(I) Romans

38 modules


Dr. Creasy



St. Paul’s epistle to the church at Rome—or Romans—is the most important of all Paul’s epistles and letters, and for Christians it is arguably the most important book in the entire Bible. We know from the Gospels and from Church teaching that Jesus is the virgin-born, sinless Son of God who went to the cross on our behalf, who died, who was buried and who on the 3rd day rose from the dead, enabling our salvation. That is who he is and what he did. ​

But how do we appropriate who Christ is and what he did? How do we reach out and take hold of it? That is the issue Paul addresses in Romans.​

The Conversion of St. Paul (1675-1682)
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

This course consists of 18 one-hour video lessons, with PowerPoint slides, notes, artworks, maps, "knowledge check" quizzes, and "Virtual Office Hours" with Dr. Creasy. 


Lesson #1:   St. Paul the Apostle


It is said that St. John Chrysostom (A.D. 347-407) had Romans read to him twice each week, and the English poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), called it the most profound writing that exists.  Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, one of the great 20th-century bible teachers, began a systematic exposition of Romans at his Friday evening Westminster Chapel Bible study in October 1955; he finished in March 1968—and he said that he had only scratched the surface! 


Just who is the man who wrote this extraordinary epistle?


Lesson #2:   The Issue of Salvation


Scripture tells the story of humanity’s fall from grace and of God’s actions throughout history to redeem us, to bring us back into an intimate, covenant relationship with himself.  Scripture tells the story of humanity’s salvation, and it is, quite simply, “the greatest story ever told.”


But what, exactly, is salvation?  And how, precisely, does it work?


That is the subject of Lesson #2.



Lesson #3:   Writing Romans


Typically, St. Paul writes his epistles and letters to address specific issues in specific churches, usually churches he has founded himself.  They are occasional writings.


Paul’s epistle to the Romans is much more however:  it is a formal argument, structured as a “scholastic diatribe,” a brilliant doctrinal statement that defines precisely how a sinful person is made righteous before a holy God.  It then addresses questions raised by Paul’s thesis, and the practical implications of living a life that flows from it. 


In Lesson #3 we examine the circumstances under which Paul writes Romans, why he writes it, and how he writes it.



Lesson #4:   Introduction to the Argument (1: 1-15)


St. Paul opens in standard “epistolary” fashion, with a formal salutation telling his audience who he is (1: 1-8), and then wishing his audience well—in Paul’s case—in the form of a prayer (1: 9-15).


But we learn a great deal about St. Paul and his purpose from this “formulaic” opening, much more than we might expect!


In Lesson #4 we examine Paul’s introduction in detail.




Read:  Read Romans 1: 1-15.


Enrichment  Material


Luke Timothy Johnson, “The Letter to the Romans,” The Writings of the New Testament, 3rd ed.  (Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 2010), pp. 303-324.


Mary Ann Getty and Carolyn Osiek, “Romans,” The Catholic Study Bible, pp. 441-450.



Lesson #5:   Paul’s Thesis (1: 16–17)


In two short verses (1: 16-17)—37 words in Greek; 1 sentence—St. Paul states his thesis:


“For I am not ashamed of the gospel.  It is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes:  for Jew first, and then Greek.  For in it is revealed the righteousness of God from faith to faith; as it is written, ‘The one who is righteous by faith will live.’”


Stated brilliantly and succinctly, Paul’s thesis shakes the very foundation of Judaism; it rocks the Roman Empire; and it fundamentally and forever changes our understanding of God and of our relationship with him. 


It is, perhaps, the single most significant sentence ever written!



Lesson #6:   Demonstration by Antithesis, Part 1 (1: 18 – 2: 16)


After stating his thesis in 1: 16-17, Paul begins its exposition by antithesis.  Antithesis functions in a scholastic diatribe to demonstrate the thesis by its opposite.  For example, if I wanted to argue that “all good students do their homework,” then I might begin by demonstrating that “all poor students avoid their homework.”  In like fashion, Paul’s thesis ends by saying:


“For in [the Gospel] is revealed the righteousness of God . . .” (1: 17), and

                A                             B

                                  B’                            A’

the                       wrath of God    is indeed being revealed . . .” (1: 18) begins Paul’s


demonstration by antithesis.  You see how the two are mirror opposites?


