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Bible Reading Plans for 2016

I know that at any given time and at at ever moment everybody is seeking something.  For me I want that something to be God.  Because God’s Word (the Bible) tells us that Jesus Christ is God, the Son and reveals God, the Father as the exact image of him (Colossians 1), I desire ever year to read what God has revealed about himself in the only book that reveals what is totally true and trustworthy about who God is and what he has and is doing in this world –  And That Book is that Bible – a book we all must read.  Here are some articles to help you plan your Bible Intake for 2016.

Resolved to Read the Bible by Desiring God Ministries
 For those considering the journey, you may be surprised how doable it is. It takes about 70 hours to read the Bible from cover to cover.  That’s less time than the average American spends in front of the television every month. In other words, if most people would exchange their TV time for Scripture reading, they’d finish reading the entire Bible in four weeks or less. If that sounds unworkable, consider this: In no more than fifteen minutes a day you can read through the Bible in less than a year’s time. (Don Whitney, Spiritual Disciplines, 29).  See the following other articles on Bible reading:

Reading the Whole Bible in 2016: A FAQ by Justin Taylor
As oil lubricates an engine, so meditation facilitates the diligent use of means of grace (reading of Scripture, hearing sermons, prayer, and all other ordinances of Christ), deepens the marks of grace(repentance, faith, humility), and strengthens one’s relationships to others (love to God, to fellow Christians, to one’s neighbors at large). – Joel Beeke.  The following is video from this article:

Bible Reading Plans for 2016 from Ligonier Ministries 
Many Christians take the beginning of a new year to evaluate their Bible reading habits, and then change or begin a Bible reading plan.  Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105).  For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of Bible reading plans for you to choose from. Maybe in 2016 you will read more of the Bible each day. Perhaps you’ll slow down your reading and instead spend more time considering what you read.

A Plan to Read the Bible Through in 2016 by Denny Burke
Christians need the Bible like humans need water. The Bible is our life-blood. The Lord Jesus plans to perfect His people by means of His word. That is why He prayed,“Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth” (John 17:17). Since the Bible is the word of God written, our progress in sanctification relies on our contact with the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments. Every Christian, therefore, should make it a priority to master this book.

Bible Reading Plans by Josh Bruce
Reading the Bible is about knowing God and growing to love Him in a more intimate manner each day.  If you’re merely reading words on a page rather than seeing and experiencing God from the Bible, you’re missing the point.  God isn’t going to grade us on our percentage of Bible reading at the end of the year.  However, a disorganized reading plan will likewise minimize spiritual growth, and that’s one thing we seek to avoid in choosing a good plan.  God wants His children to know Him, to love Him, and to serve Him.  What better way to accomplish this than by a good systematic Bible reading plan.

10 Unique Bible Reading Plans for 2015, err…. 2016 by Michelle Lesley
Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions or set goals you’d like to accomplish during the new year? A lot of people resolve to read the Bible more often or read it through in a year. If that’s you but you’re not quite sure where to start, here are ten awesome and unique reading plans that can help.

Bible Reading = Spiritual Growth from the Journey Church NYC 
Reading the Bible will bring you hope, encouragement, guidance, and practical advice on the every day issues you’re facing. The Bible is relevant to everyone, everywhere, at any time.

2015/16 Bible Reading Plan from Crossroads Church 
Crossroad church has embarked on a common Bible reading plan together. We are using what is know as the Carson Version of the M’Cheyne Reading Plan and it takes you through the Old Testament once and the New Testament & Psalms twice in two years. It consists of two readings each day; essentially two chapters with one OT and one NT chapter. You can include the readings from year two each day if you want to make it a one-year reading plan.

Plan Your Bible Reading Devotions with a Bible Reading Calendar by Tim Challies  
A new year is fast approaching and with it 365 366 (leap year!) opportunities for daily devotions. That makes this the time to plan what you will do in the year ahead. As is the case in so many areas of life, those who plan do. The reason so many of us fail to be diligent in our devotions is that we do not diligently plan.  To that end, we have prepared a selection of Bible-reading calendars that may help you. These beautiful wall calendars display the entire year and show every day’s reading. There are 3 versions available, each of which will guide you through the entire Bible over the course of the year.

Q&A about Kids Bible Reading Plans by David Murry
Thanks for your enthusiastic response to the Kids Bible Reading Plans. As I’m going to be taking blog vacation for the next week or so, here are answers to some of the questions I’ve received about the plans.

5 Bible Reading Plans by Kathy Howard
Each of these 5 Bible reading plans below is for a full year. Some are more time-intensive than others. Look at each of them and pick one that will challenge you but not overwhelm you. Don’t set
yourself up for failure.

ESV Bible Reading Plans from ESVbible,org
You can read through the Bible in a year with any of these plans.

Whole bible Reading plans from
Plans from the website app to help you read the bible in a year

Bible Reading Resources from the Church at Brookhills
As we near the end of our two-year journey reading through the entire Bible as a faith family, we want to encourage each member to continue carrying out meaningful personal worship into the new year. Here are a few resources we recommend for daily Bible reading.

Top 10 Bible Reading Plans of 2015 for 2016 From Bible Study Tools
It’s essential for all of us as believers to spend time in the Word, and we are overjoyed that so many people were able to do so through the Bible reading plans found at We offer more than 15 different established Bible reading plans on both our website and mobile app, making it easier than ever to stay engaged with Scripture every day. So, what plans were you using in 2015? Here are the 10 most popular Bible reading plans! Any of these would be perfect to work through in 2016, too!

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