Essential 100 Bible Reading Plan

(You can access a link to the Bible texts by clicking on the Verses below.)


OLD TESTAMENT

In the Beginning

1. Creation: Genesis 1:1-2:25

2. The Fall: Genesis 3:1-24

3. The Flood: Genesis 6:5-7:24

4. God’s Covenant with Noah: Genesis 8:1-9:17

5. Tower of Babel: Genesis 11:1-9


Abraham, Isaac and Jacob

6. The Call of Abram: Genesis 12:1-20

7. God’s Covenant with Abram: Genesis 15:1-21

8. Isaac’s Birth and “Sacrifice”: Genesis 21:1-22:19

9. Jacob and Esau Compete: Genesis 27:1-28:22

10. Jacob and Esau Reconcile: Genesis 32:1-33:20


The Story of Joseph

11. Sold Into Slavery: Genesis 37:1-36

12. Prison and a Promotion: Genesis 39:1-41-57

13. Ten Brothers Go to Egypt: Genesis 42:1-38

14. The Brothers Return: Genesis 43:1-44:34

15. Joseph Reveals His Identity: Genesis 45:1-46:7


Moses and the Exodus

16. Birth of Moses: Exodus 1:1-2:25

17. The Burning Bush: Exodus 3:1-4:17

18. The Ten Plagues: Exodus 6:28-11:10

19. Passover and Exodus: Exodus 12: 1-42

20. Crossing the Red Sea: Exodus 13:17-14:31


The Law and the Land

21. The Ten Commandments: Exodus 19:1-20:21

22. The Golden Calf: Exodus 32:1-34:35

23. Joshua Succeeds Moses: Joshua 1:1-18

24. Crossing the Jordan: Joshua 3:1-4:24

25. The Fall of Jericho: Joshua 5:13-6:27


The Judges

26. Israel’s Disobedience: Judges 2:6-3:6

27. Deborah Leads Israel: Judges 4:1-5:31

28. Gideon Defeats the Midianites: Judges 6:1-7:25

29. Sampson Defeats the Philistines: Judges 13:1-16:31

30. The Story of Ruth: Ruth 1:1-4:22


The Rise of Israel

31. Samuel Listens to God: 1 Samuel 1:1-3:21

32. King Saul: 1 Samuel 8:1-10:27

33. David and Goliath: 1 Samuel 16:1-18:16

34. David and Saul: 1 Samuel 23:7-24:22

35. King David: 2 Samuel 5:1-7:29


The Fall of Israel

36. David and Bathsheba: 2 Samuel 11:1-12:25

37. King Solomon: 1 Kings 2:1-3:28

38. Solomon’s Temple: 1 Kings 8:1-9:9

39. Elijah and the Prophets of Baal: 1 Kings 16:29-19:18

40. The Fall of Jerusalem: 2 Kings 25:1-30


Psalms and Proverbs

41. The Lord is My Shepherd: Psalm 23:1-6

42. Have Mercy on Me: Psalm 51:1-19

43. Praise the Lord: Psalm 103:1-22

44. Godly Wisdom: Proverbs 1:1-4:27

45. Proverbs of Solomon: Proverbs 16:1-18:24


The Prophets

46. The Suffering Servant: Isaiah 51:1-53:12

47. Jeremiah’s Call and Message: Jeremiah 1:1-3:5

48. Daniel in the Lion’s Den: Daniel 6:1-28

49. The Story of Jonah: Jonah 1:1-4:11

50. The Day of Judgment: Malachi 1:1-4:6


NEW TESTAMENT

The Living Word

51. The Word Became Flesh: John 1:1-18

52. Gabriel’s Messages: Luke 1:1-80

53. The Birth of Jesus: Luke 2:1-40

54. John the Baptist: Luke 3:1-20

55. Baptism and Temptation: Matthew 3:13-4:17


The Teachings of Jesus

56. Sermon on the Mount - Part 1: Matthew 5:1-6:4

57. Sermon on the Mount - Part 2: Matthew 6:5-7:29

58. The Kingdom of Heaven: Matthew 13:1-58

59. The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37

60. Lost and Found: Luke 15:1-32


The Miracles of Jesus

61. Feeding the Five Thousand: Luke 9:1-36

62. Walking on Water: Matthew 14:22-36

63. Healing a Blind Man: John 9:1-41

64. Healing a Demon-Possessed Man: Mark 5:1-20

65. Raising Lazarus from the Dead: John 11:1-57


The Cross of Christ

66. The Last Supper: Luke 22: 1-46

67. Arrest and Trial: John 18:1-40

68. The Crucifixion: John 19:1-42

69. The Resurrection: John 20:1-21:25

70. The Ascension: Acts 1:1-11


The Church is Born

71. The Day of Pentecost: Acts 2:1-47

72. Growth and Persecution: Acts 3:1-4:37

73. The First Martyr: Acts 6:8-8:8

74. Sharing the Work: Acts 8:26-40

75. Good News for All: Acts 10:1-11:18


The Travels of Paul

76. The Road to Damascus: Acts 9:1-31

77. The First Missionary Journey: Acts 13:1-14:28

78. The Council at Jerusalem: Acts 15:1-41

79. More Missionary Journeys: Acts 16:1-20:38

80. The Trip to Rome: Acts 25:1-28:31


Paul to the Churches

81. More than Conquerors: Romans 8:1-39

82. The Fruit of the Spirit: Galatians 5:16-6:10

83. The Armor of God: Ephesians 6:10-20

84. Rejoice in the Lord: Philippians 4:4-9

85. The Supremacy of Christ: Colossians 1:1-23


Paul to the Leaders

86. Elders and Deacons: 1 Timothy 3:1-16

87. The Love of Money: 1 Timothy 6:3-21

88. Good Soldiers of Christ: 2 Timothy 2: 1-26

89. All Scripture is God-breathed: 2 Timothy 3:10-4:8

90. The Coming of the Lord: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11


The Apostles’ Teaching

91. The Most Excellent Way: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13

92. A New Creation in Christ: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6:2

93. A Living Hope: 1 Peter 1:1-2:12

94. Faith and Works: James 1:1-2:26

95. Love One Another: 1 John 3:11-4:21


The Revelation

96. A Voice and a Vision: Revelation 1:1-20

97. Messages to the Churches: Revelation 2:1-3:22

98. The Throne of Heaven: Revelation 4:1-7:17

99. Hallelujah! Revelation: 19:1-20:15

100. The New Jerusalem: Revelation 21:1-22:21