In the first part of Paul’s demonstration by antithesis he focuses on those who live outside the Abrahamic covenant, the Gentiles. 




Read:  Romans 1: 16 – 2: 16.



Lesson #7:   Demonstration by Antithesis, Part 2 (2: 17 – 3: 20)


St. Paul’s demonstration by antithesis began by focusing on those living outside the Abrahamic covenant, the Gentiles (1: 18 – 2: 16), and then it focused on the Jews, those living under the Abrahamic covenant who do not place their faith in Christ, but who depend upon the Mosaic law: “Now if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law . . .” (2: 17 – 3: 20).  For St. Paul, there is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for “all have sinned and are deprived of the glory of God” (3: 23). 


In Lesson #7, Paul will, indeed, argue that being a Jew does have certain advantages, for the Jews have been entrusted with the very words of God—the Scriptures—and it is through the Jews that God brought his Son into the world.  But that does not exempt the Jews from Paul’s thesis; rather, it increases their accountability before God.


Lesson #7 introduces the tricky topic of the Jews:  what is their role in God’s plan of redemption?  And if we are saved by grace through faith in Christ, what is the fate of the Jews who do not accept Christ?



Lesson #8:   Thesis Restated (3: 21-31)


Having demonstrated by antithesis that “the wrath of God is indeed being revealed from heaven against every impiety and wickedness of those who suppress the truth by their wickedness” (1: 18), Jew and Gentile alike, St. Paul now restates and amplifies his thesis.  In 3: 21-26 Paul reminds us of the same basic points he made in his thesis statement (1: 16-17), but he more fully and clearly displays them.  Then in 3: 27-31, Paul transitions to a positive demonstration of his thesis by a series of questions, answers and propositions.


This is really slick!




Read:  Romans 2: 17 – 3: 31.



Lesson #9:   Demonstration by Example (4: 1-25)


The ancient world often used examples from the past to illustrate proper behavior and belief.  Characters from history, story and fable provided models to emulate, drawing lessons (both positive and negative) from their exploits.  Homer’s Iliad is a prime example.  In it, readers (and listeners to its oral performance by traveling bards, or poets) learned the virtues of love, friendship, loyalty and courage from Hector, prince of Troy, and they learned the dangers of wrath [muÆnin, “mae’-nin”], pride, hatred and isolation from Achilles.  In many ways, the Iliad served as “scripture” for young 4th-century Greeks. 


In the Jewish world of St. Paul’s day, scriptural characters often served the same purpose: Joseph, Moses and David were positive examples; Korah, Jephthah and Manasseh were negative examples.  And just as children look up to their own fathers and mothers as role models, so the Jewish people as a whole look up to the father of their faith: Abraham.


After restating and amplifying his theses in 3: 21-31, Paul predictably turns to Abraham for his “Demonstration by Example.”



Lesson #10:   Exposition of the Thesis (5: 1-21)


Having stated his thesis (1: 16-17), demonstrated it by antithesis (1: 18 – 3: 20), restated and amplified it (3: 21-31), and demonstrated his thesis by example (4: 1-25), Paul now turns to the heart of his argument, demonstrating how God’s “righteousness” has worked to make humanity “righteous” by faith in Christ. 


Paul’s exposition of his thesis falls naturally into two parts:  1) Paul emphasizes the reality of the gift God has given us in Christ (5: 1-11); and 2) he stresses the greatness and character of that gift (5: 12-21).




Read:  Romans 4: 1 – 5: 21.




Lesson #11:   Objections to the Thesis Answered, Part 1:  Grace and the Law (6: 1 – 7: 25)


Now that St. Paul has introduced and fully developed his thesis that we are “saved by grace through faith in Christ,” he anticipates our objections to his thesis, and he answers them before we have the opportunity to ask the questions!


Typically, in a scholastic diatribe the author himself poses the obvious objections to his thesis, or he invents an imaginary questioner who engages in a spirited dialogue with the author, adding vivid detail and allowing the author to clarify more obscure points and to amplify and further develop more difficult ones.


