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Review of ESV Journaling Bible

ESV Journaling Bible Review & Giveaway
I have an awesome Bible to review and give away today. It’s called the ESV Journaling Bible and comes in the Blue Flora design.
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There are several really unique features to this Bible. First, it’s in the ESV version (English Standard Version), which is my favorite. It comes with a hard cardboard case–perfect for keeping it safe when taking it to church and Bible Studies.
It has a blue attached ribbon bookmark.
In the back is a one-year Bible reading plan which tells you what to read each day of the year–something for Old Testament, New Testament, and the Psalms.
There are introductions explaining each book of the Bible, and “God’s Plan to Save You.”
But the best feature of all is that it has wide margins on every page with very light lines, in order to journal as you’re reading and studying God’s Word! I wish I were better at drawing because I would do more with “illustrating” what I read, but here are a few examples of how I journaled.

(Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of the ESV Journaling Bible in exchange for this honest review.)

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  2. I’d love to win this Bible for my daughter. I’m sure she’d love taking notes and having them in one place! Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Amy Crain says:

    I’m in need of a new Bible to carry to church and I definitely want one with space for note taking. Thank you for the giveaway!

  4. Thank you for sharing this Bible. It looks useful.

  5. I have been so enamored with this Bible, since I first saw it! I adore the wide margins for journaling. And I (like you) am itching to do some illustrations of verses and passages. Best idea ever for Bible time!

  6. If I won this Bible I would give it to my mother in law. Her study Bible is falling apart from being so well used.

  7. Barbara Hall says:

    As I enter, or re-enter, this unexpected phase of my life with a newborn while managing my existing blessings, I could use the structure, accountability, and reflection of a journaling Bible to help me reconnect with my faith that sustained me so many times before. Thank you.

  8. Dana Matthews says:

    This is beautiful. My daughter will be graduating high school in the Spring. She has Bibles, but like with everything else, I make life lessons out of everything! I’d love to send her away to college with a new Bible and one that encourages her interaction. This is nice!

  9. I grew up with the “don’t write in books” rule, but notes from my grandparents are precious. I want to write notes worth reading.

  10. Rebekah A. says:

    I would love to have a bible where I have enough room to make notes! I try to do it on a digital version, but I much prefer the actual book.

  11. Judith Martinez says:

    I used to write in my Bible a lot but it was so small I ran out of space pretty quickly.

  12. I’ve been looking at these Bibles for MONTHS! I LOVE writing in my Bible! Thanks for sharing your personal notes with us all, that takes so much courage. 🙂

  13. Jennifer L. says:

    I’d love so much to win this because I’m trying hard to dig into the Word more and I believe this would be an awesome addition that there’s no way we could afford to splurge on.

  14. Been eyeing all the journaling bibles 🙂 This one looks lovely! I’m smitten with this new artsy concept and itching to try it! ?

  15. I am just itching to be creative and I haven’t found my niche. I’ve been wanting one of these journaling Bibles to help me dive deeper into understanding GOD’s Word.

  16. Wonderful review of a great version of the Bible. This looks like a great journaling Bible. Thank you for sharing.

  17. I’d love to try this bible – it would add a level of creativity to bible time that I will truly enjoy. TY

  18. You can get so much more out of your bible studies and personalize it to you.

  19. I do not have a Journaling Bible, but I would like to have one to jot down notes, dates of sermons based on a Bible verses(s), favorite verses, etc.

  20. Breanna Pollard says:

    I would love to win so I can getting better studying done.

  21. Wanda Bergman says:

    I’d love to win this because it would make a great gift for someone on my Christmas list.

  22. I’d love to win this Bible. I attend a Bible study an the materials reference the ESV. My current Bible is the old NIV which works most of the time, but sometimes the wording or phrasing differs, so it would be nice to have an ESV. I also like the idea of having wide margins for notetaking.

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