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Read Your Bible Through In a Year
 

Read through your Bible in just one year, with a reading commitment of just 15 to 20 minutes each day. 

This plan has been designed to take you through the most interesting parts of the Bible first. Those those passages which are difficult to read are saved for later -- until after you've firmly established your Bible-reading habit.  (Copyright 2006)

These readings are provided by the Voice of Prophecy which also offers free Bible Studies.



 

First Six Months

         

Last Six Month

January

We begin the year with Genesis, the first book of the Bible, which tells the story of how life on earth began and then continueswith the early centuries of Earth's history. The story continues in Exodus with the account of God's chosen people leaving Egypt and journeying to the Promised Land.

January 1 Genesis 1-3
January 2 Genesis 4-7
January 3 Genesis 8-11
January 4 Genesis 12-14
January 5 Genesis 15-17
January 6 Genesis 18-20
January 7 Genesis 21-23
January 8 Genesis 24-25
January 9 Genesis 26-28
January 10 Genesis 29-30
January 11 Genesis 31-32
January 12 Genesis 33-35
January 13 Genesis 36-38
January 14 Genesis 39-41
January 15 Genesis 42-43
January 16 Genesis 44-46
January 17 Genesis 47-50
January 18 Exodus 1-3
January 19 Exodus 4-7
January 20 Exodus 8-9
January 21 Exodus 10-12
January 22 Exodus 13-15
January 23 Exodus 16-18
January 24 Exodus 19-21
January 25 Exodus 22-24
January 26 Exodus 25-27
January 27 Exodus 28-29
January 28 Exodus 30-32
January 29 Exodus 33-35
January 30 Exodus 36-38
January 31 Exodus 39-40

February

This month the Bible Reading Plan shifts to the New Testament, specifically the first three books which are parallel accounts of the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Christ. You'll find details in each book that add to what the others report, giving a more complete picture.

February 1 Matthew 1-4
February 2 Matthew 5-7
February 3 Matthew 8-10
February 4 Matthew 11-12
February 5 Matthew 13-14
February 6 Matthew 15-17
February 7 Matthew 18-20
February 8 Matthew 21-22
February 9 Matthew 23-24
February 10 Matthew 25-26
February 11 Matthew 27-28
February 12 Mark 1-3
February 13 Mark 4-5
February 14 Mark 6-7
February 15 Mark 8-9
February 16 Mark 10-11
February 17 Mark 12-13
February 18 Mark 14-16
February 19 Luke 1-2
February 20 Luke 3-4
February 21 Luke 5-6
February 22 Luke 7-8
February 23 Luke 9-10
February 24 Luke 11-12
February 25 Luke 13-15
February 26 Luke 16-18
February 27 Luke 19-20
February 28 Luke 21-22
February 29 Luke 23-24

March

This month's readings are from Acts, the story of the early Christian church, followed by Paul's epistles, or letters, which are presented in the approximate order they were written.

March 1 Acts 1-2
March 2 Acts 3-5
March 3 Acts 6-7
March 4 Acts 8-9
March 5 Acts 10-12
March 6 Acts 13-14
March 7 Acts 15-16
March 8 Acts 17-19
March 9 Acts 20-21
March 10 Acts 22-24
March 11 Acts 25-26
March 12 Acts 27-28
March 13 Galatians
March 14 1 Thessalonians
March 15 2 Thessalonians
March 16 1 Corinthians 1-4
March 17 1 Corinthians 5-8
March 18 1 Corinthians 9-12
March 19 1 Corinthians 13-16
March 20 2 Corinthians 1-4
March 21 2 Corinthians 5-9
March 22 2 Corinthians 10-13
March 23 Romans 1-3
March 24 Romans 4-7
March 25 Romans 8-10
March 26 Romans 11-13
March 27 Romans 14-16
March 28 Ephesians
March 29 Colossians
March 30 Philemon
March 31 Philippians

April

During April, we finish reading Paul's letters, followed by letters from other New Testament writers.Then we go back to the narrative books of the Old Testament, beginning with Joshua, which takes up the story of the Israelites after the death of Moses. For the next several months, we'll continue reading the Old Testament narrative books in the order they appear in most Bibles.

April 1 1 Timothy
April 2 2 Timothy
April 3 Titus
April 4 Hebrews 1-5
April 5 Hebrews 6-9
April 6 Hebrews 10-11
April 7 Hebrews 12-13
April 8 James
April 9 1 Peter
April 10 2 Peter
April 11 1 John
April 12 2 John, 3 John, Jude
April 13 Joshua 1-3
April 14 Joshua 4-6
April 15 Joshua 7-8
April 16 Joshua 9-10
April 17 Joshua 11-13
April 18 Joshua 14-16
April 19 Joshua 17-19
April 20 Joshua 20-22
April 21 Joshua 23-24
April 22 Judges 1-3
April 23 Judges 4-5
April 24 Judges 6-7
April 25 Judges 8-9
April 26 Judges 10-11
April 27 Judges 12-14
April 28 Judges 15-17
April 29 Judges 18-19
April 30 Judges 20-21

May

This month, we continue with the Old Testament narrative books.

