Entire Bible Reading Plan for 2018
Chronologically through the New Testament, accompanied by related Old Testament passages daily

"I run in the path of Your commands, for You have set my heart free." Psalm 119:32

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2018 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Jan 1Lk 1:1-13, 1 Chr 24, 2 Chr 8, 29Lk 1:14-38, Mal 4, Lev 10, Jer 33Lk 1:39-80, 1 Sam 2, Ezek 24, 29Jn 1:1-14, Ps 36, Job 29, Ex 40Mt 1:1-4, Gen 38, 46, Num 7Mt 1:5-6, Ruth 1-4
Jan 8Mt 1:6-17, 2 Ki 3, 18, 19, 1 Chr 3Mt 1:18-25, Is 7, Ps 130, Dt 22Lk 2:1-38, Ex 13, Lev 12, 2 Chr 7Mt 2, Mic 5, Hos 11, Num 24, Josh 20Lk 2:39-52, Dt 16, Ps 48, 84Mt 3, Is 4, 40, Ps 92
Jan 15Mk 1, Lev 13, Is 44, 61Lk 3, Gen 10-11, 1 Chr 1-2Mt 4, Ps 91, Is 9, 1 Chr 21Lk 4, Dt 8, Num 15, 2 Ki 5Lk 5, Lev 14, Ps 150, Is 43Jn 1:15-51, Gen 28, 31-32, 35
Jan 22Jn 2, Gen 41, Lev 1, Dt 14Jn 3, Num 21, Prov 30Jn 4, Gen 33, Josh 8, 24, Is 12Mk 2, Dt 23, 1 Sam 21-22Jn 5, Jer 17, Neh 3, 12, Job 10Mt 12:1-21, Mic 6, Ps 71, 2 Chr 3-4
Jan 29Mk 3, Ex 35, Jer 52, Job 33Lk 6, Prov 21, Ps 79, Is 15-16Mt 5, Num 30, 2 Sam 4, 2 Chr 36, Job 25Mt 6, 2 Ki 20, Job 38, Prov 23, Zech 7Mt 7, 1 Chr 28, Ezek 22, 35Mt 8:1-13, Ps 107, Jer 30, Mal 1
Feb 5Lk 7, Ps 113, Ecc 9, Mal 3Mt 11, 1 Chr 22, Is 35, Jer 6, Amos 1Mt 12:22-50, 2 Chr 9, 1 Ki 10, Jonah 1-2Lk 11, Dt 26, 2 Chr 24, Prov 8, Jonah 3Mt 13, Ps 78, Is 37, Jer 5Lk 8, Is 6, Mt 8:14-34, Is 53, Ps 75
Feb 12Mk 4, Jer 16, Ps 147, Ezek 31Mk 5, Lev 15, Ps 142Mt 9, Hos 6, Num 27, 2 Chr 35Mt 10, Mic 7, Jer 50, 1 Sam 14Mt 14, Lev 18, Gen 40, 1 Chr 10Mk 6:1-21, Est 1-3
Feb 19Mk 6:22-23, Est 4-6Mk 6:24-56, Est 7-10Lk 9:1-27, 2 Ki 4, Ezek 10Jn 6, Neh 9-10, Job 9Mt 15, Ex 21, Lam 2, 4Mk 7, Lev 20, 2 Chr 21, Ezek 25
Feb 26Mt 16, 2 Chr 6, Ps 42 Mk 8, Lev 8, 1 Chr 23, Ps 105Mt 17, Ex 14, 30, Ezra 1Mk 9, Is 66, Lev 2, Num 11Lk 9:28-62, 2 Ki 1, Job 37, Ps 29Mt 18, Num 35, Jer 45
Mar 5Jn 7, 1 Sam 16, Ps 114, 129Jn 8, Ex 5-6, Dt 17, 2 Chr 18Jn 9, 2 Ki 14, Job 21, Ps 66, Prov 15Jn 10:1-21, Ex 4, 1 Chr 11, Ps 23, 65Lk 10, Dt 6, Lev 21, Job 40Jn 10:22-42, Ps 82, Lev 24, 1 Ki 7
Mar 12Lk 12, Ps 49, Job 20, 27Lk 13, Ps 118, 122, Jer 22Lk 14, 2 Chr 12, Is 25, Ezek 17Lk 15, Gen 45, Prov 29, Jonah 4Lk 16-17:10, Ezra 10, Ecc 6, Ezek 16Jn 11, 2 Chr 30, Job 2
Mar 19Lk 17:11-37, Gen 6-7, 19Lk 18:1-14, Ps 58, 88, Is 58Mt 19, Gen 1, Ps 127, SS 1-2Mk 10, Dt 24, 2 Sam 11, SS 3-4Mt 20, 1 Ki 12, Is 51, Jer 49Mt 21, Zech 9, Ps 80, Is 62
