A chronological Bible study reading plan throughout the year. Reading in chronological order, the lessons and events of the Bible make understanding and remembering easier.
In the old testament book of Leviticus, there is a seriousness to what is clean and unclean. In the new testament book of Hebrews, we can read how Jesus is now as if our high priest before God, interceding on our behalf.
Reading Scope: Leviticus 8-11Psalm 110Hebrews 4 Continue reading
Regardless of today's and/or tommorow's political views, any mob pressure, any prominent endorsements, any celeberity's great "wisdom" of what is best for society, God's word is clear regarding unbridled wickedness and the eventual welfare of any nation that partakes.
Reading Scope: Leviticus 15-18Psalm 31Hebrews 6 Continue reading
Following Christ requires endurance and self-control. "Being doers of the word not merely hearers who deceive themselves..." requires effort. Though salvation is in Christ and not works, obedience is our reasonable service. Be bold in your faith and persevere/endure, finish the race. DO NOT FALL AWAY.
Reading Scope: Leviticus 26-27Psalm 112Hebrews 10 Continue reading
In Numbers, the tribes of Israel are grouped and positioned around the tabernacle. In Hebrews, faith is defined and the importance of faith is described in detail by the examples of those whom did demonstrate faith.
Reading Scope: Numbers 1-2Psalm 64Hebrews 11 Continue reading
In Numbers, responsibilities and tasks are defined according to tribe. In Hebrews, Paul reminds us to strive for peace with all men and to guard against certain weeds (bitterness, immorality and vulgarity) springing up in our lives.
Reading Scope: Numbers 3-5Hebrews 12 Continue reading
God's patience begins to run out with the complaining, murmuring and plotting. God decides to thin out the stubbornness and lack of belief of the adults by making their journey last 40years. Many die off.
Reading Scope: Numbers 12-14Psalm 28Colossians 2 Continue reading
The Israelites begin to have factions that speak against Moses, disobey his authority, and complain constantly rather than being thankful. Even after seeing the ground swallow many, people continue to murmur and many again die from plague. In Colossians, we are reminded to endure and forgive each just as Christ endures and forgives us.
Reading Scope: Numbers 15-18Psalm 113Colossians 3 Continue reading
God tells Moses and Aaron how to provide water for the people. God then relates to Moses and Aaron that they would not be allowed to enter the promised land. The people continue to complain and find punishment, many die.
Reading Scope: Numbers 19-21Colossians 4 Continue reading
Elizabeth and Zacharias were unable to have children, but with the Lord they are blessed with a very special child. The mighty angel Gabriel visits a woman in the town of Nazareth and shares the greatest news of all time...
Reading Scope: Numbers 22-25Luke 1 Continue reading
God thins out the Israelites regarding the older generation who often disobeyed and complained. Instructions not followed exactly leads to perpetual conflict even to this day. In the new testament book of Luke, John baptizes many.
Reading Scope: Numbers 30-33Psalm 35Luke 3 Continue reading
The Holy Spirit leads Jesus into the desert. Satan meets him and offers much. Will Jesus pass the tests? Jesus continues to preach and heal many. Whenever demons see Jesus, they consistently and immediately know who he is.
Reading Scope: Numbers 34-36Luke 4 Continue reading
When discouraged, tired and doubtful...we are to obey Jesus anyways. Simon had great experience as a fishermen and was doubtful but he obeyed Jesus. Read how even other fishing crews had to come to help Simon after Simon obeyed Jesus.
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 1-3Psalm 36Luke 5 Continue reading
An amazingly powerful lesson as Jesus pours out much wisdom, promise, and warning. Instruction on how we are to treat our enemies. Reminders to those whom are considered "blessed". Correction for fault finders and those who lack mercy. Hearing and doing are both required...
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 4-5Luke 6 Continue reading
In the old testament book of Deuteronomy, Moses reflects about God and the journey from Egypt. Continuing in the new testament book of Mark, Jesus raises a young man from the dead and continues to anger the Pharisees when He forgives a prostitute of her many sins.
