Reading the Bible can sometimes feel like a daunting task. We hope you find these suggested plans and websites to be helpful in your journey toward treasuring Christ and His Word more deeply!
Bible Reading Schedules
1 Year ESV Study Bible Reading Plan (from ESV.org): daily readings in each genre — Psalms or Wisdom Literature; Pentateuch or the History of Israel; Chronicles or Prophets; and Gospels or Epistles; readings are seven days a week. ESV Study Bible Plan Online, ESV Study Bible Plan pdf, see website for RSS, iCal, and mobile formats
1 Year Daily Reading Bible Plan (from ESV.org): daily readings in Daily Old Testament, New Testament, and Psalms; readings are seven days a week. Daily Reading Bible Plan pdf, see website for RSS, iCal, and mobile formats
1 Year Chronological Reading Plan (from Back to the Bible): daily readings lead through the Bible chronologically. Chronological Reading Plan Online, Chronological Reading Plan pdf, see website for RSS, iCal, and mobile formats
1 Year Bible Reading Plan from Discipleship Journal (NavPress): daily reading from four separate places in the Scripture to help gain a more unified grasp of the Bible and show four different viewpoints. Each month of this plan gives you only 25 readings to allow for catching up on any readings you may have missed. Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan pdf.
Free Audio Bibles (from faithcomesbyhearing.com): this site offers the world’s largest catalog of Audio Bibles to individuals and nations who hunger to hear. Download your favorite version into an mp3 for free. Listen to a free streaming version online as well.
Bible Study Aids
Bible Gateway (www.BibleGateway.com): you’ll find all sorts of tools to aid you in studying the Bible, including many online versions of the Bible, key word look-up and other searches, downloadable Bibles in pdf format, reading plans, audio Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, and tools like devotionals and Bible studies.
Best Commentaries (www.bestcommentaries.com): this website lists nearly every commentary available on each book of the Bible (as well as other single-volume commentaries), rates them according to a number of academic “rating” programs and combines the list, and then divides them based on Academic, Pastoral, and more Lay-level. This is a helpful resource for knowing what resources to consider when using commentaries on different books of the Bible.
Monergism (www.monergism.com): this website is a collection of articles related to theology (reformed), Bible study, etc. You can find further reading in regards to a particular doctrine you’re seeing in Scripture as you study your Bible.