The New Year is here! Today many people will start reading the whole Bible in one year. But that is not the only time you can start reading through the whole Bible nor is it the only time frame in which to read the whole Bible.
No matter what day it is, you can begin to read the whole Bible. Many of the plans below are designed to read through the Bible in one year, but others are designed to take shorter or longer. Many are also designed to read parts of the Bible more than once during the plan.
Peruse the 8 plans below and choose one that works for you. No matter which
Bible Reading Plan #1
This program has divided the Bible into seven sections. You read several chapters from each section each day. Sunday is the day you will read the Old Testament Prophets. Monday is the
I have no idea why this is for slackers and shirkers LOL, but that what the creators named it.
The printable PDF of this Bible reading plan is found at the top of the article.
Bible Reading Plan #2
This read through the Bible plan schedules out the whole Bible in just five days a week leaving you the weekends to catch up. The readings are mostly chronologically and they place the Psalms near the events that are mentioned to give you more understanding of their background. You also read a bit from the Old Testament and a bit from the New T
The article includes a free printable schedule and checklist to fold up and keep in your Bible to keep you on track.
Bible Reading Plan #3
The church that put this together has offered it as a free printable. You can print it here.
Bible Reading Plan #4
As the tortoise observed, slow and steady wins the race. Give yourself the time and space to contemplate what you are reading in the Bible. This plan will take you through the whole Bible in three years. One chapter a day and you alternate between Old Testament and the New Testament. Since the reading chart is undated you could really take as long or as short as you’d like for this plan. But it’s a good Bible reading plan for no pressure to finish it in a year.
Bible Reading Plan #5
Another no stress, no pressure Bible reading plan is this one from Read the Hard Parts. Just mark off each chapter when you have finished and you can go in any order as fast or as slow as you’d like. This is good for the person who likes a plan but also likes to have some say in the plan.
Downloading this plan will also sign you up to receive the weekly Read the Hard Parts B
Bible Reading Plan #6
For those who like to keep things simple, this Bible reading plan goes straight through the Bible. Nothing fancy. Just the whole Bible in one whole year. If you are going to listen to the Bible on audio this would be the simplest way to keep track of your ear reading.
Bible Reading Plan #7
Here’s a plan dated for 2019 from Tabletalk Magazine. You will read some Old Testament and some new Testament every day. The weekends are together to give you some flexibility.
Bible Reading Plan #8
The Bible is divided into ten different lists by genre. Then you read one chapter from each list. Reading this way for one year you will read all the Gospels four times, the Pentateuch twice, Paul’s lesser epistles 4-5 times each, the OT wisdom literature six times, all the Psalms at least twice, all the Proverbs and Acts 12 times, and the Old Testament prophetic and history books one and a half times. If you keep this up, you will never read the same set of ten chapters again. You will get many opportunities to let Scripture interpret Scripture and see connections you have never seen before. You can print the ten lists of the Professor Horner Bible Reading Plan here.
If reading the whole Bible isn’t in your plans this year, make sure you do have some type of Bible reading plan. Check out the over 100 plans I have collected on my Bible Reading Plan Pinterest board.
What are your plans for reading the Bible this year? Let me know in the comments.
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