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Bible Reading Plan

New Testament In A Year 

Follow along each day of 2021 with a daily scripture from the New Testament. Days marked as REST are meant as a time of tranquility. Days marked as REFLECT have been planned for you to think and meditate on the readings and Sunday message.

As you read consider trying the following:

- Underline or highlight keywords or phrases
- Read the passage multiple times
- Read the chapter in different translations
- Imagine yourself as a character in the story
- Ask, how can I respond to this reading?

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No matter what day you choose to begin, you can see the corresponding scripture to each day.
**Click the week you are on and you will find the bible reading and reflection questions for that week.**

Bible Reading Plan

June Scripture Reading

Week 1 (June 1 - June 6)

  • June 1 - Acts 7
  • June 2 - Acts 8
  • June 3 - Acts 9
  • June 4 - Acts 10
  • June 5 - Rest
  • June 6 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

  • Why, do you think, Stephen, Philip, Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas from Antioch were chosen for the responsibility of the care for the widows? In what ways were the characteristics of wisdom, faith, and filling of the Holy Spirit so important? Acts 6:5-6 
  • Why do you think Stephen’s listeners became so enraged? What does Stephen’s death (illegal) say about the Sanhedrin? Acts 7:54-8:1
  • In what ways do you listen to the Holy Spirit? Share a time when you responded to the promptings of the Holy Spirit. What happened? Acts 8:26-31
  • When and under what circumstances were you first aware of God’s seeking love for you? Acts 9:15-19 
  • What ideas, beliefs or principles do you hold that limit your ability to reach out to people “different” from you? How do you believe others around you would feel or react if you moved beyond these limits? Acts 10:1-23

Week 2 (June 7 - June 13)

  • June 7 - Acts 11
  • June 8 - Acts 12
  • June 9 - Acts 13
  • June 10 - Acts 14
  • June 11 - Acts 15
  • June 12 - Rest
  • June 13 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

  • God helped Peter see others in a new way – a more loving way. In what ways has God opened your heart to those who are different from you? 
  • Think of a person in your circle of friends and family who would benefit from your passionate prayers and spend time each morning and evening praying for them this week. 
  • Reread Acts 13:16-39. Consider how you, in your own words, would tell the story of Jesus to those who asked. 
  • What situations, good or bad, are distracting you from the goodness and love of Jesus? What are some ways you can remain faithful and focused on Christ? 
  • Why was the debate about circumcision so important for the early church? 

Week 3 (June 14 - June 20) 

  • June 14 - Acts 16
  • June 15 - Acts 17
  • June 16 - Acts 18
  • June 17 - Acts 19
  • June 18 - Acts 20
  • June 19 - Rest
  • June 20 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

  • Why did Lydia and the jailer decide to follow Christ? What brought you to Christ? How does your story continue to inspire you today? 
  • The Athenians went to the Aeropagus to hear and share the latest ideas. Where do you go? What “gods” are being considered there? What would Paul’s message or response be? 
  • What strengths did Apollos bring to the work of spreading the Gospel? What did he lack? 
  • Why do riots seem to spring up around the Gospel message? What made the Gospel so threatening to the Ephesians? How does it threaten our culture today? 
  • Paul decided to go to Jerusalem despite the warnings of the Spirit of danger and imprisonment waiting there. Have you ever done something for God knowing it would cost you something dear? 

Week 4 (June 21 - June 27 )

  • June 21 - Acts 21
  • June 22 - Acts 22
  • June 23 - Acts 23
  • June 24 - Acts 24
  • June 25 - Acts 25
  • June 26 - Rest
  • June 27 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 5 (June 28 - June 30 )

  • June 28 - Acts 26
  • June 29 - Acts 27
  • June 30 - Acts 28

Weekly Reflection Questions

*Week Continued Into July*

July Scripture Reading

Week 1 (July 1 - July 4)

  • July 1 - Revelation 1
  • July 2 - Revelation 2
  • Rest
  • Reflection

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 2 (July 5 - July 11)

  • July 5 - Revelation 3
  • July 6 - Revelation 4
  • July 7 - Revelation 5
  • July 8 - Revelation 6
  • July 9 - Revelation 7
  • July 10 - Rest
  • July 11 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 3 (July 12 - July 18) 

  • July 12 - Revelation 8
  • July 13 - Revelation 9
  • July 14 - Revelation 10
  • July 15 - Revelation 11
  • July 16 - Revelation 12
  • July 17 - Rest
  • July 18 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 4 (July 19 - July 25 )

  • July 19 - Revelation 13
  • July 20 - Revelation 14
  • July 21 - Revelation 15
  • July 22 - Revelation 16
  • July 23 - Revelation 17
  • July 24 - Rest
  • July 25 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 5 (July 26 - July 31)

  • July 26 - Revelation 18
  • July 27 - Revelation 19
  • July 28 - Revelation 20
  • July 29 - Revelation 21
  • July 30 - Revelation 22
  • July 31 - Rest

Weekly Reflection Questions

*Week Continued Into August*

August Scripture Reading

Week 1 (August 1 - August 8)

  • August 1 - Reflect
  • August 2 - 1 Thessalonians 1
  • August 3 - 1 Thessalonians 2
  • August 4 - 1 Thessalonians 3
  • August 5 - 1 Thessalonians 4
  • August 6 - 1 Thessalonians 5
  • August 7 - Rest
  • August 8 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 2 (August 9 - August 15)

  • August 9 - 2 Thessalonians 1
  • August 10 - 2 Thessalonians 1
  • August 11 - 2 Thessalonians 1
  • August 12 - Hebrews 1
  • August 13 - Hebrews 2
  • August 14 - Rest
  • August 15 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 3 (August 16 - August 22) 

  • August 16 - Hebrews 3
  • August 17 - Hebrews 4
  • August 18 - Hebrews 5
  • August 19 - Hebrews 6
  • August 20 - Hebrews 7
  • August 21 - Rest
  • August 22 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 4 (August 23 - August 29)

  • August 23 - Hebrews 8
  • August 24 - Hebrews 9
  • August 25 - Hebrews 10
  • August 26 - Hebrews 11
  • August 27 - Hebrews 12
  • August 28 - Rest
  • August 29 - Reflect

Weekly Reflection Questions

Week 5 (August 30 - August 31)

  • August 30 - Hebrews 13
  • August 31 - James 1

Weekly Reflection Questions

*Week Continued Into September*