Posts categorized under ‘Software’

Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary for e-Sword

Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary is now available as a premium resource for e-Sword Bible study software. Now that e-Sword supports images in commentaries and dictionaries, we have a new verse-by-verse commentary of the entire Bible with hundreds of maps, […]

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Free Logos Book: Grace Abounding

The free ebook offered by Logos for the month of April 2012 is the classic Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan. How can you read your free Logos ebook? I’m glad you asked! Use any of […]

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Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary for e-Sword

Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary is now available as a premium resource for e-Sword Bible study software. Now that e-Sword supports images in commentaries and dictionaries, we have a new resource with hundreds of images, charts, and maps to take […]

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e-Sword v10.1.0

e-Sword version 10.1.0 was released today. You can download it here. This update includes: Better support for Extended ASCII characters, which means e-Sword’s features will now work with many non-English languages. Announcements of new modules and other e-Sword information will […]

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iPad for Bible Study: Bible Apps Part 3

With the debut of the iPad 3 happening this week, it’s a good opportunity for us to explore some Bible study apps that’ll put that shiny, new device to good use. We previously explored Bible study apps for the iPad […]

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Free Logos Book: Authentic Christianity

The free ebook offered by Logos for the month of March 2012 is Authentic Christianity, which is a compilation of Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ expository sermons on Acts 1-3: Christianity – The Only Hope (Acts 1:1-3) The God Who Acts (Acts 2:1-2) […]

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Nelson’s Maps and Charts for e-Sword

Nelson’s Complete Book of Bible Maps and Charts is now available for e-Sword Bible study software. This is a reference module based on the 2nd Edition of the book. After installing it, you’ll find it by clicking the Reference Library […]

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Creation Minute Videos

Creation Minute is a series of one-minute, well-produced videos, hosted by Eric Hovind of Creation Today (God Quest Ministries), that explores various topics related to the Biblical worldview of creation as described in Genesis. Each video uses excellent visual effects […]

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WordSearch 10 & iPad App

Version 10 of the veteran WordSearch Bible study program was released a few weeks ago, and the long-awaited iPad companion app has also just been released. WordSearch 10 WordSearch is a full-featured desktop Bible study software application for Windows and […]

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e-Sword v10.0.7

e-Sword version 10.0.7 is now available for download. This update includes various bug fixes and performance improvements. And don’t forget, for the most comprehensive collection of free e-Sword Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, reference books, devotionals, and other Bible study resources, visit […]

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Free Logos Book: Revelation and Inspiration

The free ebook offered by Logos for the month of February 2012 is The Works of Benjamin B. Warfield, Volume 1: Revelation and Inspiration, which includes the following articles: The Biblical Idea of Revelation The Idea of Revelation and Theories […]

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MacArthur Commentary for e-Sword

The MacArthur Bible Commentary is now available for e-Sword Bible study software. It examines the entire Bible from a conservative, evangelical, literal, futuristic viewpoint. It is highly recommended. This is a premium module for e-Sword, regularly priced at $29.99. However, […]

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Logos iOS App Updated: Notes & Highlights

Logos updated their Bible study software last week, including their iPad / iPhone app, which now includes some great note-taking and highlighting features. Notes The ability to take notes in the Logos iOS app has been noticeably absent since it […]

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BibleReader for Mac and PC

OliveTree, already a top-tier Bible study software company in the realm of mobile devices, announced last summer that they would be making their maiden voyage into the world of desktop PCs and Macs. As promised, BibleReader for Mac became available […]

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Free Logos Book: Temptation and Sin

Logos Bible Software is offering a free ebook every month during 2012. For January, the free book is Temptation and Sin by John Owen. The nice thing about these free offerings is that you can use any of the following […]

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e-Sword Module Installer

There are thousands of study resources scattered across the Internet for the free e-Sword Bible software – Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, reference books, study notes, devotionals, maps, images, harmonies, reading plans, verse lists, and memory lists. Sometimes you may wonder what […]

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NIV Study Bible iOS App

Zondervan recently released their enormously popular NIV Study Bible as a universal iOS app, which means it is compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices. At the time of this writing, the iOS app costs $24.99, but this may […]

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NET Bible for e-Sword Half Price Sale

The excellent and highly recommended NET Bible with over 60,000 translators’ notes is currently on a half-price Christmas sale for the e-Sword Bible study program: $9.95. It’s a great price for a great resource, so pick it up soon if […]

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e-Sword 12 Days of Christmas

eStudySource.com offers many of the premium modules available for the popular e-Sword Bible study software program. Starting tomorrow (December 13, 2011), eStudySource is holding their first ever “12 Days of Christmas”. Each day, there will be a special offer to […]

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Accessing OliveTree resources in BibleReader on Amazon Kindle Fire

If you have a brand new Kindle Fire tablet from Amazon and have installed OliveTree’s BibleReader app, you may find that you can’t access Bible study resources that you previously purchased from OliveTree in the app. OliveTree is aware of […]

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e-Sword v10.0.5 Official Release

Version 10 of e-Sword was officially released on Friday, November 11, 2011. The official version (10.0.5) can be downloaded here. For a brief discussion of the great new features in version 10, click here. A detailed user guide (PDF) can […]

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e-Sword v10.0.4

e-Sword release candidate 10.0.4 is now available for download. This update includes various bug fixes and corrects the issue where text for some third-party modules would not display. Although v10.0.4 isn’t yet the official release of version 10, it includes […]

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e-Sword v10.0.3

Looks like we’re nearing the official release of e-Sword version 10. You can now download v10.0.3, the latest release candidate. In addition to bug fixes, v10.0.3 also lets you include right-to-left Bibles, such as Hebrew texts, in the Parallel Bible […]

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e-Sword v10.0.2

Just yesterday, we looked at the new v10.0.1 release candidate for e-Sword, and now v10.0.2 is available. It can be downloaded here. Version 10.0.2 includes several bug fixes, and a new extended search feature has been added to the Reference […]

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e-Sword v10.0.1

Version 10.0.1 of the popular (and free) e-Sword Bible study software is now available. This is actually the release candidate for version 10, not the official release. However, it is very stable and offers some great new features. UPDATE (November […]

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Fighter Verses 3.0

The Fighter Verses app for Bible memorization has just received a significant update. We previously explored Fighter Verses in our list of iPad apps for Bible memorization and games, but it is available for both iOS and Android devices. Note: […]

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Amazon Kindle Fire: Bible Apps

New Tablet on the Block Amazon shook the mobile computing world last week with the announcement of their new line of handheld devices, including the brand new Kindle Fire, the company’s first tablet computer and, perhaps, the first real competitor […]

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Bible.is App Adds JESUS Film

Bible.is, the excellent audio Bible app for iOS and Android — which, by the way, is free — continues to get even better. A new update for the app now incorporates a video component by adding the JESUS Film in […]

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OliveTree Desktop Software

OliveTree is known for it’s top-notch mobile Bible study software, which is available for numerous platforms. However, OliveTree announced that it plans to make the leap to desktop software in the next few months, which will synchronize with its mobile […]

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BibleSupport.com: e-Sword Resources

Need a one-stop shop for e-Sword resources? Look no further. Simply point your browser to BibleSupport.com for e-Sword… News Modules Tools Tutorials Documentation Community Support If you aren’t familiar with e-Sword, it is a popular, free Bible study software package […]

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Sync e-Sword Resources Across Computers

I found a great tip recently, describing how to use Dropbox to synchronize e-Sword modules across multiple computers. Check out Gary Petersen’s solution here. I’ve often struggled to keep my e-Sword modules consistent between my desktop and laptop computers, so […]

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KJV Audio Module for e-Sword

Here’s an e-Sword module that audio learners may find useful: KJV Audio. It installs one MP3 file for each chapter of the King James Version Bible into your e-Sword program directory, and it displays in the Commentaries pane as shown […]

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Glo iOS Update: Atlas Lens

Glo Bible for iOS has been updated to include an Atlas lens, so you can “explore a zoomable map with locations linked to scripture, media and more”. This is great news for Glo users, because the Atlas lens, which is […]

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Simple Bible Pro for webOS

With iOS and Android dominating the attention of app developers these days, it can be a little more challenging to locate Bible study apps for other mobile platforms, like HP’s webOS. Well, here’s good news for anyone with an HP […]

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iPad for Bible Study: Memorization / Game Apps

In this series, we’ve looked at Bible study apps (here and here), audio / video apps, and book apps that make the iPad valuable for Bible study. Today, we’ll explore memorization and game apps that aid learning and retention. Although […]

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BibleReader 4.5 for Android Released

OliveTree has officially released BibleReader 4.5 for Android.  Get it here. New features include (but are not limited to): Redesigned user interface Split screens that can be linked together Sync bookmarks, notes, and highlights with your free account at sync.olivetree.com […]

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BibleReader for Nook Color

Here’s great news for anyone with a Nook Color (mobile e-reader from Barnes & Noble).  You can now install OliveTree’s BibleReader study app on your device — for free! Now that the Nook Color runs Android and supports apps, it […]

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Logos for Android Public Beta

New top tier Bible study apps are rapidly approaching their debut on Android devices.  On the heels of learning that the release candidate of OliveTree’s latest BibleReader app for Android is now available, we receive word that the public beta […]

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BibleReader RC 4.5 for Android

BibleReader Release Candidate 4.5 for Android devices is now available for download. If you don’t want to be a test subject for the new release candidate, you can still download version 4 of OliveTree’s outstanding BibleReader app for Android devices […]

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e-Sword v9.9.1

e-Sword version 9.9.1 has been released.  Version 9.9.1 is a minor update that includes general bug fixes, cosmetic enhancements, and a new “Save Search Terms” feature on the Options menu, which is enabled by default. You can learn more about […]

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NIV 2011 for e-Sword

The 2011 version of the popular New International Version of the Bible is available for e-Sword via eStudySource. e-Sword Bible study software is free; however, the NIV module must be purchased.  If you have purchased NIV for e-Sword previously, you […]

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e-Sword v9.9.0

e-Sword version 9.9.0 has been released. You can learn more about the free e-Sword Bible study software here, and you can download the latest update here. Version 9.9.0 includes the following features and updates: The Search features have been overhauled […]

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iPad for Bible Study: Bible Apps Part 2

There have been some significant additions to the list of Bible apps for iPad since the last time we looked at this topic.  Today, we add two new contenders and one major upgrade to an existing app. As with our […]

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iPad for Bible Study: Book Apps

In addition to Bible apps and audio / video apps, books apps make the iPad a tremendous tool for Bible study. In the exploding market of eBook readers, the iPad is often knocked for being difficult to read in direct […]

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e-Sword v9.8.1

We start the new year with a new update for e-Sword, the popular — and free — Bible study software.  Version 9.8.1 can be downloaded here. The latest version introduces a new Module Downloader: With it you can view all […]

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iPad for Bible Study: Audio / Video Apps

The new year is upon us, and you’ve got a shiny new iPad.  Now what?  Well, when it comes to Bible study, the iPad is a wonderful sidekick.  For the best Bible study apps currently available, check out the list […]

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iPad for Bible Study: Bible Apps

Several people have asked me if the iPad is useful for Bible study, and each time I have replied with a resounding “Yes!” Thanks to its generous screen size and the maturity of many Bible study apps, Apple’s industry-changing tablet […]

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ScrollTag Bible Study Software

A new Bible study software worthy of your attention has just launched its maiden voyage:  ScrollTag. ScrollTag brings some notable features to the table that are hard to come by in other products, primarily: Mark key words (choose from built-in […]

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e-Sword on Mac and Linux

More e-Sword news this week:  Thanks to CodeWeavers, you can now run e-Sword Bible study software on Mac and Linux with the same functionality it has on Windows computers!  The solution?  CrossOver. CrossOver allows you to run Windows programs without […]

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e-Sword v9.7.2

A minor update to the free e-Sword Bible study software has been released to address an issue with dictionary searches.  You can download version 9.7.2 here. Review the new features in e-Sword version 9.7 here.

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e-Sword v9.7.1

e-Sword Update 9.7.1 has been released.  If you are not familiar with it, e-Sword is the cream of the crop for free Bible study software.  The latest update introduces four new features. Editors Window The Study Notes and Topic Notes […]

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Create Crossword Puzzles for Bible Study

Okay, so Eclipse Crossword isn’t the most earth-shattering tool for Bible study, but it is fun.  And fun can solidify any learning experience. Eclipse Crossword is a free software that you can use to generate your own crossword puzzles, like […]

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Wikis for Bible Study

A wiki is an excellent tool for personal or group Bible study.  Even better, wikis are often free! In this article, we will discuss 1) what wikis are, 2) how they are useful, 3) what their benefits are, and 4) […]

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Use iTunes to Manage Books

When I originally wrote about using iTunes for Bible study back in January, the world had not yet been impacted by the new Apple iPad or the subsequent ebook revolution.  However, with the release of the iPad came the exciting […]

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Bible.is App | Listen & Read

Bible.is is a great application that allows you to listen to the Bible and simultaneously read along from your mobile phone — for free. Perhaps the best part is the variety of Bible versions from which to choose, including scores […]

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e-Sword v9.6.0

Version 9.6.0 of the excellent, free e-Sword Bible study software has been released. You can learn more about e-Sword here, and you can download the latest update here. Version 9.6.0 isn’t a major update.  However, it does introduce features that […]

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iTunes for Bible Study

Perhaps you’ve never given it much thought, but a simple, everyday tool like iTunes can be used for Bible study.  After all, iTunes is a personal library.  It started as a database for music, but it has progressed to the […]

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Touch Bible for iPhone

Touch Bible is an excellent Bible study app for iPhone / iPod Touch.  There are five versions of Touch Bible available: Touch Bible Free Free Touch Bible Loaded $3.99 Touch Bible KJV Free Touch Bible KJV + Strong’s $0.99 Touch […]

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KJV TVM e-Sword Module

BobbyV at e-Sword-Users.org has posted a new Bible module for the free e-Sword Bible study software: KJV + TVM Bible & Dictionary This module includes: King James Version (KJV) of the Bible Strong’s Hebrew and Greek references for each word (definitions) […]

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Free iPhone Bible Study Software

“The world’s most popular Bible software is now available in the palm of your hand — on the iPhone.” — www.Logos.com/iphone Surprisingly, this powerful application for your iPhone or iPod Touch is available for free! You have access to over 30 […]

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Cross-Referencing

An important component of effective Bible study is to cross-reference other Scriptures that shed light on the passage you are studying.  Scripture is the best interpreter of Scripture.  But how do you know which verses to cross-reference for the passage […]

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e-Sword Bible Study Software

UPDATE (November 14, 2011): e-Sword version 10 was officially released. Check out a description of the new features here. e-Sword is a free Bible study software program.  It is an exciting tool that I highly recommend to everyone. e-Sword combines: […]

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