2021

bible reading plan

Read the Bible along with us by using our Bible plan. You can also pickup a bookmark at any Next Steps Center and use it to mark your place as you read each day.

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2021 bible reading plan

Access the reading plan here or pick up a bookmark at one of the Next Steps Centers.

2021 Reading Plan—f260

In 2021 we are using Foundations (F260) as our Bible reading plan. F260 is a 260-day reading plan that highlights foundational passages of Scripture every disciple should know.

We recommend journaling using the HEAR method. It promotes reading the Bible with a life-transforming purpose.

HEAR stands for Highlight, Explain, Apply, and Respond. Each of these four steps helps create an atmosphere to hear God speak.

Highlight:
  • The name of the book
  • The passage of scripture
  • The chapter and verse
  • numbers that speak to you
  • A title to describe the passage
Explain:
  • Why was this text written?
  • To whom was it originally written?
  • How does this text fit in with the verses before and after it?
  • Why did the Holy Spirit include this passage in the book?
  • What does the Holy Spirit intend to communicate through this text?
Apply:
  • What does this text teach me about God?
  • What does this passage mean today?
  • What would the application of this passage look like in my life?
  • Does the text identify an action or attitude to avoid or embrace?
  • What is God saying to me?
Respond:
  • Write a call to action.
  • Write about how you will different because of what God has said to you today.
  • Indicate what you are going to do because of what you have learned.
  • Write a prayer to God based on what you’ve just read.

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