When I started getting my first regular paycheck as a minister I purchased the fanciest Bible Software I could find, at the time it was Logos and cost over $400. I used it, but I never used all of the features or books that it came with. For the most part I used one Bible and the search feature. I cut and pasted sections for bulletins and Bible studies and used the search to find texts I couldn’t remember the reference to.
Nowadays an online Bible would suit most of my needs, but I don’t have internet access at my Church study so I still need a Bible application.
The Sword Project is perfect for my needs, it has a good selection of texts, you can choose how many you install and it has the search function I need. I’ve mentioned it before when I discussed open source software for Churches. But I wanted to give a few more details.
There are different applications depending on what operating system or desktop environment you use: