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 1Luke 1:1-13, 1 Chronicles 24, 2 Chronicles 8, 29Luke 1:14-38, Malachi 4, Leviticus 10, Jeremiah 33Luke 1:39-80, 1 Samuel 2, Ezekiel 24, 29John 1:1-14, Psalm 36, Job 29, Exodus 40Matthew 1:1-4, Genesis 38, 46, Numbers 7Matthew 1:5-6, Ruth 1-4
Jan 8Matthew 1:6-17, 2 Kings 3, 18, 19, 1 Chronicles 3Matthew 1:18-25, Isaiah 7, Psalm 130, Deuteronomy 22Luke 2:1-38, Exodus 13, Leviticus 12, 2 Chronicles 7Matthew 2, Micah 5, Hosea 11, Numbers 24, Joshua 20Luke 2:39-52, Deuteronomy 16, Psalm 48, 84Matthew 3, Isaiah 4, 40, Psalm 92
Jan 15Mark 1, Leviticus 13, Isaiah 44, 61Luke 3, Genesis 10-11, 1 Chronicles 1-2Matthew 4, Psalm 91, Isaiah 9, 1 Chronicles 21Luke 4, Deuteronomy 8, Numbers 15, 2 Kings 5Luke 5, Leviticus 14, Psalm 150, Isaiah 43John 1:15-51, Genesis 28, 31-32, 35
Jan 22John 2, Genesis 41, Leviticus 1, Deuteronomy 14John 3, Numbers 21, Proverbs 30John 4, Genesis 33, Joshua 8, 24, Isaiah 12Mark 2, Deuteronomy 23, 1 Samuel 21-22John 5, Jeremiah 17, Nehemiah 3, 12, Job 10Matthew 12:1-21, Micah 6, Psalm 71, 2 Chronicles 3-4
Jan 29Mark 3, Exodus 35, Jeremiah 52, Job 33Luke 6, Proverbs 21, Psalm 79, Isaiah 15-16Matthew 5, Numbers 30, 2 Samuel 4, 2 Chronicles 36, Job 25Matthew 6, 2 Kings 20, Job 38, Proverbs 23, Zechariah 7Matthew 7, 1 Chronicles 28, Ezekiel 22, 35Matthew 8:1-13, Psalm 107, Jeremiah 30, Malachi 1
Feb 5Luke 7, Psalm 113, Ecclesiastes 9, Malachi 3Matthew 11, 1 Chronicles 22, Isaiah 35, Jeremiah 6, Amos 1Matthew 12:22-50, 2 Chronicles 9, 1 Kings 10, Jonah 1-2Luke 11, Deuteronomy 26, 2 Chronicles 24, Proverbs 8, Jonah 3Matthew 13, Psalm 78, Isaiah 37, Jeremiah 5Luke 8, Isaiah 6, Matthew 8:14-34, Isaiah 53, Psalm 75
Feb 12Mark 4, Jeremiah 16, Psalm 147, Ezekiel 31Mark 5, Leviticus 15, Psalm 142Matthew 9, Hosea 6, Numbers 27, 2 Chronicles 35Matthew 10, Micah 7, Jeremiah 50, 1 Samuel 14Matthew 14, Leviticus 18, Genesis 40, 1 Chronicles 10Mark 6:1-21, Esther 1-3
Feb 19Mark 6:22-23, Esther 4-6Mark 6:24-56, Esther 7-10Luke 9:1-27, 2 Kings 4, Ezekiel 10John 6, Nehemiah 9-10, Job 9Matthew 15, Exodus 21, Lamentations 2, 4Mark 7, Leviticus 20, 2 Chronicles 21, Ezekiel 25
Feb 26Matthew 16, 2 Chronicles 6, Psalm 42 Mark 8, Leviticus 8, 1 Chronicles 23, Psalm 105Matthew 17, Exodus 14, 30, Ezra 1Mark 9, Isaiah 66, Leviticus 2, Numbers 11Luke 9:28-62, 2 Kings 1, Job 37, Psalm 29Matthew 18, Numbers 35, Jeremiah 45
Mar 5John 7, 1 Samuel 16, Psalm 114, 129John 8, Exodus 5-6, Deuteronomy 17, 2 Chronicles 18John 9, 2 Kings 14, Job 21, Psalm 66, Proverbs 15John 10:1-21, Exodus 4, 1 Chronicles 11, Psalm 23, 65Luke 10, Deuteronomy 6, Leviticus 21, Job 40John 10:22-42, Psalm 82, Leviticus 24, 1 Kings 7
