Let’s be honest. Bible reading can be intimidating. It’s a big book! But with only about 15 minutes a day, you can finish the whole Bible in a year. Why not make this year the year you do it?
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Bible reading is essential for growth as a Christian. But it’s not as if you read it once and you’ve got it. We have an inexhaustible text. What’s more, we’re not always ready to understand it all the first time. Or the third.
That’s why both Paul and Peter write about the value of repetition in reading Scripture (Philippians 3:1; 1 Peter 2:2; 2 Peter 1:13; 3:1-2).
Every year, I’ve discovered it true.
Here are 7 free resources to help you with your Bible reading this year.
The benefit of printing a PDF is that you get to read and make notes in your own Bible. Although you can find other plans, my favorite plan for many years was the Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan (download it here). It offers four readings (5 days a week) from various parts of the Bible, allowing two days a week to “catch up” or to study a passage in more depth.