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Ease of purchase, simple to download, amazing search engine, many levels to choose from which will work for any budget, and the ability to add to your library.
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Sean C.

Religious Institutions, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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My go-to resource for sermon preparation

Reviewed 6 years ago

It would be hard to imagine my sermon preparation without Logos. From looking up number of occurrences of words, to research in the original languages, to having dozens of commentaries at my fingertips, Logos helps me consistently present well-researched messages in a fraction of the time it would take to do manually.

Pros

Logos dramatically cuts down the amount of time I spend writing sermons each week by compiling all the resources I need in one location. Not only that, but with the fairly recent addition of the Sermon Builder component, my message slides can be automatically generated and inserted into Proclaim, Faithlife's presentation software. This saves this small-church pastor some valuable time while still delivering an excellent end result.

Cons

The biggest con with Logos is the price. However, I believe it has more than paid for itself in the last 10 years of ministry.

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Sean, thank you for this. We love seeing people take advantage of the sermon builder and its integration with Proclaim. We're working on some great features to take this even further. Also, make sure you check out our new website builder at https://sites.faithlife.com. If you publish your sermon to https://sermons.faithlife.com, it will automatically appear on your Faithlife Site. We're trying to remove more pain points for pastors of small churches. We hear you have a few things on your plate. =)

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Christopher W.

Religious Institutions, 11-50 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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Difficult to navigate

Reviewed 3 years ago

I'm not very happy with my overall experience. My typical interaction with the help desk or sales had more of a secular feel. In fact, I think typically most mainstream secular companies tend to work a little harder for customer satisfaction.

Pros

The integrated nature of the application. It flows very smoothly across the various resources when researching or studying a topic.

Cons

The cost for usability. I paid $4,500 for the software and wasn't sure I would be happy with it because for many things, while it may not provide the depth of information, a google search is simpler and faster.

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Benjamin K.

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Logos is a powerful tool for studying the Scripture and also very expensive.

Reviewed 6 years ago

I have access to a plethora of resources to aid me in study and preparation. It would be the equivalent of having a personal research assistant - a very confused and tedious one - but a personal research assistant none the less.

Pros

You receive A LOT of resources depending on what package you buy. You have access to an extensive digital library.

Cons

The learning curve for utilizing Logos is steep. For the amount of money you pay for the software, the free training should be better and more extensive. The IPad app is not fully functional. Most of the resources the give you will go unused because you will have no idea how to use them unless you invest copious hours in the software

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louis m.

Used daily for 2+ years

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This software let to study the bible.

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

- It´s so very easy to use. - It has very function to study the bible. - It has my book so very interesting and very uplifting. - It let me to prepare the sermon to preach the word of God in the church.

Cons

The main purpose of this application is to study the word of God and I consider that its price should be very low or at least that each person contribute a voluntary contribution.

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David C.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Powerful Sermon/Study Tool

Reviewed 3 years ago

I use Logos every time I preach as a way of supplementing my language research and combing through multiple commentaries at once. Its value is hard to measure, since it shortens research time significantly for some and less for others.

Pros

I love the ability to open multiple commentaries and Bible translations with a click. Logos has simplified my study process by combining digital resources into a relatively intuitive interface.

Cons

There are some items that I 'own' through the Logos Library that are harder to find or recognize when using the search tools.

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Ashleigh P.

Publishing, 1,001-5,000 employees

Used other for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Logos Bible Software

Reviewed 4 years ago

Logos helps those study the Bible on a deeper level and helps so much with sermon preparation. As a Bible College student this was the software that dreams were made of.

Pros

This is a must-have tool for students studying the Bible, pastors, or anyone who wants to have easy access to amazing Bible study tools. It is the definitive resource for research and study.

Cons

The price!! It is so out of reach for most people and makes it so only a very exclusive clientele can afford it. I do understand all the materials and the value is there but I wish there was a more affordable option or at least a Black Friday sale.

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AUSTIN H.