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 6-9Luke 7 Continue reading
Old testament laws defined what the Israelites were allowed to eat. In Luke, Jesus calms a storm that had the experienced fishermen terrified. Jesus, heals a woman who had bleeding issues for years and then raises a ruler's daughter from the dead.
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 10-14Psalm 5Luke 8 Continue reading
After a time span passes, all creditors were to release their debtors from obligation. In the new testament, Jesus gives the disciples great powers. The disciples were not always successful in casting out demons nor were they always welcomed.
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 15-18Psalm 115Luke 9 Continue reading
Jesus's disciples are sent out to minister and spread the news of Jesus. They were given additional powers from Jesus along with instructions on their behavior within each city. Jesus also relates the famous parable of "The Good Samaritan".
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 19-22Psalm 6Luke 10 Continue reading
Moses reminds us of how to treat our brothers and sisters in Christ. Jesus warns us about how one demon can become many. Jesus relates how we can become self-righteous in applying the law to others when not following it ourselves, hindering others coming to Christ.
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 23-26Luke 11 Continue reading
In the old testament, Moses relates how there is set before the Israelites a blessing and a curse. Jesus warns us of whom we should fear more than anyone that might do us harm. Jesus reminds us that we are valued and to not be anxious for He cares for us. What sin will not be forgiven?
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 27-31Luke 12 Continue reading
God allows Moses to see the promise land but not enter it. Moses is buried. In Psalms, David also finds despair and a feeling of separation from God. In the book of Luke, Jesus warns us to be fruitful and heals a woman on the sabbath angering the Pharisees even more.
Reading Scope: Deuteronomy 32-34Psalm 13Luke 13 Continue reading
Joshua begins to lead and marches toward Jericho. Read what happens to the Jordan River when the Ark of the Covenant approaches it to cross. Jesus gives direction on where to sit at a gathering and whom to invite when hosting. Also, Jesus warns of whom can not be a disciple.
Reading Scope: Joshua 1-4Psalm 143Luke 14 Continue reading
Joshua follows specific instructions on how the city of Jericho should be taken. Instructions on what is to be taken are also given but not followed by all. Again we see how obedience is critical. In Luke, Jesus shares the story of the prodigal son.
Reading Scope: Joshua 5-8Psalm 14Luke 15 Continue reading
God is with Joshua as he battles many Kings. Kings from various cities even join together numerous times to fight against the Israelites led by Joshua and are all defeated. In Luke, Jesus teaches that those whom are faithful will little can be trusted with much.
Reading Scope: Joshua 9-13Luke 16 Continue reading
When someone has sinned towards us, repents and comes to us seeking forgiveness, we are commanded to forgive; even many times, just as Jesus forgives us many times for the same thing also. Extra caution given to leading others to sin. Jesus relates that the day of His return to earth, some will be left behind.
Reading Scope: Joshua 14-17Luke 17 Continue reading
Led by Joshua, the children of Israel have all land promised them by God. Jesus teaches on guarding against: self-righteousness, allowing anything in our lives to get in the way of following Him. We also get insight into the concept of child like faith.
Reading Scope: Joshua 18-21Psalm 15Luke 18 Continue reading
Mighty warrior Joshua dies. Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey to praise and adoration. Jesus foresees the future of Jerusalem, the destruction of the temple, and weeps. When entering the temple, Jesus is displeased by what He sees and reacts.
Reading Scope: Joshua 22-24Psalm 116Luke 19 Continue reading
The later generations of the tribes of Israel once blessed and protected by God begin to be over run by their enemies and placed into slavery. The Pharisees and scripts continue to try to trap Jesus in statements that they can use against him.
Reading Scope: Judges 1-3Psalm 16Luke 20 Continue reading
As the children of Israel begin to repent and return to obedience in God, God raises up new leadership. In Luke, Jesus reminds us that there is a manner of giving that pleases Him most. Jesus also relates believers will be killed for their faith and what the signs of the times will be prior to His return.
Reading Scope: Judges 4-6Luke 21 Continue reading
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