Lighting the Lamp

We now have a library of over 100 titles and 30 hours of instruction in our popular podcast series. Dr. J deliberately mixes up the topics and levels for variety. Feel free to search for a topic, browse the listing below, or consult one of these pages:

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[Accordance 12: Basic] Introduced in Accordance 11, the Info Pane has quickly become one of Accordance's favorite features. This podcast covers all the many improvements to it (additional ...
June 27, 2017
13:03
 
[Accordance 12: Basic] Stacks is one of the most popular new features of Accordance 12 and with good reason. They enable us to save the results of our research quickly. A single Stack can contain ...
April 24, 2017
08:46
 

[Accordance 12: Study] What does the word “day” mean in Genesis 1:5? This podcast is a study of the question, one of the critical issues for interpreting the Creation account in Genesis 1. ...
March 17, 2017
17:01
 
[Accordance 12: Intermediate] 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 ...
February 17, 2017
12:36
 
Accordance 12’s improved Analytics not only feature updated graphics, but allow us to dig deeper into our search results than ever before. We can now zoom and pan graphs, explore interactive Charts ...
January 20, 2017
9:00
 
[Accordance 12: Study] 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 ...
December 17, 2016
13:58
 
[Accordance 12: Basic] 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 ...
December 5, 2016
12:33
 
[Accordance 12: Resource] Accordance 12 Collections are the best collections we’ve ever offered! With three tracks (English, Hebrew and Greek, and Graphics) and up to five levels, plus three ...
October 27, 2016
18:07
 
[Accordance 11: Hebrew] 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 t ...
September 2, 2016
12:47
 
[Accordance 11: Basic] 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 ...
August 12, 2016
9:36
 
[Accordance 11 Intermediate] 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 ...
July 28, 2016
9:17
 
[Accordance 11: Methods] 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 ...
July 18, 2016
16:08
 
[Accordance 11: Methods] Many pastors struggle to create sermons from scratch, with moving from a passage of Scripture to a finished sermon. In this podcast Dr. J details the entire process, ...
June 24, 2016
13:38
 
[Accordance 11.2: Intermediate] Construct Searches are a unique, Accordance-exclusive graphical interface for complex searches. Once we understand the concept, they are actually easier to use than ...
June 11, 2016
11:42
 
[Accordance 11.2: Greek] This podcast picks up where Basic Greek Searches ends. It covers searching for Greek tags, using Search in, and adding more sophisticated Search commands. It also gives an ...
May 27, 2016
13:14
 
[Accordance 11: Greek] If you’ve invested the time to learn Greek, Accordance is the Bible Software for you! We have a host of Greek texts and resources—and an amazing set of search tools. In this ...
May 13, 2016
12:35
 
[Accordance 11: Resource] Accordance’s Graphics Bundle includes three separate resources, all of which Dr. J reviews in this podcast. The Bible Atlas is a fully customizable map that covers the ...
April 25, 2016
7:25
 
[Accordance 11: Intermediate] Now that we’ve completed a word search, what’s next? Analyzing the results, of course! Every copy of Accordance includes a suite of analytical tools: graphs, charts, ...
April 11, 2016
8:33
 
[Accordance 11: Study] This podcast is Bible study of Matt. 9:17, Jesus’ famous saying about the incompatibility of new wine and old wineskins. It is designed for new users and shows how to use the ...
March 28, 2016
12:26
 
[Accordance 11: Basic] Searching the Bible for verses, words, and topics is a fundamental study technique. Accordance makes it faster and more accurate. Join Dr. J as he demonstrates how to do all o ...
February 22, 2016
12:36
 
[Accordance 11.1.4 Advanced] Over the past few years we’ve worked hard to make our original language syntax searches faster, more accurate, and more intuitive. In this podcast, Dr. J demonstrates ...
February 6, 2016
17:32
 
[Accordance 11: Basic] Just purchased Accordance and need to install it? Already have Accordance and want to use the Setup Assistant? If your answer to either of these questions is “Yes,” this ...
January 21, 2016
11:58
 
[Accordance 11.1 Intermediate] Accordance offers two different ways to save the results of our Bible studies: User Notes and User Tools. Both have been recently updated in Accordance 11.1. This ...
December 15, 2015
10:36
 
[Accordance 11: Basic] Accordance 11.1 is a major update of Accordance Bible Software, free for everyone who owns Accordance 11. User Notes and Tools are more robust, Syntax searches easier and more ...
November 3, 2015
9:22
 
[Accordance 11: Study] The Feast of Tabernacles was the largest and most joyous of ancient Israel’s three annual pilgrimage feasts. It occurs at the autumnal equinox and celebrates the end of ...
September 23, 2015
9:44