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Bible Reading Plans
Bible Reading Plans
Many people enjoy the structure of a Bible reading plan. Having a plan guides you to passages on a daily basis
and leads you through the entire Bible over time. We need to read the entire counsel of God and not just camp
on favorite passages. There are many Bible reading plans that are available. Please refer to the links below and
chose a plan that fits your lifestyle and preference.
For a much larger selection of various Bible Reading Plans with descriptions, see below.
YOUVERSION Smart Phone App
Find lots of online reading plans at YouVersion.com. All of these plans integrate with the YouVersion app on
your iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry or Windows Mobile device. Each read-through-the-Bible plan can be
set to your Bible version preference and start date. So you can begin reading through the Bible at any time
throughout the year! Browse the online plans now or access mobile reading plans through the YouVersion app
on your mobile device.
More Bible Reading Plans
(from http://www.ligonier.org/blog/bible-reading-plans/)
For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of Bible reading plans for you to choose from. Maybe this year
you will read more of the Bible each day. Perhaps you’ll slow down your reading and instead spend more time
considering what you read. Whatever it is you’re looking for in a reading plan, you should find it below.
52 Week Bible Reading Plan
Read through the Bible in a year, with each day of the week dedicated to a different genre: Epistles, The Law,
History, Psalms, Poetry, Prophecy, and Gospels.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
5x5x5 Bible Reading Plan
Read through the New Testament in a year, reading Monday to Friday. Weekends are set aside for reflection
and other reading. Especially beneficial if you’re new to a daily discipline of Bible reading.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
A Bible Reading Chart
Read through the Bible at your own pace. Use this minimalistic, yet beautifully designed, chart to track your
reading over 2013.
Duration: Flexible | Download: PDF
Chronological Bible Reading Plan
Read through the Bible in the order the events occurred chronologically.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
The Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan
Four daily readings beginning in Genesis, Psalms, Matthew and Acts.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
ESV Daily Bible Reading Plan
Four daily readings taken from four lists: Psalms and Wisdom Literature, Pentateuch and History of Israel,
Chronicles and Prophets, and Gospels and Epistles.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
Every Word in the Bible
Read through the Bible one chapter at a time. Readings alternate between the Old and New Testaments.
Duration: Three years | Download: PDF
Historical Bible Reading Plan
The Old Testament readings are similar to Israel’s Hebrew Bible, and the New Testament readings are an
attempt to follow the order in which the books were authored.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
Professor Grant Horner’s Bible Reading System
Reading ten chapters a day, in the course of a year you’ll read the Gospels four times, the Pentateuch twice,
Paul’s letters four to five times, the Old Testament wisdom literature six times, the Psalms at least twice,
Proverbs and Acts a dozen times, and the OT History and Prophetic books about one and a half times.
Duration: Ongoing | Download: PDF
Robert Murray M’Cheyne Bible Reading Plan
Read the New Testament and Psalms twice and the Old Testament once.
Duration: One or two years | Download: Website
Straight Through the Bible Reading Plan
Read straight through the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
Tabletalk Bible Reading Plan
Two readings each day; one from the Old Testament and one from the New Testament.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
App: Accessible in the Ligonier App (iPhone / iPad & Android)
The Legacy Reading Plan
This plan does not have set readings for each day. Instead, it has set books for each month, and set number of
Proverbs and Psalms to read each week. It aims to give you more flexibility, while grounding you in specific
books of the Bible each month.
Duration: One year | Download: PDF
Two-Year Bible Reading Plan
Read the Old and New Testaments once, and Psalms & Proverbs four times.
Duration: Two years | Download: PDF
Even More Bible Reading Plans
(From http://www.backtothebible.org/index.php/Bible-Reading-Guides.html
One-year Reading Guides
The Bible "Read Me" Plan features multiple schedules to help you to read the Bible in a year. God's Word is a
big book and without a workable schedule it can be easy to give up before you even get through Genesis.
Following are 5 unique guides to use as you read through the Bible:
Read the events of the Bible as they occurred chronologically. For example, the Book of Job is integrated with
Genesis because Job lived before Abraham.
View the guide
Read the books of the Bible as they occurred in the Hebrew and Greek traditions (the order in which they were
written). For example, the Old Testament books in the Hebrew Bible do not occur in the same order as they do
in our English Bible. The New Testament books are arranged according to their date of writing as well.
View the guide
Old and New Testament Together
Read the Old Testament and New Testament together. Your knowledge of the Old Testament will be enhanced
by what you read simultaneously in the New Testament.
View the guide
Beginning to End
With this guide there are no surprises. You simply read through the Bible from start to finish, from Genesis to
View the guide
If you prefer not to read straight through the Bible but want to add variety to your Scripture reading. For
example, while you are reading the Old Testament book of Isaiah, you are also reading the New Testament
book of Mark to heighten the variety of your Bible reading.
View the guide