Mar 12Luke 12, Psalm 49, Job 20, 27Luke 13, Psalm 118, 122, Jeremiah 22Luke 14, 2 Chronicles 12, Isaiah 25, Ezekiel 17Luke 15, Genesis 45, Proverbs 29, Jonah 4Luke 16-17:10, Ezra 10, Ecclesiastes 6, Ezekiel 16John 11, 2 Chronicles 30, Job 2
Mar 19Luke 17:11-37, Genesis 6-7, 19Luke 18:1-14, Psalm 58, 88, Isaiah 58Matthew 19, Genesis 1, Psalm 127, Song of Solomon 1-2Mark 10, Deuteronomy 24, 2 Samuel 11, Song of Solomon 3-4Matthew 20, 1 Kings 12, Isaiah 51, Jeremiah 49Matthew 21, Zechariah 9, Psalm 80, Isaiah 62
Mar 26Luke 18:15-43, Exodus 20, Psalm 123, Zechariah 5Luke 19, Numbers 5, 2 Samuel 12, 1 Chronicles 27, Psalm 137Mark 11, Isaiah 56, Jeremiah 7, 2 Chronicles 23, Ezra 3John 12, Deuteronomy 15, 1 Kings 1, Isaiah 39Matthew 22, Exodus 3, Psalm 64, 1 Kings 5Mark 12, 1 Samuel 15, 2 Kings 12, Nehemiah 7
Apr 2Matthew 23:1-36, Ezekiel 21, Ezra 7, Psalm 26Matthew 23:37-39, 1 Kings 9, Psalm 57, 61, Isaiah 31Luke 20, Isaiah 5, Jeremiah 21, Ezekiel 19Luke 21, 2 Chronicles 15, Isaiah 19, Hosea 9Mark 13, Isaiah 13, Daniel 9, 11Matthew 24, Isaiah 34, Daniel 12, Ezekiel 5, Joshua 9
Apr 9Matthew 25, Job 31, Proverbs 14, Jeremiah 46Matthew 26, Leviticus 5, Job 17, Psalm 27Mark 14, Zechariah 13, Ezekiel 41-42Luke 22, Leviticus 23, 2 Kings 23, Job 1John 13, Psalm 41, 119:1-40John 14, 1 Kings 6, Psalm 77, 85
Apr 16John 15:1-12, 1 Samuel 18-20, Ezekiel 15John 15:13-27, Genesis 44, Psalm 35, Proverbs 18John 16, Nehemiah 8, Psalm 25, Lamentations 5John 17, Ezra 8, Psalm 133, Ecclesiastes 3Luke 23, Psalm 31, Hosea 10, Exodus 26Mark 15, Psalm 22, 38, Amos 8
Apr 23Matthew 27:1-10, 1 Samuel 31, Jeremiah 19, 32, Zechariah 11Matthew 27:11-66, Genesis 20, Zechariah 6John 18, 2 Samuel 15, 19, 2 Chronicles 11John 19, Exodus 12, Numbers 9, Zechariah 12Matthew 28, Daniel 10, Micah 2, Haggai 1Mark 16, Psalm 108, Luke 24, Psalm 39, 72
Apr 30John 20, Psalm 124, John 21, 2 Samuel 5, Ezekiel 34Acts 1, Psalm 69, 109, Micah 1Acts 2, Joel 2, Psalm 16, 1 Kings 2Acts 3, Genesis 26, Deuteronomy 18, 2 Kings 13Acts 4, Psalm 2, 2 Samuel 2, Job 32, Zechariah 10Acts 5, Leviticus 6, 2 Chronicles 13, Isaiah 46
May 7Acts 6, Exodus 18, Numbers 8, Nehemiah 13Acts 7:1-8, Genesis 12, 29-30Acts 7:9-16, Genesis 39, 42, 47Acts 7:17-29, Exodus 1-2, 1 Kings 4Acts 7:30-43, Amos 5, Exodus 11, Leviticus 27Acts 7:44-45, Joshua 3, 12-13
May 14Acts 7:46-60, Joshua 14-15, 23, 2 Chronicles 2Acts 8, 1 Kings 8, 13, 18Acts 9, 2 Kings 8, Isaiah 17, Jeremiah 40-41Acts 10, 2 Chronicles 19, Job 34, Psalm 20, Ezekiel 4Acts 11, Psalm 51, Isaiah 18Acts 12, 1 Samuel 25, Daniel 3, 6
May 21Acts 13:1-19, Numbers 32-34Acts 13:19, Joshua 16-19Acts 13:19-20, Judges 1-3, 10Acts 13:20-21, 1 Samuel 3, 7-8, 1 Chronicles 8Acts 13:21-22, 1 Samuel 9-11, 13Acts 13:22-52, 1 Samuel 23-24, Isaiah 55, Habakkuk 1
