I get asked a lot what my color coding system is. The truth is that it depends on the Bible. In my NIV Notetaker’s Bible, I highlight everything according to the Women Living Well Bible coloring system. In my NIV Journal the Word Bible, I am trying out the SoulScripts method. BUT… In my current go-to Bible, The New Inductive Study Bible, I created my own method for highlighting that I am sharing here.
Here are 2 printable versions of my Bible coloring method. One is full page size and one is little like the one pictured. I cut it out and colored the colors with the Sharpie Liquid Highlighters I love.
Here’s the system if you just want to copy and paste it or write it down. I keep it in the notes on my phone too!
My color coding system using the Sharpie liquid highlighters:
Green—God, Jesus, Holy Spirit
Pink—prayer, blessings, women in the Bible
Dark Blue—men of the Bible
Purple—key transitions such as “therefore”
Red—don’t do that
Yellow—question, makes me go, “hmm?”
Orange—noteworthy outside of other categories