In Lesson #11 we explore questions that address: “If we are saved by grace through faith in Christ, why did God give the Law?”


Lesson #12:   Objections to the Thesis Answered, Part 2:  The Role of the Holy Spirit (8: 1-39)


As we concluded Lesson 11, Paul wrote:


“So, then, I discover the principle that when I want to do right, evil is at hand.  For I take delight in the law of God, in my inner self, but I see in my members another principle at war with the law of my mind, taking me captive to the law of sin that dwells in my members.  Miserable one that I am!  Who will deliver me from this mortal body?  Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Therefore, I myself, with my mind, serve the law of God but, with my flesh, serve the law of sin.”

(7: 21-25)


Here Paul focuses on the conflict between the “flesh” [savrx, “sah’-rks”] and the “spirit” [pneuÆma, “new’-mah” (the “p” is silent)]. 


Recall that in Romans 5: 5—at the start of his “exposition of the thesis”—Paul wrote: “The love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.”  As we enter Chapter 8, we reach back to 5: 5 and develop the role of the Holy Spirit in living a life where “flesh” and “spirit” are at constant war with one another.




Read:  Romans 6: 1 – 8: 39.



Lesson #13:   Objections to the Thesis Answered, Part 3:  What about the Jews? (9: 1 – 11: 36)


In Lesson #7, Paul’s demonstration by antithesis began by focusing on those living outside the Abrahamic covenant, the Gentiles (1: 18 – 2: 16), and then he focused on the Jews, those living under the Abrahamic covenant who did not place their faith in Christ, but who depended upon the Law.  For Paul, there is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for “all have sinned and are deprived of the glory of God” (3: 23). 


And yet, in exploring the role of the Holy Spirit in Chapter 8, Paul concluded emphatically: 


“I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor present things, nor future things, nor powers, not height, nor depth, nor any other creature will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

(8: 38-39)

For St. Paul, Christ is the great unifying force in God’s creation, a force that binds all humanity eternally together in Christ.  And yet, at the time Paul is writing Romans—around A.D. 57—Christ has become a great dividing force between those who place their faith in him and the Jews living under the Abrahamic covenant, who do not.  Paul’s thesis leads directly down this thorny path, and in Chapters 9-11 we explore its rocky, rough and twisting ways, walking through an often-grim forest, but emerging into bright light.



Lesson #14:  Objections to the Thesis Answered, Part 3 (cont.):  What about the Jews? (9: 1 – 11: 36)


Having placed the issue of the Jews into historical and theological context in Lesson #13, we continue our trek ever-deeper into St. Paul’s reasoning, careful not to trip over twisted cultural roots or intrusive theological anachronisms, all the while being careful not to get stuck in the deeply-worn ruts of denominational bias.




Read:  Romans 9: 1 – 11: 36.



Lesson #15:  Practical Implications, Part 1:  Living in the Light (12: 1 – 13: 14)


Having resolved the issue of the Jews brilliantly, St. Paul ends his formal argument with a grand Doxology:


“Oh, the depths of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God!

      how inscrutable are his judgments and how unsearchable his ways!

For who has known the mind of the Lord

      or who has been his counselor?

Or who has given him anything

      that he may be repaid?

For from him and through him, and for him are all things.

To him be glory forever, Amen!”


With St. Paul’s argument firmly established, he now moves on to the practical implications of his argument.  We understand that God provides the grace that enables us to respond to him in faith, and when we do, we enter the family of God as his sons and daughters, as Christ’s brothers and sisters.  But once we’re in the family, we are to live a life that honors the family, not one that shames it.


Here we see the proper relationship between “faith” and “works.”  We get into the family of God by grace through faith; we live in the family of God by a life of active love, or good works.


In Lesson #16 we explore the practical implications of living a life in Christ, touching on such topics as spiritual gifts, love, submitting to civil authority, finances, and staying centered in Christ.



