You thrill to God’s Word,
you chew on Scripture day and night.
You’re a tree replanted in Eden,
bearing fresh fruit every month,
Never dropping a leaf,
always in blossom. Psalm 1:2-3
Read through the Bible with us by joining one or more of the following group reading plans.
On Sunday, May 2nd, we'll start at the beginning, but feel free to jump into the full year reading plan at anytime. (Biblical Storyline by BibleProject)
Another option would be to join a shorter plan each month (see "start dates" below). If you have any questions or any ideas about how we can better encourage you in your Bible reading, please don't hesitate to message us.
365 Days Sunday, May 2, 2021
Read the entire Bible in it's ancient literary order (The TaNaK). This helps us view the overarching story in a different light and is how Jesus would have read it. In this plan you will read the Old Testament in the TaNaK order, followed by the books of the New Testament.
14 Days Wednesday, May 19, 2021
The story of Israel's rescue from Egyptian slavery becomes one of the defining stories for the people of God. As you read through Exodus, you'll see how God rescues his people from oppression, then seeks to restore his presence among them through a covenant relationship and the temple.
9 Days Friday, June 11, 2021
The Gospel of John is an eye-witness account of who Jesus is by one of his closest friends. You'll read the story of how Jesus becomes human as the incarnation of the God of Israel. He is both the Messiah and the Son of God who gives eternal life to all who believe in him.
7 Days Saturday, July 10, 2021
The Book of Joshua tells the story of God’s faithfulness to deliver his people and bring them into the land he had promised to Abraham. Take seven days to meditate on God’s faithfulness to his people and to learn about the importance of covenant partnership.
7 Days Monday, August 9, 2021
Paul's letter to the Romans is one of the most significant letters ever written. You'll learn how Jesus created a whole new covenant family through his death, resurrection, and sending of the Spirit.
14 Days Sunday, September 12, 2021
Read two complementary perspectives on how to experience the good life. Proverbs invites readers to fear God and follow wisdom. Ecclesiastes challenges the reader to think more deeply about God’s goodness in light of death and the unpredictable nature of life.
7 Days Thursday, October 14, 2021
The books of Daniel and Esther present two complementary perspectives on what it means to be obedient to God while in Exile. Both figures confront their foreign rulers, but in very different ways. You’ll see how God rescues his people and brings hope in some of their darkest historical moments.
10 Days Tuesday, November 16, 2021
You’ll be introduced to four short epistles by the apostle Paul. In Galatians, Paul addresses the idea of whether Gentiles need to observe the Torah. In Ephesians, he shows how the Gospel brings reconciliation between God and one another. In Philippians, he encourages believers with the example of Jesus’ self-giving love, and in Thessalonians, Paul encourages persecuted Christians with hope in king Jesus.
23 Days Friday, December 24, 2021 - January 15, 2022
You’ll dive into the life of Jesus and the life of his followers through reading Luke and Acts. The Gospel of Luke is an eye-witness account of one of Jesus’ closest followers about his life, death, and resurrection. Acts is the sequel to the book of Luke, and continues the story of Jesus’ impact in the world through his Spirit-empowered followers.
9 Days Saturday, February 12, 2022
The Gospel of Mark is an eye-witness account from one of the closest followers of Jesus. You’ll see how Mark has carefully crafted his story to show that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah who has come to bring God’s kingdom.
7 Days Monday, March 21, 2022
The twelve minor prophets exist on the same scroll, and are woven together in various ways. Hosea, Joel, and Amos are the first of these twelve prophets. Dive into this plan to get a feel for how God admonishes his people to return to him.
7 Days Good Friday, April 15, 2022
You’ll encounter the themes of the new covenant and new wisdom for New Testament believers. Hebrews compares and contrasts Jesus to key Old Testament figures, showing how he is superior and the ultimate revelation of God’s love and mercy. The book of James is one-of-a-kind in the New Testament, sharing wisdom sayings, much like the book of Proverbs, with followers of Jesus.
10 Days Tuesday, April 20, 2021
To get started with reading the Bible, you’ll read samples of various kinds of literature from both the Old and New Testaments. From the Old Testament, you’ll read two short Hebrew narratives--Ruth and Jonah. From the New Testament, you’ll read three short letters: Philemon, 1 John, and 1 Peter.