Mar 26Lk 18:15-43, Ex 20, Ps 123, Zech 5Lk 19, Num 5, 2 Sam 12, 1 Chr 27, Ps 137Mk 11, Is 56, Jer 7, 2 Chr 23, Ezra 3Jn 12, Dt 15, 1 Ki 1, Is 39Mt 22, Ex 3, Ps 64, 1 Ki 5Mk 12, 1 Sam 15, 2 Ki 12, Neh 7
Apr 2Mt 23:1-36, Ezek 21, Ezra 7, Ps 26Mt 23:37-39, 1 Ki 9, Ps 57, 61, Is 31Lk 20, Is 5, Jer 21, Ezek 19Lk 21, 2 Chr 15, Is 19, Hos 9Mk 13, Is 13, Dan 9, 11Mt 24, Is 34, Dan 12, Ezek 5, Josh 9
Apr 9Mt 25, Job 31, Prov 14, Jer 46Mt 26, Lev 5, Job 17, Ps 27Mk 14, Zech 13, Ezek 41-42Lk 22, Lev 23, 2 Ki 23, Job 1Jn 13, Ps 41, 119:1-40Jn 14, 1 Ki 6, Ps 77, 85
Apr 16Jn 15:1-12, 1 Sam 18-20, Ezek 15Jn 15:13-27, Gen 44, Ps 35, Prov 18Jn 16, Neh 8, Ps 25, Lam 5Jn 17, Ezra 8, Ps 133, Ecc 3Lk 23, Ps 31, Hos 10, Ex 26Mk 15, Ps 22, 38, Amos 8
Apr 23Mt 27:1-10, 1 Sam 31, Jer 19, 32, Zech 11Mt 27:11-66, Gen 20, Zech 6Jn 18, 2 Sam 15, 19, 2 Chr 11Jn 19, Ex 12, Num 9, Zech 12Mt 28, Dan 10, Mic 2, Hag 1Mk 16, Ps 108, Lk 24, Ps 39, 72
Apr 30Jn 20, Ps 124, Jn 21, 2 Sam 5, Ezek 34Acts 1, Ps 69, 109, Mic 1Acts 2, Joel 2, Ps 16, 1 Ki 2Acts 3, Gen 26, Dt 18, 2 Ki 13Acts 4, Ps 2, 2 Sam 2, Job 32, Zech 10Acts 5, Lev 6, 2 Chr 13, Is 46
May 7Acts 6, Ex 18, Num 8, Neh 13Acts 7:1-8, Gen 12, 29-30Acts 7:9-16, Gen 39, 42, 47Acts 7:17-29, Ex 1-2, 1 Ki 4Acts 7:30-43, Amos 5, Ex 11, Lev 27Acts 7:44-45, Josh 3, 12-13
May 14Acts 7:46-60, Josh 14-15, 23, 2 Chr 2Acts 8, 1 Ki 8, 13, 18Acts 9, 2 Ki 8, Is 17, Jer 40-41Acts 10, 2 Chr 19, Job 34, Ps 20, Ezek 4Acts 11, Ps 51, Is 18Acts 12, 1 Sam 25, Dan 3, 6
May 21Acts 13:1-19, Num 32-34Acts 13:19, Josh 16-19Acts 13:19-20, Jdg 1-3, 10Acts 13:20-21, 1 Sam 3, 7-8, 1 Chr 8Acts 13:21-22, 1 Sam 9-11, 13Acts 13:22-52, 1 Sam 23-24, Is 55, Hab 1
May 28Acts 14, Dt 11, Ps 81, Mic 4James 1, Prov 2, Dan 1, Job 15, Ps 7James 2, Gen 15, 2 Chr 20, Is 41James 3, Ps 140, Prov 16, Is 32James 4:1-8, Jer 3, Hos 3, Zech 1James 4:9-17, 2 Ki 22, Is 33
June 4James 5, Job 13, 42, Is 50Acts 15, Amos 9, Lev 3, 7Acts 16, 1 Sam 28, Ps 119:49-64, Jer 20Gal 1, 2 Chr 22, Job 18, 22Gal 2, Ps 67, Is 42Gal 3, Gen 13, 24, Dt 21, 27
June 11Gal 4, Gen 16, 21, Is 54Gal 5, Lev 19, 2 Sam 9, 2 Chr 10Gal 6, Ps 126, Job 4, Jer 34Acts 17, 2 Ki 16, Ps 50, 96, Dan 5Acts 18:1-18, 2 Sam 1, 1 Thess 1, 2 Ki 11, Ezek 81 Thess 2, Neh 4, 6, Ps 60
June 181 Thess 3, 2 Chr 31, Ezra 41 Thess 4, Ezek 36, Hos 4-51 Thess 5, Num 23, 2 Chr 14, Ps 97, Ezek 132 Thess 1, Ps 143, 2 Ki 17, Is 242 Thess 2, Is 14, Ezek 28, Dan 82 Thess 3, Ps 59, Ecc 2, Is 36
