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Dec 31, 2018 Timothy Jenney

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

 

 

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!

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Dec 14, 2018 Timothy Jenney

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

 

 

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.

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Nov 26, 2018 Timothy Jenney

Accordance 12.3 Overview (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #176)

 

 

Accordance 12.3 is a massive free update for owners of Accordance 12. It introduces a new feature, Text Browser, a host of improvements to other features, and a lot of under-the-hood tweaks and fixes. Join Dr. J as he surveys the most important of these advances.

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Nov 2, 2018 Timothy Jenney

Text Browser (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #174)

 

 

Text Browser is is a powerful new feature in Accordance 12.3. the Text Browser searches and displays multiple resources like a Research tab, but it also has all the most important features of a Text tab: Instant Details, cross-highlighting, and an interlinear view.  It even will compare texts in multiple languages simultaneously! The Tab displays every Text in a horizontal rows, all of which can be copied & pasted or printed as a group. Dr. J showcases this new feature in this episode and and provides several examples of how it can save valuable study time.

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Sep 8, 2018 Timothy Jenney

Bracketed Words (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #172)

 

 

Editors use a variety of brackets in Bibles and Texts to indicate material that is missing, reconstructed, or whose authenticity is in doubt. This podcast surveys the different uses of brackets in Accordance’s most commonly-used texts—and how to adjust for them in searches and statistical analyses.

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Jul 23, 2018 Timothy Jenney

Accordance Mobile for Android (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #169)

 

 

Accordance Mobile is now available for Android. We are very pleased to announce we now support the Android platform (5.0 and later), as well as MacOS, Windows, and iOS platforms. The app is free, as are its bundled Bibles and Bible study tools. In this episode Dr. J explains how to install, register, and use Accordance on an Android device. In addition, there is information on accessing Accordance Help for even more information—and how to purchase additional resources.

For more information about Accordance Mobile for Android, click here.

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May 14, 2018 Timothy Jenney

Study Bibles (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #164)

This podcast on Study Bibles provides helpful information on understanding, selecting, and using these resources. It also explains how to construct the best workspaces on both computers and mobile devices. Once the most popular of Bible study helps, Study Bibles are now more portable and efficient than ever in Accordance.

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Apr 27, 2018 Timothy Jenney

Philip & the Ethiopian (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #163)

 

 

Join Dr. J in this study of the Ethiopian’s conversion (Acts 8:26-40). This podcast digs deeper into the passage, determining its limit, establishing its literary and geographical context, and investigating  unclear and unknown items in the passage. The study is a good model of how to use the Info Pane efficiently.

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Sep 6, 2017 Timothy Jenney

Paper (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #157)

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.

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Mar 17, 2017 Timothy Jenney

Illuminating "Day" (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #153)

What does the word “day” mean in Genesis 1:5? This podcast is a study of this question, one of the critical issues for interpreting the Creation account in Genesis 1. Using “day” as a case study, Dr. J shows both the correct and the incorrect ways to study a word in the Bible. In the process, he demonstrates five features in Accordance that make quick word studies easy—and sheds some “light” on this contentious issue.

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