Lesson #16:  Practical Implications, Part 2: Love and Liberty (14: 1 – 15: 13)


In Lesson #16 we continue exploring the practical implications of living a life in Christ, focusing on day-to-day matters such as dietary restrictions (especially when the 1st-century Christian community consists of both Jew and Gentile), being non-judgmental and living a joyful, loving life.




Read:  Romans 12: 1 – 15: 13.



Lesson #17:   Conclusion (15: 14-33)


In A.D. 57, although St. Paul had been traveling extensively throughout the Roman Empire for the past 11 years, spreading the gospel message among Jew and Gentile alike, he had not yet been to Rome.  In many ways, St. Paul’s epistle to the church at Rome is an introductory letter establishing Paul’s credentials.  But why did he write it to begin with?


In Lesson #17 we cut to the chase!


In A.D. 57, Paul is at the end of his 3rd missionary journey (A.D. 54-57), the most successful of his three (the 1st, A.D. 46-48, into the interior of Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey; the 2nd, A.D. 50-52, across Asia Minor and into Macedonia and Greece).  Paul had spent the vast majority of his 3rd missionary journey in Ephesus.  Now, he plans to travel to Jerusalem, and he would like to deliver a large financial gift to the church there, a gift collected from churches throughout the Roman Empire.  So, Paul is traveling to Rome to meet the believers there, but primarily he plans to take up a collection for the Mother church in Jerusalem!



Lesson #18:  By the way, say “hello” to . . . (16: 1-16)


Lesson #18 is a P.S: “By the way, say ‘hello’ to all the folks I know in Rome!”


After eleven years on the road, St. Paul had met a lot of people on his travels who were from Rome.  The Romans had built over 58,000 miles of roads throughout the Empire, and the maritime trade routes were as fully developed as air routes are today:  it was relatively easy to travel throughout the Mediterranean world in Paul’s day.


In Romans 16, Paul mentions 29 people he knows in Rome by name, 9 of whom are women who had leadership positions in the church.  This is an amazing cast of characters!


And we learn, too, in our final lesson, that St. Paul did not write Romans:  he dictated it, and his amanuensis, Tertius, wrote it down!






Read:  Romans 15: 14 – 16: 16.

Romans Introduction & Syllabus (Text)
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Excellent course to be savored slowly and opening notes referred to often.
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Wow, that was quite an undertaking. I learned so much but only scratched the surface as the final exam reminded me. For me to comprehend a serious book I must take the course again. It would be nice if I could attend this course with Apostle Paul.
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It is so nice to listen to a complete explanation to the book of romans. I listen to many sermons on the radio and they are great, make me laugh...but they only have about 20 min to talk at a time leaving you wanting more. Sometimes it takes a month to get through 4 chapters...Using Logos, here, I can listen to a Dr Bill, who takes about 18 hours to go through the book of Romans and gives the details, history, archology, stories, with pictures and ties it all together. His dog knew more about Romans than I did before going through this study guide. The bible states that God will be tougher on teachers of the Bible. Dr Bill, I want you to know that this works you have done has helped me and my family come closer to God and look forward to many more of your teachings. Thank you, I know I will sleep better at night...and you should too!!
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I had always had a confused concept of Paul’s travels & purpose for writing Romans, but now I feel like Dr. Creasy’s explanations have given me a much better understanding!
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All content on the Website, including but not limited to course materials, recordings, designs, data and databases, text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, audio and video material, artwork, proprietary information, client-side code (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, etc.) and server-side code (e.g. active server pages, VBScript, databases, etc.) and all copyrightable elements of the Website, and their selection and arrangement (excluding any of User Content) (the “Site Content”) individually and/or collectively, are the proprietary property of Logos and is protected by U.S. copyright law, international treaties and other intellectual property rights.  Except as otherwise stated therein, Site Content may not be copied, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed (for compensation or otherwise), licensed, altered, framed, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without prior written consent, except to the extent permitted by the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. §107), as amended, and then, only with notices of Logos’s proprietary rights, provided however, that you may download the information and print out hard copies for your own personal, noncommercial use, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notice as may be contained in the information as downloaded. 

You acknowledge that Logos will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including, without limitation, the seeking of criminal prosecution.


