Accordance Blog

December 2018

Build a Bible Study Library (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #177)

December 31, 2018 - Timothy Jenney — Interested in studying the Bible? Serious students of the Bible know the value of a good Bible Study library. This podcast lists the basic resources every such library should have—and explains the use of each. Accordance’s Basic Starter Collection, available for Macs, Windows, iOS and Android, offers all of these resources in a single, affordable package. Its digital format is also portable, allowing us to study at home, at the office, even at the local coffee shop! Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp Podcast!

Three New Devotional Titles for 2019

December 26, 2018 - Richard Mansfield — The beginning of a new year brings about resolutions and resolve; and often for people of biblical faith, that means new commitments to read through the Bible or spend a certain amount of time daily or weekly in reflection on the Bible or one’s faith. For years, Accordance Bible Software has incorporated a Daily Reading feature into its software. In Accordance 12 for Windows and macOS, going to Preferences: Reading/Research allows you to choose a default devotional or Scripture reading plan for personal use. These same titles are also found i ...

Let It Snow (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #178)

December 14, 2018 - Timothy Jenney — Looking for snow this Christmas? Why not search for it in the Bible!? In this light-hearted topical study, Dr. J searches for snow in the Bible and Bible study resources. Discover where it snows in Israel and how often. Learn how the Bible’s authors used images of snow in their writing. See photographs of snow on the mountains of Israel. Pull up a chair next to the fireplace, get yourself a cup of hot chocolate, and enjoy this special seasonal study. Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp Podcast!

ICYMI: Recent Updates to Accordance for Android, iOS, Windows & macOS!

December 07, 2018 - Richard Mansfield — In all the excitement of conferences, family get-togethers, and special sales in November, you may have not noticed the free updates released to Accordance Bible Software on all of our various platforms. Here are a few highlights that you may have missed. Have you looked at the Android version of Accordance lately? It’s coming along quite speedily for being less than a year old. Here’s a quick summary of what’s new in 1.3: Support for all modules up to 12.2 (except for Quran). A Quick Preferences dialog for quickly adjusting common settings ...

NEW! The Biblical Illustrator (56 Volumes)

December 03, 2018 - Richard Mansfield — Users have long requested the classic 56-volume Biblical Illustrator for Accordance. Well, now the wait is over, and we’re pleased to announce the release of the entire series, covering both Old and New Testament, complete in one Accordance module for ease of use and searching, available immediately. What is The Biblical Illustrator? Well, imagine having a book of quotations, commentary, and Bible factbook all in one series. Imagine having a stellar lineup of contributors such as J. B. Lightfoot, Charles Spurgeon, D. L. Moody, John Wesley, B. ...