“But his delight is in the law of the LORD,
And in His law he meditates day and night.”
Having a daily reading plan (whatever it may be) is vital for keeping our minds actively engaged in the Scriptures. Consider following a Bible reading plan. Here are several links to suggested plans. Choose or combine plans to meet your needs and time schedule. What and how much you read matters a lot less than the simple fact that you read something and meditate on it. Be creative! But mostly, be in the Word. You can start anytime during the year!
- ‘Read the Bible’ Initiative follows Robert Murray M’Cheyne’s plan to read through the entire Bible in a year, with an option to use Don Carson’s For the Love of God, a daily devotional commentary that corresponds to the daily readings. (Note: a copy of Carson’s book is available in the church library.)
- Book-at-a-Time plan to read Bible in one year, alternating between Old and New Testaments. (The Navigator’s Discipleship Journal)
- Several plans available at this site with free daily email reminders
How to Read the Bible Every Day in 2020 (Podcast with David Mathis, author of Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines)
Five methods of taking in God’s Word: hearing, reading, studying, memorizing, and meditating.
How can we know if you’re reading and interpreting the Bible correctly?
Watch a short animated video by Dr. Michael Horton (Theologian, Professor, Editor-in-Chief of Modern Reformation, White Horse Inn, and co-host of Core Christianity.)
“The Bible isn’t chiefly about you, but Christ.”