Discover the Big Idea: Step 4 in Creative Digital Sermon Prep

This entry is part of 5 in the series Creative Sermon Prep in a Digital World

We’re looking at 10 Steps of Creative Digital Sermon Preparation in Logos Bible Software and it’s now time to Discover the Big Idea of the text on our way to preparing an expository sermon. Many preachers will call this main idea, the thesis, the textual ideal or sermon idea of the text. Every passage of […]

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Making Observations of the Text: Step 2 in Creative Digital Sermon Prep

This entry is part of 5 in the series Creative Sermon Prep in a Digital World

In step two of our Creative Digital Sermon Prep we focus on making observation of our Biblical text using things like notes in Logos Bible Software, a word processor, a tablet with inking capabilities or some other tool.

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Logos Sermon Prep Part Five: Taking Notes for Observations and Questions

Logos Bible Software helps preachers and teachers prepare their messages thanks to some useful Logos sermon prep tools, but the Notes feature gets more use than any other feature besides offering a library of Bibles, books and reference books. I use Notes extensively for the following: Recording my thoughts about a text. Keeping rack of […]

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Logos Sermon Prep Part Four: Text Comparison Tool in Inductive Bible Study

The next step on Logos Bible Software Sermon Prep helps us actually learn what the passage we’ve selected means by reading it repeatedly using the Text Comparison Tool. We’re talking about Inductive Bible Study. What is Inductive Bible Study? The phrase Inductive Bible Study refers to studying the Bible hoping to discover the meaning of […]

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Logos Bible Software Sermon Prep Part Three: Concordance Tool

We’ve already looked twice at the topic of choosing a text, but let me take a third swing at a tool that you should consider using for Logos Bible Software Sermon Prep. We’ll take a look at the Concordance Tool in this third part of the series. I began looking at picking topics and picking passages […]

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Logos Bible Software Sermon Prep Part Two: Choosing a Text to Preach

Many preachers prefer to preach a topic found in multiple texts that the preacher expounds during a single sermon. I prefer to look for a single Bible text and that one text will dominate the sermon. In this second part of our series on Logos Bible Software Sermon Prep, we’ll look at how the program […]

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