Bible was everything I hoped. It is well made, strong cover, good pages that hold the ink from my notes well, I especially enjoy that it has a hard cover which makes writing my notes in easier. This is my devotional/"quiet time" bible, not used as my primary bible so not sure how it would stand up to the wear and tear of being taken around in a bag etc everyday.
I received this bible about 2 weeks ago for my birthday. It was a slightly imperfect version, but other than three tiny scratch marks on the cover, the Bible was in a perfect state. Since it is natural leather anyway, the small marks are really not very visible anyway. I love the design, although the colour is quite a bit darker than the photo suggests (it is somewhere in-between the picture of the single column and the standard version of this journaling bible). The paper is a bit thicker than normal bible paper, which is helpful when writing notes. The bible itself does not come with a lot of extra's. There are some translational notes on the bottom of the page, and there are section headings, but other than that its up to you to make you own study bible out of this. In this Bible I use a colour code system and symbols to do most of my note-taking, and then add small notes, or add cross-references.
I have never had a single column bible before, and although the double column has never bothered me with reading, taking notes was always a bit tedious, as you try to make a specific note for a specific verse, but only have the outside margins to really work with. A single column bible completely solves that problem :-)
All and all, I can really recommend this Bible. If you don't want to spend 90 dollars on a Bible, there are also cheaper versions out there. they may be a bit less gorgeous than this leather edition, but I am sure they will be just as handy.
Oh and one final commend: my bible did come engraved with my name. I know that it says right now that this bible cannot be engraved, but when I ordered it, it was still an option. I am very happy with that, as it makes it feel just a bit more special to me :-)
I love this bible. I've had it now for about two months and wanted to leave a review. I purchased this bible because I wanted to become more active in reading God's word and was recommended to look into journaling bibles. This particular one seemed to be preferred among many study groups I had seen. I was hesitant on the price but it is completely worth it. The margins are wide leaving plenty of room for journaling. The font is a little small but nothing drastically different than other bibles I've had. And while the paper is on the thinner side I haven't had any issues with either highlighting or marking with pens where it's noticeably shown through to the other side. I am so glad I decided to go for this when I did because it has definitely changed the way I study the bible. I also wanted to touch on the look of the bible. The leather is buttery soft and gorgeous! It's much darker than it appears in the picture. Mine looks more like the dark brown one pictured on the site which was fine by me as I would have loved either a light or dark leather but wanted to touch on that in case someone was hoping for a lighter color. Overall I am nothing but pleased with this gorgeous bible.
I love this Bible. There is plenty of room to journal and the font it just right. The leather quality is superb and looks beautiful. The leather is darker than in the picture and the pages are a little thin. But, those are my only complaints and those don't make me think any less of the Bible.