Have you ever been flipping back and forth between two Bibles and trying to compare verses? Or wanted to examine how the same parable is presented in different gospels? Or even wanted to compare the character and actions of two different figures in the Bible?
In those cases, I often write (or print) the sections out and lay them out side by side. I also leave places to take my own notes for my Bible study journal. Below is a free template for your Bible journal if you are interested in doing the same thing. I've included both a screenshot (jpeg) so you can see it as well as a PDF file for downloading.
[As always, see the "Templates/Printables" page for all of the templates available. More are being constantly added. And if you need a different format or were interested in a specific type/topic template, let me know & I'll see what I can do! Half of the joy of studying the Bible and deepening my faith is being able to share it with others!]
Jennifer Becker Landsberger
Who am I? Freelance writer (magazines, websites, & copywriting), Catholic, military wife, and Mensan. Double Bachelor's in History & Psychology.
Witnessing by charity and love are above all. Studying the Bible and beyond helps me on this quest. Feel free to join my walk into the Bible.
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~~~Prayer before Writing-
Oh creator of the universe, who has set the stars in the heavens and causes the sun to rise and set, shed the light of your wisdom into the darkness of my mind. Fill my thoughts with a loving knowledge of you, that I may bring you like to others. Just as you can make even babies speak your truth, instruct my tongue and guide my pen to convey the wonderful glory of the Gospel. Make my intellect sharp, my memory clear, and my words eloquent, so that I may faithfully interpret the mysteries what you have revealed.
To my readers & fellow writers,
1. I will pray that God's grace helps illuminate all of our interactions- both those of simple reading and more active conversations.
2. I will communicate with you respectfully and civilly. These are (rightly) issues which we feel passionate about. But even in disagreements, I will respect you fellow "seekers of truth."
3. I will not fall into negative behavior or words, such as insinuations, exaggerations, blames, or personal attacks. I respectfully ask you to do the same.
4. I will pray we will all find the truth and strive to fulfill the two greatest commandments: "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these." (Mark 12:30-31)
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Biblical Evidence for Catholicism by Dave Armstrong