New Testament Bible Reading Plan

2024 New Testament Bible Reading Plan

The New Testament of the Bible is a great place to focus on when reading Scripture. The New Testament centers on the life of Jesus and the work of his followers. Check out our New Testament Bible reading plan.

Instead of reading straight through from Matthew to Revelation, our New Testament reading plan mixes the various books together for a more varied and interesting reading schedule.

View or print a PDF file of the 2024 New Testament Bible reading schedule.

There are 27 books in the New Testament, written by various authors, the most prolific of which was Paul, followed by Luke and John.

The New Testament contains:

  • Four biographies of Jesus, called the Gospels (MatthewMarkLuke, and John), which document Jesus’ life and teaching from different perspectives and for different audiences.
  • The book of Acts covers the history of the early church and was written by Dr. Luke.
  • Twenty-one books are letters (called epistles) written by key followers of Jesus to various churches, groups, or people.
  • The concluding book is Revelation, known for its vivid end-time prophecy.

For more specific information about the books of the Bible, see the overview of books in the Bible. Also, check out our Bible dictionary for keys words, phrases, and names of Bible characters.

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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