May 28Acts 14, Deuteronomy 11, Psalm 81, Micah 4James 1, Proverbs 2, Daniel 1, Job 15, Psalm 7James 2, Genesis 15, 2 Chronicles 20, Isaiah 41James 3, Psalm 140, Proverbs 16, Isaiah 32James 4:1-8, Jeremiah 3, Hosea 3, Zechariah 1James 4:9-17, 2 Kings 22, Isaiah 33
June 4James 5, Job 13, 42, Isaiah 50Acts 15, Amos 9, Leviticus 3, 7Acts 16, 1 Samuel 28, Psalm 119:49-64, Jeremiah 20Galatians 1, 2 Chronicles 22, Job 18, 22Galatians 2, Psalm 67, Isaiah 42Galatians 3, Genesis 13, 24, Deuteronomy 21, 27
June 11Galatians 4, Genesis 16, 21, Isaiah 54Galatians 5, Leviticus 19, 2 Samuel 9, 2 Chronicles 10Galatians 6, Psalm 126, Job 4, Jeremiah 34Acts 17, 2 Kings 16, Psalm 50, 96, Daniel 5Acts 18:1-18, 2 Samuel 1, 1 Thessalonians 1, 2 Kings 11, Ezekiel 81 Thessalonians 2, Nehemiah 4, 6, Psalm 60
June 181 Thessalonians 3, 2 Chronicles 31, Ezra 41 Thessalonians 4, Ezekiel 36, Hosea 4-51 Thessalonians 5, Numbers 23, 2 Chronicles 14, Psalm 97, Ezekiel 132 Thessalonians 1, Psalm 143, 2 Kings 17, Isaiah 242 Thessalonians 2, Isaiah 14, Ezekiel 28, Daniel 82 Thessalonians 3, Psalm 59, Ecclesiastes 2, Isaiah 36
June 25Acts 18:19-28, Acts 19, Jeremiah 10, 2 Kings 211 Corinthians 1, Isaiah 29, Deuteronomy 7, Jeremiah 81 Corinthians 2, Isaiah 64, 2 Chronicles 27, Psalm 1461 Corinthians 3, Job 5, Psalm 94, Numbers 311 Corinthians 4, Psalm 90, Job 12, 241 Corinthians 5, Genesis 34, 2 Samuel 13, 16
July 21 Corinthians 6, Genesis 2, Ezekiel 23, Psalm 741 Corinthians 7, Song of Solomon 5-6, Numbers 36, Malachi 21 Corinthians 8, 2 Chronicles 28, Jeremiah 44, Ezekiel 301 Corinthians 9, Deuteronomy 20, 25, 1 Samuel 27, Proverbs 121 Corinthians 10:1-13, Exodus 17, 32, Numbers 20, 251 Corinthians 10:14-33, 1 Kings 14, Psalm 24, 1 Corinthians 11, Genesis 9
July 91 Corinthians 12, Psalm 115, Judges 17-181 Corinthians 13, Job 14, 19, 26, 361 Corinthians 14, Isaiah 28, Amos 7, Numbers 101 Corinthians 15:1-55, Isaiah 22, Hosea 13, Ezekiel 45-461 Corinthians 15:54-58, 1 Chronicles 18-201 Corinthians 16, Joshua 1, Nehemiah 2
July 162 Corinthians 1, Judges 4, 2 Chronicles 16-17, Ezekiel 92 Corinthians 2, Exodus 29, Job 6, Lamentations 12 Corinthians 3, Exodus 31, 34, Proverbs 72 Corinthians 4, Psalm 30, 37, 1162 Corinthians 5, 2 Chronicles 32, Ecclesiastes 1, Isaiah 272 Corinthians 6, Leviticus 26, 2 Samuel 7, Ezekiel 37, 1 Kings 11
July 232 Corinthians 7, 2 Chronicles 33, Ecclesiastes 42 Corinthians 8, Exodus 16, Ezra 22 Corinthians 9, Psalm 112, Nehemiah 52 Corinthians 10, Jeremiah 9, 1 Chronicles 12, 142 Corinthians 11, Genesis 3, Ecclesiastes 102 Corinthians 12, Proverbs 19
July 302 Corinthians 13, Deuteronomy 19, Lamentations 3Romans 1:1-25, Habakkuk 2, Psalm 106, Jeremiah 13Romans 1:26-32, Judges 19-21Romans 2, Psalm 62, Isaiah 52, Jeremiah 4, Joshua 5Romans 3, Psalm 5, 10, 14, 53Romans 4, Genesis 17-18, Psalm 32, 1 Samuel 30
