Read the Entire Bible in One Year

Read All 66 Books of the Bible This Year

Chronological Bible Reading Plan

Reading the Bible in biblical order, from Genesis to Revelation, is a challenging approach and not the best plan.

Instead, a chronological reading of the Bible is the ideal option. This helps put events into context and grasp the flow of the narrative.

Since the books of the Bible are not entirely in chronological order and some portions provide overlapping accounts and duplication, a chronological Bible best captures the historical flow of the various writings.

Because of the complexity of placing Scripture in historical order, here is an approximate chronological reading plan. It puts the books of the Bible in order. It is accessible and easy to use.

View or print a PDF file of the chronological Bible reading plan.

Chronological Bibles

As an alternative, for a truly chronological overview of the Bible, get one of the many one-year chronological Bibles:

  • The One Year Chronological Bible: available in NIVNLT, or NKJV version.
  • The One Year Bible: available in NIVNLTESV, or NKJV version.

Peter DeHaan writes about biblical Christianity to confront status quo religion and live a life that matters. He seeks a fresh approach to following Jesus through the lens of Scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices.

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