Restrictions on Age of Purchaser

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase any products or services offered on the Website. In certain jurisdictions, the age of majority may be older than 18, in which case you must satisfy that age in order to become a member.


Links to Affiliate Websites

This Website may contain links to websites controlled or offered by our partners and affiliates, which may contain terms and conditions that are different from these Terms of Use and privacy policies.  You should read the terms and conditions and privacy policies on each such website, as your accessing such website constitutes your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions and privacy policies contained in such website.


Third-Party Links

This Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not under the control of or maintained by Logos including advertiser websites (the “Linked Sites”).  The Linked Sites are not under the control of Logos and Logos is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site.  Logos does not endorse or make any representations about these websites, or any information, materials, or products found thereon.  If you access any of the Linked Sites, you do so at your own risk.  In no event shall Logos be liable for any loss, claim, damages, or costs that may arise in connection with your use any third-party links or Linked Sites.

Any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) included within the Website or Linked Sites or participation in promotions offered by third parties, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party.  Logos shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.


Third-Party Materials on the Website

This Website may contain materials submitted by third-parties, including but not limited to User Content and advertisements.  Any such materials are provided solely as a convenience to you. Logos has not tested or evaluated these materials and does not endorse or make any representations about these materials or your use thereof.  If you use any of the third-party materials, you do so at your own risk.  In no event shall Logos be liable for any loss, claim, damages, or costs that may arise in connection with your use of these materials.



You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Logos, it officers, directors, shareholders, partners, employees, agents, attorneys, affiliates, successors and assigns from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, whether or not a lawsuit or other proceeding is filed, that in any way arises out of or relates to (a) your breach or violation of these Terms of Use or any applicable state or federal law or (b) your use of the Website.  This provision shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use.



THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS without any warranties of any kind.  YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.  LOGOS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES, STATUTORY WARRANTIES, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, or third party rights arising our of course of conduct or trade custom or usage.  You understand and agree that the operation of the WEBsite may involve bugs, errors, problems, or other limitations.  LOGOS HAS no liability whatsoever for your use of the WEBSITE or use of any information or services accessed through the website.  No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from LOGOS through the website shall create any warranty, representation, or guarantee of any kind. 

Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you if prohibited by law.


Limitation of Liability


Some states and other jurisdictions may not allow this limitation of liability, so the forgoing disclaimer may not apply to you if prohibited by applicable law.


Copyright Infringement Notice Policy

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under the U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your copyrighted material has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Logos’ designated Copyright Agent and provide the following information:

A.            A description of the copyrighted work that allegedly has been infringed. 

B.             A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing and the URL of where such material is located on the Website, sufficient to permit Logos to locate the material.

C.             Your contact information, including an address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

D.            A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyright-protected material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

E.             A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

F.             Your physical or electronic signature.

Send this information to:

By mail:

Logos Bible Study
Attn: Copyright Agent
P.O. Box 420398

San Diego, CA 92142

By email:


We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.


Choice of Law

These Terms of Use shall be controlled by the laws of the State of California, giving no effect to any conflict principles.


Agreement to Arbitrate

Any and all disputes, conflicts, problems, controversies, or claims of any kind arising from the relationship of the parties, the Website, these Terms of Use, or the interpretation thereof, no matter how described, pleaded or styled, shall be shall be submitted to binding arbitration under the substantive and procedural requirements of the Federal Arbitration Act.  The arbitration shall be conducted by a single, neutral arbitrator chosen by the parties, conducted under the Consumer-Related Disputes Supplementary Procedures of the American Arbitration Association, conducted at San Diego, California  The parties agree that the arbitrator, and not a court, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the interpretation, validity, and scope of this arbitration agreement.  The costs of the arbitration filing fee, arbitrator’s compensation, and facilities fees will be paid by Logos.  Each party shall pay for its own attorneys’ fees and costs.  Any dispute or claim shall be brought solely in that party’s individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class action, representative proceeding, mass action or consolidated action.  Neither party shall file or maintain any lawsuit in any court against the other, and agree that any suit filed in violation of this arbitration agreement shall be dismissed by the court in favor of an arbitration conducted pursuant to this arbitration agreement and all costs and attorneys’ fees incurred in enforcing this provision shall be paid by the party that filed the lawsuit, except that this provision does not affect either party’s right to seek relief in small claims court for disputes or claims within the scope of its jurisdiction.  If this arbitration agreement is declared unenforceable and cannot be administered, interpreted, or modified to be enforceable, the parties agree to waive any right to a jury trial with respect to any dispute to which the arbitration agreement applies.  This provision shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use.



