Morris Proctor

Learning Logos: Helpful Resources for Advent – Christian Article

As the Christmas season is upon us you’ll no doubt be reading, studying, and/or teaching passages such as Matthew 2 and Luke 2. In light of that, I want to encourage you to use several resources you most likely own: These 3 resources, published by our own Faithlife, contain excellent articles and images related to the Christmas events. Fox example, check out the: The more I use these books (not just during Advent), the more I like them! All three…

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Learning Logos: How to Display Commentaries by Publication Date – Christian Article

A Logos user contacted me with the following question: Recent scholarship continues to shed light on challenging passages of Scripture. Is there a way to display my commentaries according to their publication dates? I love questions like this because it shows Logos users are really focused on the books in their libraries. The answer to the specific question is yes, and here’s one way to accomplish the goal: Drag the Library icon to the center of the desktop so that it opens…

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Logos Learning: How to Use the Bible Selector Feature – Christian Article

So here’s an observant question from a Logos user: I’m really enjoying the Faithlife Study Bible but noticed a Bible selector on its toolbar. What’s that all about? That’s a good eye and it provides me an opportunity to showcase this resource. Since its publication several years ago it has become my go-to study Bible. Its many features include: Bible book introductions Links to maps Sidebars with great articles Infographics Insightful comments for most verses of the Bible And much…

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Learning Logos: Sometimes ‘Find’ Is All You Need – Christian Article

As you well know, Logos has a powerful search engine that allows us to find almost anything we need in our books and Bibles. Sometimes, however, we just don’t need all that power. For example, let’s say we’re reading in 1 Timothy. We know somewhere in the book Paul gives part of his testimony and refers to himself as a blasphemer. We, however, don’t know the specific verse containing the word. In a case like this, Find will be easier…

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Learning Logos: How to Easily Navigate Workflow Steps – Christian Article

If we ask 10 Logos users, “What’s the most significant addition to Logos 8?” half will probably say the new Notes tool, and the other half, Workflows. Workflows are literally step-by-step suggested methodologies for biblical research. As you’ve probably discovered, many of the Logos-provided Workflows are detailed with numerous steps. So in this blog, all I want to do is show you a couple of simple steps for viewing and jumping to different steps without having to scroll through them…

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Learning Logos: Find Greek Words Translated with an English Word – Christian Article

A college student contacted me with the following scenario: I’m taking a homiletics course and need to find the Greek words translated “preach” in the New Testament. How can this be accomplished in Logos? I love questions like this because the answer is in the Logos wheelhouse! Take a swing at this: Choose Guides | Word Guides | Greek Words (A) Type the word preach in the Word box (B) Press the Enter key to generate a report Use these…

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How to Use Notes to Access Church Documents – Christian Article

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 add and tag individual notes, then access them in a variety of ways using the sidebarwith its various filters. To help stimulate your thinking about…

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