Recent Free Training Posts

Important Words in Logos 8

As you well know, words are the building blocks of Scripture. If we’re going to study or exegete a passage we have to examine words. Perhaps in an ideal world we would thoroughly explore every word in the text. If, however, we’re only going to dig deep on some words, the question becomes, which ones?. […]

Library Sidebar in Logos 8

As you begin working with Logos 8, you’ll discover many panels now contain a sidebar populated with filters or facets to help us locate pertinent information in that panel. Arguably the most helpful new sidebar is the one that resides in the Library. With its facets, we can now locate resources without having to know […]

Easily Convert Measurements in a Passage

Beginning in Genesis 6:14 God tells Noah to build a boat according to exact specifications: 300 cubits X 50 cubits X 30 cubits. I’m not sure about you, but I don’t normally speaks in terms of cubits today. I understand feet and yards, but cubits are another story. This isn’t an isolated occurrence because unfamiliar […]

Important Passages in Logos 8

Usually when we’re studying a passage we like to explore cross references related to that passage. For example, imagine we’re camped out in Luke 4:1 which states Jesus was full of the Holy Spirit, led by the Holy Spirit, and tempted by the devil. During our research we may want to read other passages about […]

Explanations of Datasets

The makers of our Logos Bible Software have labeled all sorts of information in the Bible. Each group of tags or labels is called a dataset. Recently I’ve received several questions about explanations for specific datasets: What does this label mean? How do I search a dataset? Which resources were used in developing this dataset? […]

Quickly Arrange the Desktop

Sometimes an easy-to-use helpful feature gets over looked. For example, here’s  a non-Logos, simple trick I learned recently from my elderly mother. I was trying to tear a piece of aluminum foil, but the entire roll kept following out of the box. Upon seeing my frustration, my mom pointed out, “Why don’t you push in […]

Quickly See “Tags” in a Biblical Passage

A Logos user recently contacted me with the following scenario: I know the Logos developers have tagged the biblical text with all sorts of labels or datasets. Normally I right click on words and scroll through the menu to see these tags. Is there, however, an easier way to view tags just while I’m reading […]

Create and Search a Passage List

In response to a recent blog about locating where Jesus speaks about the kingdom, a Logos user emailed me the following power-user tip that I wanted to pass along to you: I create a Passage List of verses with Jesus as the Speaker in Reported Speech. Then in the future I search that list for […]

Find and View Relevant Online Videos*

*Today’s post highlights the Curated Online Video search feature, which is available only with a Faithlife Connect subscription. If you have Logos 7 Bronze or higher, you can run similar searches to find preselected images from the web. As you well know, within our Logos Bible Software we have scores of resources ready to yield […]

Locate Where Jesus Speaks a Specific Word

A Logos user contacted me with the following scenario: I’m studying Matthew 4:17 where Jesus says “the kingdom of heaven is at hand”. How can I locate other verses where Jesus is speaking about the kingdom? One answer to the question is to create an intersection search looking for verses containing a specific Greek lemma […]