Accordance Blog

January 2018 — December 2018

Zondervan Publisher's Special on Preaching & Exegesis

January 15, 2018 - Accordance Bible Software — Those of us who preach would like to believe that our keen biblical insights and perceptive explanations of theological truths become the main topics of conversation during Sunday lunch. However, study after study has shown that illustrations and applications remain the two aspects of sermons that people hold on to afterwards. Therefore, our applications and illustrations better be as solid as our exegesis. Thankfully, this is possible with the resources you’ll find in the Zondervan Preaching & Exegesis Sale that goes for the next two ...

Read through the Greek Gospels in 2018!

January 01, 2018 - Abram Kielsmeier-Jones — In 2018 I plan to read the Greek Gospels in a Year. Will you join me? I’ve created a reading plan, which divides the Gospels into three months each, with readings scheduled for Monday through Friday. This leaves weekends open to catch up, review, or take a break. Since study of grammar and vocabulary makes for good "cross-training" (as Prof. Rob Plummer calls it), there is also a weekly reading suggestion for an accompanying Greek textbook: Rod Decker’s Reading Koine Greek. The plan also includes suggested passages for ​lectio divina each ...