NIV August Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Esther 8-10 & Romans 3
Psalms 93-96
Job 1-3 & Romans 4
Job 4-6 & Romans 5
Job 7-9 & Romans 6
Job 10-12 & Romans 7
Job 13-15 & Romans 8
Job 16-18 & Romans 9
Job 19-21 & Romans 10
Psalms 97-100
Job 22-24 & Romans 11
Job 25-27 & Romans 12
Job 28-30 & Romans 13
Job 31-33 & Romans 14
Job 34-36 & Romans 15
Job 37-39 & Romans 16
Job [...]

NIV July Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

2 Chronicles 9-10 & Acts 3
2 Chronicles 11-12 & Acts 4
2 Chronicles 13-14 & Acts 5
2 Chronicles 15-16 & Acts 6
Psalms 81-84
2 Chronicles 17-18 & Acts 7
2 Chronicles 19-20 & Acts 8
2 Chronicles 21-22 & Acts 9
2 Chronicles 23-24 & Acts 10
2 Chronicles 25-26 & Acts 11
2 Chronicles 27-28 & Acts 12
2 Chronicles 29-30 & Acts 13
2 Chronicles 31-32 [...]

NIV June Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

2 Kings 7-8 & Mark 16
2 Kings 9-10 & Luke 1
2 Kings 11-12 & Luke 2
2 Kings 13-14 & Luke 3
2 Kings 15-16 & Luke 4
2 Kings 17-18 & Luke 5
2 Kings 19-20 & Luke 6
Psalms 69-72
2 Kings 21-22 & Luke 7
2 Kings 23-25 & Luke 8
1 Chronicles 1-2 & Luke 9
1 Chronicles 3-4 & Luke 10
1 Chronicles 5-6 [...]

NIV May Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

1 Samuel 29-31
Psalms 53-56
2 Samuel 1-2 & Mark 1
2 Samuel 3-4
2 Samuel 5-6 & Mark 2
2 Samuel 7-8
2 Samuel 9-10 & Mark 3
2 Samuel 11-12
2 Samuel 13-14 & Mark 4
2 Samuel 15-16
2 Samuel 17-18
Psalms 57-60
2 Samuel 19-20 & Mark 5
2 Samuel 21-22
2 Samuel 23-24 & Mark 6
1 Kings 1-2
1 Kings 3-4 & Mark 7
1 Kings 5-6
1 Kings 7-8 & [...]

NIV April Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Joshua 21-22
Joshua 23-24 & Matthew 17
Judges 1-2
Judges 3-4 & Matthew 18
Judges 5-6
Psalms 41-44
Judges 7-8 & Matthew 19
Judges 9-10
Judges 11-12 & Matthew 20
Judges 13-14
Judges 15-16 & Matthew 21
Judges 17-18
Judges 19-21
Ruth 1-4
Psalms 45-48
1 Samuel 1-2 & Matthew 22
1 Samuel 3-4
1 Samuel 5-6 & Matthew 23
1 Samuel 7-8
1 Samuel 9-10 & Matthew 24
1 Samuel 11-12
1 Samuel 13-14
1 Samuel 15-16 & Matthew [...]

NIV February Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Leviticus 5-8
Psalms 13-16
Leviticus 9-12 & John 1
Leviticus 13-15 & John 2
Leviticus 16-18 & John 3
Leviticus 19-21 & John 4
Leviticus 22-24 & John 5
Leviticus 25-27 & John 6
Numbers 1-2 & John 7
Numbers 3-4 & John 8
Psalms 17-20
Numbers 5-6 & John 9
Numbers 7-8 & John 10
Numbers 9-10 & John 11
Numbers 11-12 & John 12
Numbers 13-14 & John 13
Numbers 15-16 & John [...]

NIV March Bible Reading
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[ August] [ September] [ October] [ November] [ December]

Psalms 25-28
Deuteronomy 1-2 & Matthew 1
Deuteronomy 3-4 & Matthew 2
Deuteronomy 5-6 & Matthew 3
Deuteronomy 7-8
Deuteronomy 9-10 & Matthew 4
Deuteronomy 11-12
Deuteronomy 13-14 & Matthew 5
Deuteronomy 15-16
Psalms 29-32
Deuteronomy 17-18 & Matthew 6
Deuteronomy 19-20
Deuteronomy 21-22 & Matthew 7
Deuteronomy 23-24
Deuteronomy 25-26 & Matthew 8
Deuteronomy 27-28
Deuteronomy 29-30 & Matthew 9
Deuteronomy 31-32
Deuteronomy 33-34 & Matthew 10
Psalms 33-36
Joshua 1-2 & Matthew 11
Joshua 3-4
Joshua 5-6 & Matthew [...]

NIV January Bible Reading
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Genesis 1-4
Genesis 5-8
Genesis 9-11
Genesis 12-15
Genesis 16-19
Genesis 20-23
Genesis 24-26
Genesis 27-30
Genesis 31-33
Genesis 34-37
Genesis 38-41
Genesis 42-44
Genesis 45-47
Genesis 48-50
Psalms 1-4
Psalms 5-8
Exodus 1-4
Exodus 5-7
Exodus 8-10
Exodus 11-13
Exodus 14-16
Exodus 17-19
Exodus 20-22
Psalms 9-12
Exodus 23-25
Exodus 26-28
Exodus 27-31
Exodus 32-34
Exodus 35-37
Exodus 38-40
Leviticus

Reverence
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“Do not come any closer, God said. Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.” Exodus 3:5, NIV

The opening chapters of the book of Exodus represent a low point in the history of God’s people. From calling upon the name of the Lord in the early chapters of Genesis, they had come, after 400 years in Egypt, to the point where many had adopted the customs and patterns of worship of the Egyptians.

Entering the [...]

When Does the Result Justify the Means?
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Some Bible stories seem to indicate that God’s will was done by ignoring one or more of His commandments. What does this say to us? I would like our readers to suggest some answers.

In response to the lesson plan for “Two Classes of Worshipers,” one of our readers concluded (in an unpublished comment)  that “God is not such a rigid leader as we make Him out to be.” Perhaps he’s right. Perhaps God isn’t nearly as “rigid” as we make [...]