Consent to Receive Notices Electronically

You consent to receive any agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications (collectively, “Notices”) to which these terms refer from us electronically, including without limitation by e-mail or other electronic communication technology that may hereafter be developed.  You agree that all Notices that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.  To withdraw your consent to receive Notices electronically, you must notify us of your withdrawal of such consent by emailing info@logosbiblestudy.com and discontinue your use of this Website.  In such event, all rights granted to you pursuant to these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, the licenses to use the Website set forth above, shall automatically terminate.  Also, please note that your consent to receive notices is separate from any election that you make with respect to receipt of marketing communications, which is discussed under the Privacy Policy.



These Terms of Use and our rights hereunder may be assigned, in whole or in part, by Logos to a third party, in our sole discretion, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of substantially all of our assets, or otherwise, in whole or in part. You may not assign, sublicense, or delegate your rights hereunder.



If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be adjudged by any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms of Use will otherwise remain in full force and effect.


Consent to Cross-Border Transfers

You acknowledge that your personal information may, at times, be accessible by individuals may be located worldwide including in countries that may have not been determined to provide the same level of data protection as in your country. By providing us with your personal information, you agree and consent to our use of such data and/or personal information in accordance with our Site privacy policy, including, without limitation, the transfer of your personal information across international boundaries.




Note to All Users

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to inform you about the types of information Logos collects from you in connection with your use of the Services.  It is also intended to explain the conditions under which Logos uses and discloses that information and your rights relating to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information. 

Your Consent.  By using the Services, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.  Please review the entire policy to learn about what type of information is gathered, how such information is used, and what information (if any) may be disclosed to third parties. 

Note to California Residents

Your California Privacy Rights.  California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents who have provided personal information to us or our third-party advertisers and marketing partners, if any, to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct-marketing purposes.  Requests should be submitted via email to info@logosbiblestudy.com and should include CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS in the subject line.  We will need your first and last name, mailing address, and email address in order to process your request.  Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, if any, along with the names and addresses of these third parties, if any.  Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the requirements of Section 1798.83 and only information regarding covered sharing will be included in our response.  This request may be made no more than once per calendar year.

Note to European Union Residents

If you reside in the European Union please in particular note the contents of the paragraph titled “Additional Information for European Union Residents” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Personally-Identifying Information We Collect

Personally-identifying information is collected when you voluntarily register, join our mailing list, submit an online enrollment form, request information, and/or purchase online courses from Logos (“Personal Information”).  Personal Information we may collect includes, but is not limited to, your first and last name, email address, username and password, training history, and use data.  If you communicate to us by e-mail, we will record the e-mail address from which you send your message.  Any telephone calls to and from Logos may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.  When you download or use apps created by Logos, we may receive information about your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. 


Non-Personally-Identifying Information We Collect

Non-personally identifying information or “Aggregate Information” is information that, without the aid of additional information, cannot be directly associated with a specific person.  Like most website operators, we collect Aggregate Information about your activities online (such as the pages you access most frequently) through the use of cookies, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, click-through URLs, and domain name tracking.  If you have voluntarily disclosed Personal Information to Logos, some or all of the Aggregate Information may be linked to your Personal Information. 

Cookies.  A cookie is small data file stored on the hard drive that your browser provides to Logos when you visit certain web pages.  We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies.  For the session ID cookie, the data is temporarily stored on the user’s computer, but once users close the browser the cookie terminates.  A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time.  If you do not want to store cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.  However, some parts of the Services may not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.  If you are concerned that you have created a cookie in a previous visit, you can delete cookies that are already stored on your hard drive by accessing your computer’s cookie file.

