Entire New Testament in a Month

Mitch Maher (of Clarifying the Bible) shared the following plan to read through the New Testament in the month of December: First - The Gospel of Luke and Acts. Luke wrote them both to Theophilus, and Acts “picks up” where the Gospel of Luke finishes. Then - Paul’s letters (most likely) in the order that he wrote them. Galatians after his first journey. 1 and 2 Thessalonians on his second journey....

Published: November 21, 2023 · Modified: December 5, 2023

5 Day Bible Narratives

5 Day Bible Narratives follows the narrative of the entire Bible. Features Read through all of the major narratives of Scripture, plus Psalm and Proverbs, in a year. Read only 5 days per week. Perfect especially for children, families, or individuals who wish to focus a year’s reading only on the Bible’s narratives. Related: Tune My Heart: Bible Narratives Devotional Guide for Families or Individuals The goal of this Bible narratives reading guide is to provide a resource that focuses on the narratives and poetry of Scripture....

Published: October 2, 2023

An Untraditional Bible Reading Plan

Daniel K. Eng writes: It’s pretty simple: I stay in one book of the Bible for a month. During that month, I can spend time doing anything related to that book of the Bible. On a given day, this might be (1) reading a few chapters from that book, (2) meditating on a few verses, (3) reading a commentary or other resource, (4) listening to a podcast sermon, or a combination of them....

Published: August 1, 2023

Our Church's Plan

Goals When I was developing our church’s Bible reading plan, I had the following goals: Provide a manageable (two readings each weekday; one of those readings being a Psalm or Proverb) diet of Scripture which (a) reads through books (or large portions of books) and (b) substantially reads the entire Bible over ~5 years. Thoughtfully group books together by audience, author, timeline, etc.1 Satisfy three natural calendars (school, church, and solar) by starting in the Old Testament in late-summer (school) in order to lead up to messianic prophecies in Advent (church) which in turn naturally flows into the Gospels, Acts, and the epistles starting in January (solar)....

Published: March 6, 2023 · Modified: July 11, 2024

Join the Journey

Join The Journey (JTJ) is a realistic daily Bible-reading plan from Watermark Community Church that (at least in 2023) takes the reader from Genesis to Jesus. Features Five days a week Extensive devotional support including podcasts and printed journals for adults and children. My Thoughts As described in the introduction of the Join the Journey Vol. 1 journal, this Join The Journey started in 2005. The lessons learned from nearly 20 years of experience shines through the thoughtfulness of the plan and supporting resources....

Published: January 12, 2023

Ten Minute Bible Talks Bible Reading Plans

2023 The Ten Minute Bible Talks Bible Reading Plan 2023 journeys through the New Testament in a year with a corresponding devotional podcast. Features Five days a week Journeys through the New Testament in the following order: Matthew James 1 & 2 Peter Jude Hebrews Luke Acts 1-14 Galatians Acts 15-18 1 & 2 Thessalonians Acts 19 1 & 2 Corinthians Acts 20 Romans Acts 21-24 Colossians Philemon Ephesians Philippians Acts 25-28 Titus 1 & 2 Timothy Mark Revelation 1, 2, 3 John John Helpful 10-minute podcast that explains and applies that day’s text My Thoughts Good weekly rhythm with concise and applicable podcast....

Published: January 12, 2023 · Modified: March 28, 2024

Why I'm Doing 12 Bible Reading Challenges in 2023 (And What the First One Is) ➡️

Chris outlines his rationale for doing 12 month-long challenges this year as well as the types of challenges he will use. His first challenge is reading the entire Bible in seven days. (Related post.) My Thought I’ve often thought that using month-long challenges or sprints would be good as a congregation as it would give focus and still feels manageable.

Published: January 4, 2023 · Modified: February 13, 2023

Robert Murray M’Cheyne Bible Reading Plan

Searching for Bible reading plans will quickly yield a plan (PDF) developed by a young 19th c. Scottish pastor named Robert Murray M’Cheyne who wrote: “It has long been in my mind to prepare a scheme of Scripture reading, in which as many as were made willing by God might agree, so that the whole Bible might be read once by you in the year, and all might be feeding in the same portion of the green pasture at the same time....

Published: January 1, 2023 · Modified: January 5, 2023

5 Minute Bible Reading Plans for Busy Christians

Related post that shares more on these three plans as well as longer plans.

Published: December 31, 2022

Bible Plan

Although not as flexible as Bible Reading Plan Generator, Bible Plan is great resource for finding and apply plans. By classifying plans under “Yearly,” “Monthly,” “Chapter Per Day,” and “Other,” Bible Plan helps those looking for a specific type of plan. Finally, Bible Plan is able to email the readings to the reader – with a customizable start day and daily send time.

Published: December 16, 2022