Want to read the Bible but don't know where to start?
First, know that we would love to sit down with you and help get you started. We're passionate about helping people learn about who Jesus is, what He's done, and how to follow Him through His Word. If you'd like help reading the Bible, please contact us.
If you're simply looking for ideas, we've compiled a list of helpful reading plans, study tools, and a list of some books of the Bible that you might consider starting with.
Wherever you start, we encourage you to ask the following simple questions as you read:
- What do I learn about God (whether Father, Son, or Holy Spirit) in this passage?
- What is God saying to me through His Word?
- What am I going to do about it?
The Essential Jesus (< 1 Chapter / Day; 100 Days) - In 100 carefully selected passages from the Bible you will discover who Jesus is and why he is so significant -- even life transforming.
The One Year Bible (~3 chapters/day; 365 Days)
My Utmost for His Highest (30 Days; one devotional writing per day)
Blue Letter Bible - Free online Bible study tools, including commentaries, word study helps, etc.
YouVersion - Free Bible for a phone, tablet, or computer. Access via their website or download the Bible App on your electronic device to carry the Bible with you on the go.
Books of the Bible
There are 66 books in the Bible, so we've selected several as recommendations for you to choose from as you look for books to read: