Accordance Blog

September 2017

RESCHEDULED! Accordance Training Seminar in Orlando, Florida: October 7

September 22, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — RESCHEDULED for October 7! If you live within driving distance of the Orlando area (or even if you just happen to be there on vacation!), come join us for a free Accordance Bible Training Seminar on Saturday, October 7. This event is hosted by Florida Bible College and will be held at Circle Community Church. Check out the details below: Saturday, October 7, 2017 9 AM to 6 PM Hosted by Florida Bible College Location: Circle Community Church 2200 Pembrook Drive Orlando, FL 32810 Map & Directions As always, the seminar is free, but we ...

Zondervan Exegetical Commentary or NIVAC

September 19, 2017 - Accordance Bible Software — One for all and all for one! Whether purchased individually or as a set, these favorite commentaries—both of which are part of amazing Publishers’ Special—will make a significant addition to your personal Accordance Library. We’ve now added three new volumes to the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, bringing this series to a total of 11, and three new Old Testament volumes in a separate set. We are also making the individual volumes available for the first time, and all at great introductory prices. Also, don’t miss adding ...

Seven Strategies for Students Who Use Accordance (The Complete Boxed Set)

September 14, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — Over the past couple of summers, I've posted installments in a series of strategies students can use to fully engage their studies using Accordance Bible Software. The idea for this series originated with an Accordance presentation I gave at a seminary in which I was given an hour and a half to show students how Accordance could help them in their studies. Knowing that there was no way I could cover everything Accordance does in that short amount of time, I came up with the "Seven Strategies for Students" list as my outline. Now that the p ...

Accordance 12 Search Window, Greek & Hebrew (Training Seminar Session 3)

September 13, 2017 - Accordance Bible Software — In session 3 of this Accordance Bible Software Training Seminar, David Lang demonstrates the Search Window along with Greek and Hebrew searches. Filmed in San Antonio, Texas, on November 18, 2016. To see more of the videos in this series, please visit our Accordance Training Seminar Videos page. To attend a Training Seminar in person, see our schedule at our Seminars & Shows page.

Irma Updates

September 08, 2017 - Helen Brown — As many of you know, the "headquarters" and office of Accordance are located in central Florida, just a little north of Orlando. Therefore, like millions of other Floridians, we are watching the skies and the news, and preparing for the arrival of hurricane Irma on Sunday and Monday. We are located well inland and do not expect catastrophic damage or flooding, just the inconveniences of probably losing power and communications for a few days. Our servers are all safely located out of state so you should experience no interruption of access to ...

Save Specialized Workspaces (Strategies for Students #7)

September 07, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — This last tip (for now) in our Strategies for Students series is a very basic one that I hope you’re already employing in your academic use of Accordance. If not, read on because your use of Accordance may be about to become much more efficient! A while back, a user asked me for help in something he was trying to do in Accordance. He opened up his own laptop, launched Accordance, and began with, “This is something I do nearly every day.” Just to get to his question, he first had to build this very elaborate Workspace with multiple texts and ...

Paper (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #157)

September 06, 2017 - Timothy Jenney — Accordance 12 added a new feature called “Paper.” It allows us to allows us to research and write without ever leaving Accordance. Paper is useful for writing sermons, lectures, articles, commentaries, even books. If you write a lot, you’ll find it just makes life easier. Want to know how? Join Dr. J for this comprehensive tour. See more episodes of Lighting the Lamp on our Podcast Page!

NEW! Acts: An Exegetical Commentary (4 volumes) by Craig S. Keener

September 05, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — If you were only going to purchase one title on Acts… Well, Craig S. Keener may indeed have written “the last and final word” on the Book of Acts for this generation. In print, Acts: An Exegetical Commentary by Keener comes in four volumes for a total of an incredible 4640 pages. This is not just the most complete commentary on Acts currently available, it is arguably the longest and most thorough commentary on Acts ever written. Available, beginning today, for the Accordance Bible Software Library, Keener's Acts commentary is now much easier ...

Do-It-Yourself Textual Criticism (Strategies for Students #6)

September 04, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — In the 1990s I took a New Testament textual criticism class under John B. Polhill as an elective in my MDiv studies. Looking back, it remains in my recollection as one of the best classes I experienced during that time. I learned more about the origin and transmission of the New Testament in that course than in any other class I took. I found everything about the subject fascinating and still do. At that time, although Accordance was newly available, this was still the early days for Bible software. There were biblical texts—both original ...