May 1 Ruth
May 2 1 Samuel 1-3
May 3 1 Samuel 4-6
May 4 1 Samuel 7-9
May 5 1 Samuel 10-12
May 6 1 Samuel 13-14
May 7 1 Samuel 15-16
May 8 1 Samuel 17-18
May 9 1 Samuel 19-20
May 10 1 Samuel 21-23
May 11 1 Samuel 24-25
May 12 1 Samuel 26-28
May 13 1 Samuel 29-31
May 14 2 Samuel 1-3
May 15 2 Samuel 4-7
May 16 2 Samuel 8-11
May 17 2 Samuel 12-13
May 18 2 Samuel 14-15
May 19 2 Samuel 16-17
May 20 2 Samuel 18-19
May 21 2 Samuel 20-22
May 22 2 Samuel 23-24
May 23 1 Kings 1-2
May 24 1 Kings 3-5
May 25 1 Kings 6-7
May 26 1 Kings 8
May 27 1 Kings 9-10
May 28 1 Kings 11-12
May 29 1 Kings 13-14
May 30 1 Kings 15-16
May 31 1 Kings 17-18

June

The Old Testament narrative continues during June's readings.

June 1 1 Kings 19-20
June 2 1 Kings 21-22
June 3 2 Kings 1-3
June 4 2 Kings 4-5
June 5 2 Kings 6-7
June 6 2 Kings 8-9
June 7 2 Kings 10-12
June 8 2 Kings 13-15
June 9 2 Kings 16-17
June 10 2 Kings 18-19
June 11 2 Kings 20-22
June 12 2 Kings 23-25
June 13 1 Chron. 1-2
June 14 1 Chron. 3-5
June 15 1 Chron. 6-7
June 16 1 Chron. 8-10
June 17 1 Chron. 11-12
June 18 1 Chron. 13-16
June 19 1 Chron. 17-20
June 20 1 Chron. 21-23
June 21 1 Chron. 24-26
June 22 1 Chron. 27-29
June 23 2 Chron. 1-4
June 24 2 Chron. 5-7
June 25 2 Chron. 8-10
June 26 2 Chron. 11-14
June 27 2 Chron. 15-18
June 28 2 Chron. 19-21
June 29 2 Chron. 22-24
June 30 2 Chron. 25-27

 

 

 

July

During July, the Old Testament story continues. Toward the end of the month, we begin reading Psalms, poems originally written to be sung.

July 1 2 Chron. 28-29
July 2 2 Chron. 30-32
July 3 2 Chron. 33-34
July 4 2 Chron. 35-36
July 5 Ezra 1-3
July 6 Ezra 4-6
July 7 Ezra 7-8
July 8 Ezra 9-10
July 9 Nehemiah 1-3
July 10 Nehemiah 4-6
July 11 Nehemiah 7-8
July 12 Nehemiah 9-11
July 13 Nehemiah 12-13
July 14 Esther 1-5
July 15 Esther 6-10
July 16 Job 1-3
July 17 Job 4-7
July 18 Job 8-10
July 19 Job 11-14
July 20 Job 15-18
July 21 Job 19-22
July 22 Job 23-28
July 23 Job 29-33
July 24 Job 34-37
July 25 Job 38-42
July 26 Psalms 1-9
July 27 Psalms 1-18
July 28 Psalms 19-26
July 29 Psalms 27-34
July 30 Psalms 35-40
July 31 Psalms 41-48

August

Bible reading selections on weekdays during August present the laws and rituals followed by the Israelites beginning at the time of the Exodus from Egypt. Weekend readings are from Psalms.

August 1 Psalms 49-55
August 2 Leviticus 1-3
August 3 Leviticus 4-6
August 4 Leviticus 7-8
August 5 Leviticus 9-11
August 6 Leviticus 12-13
August 7 Psalms 56-63
August 8 Psalms 64-69
August 9 Leviticus 14-15
August 10 Leviticus 16-18
August 11 Leviticus 19-21
August 12 Leviticus 22-23
August 13 Leviticus 24-25
August 14 Psalms 70-75
August 15 Psalms 76-79
August 16 Leviticus 26-27
August 17 Numbers 1-2
August 18 Numbers 3-4
August 19 Numbers 5-6
August 20 Numbers 7
August 21 Psalms 80-86
August 22 Psalms 87-91
August 23 Numbers 8-10
August 24 Numbers 11-13
August 25 Numbers 14-15
August 26 Numbers 16-17
August 27 Numbers 18-20
August 28 Psalms 92-101
August 29 Psalms 102-105
August 30 Numbers 21-22
August 31 Numbers 23-25

September

Details from the time of the Exodus continue during September's weekday readings, while weekends feature Psalms and Proverbs.