Computer Profiles. Logos may also collect and accumulate computer profile data which will help us understand and analyze the Internet experience of our visitors. For example, Logos may collect data relating to the type of browser used, operating system software, screen resolution, color capability, browser plug-ins, language settings, cookie preferences, search engine keywords and JavaScript enablement.

Internet Protocol (IP) Address.  Logos’ servers also automatically identify your computer by its Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.  An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider.  Your IP address does not identify you by name; however, it may reveal your geographic area and your Internet service provider.  Logos may match your IP address to your Personal Information. 

Click Through URLS.  Logos may send you e-mail messages with a “click-through URL” linked to the content of our Services.  When you click onto one of these URLs, you will pass through our server before arriving at the destination webpage.  Logos may track this click-through data to help us determine subscriber interest in the subject matter and measure the effectiveness of our subscriber communications.  You can avoid being tracked simply by not clicking on any links or images in the e-mail. 

Domain Name Tracking.  When you use our Services, we automatically record the name of the domain from which you accessed the Services.  Additionally, if you reach our Services by means of a link from another site, our computers will note the fact that you came to us from that linked site.

Analytics.  Logos may use one or more third party analytics programs, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to help analyze how users utilize the Services.  Google Analytics does not collect any Personal Information.  Google Analytics uses a single first-party cookie containing an anonymous identifier to distinguish users and to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Services (including IP address) is transmitted to Google.  This information is used to create statistical reports on user activity for Logos.  For more information about Google Analytics, including opt-out options, visit the Google Analytics privacy page at https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Use of Information Collected

Our primary purpose for collecting Personal Information and Aggregate Information (collectively “User Information”) is to provide you with products and services you request.  We may also use your User Information for the following purposes:

·               to provide services and customer support that you may request;

·               to correct problems, resolve disputes, and collect fees

·               improving and optimizing our Services;

·               to inform you about service updates and promotional offers;

·               to send newsletters and marketing materials;

·               to communicate with you about enrolling in one of our Bible study programs;

·               to communicate preferences which you have indicated;

·               to customize the advertising and content you see;

·               to verify information; or

·               for any other purpose disclosed at the point of collection.  


We may also use the information we collect on our Services as necessary to comply with legal requirements, to enforce our Terms of Use, to prevent fraud, to co-operate with law enforcement and regulatory authorities and to stop other prohibited, illegal, or harmful activities.


E-mail Opt-out.  If you no longer wish to receive our promotional e-mail communications, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the promotional emails or by emailing us at info@logosbiblestudy.com.  If you choose to opt-out of receiving promotional e-mail, we may still send you administrative emails regarding Logos, including, for example, administrative and transactional confirmations, notices of updates to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and email receipts and shipping confirmations for any goods or services purchased using the Services. 


Information We Share

Logos does not sell, rent, or trade Personal Information to any third party.  Additionally, Logos does not disclose any Personal Information to any third party for that party’s own marketing purposes.  However, Logos may disclose Personal Information to third party service providers hired to perform internal business functions on our behalf.  Logos may also share Aggregate Information with third parties for advertising and promotional purposes.  Further, we may disclose Personal Information to government/regulatory agencies as Logos deems reasonably necessary to comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.


User Disclosures.  Some Personal Information is disclosed as a matter of course as a result of your use of the Services.  Any Personal Information shared using our Services or on another website (such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Twitter) may become public information. You should exercise caution when disclosing information to third parties or in public forums. Content shared between users of our Services, including advice and opinions, represent the views and are the responsibility of those who post the content.  We do not necessarily endorse, support, verify, or agree with the content posted.  If you have any questions or comments about any content posted using our Services, please contact us at the address below.


Legal Disclaimer Concerning Subpoenas and Other Matters.  We reserve the right to release account and User Information about you when Logos believes, in its sole discretion, that such release is appropriate to (1) comply with the law, legal process, or law enforcement requests; (2) protect and defend our rights, property, safety or other interests including those of any parent, company, subsidiary, affiliate and shareholder, or others; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Services and to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).

