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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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Feb 17, 2017 Timothy Jenney

Research & Research Analytics (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #152)

Research is Accordance's fastest, most comprehensive search of mutiple resources. It replaced the older Search All in Accordance 11. Now, in Accordance 12, it features its own set of Research Analytics. Research + Research Assistant is a powerful combination that allows us to dig deeper into our search results than ever before. It identifies relevant passages and resources quickly and easily. It’s like having our very own research assistant, available to do our bidding whenever and wherever we are.  [Accordance 12: Intermediate]

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Jan 21, 2017 Timothy Jenney

Improved Analytics (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #151)

Accordance 12’s improved Analytics not only feature updated graphics, but also allow us to dig deeper into our search results than ever before. We can now zoom and pan graphs, explore interactive Charts and individual Chart segments, triple-click a term in Analysis to see just those occurrences, even click a reference in the Concordance to open it in its own Text pane.  Join Dr. J as he highlights these features and other improvements in Accordance 12’s Search Analytics.

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Dec 17, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Hanukkah (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #150)

The celebration of Hanukkah does not appear in the Hebrew Bible—and only once in the Christian New Testament. Nevertheless, Jews worldwide faithfully and joyously celebrate this winter festival. Join Dr. J as he investigates the origin of Hanukkah under the Maccabees. In the process, he will demonstrate some of the new features of Accordance 12, including the use of Stacks.

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Dec 5, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Accordance 12 Features (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #149)

Accordance 12 is here! It includes five major new features and/or improvements:  Stack, Paper, Improved Analytics, Research Analytics, and Info Pane. This initial release of the newest version of Accordance also includes eighteen other minor features and improvements. Join Dr. J as he reviews them all in this podcast. [Accordance 12: Basic]

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Sep 2, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Basic Hebrew Searches (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #147)

If you’ve invested the time to learn Hebrew, Accordance is the Bible Software for you! We have a host of Hebrew texts and resources -- and an amazing set of search tools. In this podcast Dr. J covers the five basic kinds of Hebrew searches, modifying those searches with search commands and symbols, and how to type in Hebrew.

 

Aug 12, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Customizing Workspaces (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #146)

Creating and saving custom Accordance Workspaces makes our study time more productive. Switching between projects is easier, we can develop a consistent workflow, and we can save a lot of time over the long haul. Join Dr. J as he explains the six steps to creating a custom Workspace.

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Jul 28, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Power Searches (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #145)

Accordance has an amazing number of ways to strengthen searches in Bibles and texts: Search Options, Search Conditions, and Search Commands. This podcast provides an overview of all of these and detailed information on the seven Connecting Commands, as well as the Style, Range, Field, and Count Commands. Become an Accordance Power User!

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Jul 18, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Scripture to Sermon, Part 2 (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #144)

This is the second podcast in a two-part series on preparing a sermon from scratch. Resuming the process at studying the paragraph, Dr. J explains how to harvest the hard work of exegesis (the verse-by-verse study) to build an expository sermon. Novices and experienced preachers alike will appreciate this clear explanation of the sermon-building process.

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Jun 10, 2016 Timothy Jenney

Introducing Construct Searches (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #142)

Construct Searches are a unique, Accordance-exclusive graphical interface for complex searches. Once we understand the concept, they are actually easier to use than regular searches! In podcast, Dr. J introduces this feature for those interested in searching Bibles and texts, including Greek and Hebrew grammatically-tagged texts. [Accordance 11.2: Intermediate]

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