Today I will show you the exact bible study notebook set up that I use for my personal studies; teach you how to create a study notebook in a simple step by step video; and show you the 2 tools that you will need to get it done.
Because your notebook is the most important - can't leave home without it - tool for bible studies.
When this is all set, everything else is gravy!
Imagine having a whopper of a revelation hit you like a thunder bolt, and then two hours after you're wondering "hmm,what was it again?". This has happened to me, and I hate it!
Jotting down my thoughts, revelations and research in a safe place ensures that I don't lose pertinent information. And you should do the same.
But your notebook will become so much more ...
Let's first watch the 2 minute video set up, and then I'll insert the details for you, below.
Although I love to see colorful bible journaling that's floating around the web, I am sad to admit that I am not much of an artist ( as you've seen from my terrible drawings in the interactive bible study videos for the book of John) , so I'll leave that to the experts.
The basics - a pen and a notebook - is more than enough, to get started. And I am sure you have both at home already.
Yes, I still prefer pages over electronic gadgets and writing over typing any day ( and nope, I am not 100 years old ;).
Get a thick, spiral, portable notebook. This will save you time, money and energy. They are
For now, I've settled on Tops 150 Sheets College Rule Notebook that meets all three criteria.
But, that doesn't mean that I won't make changes in the future if I find a bigger and better bad-boy! Share your favorite type of notebook below, and why, to help others with their selections.
My bible study notebook is separated into 3 main areas ( first area starts at the back of the book, then comes forward)
I prefer to have my notes at the front of my notebook. So, this method works best.
This means that most of the pages of the bible study notebook will be at the front, leaving the final 22 or 33 pages ( depending on your preference) to be sectioned in two areas.
However, you can reverse the process having the first 2/3 pages at the front, and the next 20/30, right after.
All that matters, is that there are 3 main areas.
So, your bible study notebook will not only be for note taking but also, bible study topics, and reading plan. All in one place.
And that's all there is to it.