Used daily for 2+ years

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Massive library program that does more than previous giants would have thought possible.

Reviewed 6 years ago
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Logos is really incredible. It places thousands of resources at your fingertips and has them all cross-referenced and indexed. I don't know of another program that has this level of intertextuality built into the program. You can follow links and references to the works they were citing. You can build searches on top of searches. This is a one-stop-shop library program and powerful language tool all...

Cons

Logos is not cheap. At all. All of their resources cost significantly more than what they would cost in print. Add in the fact that I don't like reading on a screen, and I retain information far better when I can deal with the geography of a book, and that makes it a losing proposition. Their bundles inflate book numbers with filler junk that you will never use, and would never want. You will be oversold resources and features that you will never use.

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Gregory W.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Best Bible Software Package

Reviewed 6 years ago

Logos is great for developing sermons and lesson plans!

Pros

This review is for Logos Bible Software, NOT for Proclaim Logos simply has the largest library available for the student. The number of tools that are available are (honestly) overwhelming, but the experienced user can master these tools quickly. It is possible to easily get lost in the weeds with Logos because the weeds are so easily gotten to. However, sometimes chasing a rabbit down its hole is worth it!

Cons

It can easily get very expensive. I would recommend buying sets you want or only investing in a library if just about everything it contains is something you want to add to your library. It may be more expensive to purchase individual books, but you won't get hundreds of resources you don't want/need.

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Gregory, thank you for this review. We appreciate it. You're correct. Purchasing libraries is definitely more cost effective than the individual titles. If you're ever considering a larger purchase, don't hesitate to call in to our team. We're happy to help crunch the numbers and recommend the most cost-effective way to add the resources you're looking at to your library.

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Igor P.

Used daily for 2+ years

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Good

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

I like the availability and practicality of the material. There are many valuable resources available there. Also, they are always offering new content and it is perceptive that they want to cover many books that are important in the field of biblical studies and theology. There is also a discount program for students, which has been helpful to get essential sources for a less high price.

Cons

More advanced research is still tricky. By contrast, there are many features that are possible to achieve with Bible Works that are not possible in Logos. For example, Logos is not helpful when I want to research specific lemmas and common phrases within the Hebrew Bible. It is still very dependent on traditional, though important, lexicons and theological dictionaries. It is not versatile and dynamic, though. In that case, the advanced reader needs to combine logos with Bible Works. Both are, however, very expensive.

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Used daily for 2+ years

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Logos is an invaluable tool for my ministry.

Reviewed 6 years ago

Helps me deepen my walk with Christ, my messages, and recover my time.

Pros

Logos allows me to write sermons with greater depth in less time by bringing all my resources in one place. With the recent addition of the Sermon Builder and integration with Faithlife Proclaim, my workflow has been streamlined even further as I can now write it, build slides, and export them without ever having to leave Logos.

Cons

It is pricey. I was able to purchase it at a significant discount while a student, but it can get expensive quickly. I would still say it is worth the investment!

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Phil R.

Religious Institutions, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Absolute Best Bible Software Available!

Reviewed 4 years ago

I love every single aspect of Logos! I use it on my phone and my desktop!

Pros

Where do I start??? I use Logos every day, both for my use at and during church; and for my private use when during devotions and talking with other people. I expanded my desk to include two wide screen monitors just for Logos and all the resources it contains!

Cons

It has to be the price... some pastors could certainly use it but the expense is hard to pay with small parishes. I've not upgraded to newer and better versions due to the pricing.

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Roger R.

Used daily for 6-12 months

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Logos is the most complete application for Bible study.

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

-It is extremely easy to use. -In your library, contains a very large amount of literary resources that provide the user with the best approach to the Bible. -It has the best known and used translations of the sacred scriptures. -Contains titles of the most prestigious Christian publishing houses. -It can be used to develop the tasks of biblical study, be it personal, pastoral or even academic studies. -The tools you have and the information you provide does not have any other software.

Cons

-If you can mention one aspect to improve this application, without a doubt it would be its price because it can be somewhat expensive for some people. Despite this, it should be noted that the quality of the product is extremely high and that it is worth every dollar invested in this application.

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Jeff S.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Best money can buy - only so much you can do

Reviewed 3 years ago

In many ways it is overkill for the typical pastor. I teach through the Bible and often it takes a year to get through two books of the Bible. It is hard to find the time to utilize everything on Logos unless you start studying Logos. And I feel the purpose is to study the Bible and not get tied up with hours of technical abilities to use the software. Don’t get me wrong it is wonderful and I love it but I was hoping that the upgrades would help bring further time saving tools. But I feel in all the packages I just get so many things that I don’t need all at once. It’s easier just to order the single study book or whatever I’m studying then to buy the whole series. I was also excited when LOGOS purchased WORDsearch products which I owned and now they are merged into logos.

Pros

LOGOS software is the best Bible software on the market and its features are incredible. I even joined Morris Proctor subscription to learn more about LOGOS and its features. But then I end up studying LOGOS software more than the Bible.

Cons

I think the main problem is it’s just too much. I want to use it to study the Bible not to spend hours figuring out how the software works. Many books that you purchase in packages are like infomercial channels you get on cable. It’s very expensive and it seems every year with the upgrade you lose a level even though they say you don’t. I just purchased platinum but now while it’s still platinum in Logos 8 The upgrade brought me a level down. It seems like an endless ability to catch up to portfolio which is way beyond what I need this for. There’s only so many study materials you can use even when they are virtual. What I have seems sufficient. I don’t need endless magazines from the 1950s to today. The video courses are a bit bland.

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Jeremy B.

Writing and Editing, self-employed

Used monthly for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend9/10

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Like a Print Bible, but Enhanced and Easy to Search

Reviewed 3 years ago

The Bible is a sacred text, and any reader who’s serious about understanding it will want to understand it as the writers intended. However, because translations require scrutiny among language experts, keeping an accurate representation of the original language is important. That said, some translations are better than others. But even when the translation is accurate, the context may be lost because...

Pros

(Referring to the Logos Bible app only--I'm not a pastor or teacher, so I don't use the full suite of products.) For starters, Logos Bible Software puts the Bible in electronic format and allows the user to access it from his or her phone, tablet, or computer. This is handy for anyone who wants to read when they’re away from home. Pretty obvious. However, what makes Logos a great tool, not just a great...

Cons

Honestly, there aren’t many cons here. The bible mobile app is free to download, so if you want to read the Bible, you can, for free, anytime, anywhere. However, there is a paid subscription version for advanced features, so not everything is free, but I think this is reasonable because someone needs to get paid to build and maintain these features. Plus, Logos Bible Software is geared toward pastors, teachers, and other professionals, and professional apps tend to cost something. But I’m nit-picking here. There isn’t much to complain about.

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Buck D.

Religious Institutions, 51-200 employees

Used weekly for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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The Swiss Army Knife of Bible Study

Reviewed 4 years ago

I've used a lot of Bible software over the years. Many of them have been very well done. But Logos is more powerful and feature rich than others. It seems very mature and polished having a professional feel to it. For me it takes my Bible study to the next level. It provides quick cross references, images, Greek and Hebrew resources including audible pronunciations, maps, and much more.

Pros

Logos Bible Software is simple enough to be used by anyone yet has enough power for the scholar or theologian. There are quite a few different packages which can help get you started for less money and still have some solid features. However, if you can afford it a more expensive package comes with an amazing amount of resources. One of my favorite features is how you can hover over words and instantly...

Cons

Honestly, the downside would be the price. I understand why it can be expensive with all the resources and features you get but it makes it hard for the average person to purchase. Lately they have provided some good options though, whether it's Faithlife Connect or through your church using Faithlife Equip.

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Glenn S.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Complex But Complete

Reviewed 2 years ago

My use of the software is nearly identical each week (each use). I rotate among six or seven resources in my vast Library but rarely "stray" farther than that. Perhaps my experience is minimal compared to other users. While I enjoy the product, if I were to put a percentage on how much of it I utilize . . . maybe 35%. I only purchase an upgrade (or individual titles) when I must and, then, for as inexpensively as possible.

Pros

The range of resources is quite vast. So many titles are available for purchase with occasionally free/reduced-price items are offered. Perhaps the key is the integration of each title in the customer's Library. The interconnectivity is rather good.

Cons

The price for base packages is a bit on the steep side. While there are (free) updates provided for the customer's current version, there is a bit of pressure to purchase an upgrade when it becomes available. Though the upgrade is not required, support wanes for older versions. The often-expensive upgrade adds more resources, however the vast majority do not apply to my situation yet are part of the all-or-nothing upgrade. Also, there are so many menus and options along with "sub-menus" and "sub-options" that makes fully utlizing this software a nearly-insurmountable challenge.

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Jeff L.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 11-50 employees

Used daily for less than 6 months

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Keep your Books and Build Your Physically Library

Reviewed 3 years ago

Horrible. The techs are condescending and rude when you ask for help. The software is just beyond frustrating. Why would you take a platform like WordSearch away from pastors that are already struggling to find time and energy to prepare with all the added issues of Covid and the chaos in our culture?

Pros

Nothing. It is expensive, over complicated and not practical for a pastor that has multiple demands on his time and attention.

Cons

Everything. I resent the fact that I was forced by LifeWay to leave WordSearch that I have invested thousands of dollars in to build a wonderful library. Logos cannot compete with WordSearch so they bought and shut it down. This is one the most unethical things I have witnessed and it is no difference than someone walking in my house and stealing over 2,000 volumes from my library.

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Joe H.

Religious Institutions, self-employed

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Logos is essential to my daily Christian life and work as a pastor

Reviewed a year ago

Overall, my use of Logos has increased every year as I grow more accustomed to the software and the various features. I'm glad that I made the switch nearly 10 years ago.

Pros

Each day I use the customizable reading plans to work through various sections of the Bible. I also use this to help me get through larger books and multi-volume works. The sermon planning add-on has been invaluable over the past several years in planning long-term sermon series and keeping them organized with notes.

Cons

Cost is always an issue when expanding any library. I'm glad the dynamic pricing exists, which makes it cheaper to buy in bulk. I understand that much of the reason for the added cost is due to the tagging and search functions that Logos uses.

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John S.

Education Management, self-employed

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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Great tool at a not so great price

Reviewed 7 months ago

Its simplifying my time in the office and on the go.

Pros

This put me between a rock and a hard place. It sure is a good thing they have a payment plan. I literally spent more on this than a good used car. However it is worth it if this is your main go to tool as a student of scripture. Now it’s a steep learning curve for sure but they do have some tools that ease this pain. And they do have good customer service. But once you get it paid off and once you get past the learning curve it is very beneficial. I now only use this to do the grunt of my study and sermon prep.

Cons

The steep learning curve and cost. And it takes up a ton of hard drive if you get fully vested into it.

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Warren F.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Logos 8 review

Reviewed 3 years ago

Overall, your product is great. I use it everyday to write sermons, Sunday school lessons, and Bible studies. Your customer service is great. You offer free and discounted books every month. I recommend this product to all my minister friends.

Pros

The thing I use the most is for the Greek and Hebrew. Also, the multiple translations. The integration of books is also very useful. I also enjoy all the free books. I glad you keep upgrading your product, but this is also a con (see below).

Cons

Learning a new program every year or every other year. All changes makes it hard to keep up, especially when you get used to a certain way of doing things. Your full new program upgrades are expensive for a minister on a small budget. I would appreciate a full upgrade with all the features without spending $200 or plus dollars.

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John M.

Nonprofit Organization Management, 501-1,000 employees

Used daily for 1-2 years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Logos--expensive, complex, but totally worth it

Reviewed 5 years ago

I first started using this as a bible translator and was provided it by my organization. Unfortunately, my old computer was very slow and logos caused the computer to run so slow I was unable to use it. However, with my new computer it works great! I use it regularly in my own Bible study and in my work.