June 25Acts 18:19-28, Acts 19, Jer 10, 2 Ki 211 Cor 1, Is 29, Dt 7, Jer 81 Cor 2, Is 64, 2 Chr 27, Ps 1461 Cor 3, Job 5, Ps 94, Num 311 Cor 4, Ps 90, Job 12, 241 Cor 5, Gen 34, 2 Sam 13, 16
July 21 Cor 6, Gen 2, Ezek 23, Ps 741 Cor 7, SS 5-6, Num 36, Mal 21 Cor 8, 2 Chr 28, Jer 44, Ezek 301 Cor 9, Dt 20, 25, 1 Sam 27, Prov 121 Cor 10:1-13, Ex 17, 32, Num 20, 251 Cor 10:14-33, 1 Ki 14, Ps 24, 1 Cor 11, Gen 9
July 91 Cor 12, Ps 115, Jdg 17-181 Cor 13, Job 14, 19, 26, 361 Cor 14, Is 28, Amos 7, Num 101 Cor 15:1-55, Is 22, Hos 13, Ezek 45-461 Cor 15:54-58, 1 Chr 18-201 Cor 16, Josh 1, Neh 2
July 162 Cor 1, Jdg 4, 2 Chr 16-17, Ezek 92 Cor 2, Ex 29, Job 6, Lam 12 Cor 3, Ex 31, 34, Prov 72 Cor 4, Ps 30, 37, 1162 Cor 5, 2 Chr 32, Ecc 1, Is 272 Cor 6, Lev 26, 2 Sam 7, Ezek 37, 1 Ki 11
July 232 Cor 7, 2 Chr 33, Ecc 42 Cor 8, Ex 16, Ezra 22 Cor 9, Ps 112, Neh 52 Cor 10, Jer 9, 1 Chr 12, 142 Cor 11, Gen 3, Ecc 102 Cor 12, Prov 19
July 302 Cor 13, Dt 19, Lam 3Rom 1:1-25, Hab 2, Ps 106, Jer 13Rom 1:26-32, Jdg 19-21Rom 2, Ps 62, Is 52, Jer 4, Josh 5Rom 3, Ps 5, 10, 14, 53Rom 4, Gen 17-18, Ps 32, 1 Sam 30
Aug 6Rom 5, Nah 2, 2 Sam 14, 18Rom 6, Ps 119:129-136, Prov 10, Ezek 18Rom 7, Dt 5, Ps 1, 1 Ki 21, 2 Ki 10Rom 8, Ps 44, Gen 50, Job 16, Is 38Rom 9:1-21, Gen 25, Ex 9, 33, Josh 11Rom 9:22-33, Is 1, 10, Hos 1-2
Aug 13Rom 10, Dt 30, Ps 19, Ezek 20Rom 11:1-27, Dt 29, 1 Ki 19, Job 11, Jer 11Rom 11:26-36, Is 59, Job 35, 41, Ecc 8Rom 12:1-16, 2 Sam 17, Job 30, Ps 131Rom 12:17-21, Dt 32, Prov 25, 1 Sam 26Rom 13, 2 Sam 21, Dan 2, 4, Prov 24
Aug 20Rom 14, Is 45, ObadiahRom 15, 2 Sam 22, Ps 18, 117, Is 11Rom 16, Ps 12, Is 48Acts 20, 1 Ki 17, Ps 6, Jer 42Acts 21-22, Num 6, Jer 26Acts 23, Ex 22, Ps 54, 70
Aug 27Acts 24, 2 Sam 20, Mic 3, Acts 25, Jer 38Acts 26, Ps 119:41-48, Jer 1, 18, 35Acts 27, Num 29, Acts 28, Ps 15, 119:65-96Col 1, Ps 43, 89, 2 Chr 1, Job 39Col 2, Lev 22, Ps 100, Prov 1Col 3, Ps 47, 1 Chr 15-16, 1 Chr 26
Sep 3Col 4, Lev 25, Neh 1, Philemon, Gen 43Eph 1, 1 Ki 20, 2 Chr 25, Ps 99Eph 2, Dt 9, 2 Sam 24, Ps 148, Is 57Eph 3, 1 Ki 3, Ps 103, Ezek 47Eph 4, Ps 4, 68, Zech 8Eph 5, 2 Sam 6, 1 Chr 13, Prov 20, Is 60
Sep 10Eph 6, Prov 6, 2 Sam 10, Ps 132Philippians 1-2, Ps 138, 1 Sam 29Philippians 3-4, Ps 21, 73, Hab 31 Tim 1, 2 Ki 15, Ps 83, Ecc 111 Tim 2, Ps 63, Prov 31, Ezra 5-61 Tim 3, Ps 9, 1 Tim 4, Prov 22, 2 Chr 26
Sep 171 Tim 5, Dt 13, SS 7-81 Tim 6, Josh 7, Ps 136, Ecc 5Titus 1, Jer 12, Hos 8, Amos 6Titus 2, Ps 135, Ecc 7, Hos 7Titus 3, Ps 101, 120, 1251 Peter 1, Lev 11, Job 23, Prov 17
