'The Story' Bible Reading Plan
 


The Story                             
 
The Story Schedule and Chart of References
Topic
Focus
Text
The Beginning of Life as We Know it
Creation
Genesis 1–8
God Builds a Nation
Abraham
Genesis 12–13, 15–17, 21–22, 32–33, 35,
Romans 4, Hebrews 11
Joseph: From Slavery to Deputy Pharoah
Joseph
Genesis 37, 39, 41–48, 50
Deliverance
Moses
Exodus 1–7, 10–17
New Commands and A New Covenant
Moses
Exodus 19–20, 24–25, 32–34, 40
Wandering
Moses
Numbers 10–14, 20–21, 25, 27,
Deut. 1–2; 4; 6; 8–9; 29–34
The Battle Begins
Joshua
Joshua 1–2, 6, 8, 10–11, 23–24
A Few Good Men…and Women
Judges
Judges 2–4, 6–8, 13–16
The Faith of a Foreign Woman
Ruth
Ruth 1–4
Standing Tall, Falling Hard
Saul
1 Samuel 1–4, 8–13, 15
Young David
David
1 Samuel 16–18, 24, 31, 2 Samuel 6, 22,
1 Chronicles 17, Psalm 59
The Trials of a King
David
2 Samuel 11–12, 18–19, 1 Chronicles 22, 29
The King Who Had It All
Solomon
Psalms 23, 32, 51, 1 Kings 1–8, 10–11,
2 Chronicles 5–7, Proverbs 1–3, 6, 20–21
A Kingdom Torn In Two
Rehoboam/ Jeroboam
1 Kings 12–16
God’s Messengers
Prophets
1 Kings 17–19, 2 Kings 2, 4, 6,
Hosea 4–5, 8–9, 14, Amos 1, 3–5, 9
The Beginning of the End
Fall of Israel
2 Kings 17–19, Isaiah 3, 6, 13–14, 49, 53
The Kingdoms’ Fall
Fall of Judah
2 Kings 21, 23–25, 2 Chronicles 33, 36,
Jeremiah 1–2, 4–5, 13, 21, Lamentations 1–3, 5, Ezekiel 1–2, 6–7, 36–37
Daniel in Exile
Daniel
Daniel 1–3, 6, Jeremiah 29–31
The Return Home
Ezra
Ezra 1–6, Haggai 1–2, Zechariah 1, 8
The Queen of Beauty and Courage
Esther
Esther 1–9
Rebuilding the Walls
Nehemiah
Ezra 7, Nehemiah 1–2, 4, 6–8, Malachi 1–4
The Birth of the King
Jesus
Matthew 1–2; Luke 1–2; John 1
Jesus’ Ministry Begins
Jesus
Matthew 3–4; 11; Mark 1–3; Luke 8; John 1–4
No Ordinary Man
Jesus
Matthew 5–7; 9; 14; Mark 4–6; Luke 10; 15;
John 6
Jesus, the Son of God
Jesus
Matthew 17; 21; Mark 8–12; 14; Luke 9; 22;
John 7–8; 11–12
The Hour of Darkness
Jesus
Matthew 26–27; Mark 14–15; Luke 22–23;
John 13–14; 16–19
The Resurrection
Jesus (Easter)
Matthew 27–28; Mark 16; Luke 24;
John 19–21
New Beginnings
Early Church
Acts 1–10; 12
Paul’s Mission
Early Church
Acts 13–14; 16–20; Romans 1; 3–6; 8; 12; 15;
1 Corinthians 1; 3; 5–6; 10; 12–13; 15;16; Galatians 1; 3; 5–6; 1 hessalonians 1–5
Paul’s Final Days
Early Church
Acts 20–23; 27–28; Ephesians 1–6;
2 Timothy 1–4
Heaven
A New Beginning
Revelation 1–5; 19–22


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