Christmas is here! And, so are long winter days spent at home. When you are done shopping and prettying up the house, curl up with these smart apps designed to bring the spirit and cheer of Christmas.
- Logos Bible Software has over 70 bibles. The app comes with great Bible study tools, interconnected digital library and great search options. Factbook allows users to search for and locate any biblical phrase, person or fact.The app also offers 3D created versions of Biblical places and characters and transports users to another era. Users can also quickly learn about cultural concepts such as marriage and other social structures easily.
- The Bible app by YouVersion is a smart application that makes Bible reading more organized and effortless. Users can create reading plans. The audio version of the Bible this app offers is a huge plus. It gives you the liberty to catch up on your Bible reading while working out or baking that last batch of Christmas cookies.The application is available on all major Smartphone platforms such as Ios, Windows, Blackberry, Java etc. It is free and comes loaded with feel good features. The go-to app when all you want to do is soak in the beauty of the season.
- Feel like listening to your favorite sermon podcast but hardly find the time for it? Downcast is for you. The application is feature packed and has the unique ability to speed up podcasts. Yes, you read that right. It can act as a great time-saver.By cranking up the speed of the podcast to 2x an hour long sermon is speeded up and compressed into an half an hour one. The go-to app for those who are strapped for time but still don’t want to miss listening to their favorite podcasts.
- The ESV Study Bible gives users the freedom to carry their Bible wherever they go! Though the Android version of this application is still in its BETA stages, it does offer some great features for iOS users.It provides Syncing of My Notes, Favorites and Highlights with ESVBible.org. The updated version of this app comes with state of the art bug fixes and improvements.
- The Olive Tree is one of the most comprehensive Bible Study apps out there. The study tools include Greek and Hebrew tools, maps, atlases, dictionaries and reference material.
Users can search information, catalog material and apply notes to verses. Transitioning between scriptures is also easy.
Make the best use of this holiday season with these fantastic apps and relive those wonderful Sunday school hours!