Sep 241 Peter 2, Is 8, Josh 4, 1 Sam 12, Prov 91 Peter 3, Ps 34, Gen 8, 1 Ki 15, Is 31 Peter 4, Prov 11, Jer 25, Amos 31 Peter 5, Prov 3, Ps 13, 55Heb 1, 1 Chr 17, Ps 45, 102, 104Heb 2, Ps 8, 144, Job 7, 1 Chr 25
Oct 13Heb 3, Num 12-14, Dt 1Heb 4:1-11, Ps 95, Dt 3, Josh 21-22Heb 4:12-16, Ps 33, Prov 5, Ecc 12Heb 5, Ps 110, Ex 27-28, Lev 9Heb 6, Gen 22, Lev 16, Jer 48Heb 7, Gen 14, Ex 39, Num 18
Oct 8Heb 8:1-4, Num 1-3Heb 8:5-13, Ex 25, Jer 31, Ezek 11Heb 9:1-5, Ex 36-37, Num 4Heb 9:4-5, Num 17, 1 Sam 4-6Heb 9:6-28, Ex 24 Lev 17, Num 19Heb 10, Ps 40, Is 26, Josh 10
Oct 15Heb 11:1-19, Gen 5, 23, Ezek 14Heb 11:20-31, Gen 48, Josh 2, 6Heb 11:32-33, Jdg 5-8Heb 11:32-34, Jdg 11-13Heb 11:32-34, Jdg 14-16Heb 11:32-40, 1 Sam 1, 2 Sam 8, Jer 37
Oct 22Heb 12:1-17, Prov 4, Gen 27, 36Heb 12:18-29, Ex 19, Dt 4, Hag 2Heb 13, Dt 31, Lev 4, Hos 142 Tim 1-2, Num 16, 1 Chr 9, Job 82 Tim 3, Ex 7-8, Ps 119:97-104, 2 Chr 342 Tim 4, Num 28, 1 Sam 17, Ps 28, 121
Oct 292 Peter 1, 2 Sam 23, Ps 145, Ps 119:105-1282 Peter 2, Prov 26, Num 22, 262 Peter 3, Ps 56, Jer 23, Ezek 12Jude, Dt 2, 34, Amos 41 Jn 1, Is 2, Jer 2, Prov 281 Jn 2, Prov 27, Ps 119:137-176, Ezek 6, Amos 2
Nov 51 Jn 3, Ps 17, Gen 4, Jdg 9, Ezek 331 Jn 4, 2 Ki 6-7, Jer 291 Jn 5, Ex 23, Ps 128, Jer 142 Jn and 3 Jn, Dt 10, Ps 52Rev 1, Dan 7, Jer 36, Ezek 43Rev 2, 1 Ki 16, 2 Ki 9, Ps 139, Is 30
Nov 12Rev 3, Prov 13, Ezek 48, Hos 12Rev 4, Dt 33, 1 Ki 22, Ezek 1Rev 5, Gen 49, 1 Chr 29, Ps 141, 149Rev 6, Zeph 1, Ps 76, Jer 24, Nah 1Rev 7:1-8, 1 Chr 4-7Rev 7:9-17, Is 49, Ps 3, 2 Ki 24
Nov 19Rev 8, Ex 10, Ezek 32, 38Rev 9, Ps 11, Job 3, 28, Joel 1Rev 10, Ezek 2-3Rev 11, Zech 4, 2 Sam 3, 2 Ki 2, 2 Chr 5Rev 12, Zech 3, Gen 37Rev 13, Jer 15, 43, Ex 15, 2 Ki 25
Nov 26Rev 14, Joel 3, Is 20-21, 63 Rev 15, Ex 38, Ps 86, 98, 111Rev 16, Dt 28, Zeph 3Rev 17, Jer 27-28, 39, 47Rev 18:1-20, Is 47, Ezek 27, Zeph 2, Ezra 9Rev 18:21-24, Jer 51, Is 23, Ezek 26, Nah 3
Dec 3Rev 19, Ps 93, 134, Ezek 44Rev 20, Ps 87, Ezek 7, 39Rev 21, Is 65, Neh 11, Ezek 40, Zech 2Rev 22, Dt 12, Zech 14, Ps 46Luke 1:26-38Luke 1:39-45, Mal 3:1
Dec 10Luke 1:46-56Mt 1:18-25, Is 7:10-14Luke 2:1-7, Is 9:2-7Luke 2:8-20Luke 2:21-35, Is 49:1-7Luke 2:36-40
Dec 17Mt 2:1-6, Micah 5:2Mt 2:7-12, Hosea 11:1Mt 2:13-18, Jer 31:15Is 11:1-5Is 42:1-4Is 53:1-12
Dec 24Jer 23:5-6Isaiah 40:9-11Is 61:1-3Col 1:15-23Prov 23:17-18Prov 24:13-14
Dec 31Rom 8:31-39    

