Study Your Bible Better—and Faster

Matt Smethurst | May 7, 2015


More than 200 years ago, English pastor and hymnwriter John Rippon penned these words: “How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord / Is laid for your faith in his excellent Word.” 

Christians are people of the Book. The Scriptures are our supreme authority for faith and practice—determining what we should believe and how we should live. As TGC’s foundation documents confess:

God is a speaking God who by his Spirit has graciously disclosed himself in human words. . . . [Scripture] is complete in its revelation of his will for salvation, sufficient for all that God requires us to believe and do, and final in its authority over every domain of knowledge to which it speaks. . . . The Bible is to be believed, as God’s instruction, in all that it teaches; obeyed, as God’s command, in all that it requires; and trusted, as God’s pledge, in all that it promises. 

Any resource, then, that equips Christians to better understand and apply God’s Word is worth considering. Especially if it offers striking efficiency.

Logos Bible Software is a treasure trove of linguistic, exegetical, historical, and theological resources that enables you to do hundreds of hours of research in minutes. With easy-to-use tools and a massive theological library, it provides…


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