Pros

I keep finding more and more things on there I didn't know where there! I found an entire course (with the workbook, grammar, vocabulary, and video lectures) by Mounce on Greek that i was planning to spend $150 for! I love the resources for bible translators.

Cons

It is kind of hard to figure out. The tutorials are good, but also very long, many, and annoyingly slow. Also, it is very good technology so it runs super slow on old computers. I feel like since it's mainly text-based things, it should find a way to have less things running at once. Also, for many Bible Translators who work in areas with bad internet, the fact that it constantly updates itself is annoying and expensive.

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David S.

Printing, 11-50 employees

Used daily for 6-12 months

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Immensely Powerful Study Tools And More

Reviewed 6 years ago
Pros

Logos opens up a huge world of exploration when it comes to studying scripture, and goes even further with complex highlighting and notation features, sermon editor and prep guides, and more. There is really nothing else like it, and I feel lucky to live in an era where this depth of study is possible at the tips of my fingers. People even just a few short decades ago could only dream of being able to access so much information in such dynamic and "smart" ways made possible by modern technology.

Cons

The biggest drawback is price. It is extremely expensive when you start looking at larger resource packages, and just to unlock all the features of the software. To make matters worse, the amount of different pricing tires and resource packages is dizzying. I understand they want to be flexible for different denominations and offer multiple price points of entry for different budgets, but deciding on a package is quite an undertaking that can take hours to sort out if you are at all worried about spending less than $10,000.

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James B.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used daily for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Ministry Life-Saver

Reviewed 2 years ago

I originally switched to Logos from the Macintosh version of Accordance just out of seminary. I was hesitant at first, but I have been happy I made the switch. I have been using Logos everyday in my preparation time for almost 20 years. I would not use any other software.

Pros

Logos Bible software has enabled me to study the bible more effectively and efficiently. I love that my library is basically at my fingertips and can go with me no matter where I am preparing my sermons.

Cons

The cost to upgrade can be expensive for ministers who are on a tight budget.

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Jon H.

Religious Institutions, 1-10 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Incredible Bible Software

Reviewed 5 years ago

I really like Logos Bible Software. I love being able to access so many commentaries in one place. I just wish I knew how to do more with it, because I know it has so much more to offer.

Pros

TONS of resources. It's got commentaries, dictionaries, lexicons, ebooks, and on and on. I mostly use it for the commentaries. You can search passages, and get all kinds of resources that pop up. You can also search topics, and get incredible info there, too. They also have a store where you can buy more resources, and they give away free books every month.

Cons

There is so much that Logos does, that what I use it for only scratches the surface of all it's capabilities. There are training videos that you can pay for to learn how to do more, but it would be nice to find some free resources to train me on how to do more. If there are free trainings, I don't know about them. Also, it is very expensive. I was able to get an incredible discount on mine almost 10 years ago, but to buy it outright is far more than I'd be willing to spend.

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Religious Institutions, 11-50 employees

Used weekly for 2+ years

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Incredibly powerful Bible study tools!

Reviewed 4 years ago

Really fantastic. I wish that they would make software like this more available to more people by making it less expensive. In my opinion it's not right to profit to this extent when providing people the tools they need to study the Bible, but I understand they also have to cover their R&D costs.

Pros

It is PACKED with features. So many that you probably won't use 1/2 of them, but that's not a bad thing. It can hardly be overstated how many great features this software has to assist in big ways with Bible study.

Cons

The plethora of features are a bit daunting to be honest. There are features I haven't even uncovered yet, because there's so much this software can do and it's not always super easy to figure out how to use the features. But to be fair, that's on me to learn. Most of the features I've used so far really are very useful. The software does need a pretty new/fast computer to make it easily useable, otherwise it seems to run pretty slow. Oh yah, and it's crazy expensive!