Business Transitions.  Logos reserves the right to transfer all User Information in its possession in the event Logos goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets.  Similarly, your User Information may be passed on to a successor in interest in the event of a reorganization, reconstruction, liquidation, bankruptcy or administration.  Users will not be notified of any such change of ownership or control of their User Information.

Location, International Transfer, and Choice of Law.  By accessing and/or using the Services, you acknowledge and agree that Logos operates the Services from its offices located in the United States.  If you use the Services from the European Economic Area or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that differ from laws of the United States, then you understand and consent to the transfer of your User Information to the United States for the uses identified above, in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the laws of the United States. You acknowledge and agree that the privacy and data security laws in place in the United States may be different from the privacy and data security laws in force in the country in which you reside.  By voluntarily providing User Information, you hereby agree that you are consenting to our collection, use, transfer, processing, storage, and disclosure of such User information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and that such collection, use, storage, and disclosure shall be governed by the laws of the United States.

Children's Privacy

The Services are intended for adult use only and is not directed towards children, minors or anyone under the age of 18.  If you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to provide us with any personally identifying information.  If the parent or guardian of a child under 13 believes that the child has provided us with any personal data, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at the address below and ask to have this personal information deleted from our files.  We appreciate your cooperation with this federally mandated requirement.

Links To Third Party Sites

The Services may contain links to sites other than our own (“Third Party Websites”).  Also, Logos may direct you to a Third Party Website for processing online payments in connection with products or services purchased from Logos.  Logos does not receive or otherwise have access to the information you submit to such Third Party Websites.  The Third Party Websites may not follow the same privacy policies as Logos.  We have no responsibility for Third Party Websites and provide links to Third Party Websites solely for your convenience.  Third Party Websites may send their own cookies and pixel tags to you, and may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.  Logos does not control the content that appears on these sites and takes no responsibility for their content, nor should it be implied that Logos endorses or otherwise recommends Third Parties Websites or their products or services offered. 


No transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee that your submissions to the Services, any content residing on our servers, or any transmissions from our server will be completely secure.  It may be possible for third parties to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully.  Any such transmission is done at your own risk. 

Accessing and Updating Personal Information

If you would like to review, edit or delete any of the information we have collected from you, or if you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@logosbiblestudy.com.  In some cases, we may not be able to delete your personal information and will retain and use our information as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and/or enforce our agreements.

Additional Information for European Union Users


“Personal data”. For users located in the European Union, references to “personal information” in this Privacy Policy are equivalent to what is commonly referred to as “personal data” in the European Union.


About IP addresses. Our servers record the incoming IP addresses of visitors to our website (whether or not the visitor has a Logos user account) and store the IP addresses in log files. We use these log files for purposes such as system administration and maintenance, record keeping, tracking referring websites, inferring your location, and security purposes (e.g. controlling abuse, spam and DDOS attacks). If you have a Logos user account we also store IP addresses along with certain actions you take on our system. By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to Logos using your IP address for the foregoing purposes. If you wish to opt out from the foregoing consent to use your IP address, you must cancel your Logos user account (if you have one).


Data controller. Logos Educational Corporation of P.O. Box 420398, San Diego CA 92142 is the data controller for registration, billing, and other account information that we collect from users in the European Union.

Accessing and correcting your personal data. You have the right to access and correct the personal information that Logos holds about you. This right may be exercised by contacting us at info@logosbiblestudy.com.

Consents. By clicking “I Agree” or any other button indicating your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, voluntarily providing User Information, and/or using our Services, you expressly consent to the following:

·               the collection, use, disclosure and processing of your personal data in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, including our procedures relating to cookies, IP addresses and log files.


·               the transfer of your data to a data controller and data processors located in countries, including the United States, which do not have data protection laws that provide the same level of protection that exists in countries in the European Economic Area. Your consent is voluntary, and you may revoke your consent by opting out at any time. Please note that if you opt-out, we may no longer be able to provide you our Services.


·               us sharing your personal data with relevant persons working for service providers who assist us to provide our Services; and


·               if you have enabled cookies on your web browser, to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy.

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