Recent Free Training Posts

Easily Locate Maps Related to a Passage

Knowing the geographical context of a passage certainly aids in our understanding of that passage. To assist with the discovery of that context Logos provides us with the Atlas loaded with dozens of biblical maps. There are numerous ways to access and use this tool, but today’s blog focuses on a power user trick causing […]

See All Factbook Subjects in a Passage

One of our best friends in Logos is the Factbook. With it we can research people, places, things, events, and a lot more. Perhaps as we’re studying a passage we open the Factbook alongside of our Bible and type subjects from the passage into the Factbook. For example, imaging we’re examining the conversion of Lydia […]

Read Just the Highlights in a Resource

I recently received this question from a fellow Logos user: How do you read just the passages in a book that you have highlighted. I like to review my highlights but cannot find that option in Logos 8? This is a great question. And once I point out how to now accomplish this task in […]

Use Notes to Access Church Documents

Of all of the new Logos 8 features, I’m continuing to get more questions about Notes than any other. Regardless of the specific question, the key to understanding Logos 8 Notes is that it’s a single database rather than multiple files. Once that big picture sinks in, the sky is the limit. Because we can […]

Search Templates in Logos 8

As you well know, our Logos Bibles and books contain a lot of information. Fortunately our software also comes with a powerful search engine allowing us to retrieve most any data we need. With the release of Logos 8, searching became easier with the addition of search templates! For example, let’s say we want to […]

Open One Guide Section at a Time

At the heart and core of Logos Bible Software reside the Bible Study Guides. Through their numerous sections, these personal research assistants provide a lot of “instant data” about passages, words, themes, and topics. Sometimes, however, we don’t need a lot of data. We just want a little data. Logos 8 has us covered, because […]

Move Multiple Notes to a Different Notebook

Questions regarding the new Logos 8 Notes tool continue to come in so I’ll use this weekly training blog to address some of them. Here’s a recent question: My Logos 7 Notes documents imported into Logos 8 as Notebooks. Is there a way to consolidate multiple Notebooks? In other words, can we simultaneously move multiple […]

Create and Search an Illustrations Notebook

Arguably the most significant new Logos 8 feature is the Notes tool. I certainly have received more questions about it than any other feature. Once you understand how to save and retrieve notes you’ll develop your own organizing scheme. For now however, allow me to jump start your Notes‘ creativity I’ll show how easy it […]

Theology Guide in Logos 8

As I’ve talked to Christians throughout the years, I’ve often heard statements like: Theology is just for pastors. I’d like to study different doctrines in the Bible, but I don’t know where to start. Understanding doctrine is difficult. If you’ve ever expressed such sentiments, I’ve got great news for you. In Logos 8 we have […]

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?. […]