Bible journaling has become a very popular part of Bible study in recent years. What it means to Bible journal is to use markers, stickers, pencils, and such to artistically illustrate what is learned from a Bible passage. Below you will find a variety of products that will be useful in this endeavor, whether you are just starting or whether you have been Bible journaling for a long time.
If you are just starting, or if you feel a need for new ideas to help keep your journaling fresh, you might consider a “how-to” book. They often offer sample pages, techniques, and other ideas.
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This book contains more than 60 suggestions for ways to express your faith with creativity. It shows step by step how to creatively customize the pages to reinforce what you are learning.
This Kindle book offers a look at how and why Bible journaling can be a way for you to interact with God’s word and how and why it can be a good addition to your Bible study routine.
Learn the basics of creative worship in your Bible study time. This journal guide also contains pages for practice and further designing.
This workbook has pages for practicing, elements to trace for learning, embellishment samples, and a lot more.
Including traceables, stickers, vellums, and other items in Dormacher’s signature style, this book encourages using art to build a deeper connection with God.
Explore the possibilities of differing media options, such as watercolors, colored pencils, ink, and more. It also includes tips for integrating your own style.
This art-filled book is meant to lead you through your journey in creative worship. It encourages engagement with the text with visual interpretation, through techniques with pencils and paints. Tutorials aid in drawing different themes.
This 8.5”x11” book is full of examples and images to inspire you in your own Bible Journaling.
This is essentially Bible Journaling 101 – it is interactive and shows ways to connect faith and creativeness.
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If you are new to Bible journaling, you might find it easier to begin with a kit. Kits include guides and all kinds of products, all in one convenient box, along with ideas to get your started.
This beginner-friendly guide comes with stickers, ideas, and designs to get you started. Included are tips for how to use the different media available and the gallery of colorful examples will keep you inspired.
This kit from Dayspring includes a devotional booklet, stickers and die-cuts, and a mat with ruler marks, among other things.
This deluxe kit includes wooden alphabet stamps and ink, a tracing pack, colored pencils and acrylic paints and more, with a kit box with handle to make it portable.
This complete journaling kit consists of 47 pieces which include die cuts, design guide, stickers, highlighters, pens, and stencils.
The supplies in this kit are carefully chosen to help you make beautiful pages. Some of the tools in this kit include pencils, pens, watercolors, tracing pad, and paper.
This Dayspring journaling kit includes stickers, die-cuts, and washi tape meant to foster journaling gratitude.
This journaling kit from Dayspring includes a variety of media, stickers, and such to facilitate your Bible journaling efforts.
Bullet journaling with color and creativity is made easy with the items in this kit. Some items include washi tape, pens and pencils, plastic mat, eraser, and storage case. The free ebooklet contains traceable designs and a sample.
This kit is made to inspire you and help you to fulfill your inspiration in your journaling Bible. Some of the items included in this kit are washi tape, stamps and ink, stickers, pens, and a journaling template.
Purple option: Purple Bible Journaling Kit
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Bibles come in all translations. The best ones for journaling have wide margins; some have other whitespace left purposely to allow you space for your creativity. These are arranged by translation, alphabetically.
This Catholic New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs has single column text and very wide margins – over three inches – for journaling, lettering, and whatever you desire. The paper is much thicker than standard Bible paper – it uses 60-pound card stock, so it is unlikely mediums will bleed through.
This single-column Bible has 2” margins on cream-colored paper. There is plenty of space for creative journaling inside this book.
This hardcover has a cloth cover with a flowered pattern on the outside, and a wide-ruled margin for journaling.
The interior of this Bible is like the two above, but has a teal cover.
This book has oversized margins – some with line drawings awaiting your coloring – encased in a hardcover binding.
This single-column, wide margin Bible has almost 400 hand-drawn illustrations for you to color, plus lined margins for note-taking or other journaling.
Pink : Pink Hardcover Bible
The flex and lay-flat binding on this single-column wide margin Bible makes it easier to color and write on the cream-colored thicker paper.
This Bible has an emphasis on God’s Promises. With almost 400 illustrations, the remainder of the wide margin, single-column text leaves plenty of space for creativity.