Aug 6Romans 5, Nahum 2, 2 Samuel 14, 18Romans 6, Psalm 119:129-136, Proverbs 10, Ezekiel 18Romans 7, Deuteronomy 5, Psalm 1, 1 Kings 21, 2 Kings 10Romans 8, Psalm 44, Genesis 50, Job 16, Isaiah 38Romans 9:1-21, Genesis 25, Exodus 9, 33, Joshua 11Romans 9:22-33, Isaiah 1, 10, Hosea 1-2
Aug 13Romans 10, Deuteronomy 30, Psalm 19, Ezekiel 20Romans 11:1-27, Deuteronomy 29, 1 Kings 19, Job 11, Jeremiah 11Romans 11:26-36, Isaiah 59, Job 35, 41, Ecclesiastes 8Romans 12:1-16, 2 Samuel 17, Job 30, Psalm 131Romans 12:17-21, Deuteronomy 32, Proverbs 25, 1 Samuel 26Romans 13, 2 Samuel 21, Daniel 2, 4, Proverbs 24
Aug 20Romans 14, Isaiah 45, ObadiahRomans 15, 2 Samuel 22, Psalm 18, 117, Isaiah 11Romans 16, Psalm 12, Isaiah 48Acts 20, 1 Kings 17, Psalm 6, Jeremiah 42Acts 21-22, Numbers 6, Jeremiah 26Acts 23, Exodus 22, Psalm 54, 70
Aug 27Acts 24, 2 Samuel 20, Micah 3, Acts 25, Jeremiah 38Acts 26, Psalm 119:41-48, Jeremiah 1, 18, 35Acts 27, Numbers 29, Acts 28, Psalm 15, 119:65-96Colossians 1, Psalm 43, 89, 2 Chronicles 1, Job 39Colossians 2, Leviticus 22, Psalm 100, Proverbs 1Colossians 3, Psalm 47, 1 Chronicles 15-16, 1 Chronicles 26
Sep 3Colossians 4, Leviticus 25, Nehemiah 1, Philemon, Genesis 43Ephesians 1, 1 Kings 20, 2 Chronicles 25, Psalm 99Ephesians 2, Deuteronomy 9, 2 Samuel 24, Psalm 148, Isaiah 57Ephesians 3, 1 Kings 3, Psalm 103, Ezekiel 47Ephesians 4, Psalm 4, 68, Zechariah 8Ephesians 5, 2 Samuel 6, 1 Chronicles 13, Proverbs 20, Isaiah 60
Sep 10Ephesians 6, Proverbs 6, 2 Samuel 10, Psalm 132Philippians 1-2, Psalm 138, 1 Samuel 29Philippians 3-4, Psalm 21, 73, Habakkuk 31 Timothy 1, 2 Kings 15, Psalm 83, Ecclesiastes 111 Timothy 2, Psalm 63, Proverbs 31, Ezra 5-61 Timothy 3, Psalm 9, 1 Timothy 4, Proverbs 22, 2 Chronicles 26
Sep 171 Timothy 5, Deuteronomy 13, Song of Solomon 7-81 Timothy 6, Joshua 7, Psalm 136, Ecclesiastes 5Titus 1, Jeremiah 12, Hosea 8, Amos 6Titus 2, Psalm 135, Ecclesiastes 7, Hosea 7Titus 3, Psalm 101, 120, 1251 Peter 1, Leviticus 11, Job 23, Proverbs 17
Sep 241 Peter 2, Isaiah 8, Joshua 4, 1 Samuel 12, Proverbs 91 Peter 3, Psalm 34, Genesis 8, 1 Kings 15, Isaiah 31 Peter 4, Proverbs 11, Jeremiah 25, Amos 31 Peter 5, Proverbs 3, Psalm 13, 55Hebrews 1, 1 Chronicles 17, Psalm 45, 102, 104Hebrews 2, Psalm 8, 144, Job 7, 1 Chronicles 25
Oct 1Hebrews 3, Numbers 12-14, Deuteronomy 1Hebrews 4:1-11, Psalm 95, Deuteronomy 3, Joshua 21-22Hebrews 4:12-16, Psalm 33, Proverbs 5, Ecclesiastes 12Hebrews 5, Psalm 110, Exodus 27-28, Leviticus 9Hebrews 6, Genesis 22, Leviticus 16, Jeremiah 48Hebrews 7, Genesis 14, Exodus 39, Numbers 18
