Reading The Bible

The following resources are here to help you engage with the Bible, the first gives you a brief guide by Jim Kilpin on how you can read the Bible and the second is a series of selected readings that will take you through the Bible in forty days.

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Here are forty days worth of Bible readings, if you click on the bible reference it will take you straight to the reading, it’s as easy as that!

OLD TESTAMENT

Day 1:  Prophecy of Eve’s Off spring Crushing Satan

Read 〉 Genesis 3

Day 2: Repentance and Blessings

Read 〉 Deuteronomy 30

Day 3: Prophecy of Jesus’ Kingdom Replacing four Earthly Kingdoms

Read 〉 Daniel 7

Day 4: Promise of New Covenant

Read 〉 Jeremiah 31

Day 5: Hope in the Messiah

Read 〉 Isaiah 9:1-7

Day 6: The Lord’s Suffering Servant

Read 〉 Isaiah 52:13-53:12

 

JESUS STARTS HIS MINISTRY

Day 7: The Word

Read 〉 John 1:1-18

Day 8: Unusual Conceptions

Read 〉 Luke 1

Day 9: Jesus as a Child

Read 〉 Luke 2

Day 10: Jesus’ baptism

Read 〉 Matthew 3

Day 11: The temptation of Jesus and Jesus rejected at Nazareth

Read 〉 Luke 4:1-30

 

THE KINGDOM OF GOD

Day 12: Jesus Feeds The Masses

Read 〉 Mark 6:30-52, 8:1-9

Day 13: Parables of the Kingdom

Read 〉 Mark 4:1-33

Day 14: Rich man & Lazarus

Read 〉 Luke 16:19-31

 

DISCIPLESHIP

Day 15: The First Disciples

Read 〉 Luke 5:1-11

Day 16: Jesus and Nicodemus

Read 〉 John 3:1-21

Day 17: Cost of Discipleship

Read 〉 Luke 9:57-10:24

Day 18 : Rich Young Ruler

Read 〉 Mark 10:17-31

 

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT

Day 19: Sermon on the Mount

Read 〉 Matthew 5

Day 20: Sermon on the Mount

Read 〉 Matthew 6

Day 21: Sermon on the Mount

Read 〉 Matthew 7

Day 22: Inner Purity

Read 〉 Mark 7:1-23

 

JESUS & OUTSIDERS

Day 23:  Jesus and the Samaritan Woman

Read 〉 John 4:1-42

Day 24: Jesus Heals a Leper and a Gentile!

Read 〉 Matthew 8:1-13

Day 25: Divorce & Children

Read 〉 Mark 10: 1-16

Day 26: Loving the Outsider

Read 〉 Luke 10:25-37

Day 27: Jesus’ Upside Values

Read 〉 Luke 14:1-25

Day 28: Lost Sheep, Coins and Sons

Read 〉 Luke 15

 

JESUS’ DEATH AND RESURRECTION

Day 29: Jesus Enters Jerusalem

Read 〉 Mark 11

Day 30: The Son of Man as Servant

Read 〉 Mark 10:32-45

Day 31: Jesus Washes His Disciples Feet

Read 〉 John 13

Day 32: The End of the Age

Read 〉 Matthew 24:1-51

Day 33: Preparing for the End

Read 〉 Matthew 25:1-46

Day 34: Our Life in the Trinity

Read 〉 John 14-16

Day 35: Jesus’ Prayer for His Disciples and Us

Read 〉 John 17

Day 36: Jesus’ Arrest

Read 〉 Mark 14

Day 37:  Jesus’ Trial & Crucifixion

Read 〉 Mark 15

Day 38: 2nd April 〉 The Resurrection

Read 〉 Luke 24

Day 39: Jesus Reinstates Peter

Read 〉 John 21

Day 40: The Great Commission

Read 〉 Matthew 28