The Bible is God’s Word, his testimony, revealing to us who he is, what he cares about, and his story of redemption for humanity. Reading through the Bible in a year may feel intimidating, but there’s no better way to grow in your faith and understanding of God than reading through the entirety of Scripture for yourself. You don’t have to be a Bible expert or seminary student to start – there are hundreds of resources available to guide you with apps to track your progress, show you the daily reading, and some with extra resources and videos to provide additional teaching.
In just 15 minutes a day – probably shorter than your morning commute, your daily scroll through social media, or your evening walk – you can be on your way to reading through the Bible in a year.
Here are five different ways to read through the Bible in a year, all available on the YouVersion Bible App:
If you’re a purist, this plan goes straight through your Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Daily readings are broken down so you’ll finish by the end of the year*.
*Fun fact: Did you know the Old Testament is ¾ of your Bible?! Reading straight through, you won’t reach the New Testament until Day 275 – that’s October!
The One Year Bible plan
The Bible Recap with Tara Leigh Cobble
BibleProject | One Story that Leads to Jesus
Pick the plan that sounds best for you and get started today! (No need to wait until January 1). There will be days of discovery, as you learn things you’d never realized, and moments of confusion, but one thing is sure: God will meet you as you seek him. After all, the Bible is his Word and one of the main ways he reveals himself to us. As Jeremiah 29:13 promises,
“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”
Reading through the entire Bible was a significant turning point in my faith and my understanding of God, and we can’t wait to hear how it changes you.
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