I use ribbons to mark my place, but when I open to the ribbon and find four chapters on the two pages it marks I often don’t remember which chapter to read next. I sometimes end up reading the same chapter multiple times. An alternate of course is to mark the chapter or write it down, but that’s too cumbersome and I almost never have a pencil handy. If I have to go through extra steps I will eventually stop. Fortunately there’s an easy way around this without having to write anything down and it’s fast and easy. Before...Read More
Category: Bible Reading Tips
One of the greatest advantages of the Clarion’s design is the verse numbers blend in more than most Bibles. This makes them easy to ignore and keeps the focus on the text. This is great for reading but it can be difficult for personal study or following along in Church or a group study. It can sometimes take several seconds to find a verse which can be frustrating and even awkward if you’re the preacher or leader. Some editions fix this by making the verse numbers slightly bolder so they stand out more. This works but it can also...Read More
Happy New Year from Bible Buying Guide! I’m here with a Bible reading challenge: read the Bible every day in 2016. While you’re at it, why not read it all the way through? I actually like reading it two different ways at the same time. The first is to slow down and let it digest. It might take a month to complete a book and when I’m done I might read it again. The second is to read it all the way through. For this I recommend following some kind of reading plan – whether it’s in print or...Read More
I love Bible marking. I’ve developed my marking methods since the early 80’s and it changes a little every time I change my primary Bible. Easy Bible Marking Guide is my Kindle book that details my Bible marking methods. This post is an excerpt that ebook. Why Mark Your Bible? Bible marking is a form of inductive study and can be a great way to interact with the scriptures. Your marked Bible will be a reflection of your study of God’s Word. It becomes personal. Over time, it becomes a companion and an invaluable study Bible. No two marked...Read More
One of the most valuable active reading methods is highlighting. Highlighting is a good way to identify the main points of a text. Some of the most useful things to highlight include words, phrases, and sentences. This helps to understand the thought of the writer. It also helps in determining meaning, and is a great help in memorization. For me, highlighting is one of the best memorization tools. I use highlighting differently than I use color-coding. For color-coding, I color topics. You can also use color-coding for memory verses, verses that speak to you, and many others. In highlighting,...Read More
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