This Bible also comes with a set of 8 colored pencils to journal artistically on the thicker pages of this Bible with a ribbon marker to keep up with where you are.
Hundreds of verses are illustrated throughout this beautiful book and ready for you to fill in with your favorite colors. Wide margins on thicker paper allow for creativity or note-taking.
This single-column Bible is a red letter edition with thick cream paper and extra wide margins.
This Catholic coloring Bible has over 450 line art illustrations of Scripture and wide margins for your own notes and journaling. This text has been approved by the Catholic church.
This large print Bible makes reading more comfortable while still offering plenty of space for creativity. The line-art illustrations are also larger.
This single-column, wide margin Bible in the New Living Translation has almost 500 line art illustrations for readers to color in, as well as blank areas for personal creativity. Thicker paper helps to limit bleed-through.
This Bible’s margins are extra-wide to allow for creative expression. The lay-flat binding makes it easy to work on the pages.
The THRIVE journaling Bible is meant for woman who want a deeper relationship with God.
Pencils, Pens & Markers
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This set includes four Accu-Gel highlighters in yellow, blue, pink, and green, that are made to keep from smearing other inks they highlight over, and one Pigma Micron Fine Point pen.
These archival quality pens are packaged in a cube and all are made my Sakura. The set includes a variety of point sizes in black, as well as different gel pens from the Gelly Roll collections.
These double-sided pens have a .4mm point on one end and brush tips on the other. They come in 24 colors to help your journaling be beautiful.
This set of sixty pens have dual tips – one fine tip for detail and one brush tip for calligraphy.
This set of five pens are medium point (.65mm) and come in five colors – yellow, green, blue, pink, and peach.
8 Gel highlighters, made for no bleed-through, come in 8 colors – yellow, dark and light pink, green, blue, dark and light orange, and purple. Color in verses or color in the line drawings in your journaling Bible without worrying about bleeding through.
7. iStudy Kit
This set of five writing implements come with a compact storage case made to mimic an iPhone product. Three highlighters with chisel tips (pink, yellow, and blue), one black
Five black felt-tip markers with varying tip sizes (from .25mm to .5mm) and eleven assorted colors with .3mm tips make drawing and coloring beautiful on the pages of your journaling Bible.
These pens combine six colors into one convenient pen. Since they come in a 12-pack, you have enough to share – or to last you a long time!
Six pen set includes five medium (05) point colors – yellow, pink, violet, blue, and light green – and one 01 fine point (.25mm) black pen.
This value pack contains two pens. One is .25mm and the other is .65mm – perfect for taking notes or drawing in your journaling Bible.
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This set of 48 stickers from American Crafts are made to suit Bible study. It includes opaque, clear, and coloring stickers.
These full color and foil stickers are a great addition to your journaling. Over 900 stickers are on the 17 pages of this sticker book.
Peel and stick these adorable faith-based stickers.
These 44 stickers include coloring stickers and clear stickers for use with your Bible journaling.
These stickers are clear, to add flourishing text to your Bible journaling.
These six stencils include “Believe,” an outline, a dove, an anchor, a sermon notes box, and more.
These butterflies and dragonflies are a sweet way to add beauty to your Bible journaling.
This six piece set includes symbols, “Today’s blessings” and “Today’s prayers,” and some other text sections.
This 8.5”x11” page of fun alphabet – both lower and uppercase – also includes numerals and punctuation. These 1” letters can be used for a variety of purposes, of which Bible journaling is one.
This stencil set has over 350 designs, including symbols, alphabet, banners, and other shapes and dividers.
Originally created and marketed for bullet journals, this set of 36 plastic stencils ranges from shapes and dividers to symbols and letters.
This set of stencils is a secular set, but most of the shapes and designs work well in a Bible journaling situation. Flora and fauna are included, as well as a script-type alphabet.
This set includes three different stencils. One is based on “This is the day the Lord has made” with butterfly and flower. The second is based on “we will serve the Lord” and has a birdhouse and bird. The third is based on “sing a new song” and features a bird and a musical-note background-type block.
Now that you have a place to start, it is a good time to get out your Bible and supplies and begin your own keepsake Bible journal!