"For God was pleased to have all His fullness dwell in Him, and through Him to reconcile to Himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through His blood, shed on the cross." Colossians 1:19-20

Explanation and Caveats

Curiosity and about 30 minutes a day required. This reading plan covers the entire Bible in a year, but only the New Testament passages are in chronological order. The Old Testament chapters are all over the place, as they fit in some way with the NT passages. This plan would probably be enjoyed more by people who have previously read through the Bible in a more consecutive way and have some context to begin with. You can find different plans for a more linear reading over on the right.

~ Four or Five Chapters a Day, Six Days a Week ~
It's six days a week of four to five chapters per day (occasionally fewer). All the Old Testament (OT) passages relate in some way to the New Testament (NT) reading of the day. Sometimes they include the source of direct quotes, other times they provide background, context, depth, or contrast. It's like a daily Bible study on a NT passage, with support from the OT. You can just explore and enjoy each passage for itself, or look for how each OT passage relates to the NT passage of the day. There are sometimes a few overlapping NT verses for context.

~ Not for Everyone ~
If you are new to the Bible or pressed for time, try just reading the first passage listed for each day (NT), or maybe also any Psalms or Proverbs listed. You can get to the other stuff some other time (probably better to read in a more direct order the first time).
If you are averse to flipping around to different passages duing one reading session, this is probably not the reading plan for you (try a different plan).

~ Time Off to Reflect/Connect on Sundays ~
On Sundays no reading is assigned, so you can use that day to catch up or reflect, pray, ponder and connect with other readers to share favorite passages or insights from the week. Ask a friend or two to read along with you in 2018 so you can keep each other accountable to finish! A weekly planned check-in can help to achieve your goal.

~ Ends Early ~
The read-through of the entire Bible ends already on December 6th, before the busy end-of-year holiday time arrives. Readings from December 7th onwards are optional Advent/Christmas/New Year meditation verses, which are duplicates from earlier in the year.