Oct 8Hebrews 8:1-4, Numbers 1-3Hebrews 8:5-13, Exodus 25, Jeremiah 31, Ezekiel 11Hebrews 9:1-5, Exodus 36-37, Numbers 4Hebrews 9:4-5, Numbers 17, 1 Samuel 4-6Hebrews 9:6-28, Exodus 24 Leviticus 17, Numbers 19Hebrews 10, Psalm 40, Isaiah 26, Joshua 10
Oct 15Hebrews 11:1-19, Genesis 5, 23, Ezekiel 14Hebrews 11:20-31, Genesis 48, Joshua 2, 6Hebrews 11:32-33, Judges 5-8Hebrews 11:32-34, Judges 11-13Hebrews 11:32-34, Judges 14-16Hebrews 11:32-40, 1 Samuel 1, 2 Samuel 8, Jeremiah 37
Oct 22Hebrews 12:1-17, Proverbs 4, Genesis 27, 36Hebrews 12:18-29, Exodus 19, Deuteronomy 4, Haggai 2Hebrews 13, Deuteronomy 31, Leviticus 4, Hosea 142 Timothy 1-2, Numbers 16, 1 Chronicles 9, Job 82 Timothy 3, Exodus 7-8, Psalm 119:97-104, 2 Chronicles 342 Timothy 4, Numbers 28, 1 Samuel 17, Psalm 28, 121
Oct 292 Peter 1, 2 Samuel 23, Psalm 145, Psalm 119:105-1282 Peter 2, Proverbs 26, Numbers 22, 262 Peter 3, Psalm 56, Jeremiah 23, Ezekiel 12Jude, Deuteronomy 2, 34, Amos 41 John 1, Isaiah 2, Jeremiah 2, Proverbs 281 John 2, Proverbs 27, Psalm 119:137-176, Ezekiel 6, Amos 2
Nov 51 John 3, Psalm 17, Genesis 4, Judges 9, Ezekiel 331 John 4, 2 Kings 6-7, Jeremiah 291 John 5, Exodus 23, Psalm 128, Jeremiah 142 John and 3 Jn, Deuteronomy 10, Psalm 52Revelation 1, Daniel 7, Jeremiah 36, Ezekiel 43Revelation 2, 1 Kings 16, 2 Kings 9, Psalm 139, Isaiah 30
Nov 12Revelation 3, Proverbs 13, Ezekiel 48, Hosea 12Revelation 4, Deuteronomy 33, 1 Kings 22, Ezekiel 1Revelation 5, Genesis 49, 1 Chronicles 29, Psalm 141, 149Revelation 6, Zephaniah 1, Psalm 76, Jeremiah 24, Nahum 1Revelation 7:1-8, 1 Chronicles 4-7Revelation 7:9-17, Isaiah 49, Psalm 3, 2 Kings 24
Nov 19Revelation 8, Exodus 10, Ezekiel 32, 38Revelation 9, Psalm 11, Job 3, 28, Joel 1Revelation 10, Ezekiel 2-3Revelation 11, Zechariah 4, 2 Samuel 3, 2 Kings 2, 2 Chronicles 5Revelation 12, Zechariah 3, Genesis 37Revelation 13, Jeremiah 15, 43, Exodus 15, 2 Kings 25
Nov 26Revelation 14, Joel 3, Isaiah 20-21, 63 Revelation 15, Exodus 38, Psalm 86, 98, 111Revelation 16, Deuteronomy 28, Zephaniah 3Revelation 17, Jeremiah 27-28, 39, 47Revelation 18:1-20, Isaiah 47, Ezekiel 27, Zephaniah 2, Ezra 9Revelation 18:21-24, Jeremiah 51, Isaiah 23, Ezekiel 26, Nahum 3
Dec 3Revelation 19, Psalm 93, 134, Ezekiel 44Revelation 20, Psalm 87, Ezekiel 7, 39Revelation 21, Isaiah 65, Nehemiah 11, Ezekiel 40, Zechariah 2Revelation 22, Deuteronomy 12, Zechariah 14, Psalm 46Luke 1:26-38Luke 1:39-45, Malachi 3:1
Dec 10Luke 1:46-56Matthew 1:18-25, Isaiah 7:10-14Luke 2:1-7, Isaiah 9:2-7Luke 2:8-20Luke 2:21-35, Isaiah 49:1-7Luke 2:36-40
Dec 17Matthew 2:1-6, Micah 5:2Matthew 2:7-12, Hosea 11:1Matthew 2:13-18, Jeremiah 31:15Isaiah 11:1-5Isaiah 42:1-4Isaiah 53:1-12
Dec 24Jeremiah 23:5-6Isaiah 40:9-11Isaiah 61:1-3Colossians 1:15-23Proverbs 23:17-18Proverbs 24:13-14
Dec 31Romans 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.