September 1 Numbers 26-27
September 2 Numbers 28-29
September 3 Numbers 30-31
September 4 Psalms 106-109
September 5 Psalms 110-118
September 6 Numbers 32-33
September 7 Numbers 34-36
September 8 Deut. 1-2
September 9 Deut.3-4
September 10 Deut. 5-7
September 11 Psalms 119
September 12 Psalms 120-134
September 13 Deut. 8-10
September 14 Deut. 11-12
September 15 Deut. 13-15
September 16 Deut. 16-18
September 17 Deut. 19-21
September 18 Psalms 135-142
September 19 Psalms 143-150
September 20 Deut. 22-24
September 21 Deut. 25-27
September 22 Deut. 28
September 23 Deut. 29-31
September 24 Deut. 32-34
September 25 Proverbs 1-4
September 26 Proverbs 5-9
September 27 Proverbs 10-13
September 28 Proverbs 14-17
September 29 Proverbs 18-21
September 30 Proverbs 22-25

October

October concludes the wise sayings from Proverbs and Ecclesiastes, followed by the Song of Solomon (Song of Songs in some Bibles). We then jump to Jeremiah (we'll come back to Isaiah later) and begin reading the Old Testament books of prophecy in the order they appear in most Bibles.

October 1 Proverbs 26-28
October 2 Proverbs 29-31
October 3 Ecclesiastes 1-6
October 4 Ecclesiastes 7-12
October 5 Song of Solomon
October 6 Jeremiah 1-3
October 7 Jeremiah 4-5
October 8 Jeremiah 6-8
October 9 Jeremiah 9-11
October 10 Jeremiah 12-14
October 11 Jeremiah 15-17
October 12 Jeremiah 18-21
October 13 Jeremiah 22-24
October 14 Jeremiah 25-26
October 15 Jeremiah 27-29
October 16 Jeremiah 30-31
October 17 Jeremiah 32-33
October 18 Jeremiah 34-36
October 19 Jeremiah 37-39
October 20 Jeremiah 40-42
October 21 Jeremiah 43-45
October 22 Jeremiah 46-48
October 23 Jeremiah 49-50
October 24 Jeremiah 51-52
October 25 Lamentations 1-2
October 26 Lamentations 3-5
October 27 Ezekiel 1-4
October 28 Ezekiel 5-8
October 29 Ezekiel 9-12
October 30 Ezekiel 13-15
October 31 Ezekiel 16-17

November

During November, we complete the book of Ezekiel, then continue with Daniel and the 12 small prophetic books that conclude the Old Testament.

November 1 Ezekiel 18-20
November 2 Ezekiel 21-22
November 3 Ezekiel 23-24
November 4 Ezekiel 25-27
November 5 Ezekiel 28-30
November 6 Ezekiel 31-33
November 7 Ezekiel 34-36
November 8 Ezekiel 37-39
November 9 Ezekiel 40-41
November 10 Ezekiel 42-44
November 11 Ezekiel 45-46
November 12 Ezekiel 47-48
November 13 Daniel 1-2
November 14 Daniel 3-4
November 15 Daniel 5-7
November 16 Daniel 8-10
November 17 Daniel 11-12
November 18 Hosea 1-7
November 19 Hosea 8-14
November 20 Joel
November 21 Amos 1-4
November 22 Amos 5-9
November 23 Obadiah & Jonah
November 24 Micah
November 25 Nahum & Habakkuk
November 26 Zephaniah & Haggai
November 27 Zechariah 1-5
November 28 Zechariah 6-10
November 29 Zechariah 11-14
November 30 Malachi

December

As much of the world looks toward the Christmas season, our plan to read the Bible through in a year focuses first on Isaiah, which includes many prophecies that were fulfilled by Christ's birth; then on the gospel of John, which tells the story of Christ from before the world's creation to His resurrection; and finally on Revelation, in which John presents the visions he was given, including those that depict the end-times, Christ's second coming, and the restoration of Earth as it was at Creation.

December 1 Isaiah 1-3
December 2 Isaiah 4-7
December 3 Isaiah 8-10
December 4 Isaiah 11-14
December 5 Isaiah 15-20
December 6 Isaiah 21-24
December 7 Isaiah 25-28
December 8 Isaiah 29-31
December 9 Isaiah 32-35
December 10 Isaiah 36-38
December 11 Isaiah 39-42
December 12 Isaiah 43-45
December 13 Isaiah 46-49
December 14 Isaiah 50-53
December 15 Isaiah 54-58
December 16 Isaiah 59-62
December 17 Isaiah 63-66
December 18 John 1-3
December 19 John 4-5
December 20 John 6-7
December 21 John 8-9
December 22 John 10-11
December 23 John 12-13
December 24 John 14-16
December 25 John 17-18
December 26 John 19-21
December 27 Rev. 1-4
December 28 Rev. 5-9
December 29 Rev. 10-13
December 30 Rev. 14-17
December 31 Rev. 18-22