One Year Bible Readings
January 11 - January 17
11 Genesis 24:52-26:16: “A Bride for Isaac,” “Abraham and Keturah,” “Abraham’s Death and Burial,” “The Families of Ishmael and Isaac,” “Esau Sells His Birthright,” and
“Isaac and Abimelech.”
“And I will make your descendants multiply as the stars of heaven;
I will give to your descendants all these lands; and in your seed all the nations
of the earth shall be blessed; because Abraham obeyed My voice and kept
My charge, My commandments, My statutes, and My laws.” (Genesis 26:4-5 NKJV)
Matthew 8:18-34: “The Cost of Discipleship,” “Wind and Wave Obey Jesus,” and “Two Demon-Possessed Men Healed.”
“But He said to them, ‘Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?’ Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.” (Matthew 8:26 NKJV)
Psalm 10:1-15: “A Song of Confidence in God’s Triumph over Evil.” An Orphanic Psalm.
“Arise, O Lord! O God, lift up Your hand! Do not forget the humble.
Why do the wicked renounce God? He has said in his heart,
‘You will not require an account.’ But You have seen, for You observe trouble and grief, to repay it by Your hand. The helpless commits himself to You;
You are the helper of the fatherless. Break the arm of the wicked and the evil man;
seek out his wickedness until You find none.” (Psalm 10:12-15 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:7-8: “Guidance for the Young.”
“Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and depart from evil.”
(Proverbs 3:7 NKJV)
12 Genesis 26:17-27:46: “Isaac and Abimelech,” “Isaac Blesses Jacob,” “Esau’s Lost Hope,” and
“Jacob Escapes From Esau.”
“Dwell in this land, and I will be with you and bless you; for to you and your descendants I give all these lands, and I will perform the oath which I swore to Abraham your father.” (Genesis 26:3 NKJV)
Matthew 9:1-17: “Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralytic,” “Matthew the Tax Collector,” and
“Jesus is Questioned About Fasting.”
Psalm 10:16-18: “A Song of Confidence in God’s Triumph over Evil.” An Orphanic Psalm.
“The Lord is King forever and ever; the nations have perished out of His land.
Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will prepare their heart;
You will cause Your ear to hear, to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed,
that the man of the earth may oppress no more.” (Psalm 10:16-18 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:9-10: “Guidance for the Young.”
“Honor the Lord with your possessions, and with the firstfruits of all your increase.”
(Proverbs 3:9 NKJV)
13 Genesis 28:1-29:35: “Jacob Escapes from Esau,” “Esau Marries Mahalath,” “Jacob’s Vow at Bethel,” “Jacob Meets Rachel,” “Jacob Maries Leah and Rachel,” and
“The Children of Jacob.”
“Then he dreamed, and behold, a ladder was set up on the earth, and its top reached to heaven; and there the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. And behold, the Lord stood above it and said: ‘I am the Lord God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie I will give to you and your descendants.’” (Genesis 28:12-13 NKJV)
Matthew 9:18-38: “A Girl Restored to Life and a Woman Healed,” “Two Blind Men Healed,”
“A Mute Man Speaks,” and “The Compassion of Jesus.”
“But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.” (Matthew 9:36 NKJV)
Psalm 11:1-7: “Faith in the Lord’s Righteousness.” A Psalm of David.
“If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (Psalm 11:3 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:11-12: “Guidance for the Young.”
“For whom the Lord loves He corrects, just as a father the son in whom
he delights.” (Proverbs 3:12 NKJV)
14 Genesis 30:1-31:16: “The Children of Jacob,” “Jacob’s Agreement with Laban,” and
“Jacob Flees from Laban.”
Matthew 10:1-23: “The Twelve Apostles,” “Sending Out the Twelve,” and “Persecutions are Coming.”
“Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.” (Matthew 10:16 NKJV)
Psalm 12:1-8: “Man’s Treachery and God’s Constancy.” A Psalm of David.
“The wicked prowl on every side, when vileness is exalted among the
sons of men.” (Psalm 12:8 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:13-15: “Guidance for the Young.”
“Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding.”
(Proverbs 3:13 NKJV)
15 Genesis 31:17-32:12: “Jacob Flees from Laban,” “Laban Pursues Jacob,”
“Laban’s Covenant with Jacob,” and “Esau Comes to Meet Jacob.”
Matthew 10:24-11:6: “Persecutions are Coming,” “Jesus Teaches the Fear of God,”
“Confess Christ Before Men,” “Christ Brings Division,” “A Cup of Cold Water,” and
“John the Baptist Sends Messengers to Jesus.”
“And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.” (Matthew 11:6 NKJV)
Psalm 13:1-6: “Trust in the Salvation of the Lord.” A Psalm of David.
“I will sing to the Lord, because He has dealt bountifully with me.”(Psalm 13:6 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:16-18: “Guidance for the Young.”
16 Genesis 32:13-34:31: “Esau Comes to Meet Jacob,” “Wrestling with God,” “Jacob and Esau Meet,” “Jacob Comes to Canaan,” and “The Dinah Incident.”
“And He said, ‘Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel
(Prince with God); for you have struggled with God and with men,
and have prevailed.’” (Genesis 32:28 NKJV)
Matthew 11:7-30: “John the Baptist Sends Messengers to Jesus,” “Woe to the Impenitent Cities,”
and “Jesus Gives True Rest.”
“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28 NKJV)
Psalm 14:1-7: “Folly of the Godless, and God’s Final Triumph.” A Psalm of David.
“The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’ They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none who does good.” (Psalm 14:1 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:19-20: “Guidance for the Young.”
“The Lord by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding He established the heavens; by His knowledge the depths were broken up, and clouds drop down
the dew.” (Proverbs 3:19-20 NKJV)
17 Genesis 35:1-36:43: “Jacob’s Return to Bethel,” “Death of Rachel,” “Jacob’s Twelve Sons,”
“Death of Isaac,” “The Family of Esau,” “The Chiefs of Edom,” “The Sons of Seir,”
“The Kings of Edom,” and “The Chiefs of Esau.”
Matthew 12:1-21: “Jesus is the Lord of the Sabbath,” “Healing on the Sabbath,” and
“Behold, My Servant.”
“Behold! My Servant whom I have chosen, My Beloved in whom My soul is well pleased! I will put My Spirit upon Him, and He will declare justice to the Gentiles.
…And in His name Gentiles will trust.” (Matthew 12:18-21 and Isaiah 42:1-4 NKJV)
Psalm 15:1-5: “The Character of Those Who May Dwell with the Lord.” A Psalm of David.
“Lord, who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill?
He who walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in
his heart…He who does these things shall never be moved.” (Psalm 15:1-5 NKJV)
Proverbs 3:21-26: “Guidance for the Young.”
“Do not be afraid of sudden terror, nor of trouble from the wicked when it comes; for the Lord will be your confidence, and will keep your foot from being caught.”
(Proverbs 3:25-26 NKJV)