: I’ve created several different search collections. Can I create a new collection that’s a combination of 2 or more of the existing collections? […]

Help with Outlining a Book in the Bible

Perhaps you’re a: Pastor preaching through a book in the Bible Teacher guiding your pupils through a book study Student of the Bible wanting to get a grasp of a biblical book So for whatever reason you want to see the big picture of Genesis, Exodus, or any book in the Bible. Sometimes seeing how […]

Use the Sermon Starter Guide for a Topical Study

Recently, I had a Bible study leader contact me with the following scenario: Sometimes I want to teach a topical lesson, but I’m not sure which verses in the Bible discuss the subject. Is there a straightforward way, in the software, to discover relevant verses? Excellent question. And the answer is, Yes!, several times over. […]

Use the Concordance to Discover Themes in a Biblical Book

The subject of today’s blog I owe to a pastor-teacher, seasoned Logos user, Camp Logos alumnus, and especially my friend, Dr. Robert Dean.  Allow me to set it up for you. Before doing detailed exegesis of passages in a biblical book, it’s a good idea to get a bird’s eye view of the book. We […]

Instantly Create a Large Print Library

Often times it’s the little things that mean a lot. And the older I get, the more appreciative I am of a little thing in Logos that makes a big impact. With the click of a mouse we can have an instant large print library! This feature has been around a while, but with a […]