Devotionals & Bible Reading Plans

DAILY DEVOTIONALS 

Our Daily Bread
Grace To You Daily Devotions & Bible Reading Plan
My Utmost For His Highest
Max Lucado Devotions
Billy Graham Devotions 

 

BIBLE READING PLANS 

New Testament in a Year
Read the New Testament from start to finish, from Matthew to Revelation.
Old/New Testament
Each day includes a passage from both the Old Testament and New Testament.
M’Cheyne Bible Reading Plan
The classic M'Cheyne plan--read the Old Testament, New Testament, and Psalms or Gospels every day.
Proverbs Monthly
Read through the book of Proverbs every month of the year.
Verse of the Day
A daily inspirational and encouraging Bible verse.
Daily Reading for Personal Growth, 40 Days with God
40 daily Scripture readings that illustrate the character of God and the nature of faith.
21 Day Daniel Fast Plan
Bible Reading Plan suitable for 21 Day consecration
Readings for Celebrating Advent and Christmas
Scripture passages that focus on the meaning of Advent and Christmas.
Readings for Lent and Easter
Short readings from throughout the Bible that focus on the meaning and events of Easter.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR  BIBLE READING DEVOTIONS

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bible App from YouVersion loaded to your Smart Phone or Tablet (This is preferable since it’s convenient to carry with you everywhere, anytime.
  • A trustworthy Bible translation
  • A modern English translation such as New International Version (NIV), New King James Version, New Living Translation, English Standard Version, and New American Standard Bible (NASB) is easy to understand.

HOW TO DO IT

  • Read your selected passage. Perhaps reread it to get a better feel for it. Make sure you have a good grasp of the situation and context and the basic ideas in it.
  • Begin walking through the questions below, asking them to yourself as you reread the passage.

Use the S.P.A.C.E.P.E.T.S. Method of Bible Study

In this Bible passage, look for …

  • Sin to confess?

Do I need to ask forgiveness of anyone or make any restitution?

  • Promise to claim?

Is it a universal promise? Have I met the condition(s)?

  • Attitude to change?

Am I willing to work on a negative attitude and begin building toward a positive one?

  • Command to obey?

Am I willing to do it no matter how I feel?

  • Example to follow?

Is it a positive example for me to copy or a negative one to avoid?

  • Prayer to pray?

 Is there anything I need to pray back to God?

  • Error to avoid?

Is there any problem that I should be alert to, or beware of?

  • Truth to believe?

What new things can I learn about God the Father, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, or the other biblical teachings?

  • Something to praise God for? Is there something here I can be thankful for?

Pray the Bible verse or passage back to God.  

Put the Bible verse or passage into the first person singular, turn it into prayer, and pray it back to God.