Recent Free Training Posts

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 […]

Create Collections Based on Publication Date

A Logos user recently emailed me several questions related to searching journals. One of his questions in essence was this: Is there a way to create a collection of journals based on publication date so that I can focus on recent scholarship? Great question! And the answer shows the versatility of Logos and at the […]

Add Websites to the Shortcuts Bar

You’ve probably noticed in the sidebar of the Home Page links to the expanding Faithlife family of websites. (A) If they’re not visible: Open the Home Page Click the Customize icon in the upper right of the Home Page (B) Select Faithlife Websites in the lower left of the menu (C) Perhaps as you use […]

Remove Mobile Devices from Logos Account

In previous blogs I’ve written about “managing” mobile resources from the Logos desktop app. In response to one of the blogs, a user posted this question: I have had several phones and iPads since using Logos. How do I delete, or remove, the previous devices and their info? Sure hope this can be done. Great […]

Words Have Usages, Not Meanings Apart From Context

While working in Hebrews 10:24, a foundational, but very important principle of biblical interpretation struck me again: words have usages, not meanings. In other words, the same Hebrew or Greek word does not mean the same thing every time it’s used in Scripture. Context clarifies a word’s usage. Here’s what happened in my study: I […]

See in the Desktop App Resources Downloaded to Mobile Devices

In response to a question from a Logos user, I explained in a previous blog how to download resources to a mobile device from the main Logos desktop program. Now in today’s blog I’ll address the user’s specific question which is how to see in the desktop program the resources we’ve already downloaded to mobile […]

Download Resources to Mobile Devices through the Desktop App

A Logos user emailed me the following question: Is there a way to find all the books in my library that I have synced for offline use to mobile devices (doing so from the Logos desktop app)? The answer is yes and it brings up an important Logos feature. On mobile devices our resources, by […]

Search Sermons by Topic and Reference

In a previous blog I showed how to search our Sermon Editor documents by venue. In this blog we’ll focus on searching them by topic and biblical reference. In other words, we want to locate messages we’ve delivered on the subject of Grace or the passage Ephesians 1:7. First, let’s examine how to assign topics/references […]