Journaling Through The Bible in 2018 – Week 5 {Link Up}

I am reading and journaling chronologically through the Bible in 2018. Each Sunday I will post one of my journaling pages and thoughts from that week’s reading. There are several ways for you to participate see below for details!


I am reading and journaling through the entire Bible in Chronological order in 2018, join me for this Bible reading and journaling Challenge!



The Reading:

I finished up Job this week and started Exodus! As I’ve mentioned before, I find Job a challenging book but I love when I finally get to the point where God speaks. While He does scold Job a bit he really tells off Job’s friends for their arrogance then he restores Job’s status, health, and wealth to even greater than what it was before. This is such a great picture of the fact that while we may suffer for a time God is faithful to make it right (even if that doesn’t happen until we get to Heaven).

Exodus is full of familiar stories but I generally find something new to ponder in its chapters. I was out of town when I got to Exodus this week and forgot my journaling Bible. Luckily I had the schedule posted in the Facebook Group and was able to use my Bible app to keep up. God called Moses to a position that he was not qualified for and Moses knew it, as evidenced by his exhaustive efforts to argue his way out of it! I believe God calls those who do not appear qualified on the outside so that there is no doubt it is HIS power working through that individual and not something that individual is doing alone. At least I know this is true in my own life.



The Journaling:

I kept it simple this week, in part due to the fact that my time was even more limited than normal. I think this simple phrase sums up a good bit of this week’s reading and is very appropriate. My hand lettering needs some work but I’m committed to keep trying and showing you what I’ve done in all its imperfection!



I am reading and journaling through the entire Bible in Chronological order in 2018, join me for this Bible reading and journaling Challenge!


What I used for this entry:

Pentel Arts Sign Pen Touch, Fude Brush Tip Markers
in the One Year Chronological Expressions Bible


Scripture Writing:

Part of my study this year includes writing out scriptures on certain subjects. They are women and marriage; children, family, and behavior; and feelings and the character of God. I keep these in three different sections of a multi-subject notebook. I share the scriptures I find in the facebook group, join me there to follow along!


Your Turn:

I am reading and journaling through the entire Bible in Chronological order in 2018, join me for this Bible reading and journaling Challenge!


There are many ways you can participate in my reading and journaling through the Bible challenge this year:

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Are you reading and/or journaling through the Bible this year? OR do you have a blog post about Bible journaling? Join my link up by linking up your post about reading through the Bible in 2017 or any post about Bible journaling.


Linky Rules:

  • Link up any post from your blog relating to Bible Reading OR Bible Journaling (this includes posts with ideas that can be used for Bible Journaling).
  • Please do not link a post you have previously linked in the Journaling Through The Bible linkup.
  • If you link up you are giving me permission to use an image from your post in next week’s linkup post if I choose to feature your entry.
  • Please copy and paste the linkup button code in your blog post or sidebar so others know about this linkup.
  • Please visit other’s posts!


Kids, Crunch, and Christ Journal Through The Bible




I spent three days this week at a planning meeting for our region’s Operation Christmas Child Area Coordinators. I am continually impressed with the organization’s dedication not only to distributing shoeboxes but to caring for its volunteers and equipping volunteer leaders to serve their area team as well as participating churches, organizations, and individuals. I’ve said it many times, this is by far the best organization I have ever volunteered for (and I’ve volunteered for quite a few). It was also just lovely to spend a few days surrounded by people with the same calling and passion. I was both exhausted and refreshed when I got home!



This post is linked up to Scripture and a Snapshot at Glimpses of Our Life and Sunday Scripture Blessings at Peabea ScribblesInspire Me Monday at Create With Joy, and the weekly Homeschool Review Crew Linkup
Scripture and Snapshot                                                 



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