An important essential in the Christian life is spending time reading God’s Word. Maybe you don’t know where to get started or how to go about this seemingly daunting undertaking. Or perhaps you have had some experience reading the Bible, but are looking for a new approach. Here's a look at some top Bible reading plans to enhance your quiet time with God.
One of my favorite Bible reading plans is The Victory Bible Reading Plan
, compiled by James McKeever, Ph.D., and published by Omega Publications. The year I began to follow this simple arrangement, the Bible literally came alive in my life.
Footsteps Through the Bible is a 52-week Chronological Bible Reading Plan by Richard M. Gagnon. This easy guide explains how to read through your familiar copy of God's Word in a systematic, chronological approach. Reading assignments, notes, photos, and timelines are just some of its features.
This Bible in a Year daily Bible reading plan is offered online from Christianity.com. Bookmark this page and each day you will find your daily reading. The plan features an audio selection for those who prefer to listen online. You may also choose from a number of Bible translations.
Publisher's of the English Standard Version
Bible offer several excellent Bible reading plans in a variety of formats (print, web, email, mobile, etc.) for free. The plans can be used with any Bible.
God's Word For All Nations is a Bible reading plan by J. Delbert Erb, a retired missionary. Knowing its not easy to read through the entire Bible, he created a guide that divides God's Word into 365 manageable daily readings. He combines parallel texts with historical contexts, supporting each reading with an inspiring prayer and proverb.
Are you looking for a Bible reading plan to share with your children? The Day by Day Bible by Karen Williamson & Jane Heyes is designed uniquely for devotions with children. It has simple-to-read text and colorful, lively illustrations. Each of the 365 days includes a story unfolding God's purposes and plans. It encourages a child's involvement through simple questions which relate the story to a child's daily experiences. It also features simple prayers to pray with your child.