One Year Bible Readings
January 3 - January 9
3 Genesis 5:1-7:24: “The Family of Adam,” “The Wickedness and Judgment of Man,”
“Noah Pleases God,” “The Ark Prepared,” and “The Great Flood.”
“Two by two they went into the ark to Noah, male and female, as God had commanded Noah. And it came to pass after seven days that the waters of the flood were on the earth. In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life…on that day
all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights. And the waters prevailed on the earth one hundred and fifty days.” (Genesis 7:9-12, 24 NKJV)
Matthew 3:7-4:11: “John the Baptist Prepares the Way,” “John Baptizes Jesus,” and
“Satan Tempts Jesus.”
“And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, ‘This is My beloved Son,
in whom I am well pleased.’” (Matthew 3:17 NKJV)
Psalm 3:1-8: “The Lord Helps His Troubled People.” A Psalm of David when he fled from Absalom.
“Salvation belongs to the Lord. Your blessing is upon Your people. Selah.”
(Psalm 3:8 NKJV)
Proverbs 1:10-19: “Shun Evil Counsel.”
“My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent.” (Proverbs 1:10 NKJV)
4 Genesis 8:1-10:32: “Noah’s Deliverance,” “God’s Covenant with Creation,” “God’s Promise to Noah,” “Noah and His Sons,” and “Nations Descended from Noah.”
“Thus I establish My covenant with you: Never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood; never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth. And God said: ‘This is the sign of the covenant which I make between Me and you, and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:
I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between
Me and the earth.’” (Genesis 9:11-13 NKJV)
Matthew 4:12-25: “Jesus Begins His Galilean Ministry,” “Four Fishermen Called as Disciples,” and “Jesus Heals a Great Multitude.”
“And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the Kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.” (Matthew 4:23 NKJV)
Psalm 4:1-8: “The Safety of the Faithful.” A Psalm of David.
“I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for You alone, O Lord,
make me dwell in safety.” (Psalm 4:8 NKJV)
Proverbs 1:20-23: “The Call of Wisdom.”
5 Genesis 11:1-13:4: “The Tower of Babel,” “Shem’s Descendants,” “Terah’s Descendants,”
“Promises to Abram,” “Abram in Egypt,” and “Abram Inherits Canaan.”
“I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great;
and you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you,
and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth
shall be blessed.” (Genesis 12:2-3 NKJV)
Matthew 5:1-26: “The Beatitudes,” “Believers Are Salt and Light,” “Christ Fulfills the Law,” and
“Murder Begins in the Heart.”
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:8-10 NKJV)
Psalm 5:1-12: “A Prayer for Guidance.” A Psalm of David.
“But let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You.
For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous; with favor You will surround him
as with a shield.” (Psalm 5:11-12 NKJV)
Proverbs 1:24-28: “The Call of Wisdom.”
6 Genesis 13:5-15:21: “Abram Inherits Canaan,” “Lot’s Captivity and Rescue,” “Abram and Melchizedek,” and “God’s Covenant with Abram.”
“For all the land which you see I give to you and your descendants forever.
And I will make your descendants as the dust of the earth; so that if a man could number the dust of the earth, then your descendants also could be numbered.” (Genesis 13:15-16 NKJV)
Matthew 5:27-48: “Adultery in the Heart,” “Marriage Is Sacred and Binding,” “Jesus Forbids Oaths,” “Go the Second Mile,” and “Love Your Enemies.”
Psalm 6:1-10: “A Prayer of Faith in Time of Distress.” A Psalm of David.
“The Lord has heard my supplication; the Lord will receive my prayer.
Let all my enemies be ashamed and greatly troubled;
let them turn back and be ashamed suddenly.” (Psalm 6:9-10 NKJV)
Proverbs 1:29-33: “The Call of Wisdom.”
“But whoever listens to me (wisdom) will dwell safely, and will be secure,
without fear of evil.” (Proverbs 1:33 NKJV)
7 Genesis 16:1-18:15: “Hagar and Ishmael,” “The Sign of the Covenant,” and “The Son of Promise.”
“Is anything too hard for the Lord?” (Genesis 18:14a NKJV)
Matthew 6:1-24: “Do Good to Please God,” “The Model Prayer,” “Fasting to Be Seen Only by God,”
“Lay Up Treasures in Heaven,” “The Lamp of the Body,” and
“You Cannot Serve God and Riches.”
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (Matthew 6:21 NKJV)
Psalm 7:1-17: “Prayer and Praise for Deliverance from Enemies.” A Meditation of David.
“My defense is of God, who saves the upright in heart.” (Psalm 7:10 NKJV)
Proverbs 2:1-5: “The Value of Wisdom.”
8 Genesis 18:16-19:38: “Abraham Intercedes for Sodom,” “Sodom’s Depravity,”
“Sodom and Gomorrah Destroyed,” and “The Descendants of Lot.”
Matthew 6:25-7:14: “Do Not Worry,” “Do Not Judge,” “Keep Asking, Seeking, Knocking,” and
“The Narrow Way.”
“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness,
and all these things shall be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33 NKJV)
Psalm 8:1-9: “The Glory of the Lord in Creation.” A Psalm of David.
“What is man that You are mindful of him, and the son of man that You visit him?” (Psalm 8:4 NKJV)
Proverbs 2:6-15: “The Value of Wisdom.”
“For the Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.” (Proverbs 2:6 NKJV)
9 Genesis 20:1-22:24: “Abraham and Abimelech,” “Isaac is Born,” “Hagar and Ishmael Depart,” “A Covenant with Abimelech,” “Abraham’s Faith Confirmed,” and
“The Family of Nahor.”
“‘By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing,
and have not withheld your son, your only son--blessing I will bless you,
and multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven
and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies. In Your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.’” (Genesis 22:16-18 NKJV)
Matthew 7:15-29: “You Will Know Them by Their Fruits,” “I Never Knew You,” and
“Build on the Rock.”
“Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven,
but he who does the will of My Father in heaven.” (Matthew 7:21 NKJV)
Psalm 9:1-12: “Prayer and Thanksgiving for the Lord’s Righteous Judgments.” A Psalm of David.
“The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
And those who know Your name will put their trust in You;
for You, Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.” (Psalm 9:9-10 NKJV)
Proverbs 2:16-22: “The Value of Wisdom.”
“But the wicked will be cut off from the earth.” (Proverbs 2:22 NKJV)