2021 Bible Reading Plans

The beginning of the new year is a time when many Christians evaluate their spiritual growth. One of the disciplines that believers often engage in is daily Scripture reading. If you’re thinking about starting a new habit in 2021, then perhaps you would consider a Bible reading plan. For your convenience, I’ve compiled a list of 10 effective Bible reading plans for you to consider. And if you can’t find something you like, then I’ve also included a link where you can create your own. Whether you’re looking to complete the Bible in a year or focus on different books and themes, I hope these plans will be of great help to you, your family, and friends.


5 Day Bible Reading Program

Read through the Bible in a year with readings five days a week.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


52 Week Bible Reading Plan

Read through the Bible in a year with each day of the week dedicated to a different genre: epistles, the law, history, Psalms, poetry, prophecy, and Gospels.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


5x5x5 New Testament Bible Reading Plan

Read through the New Testament in a year, reading Monday to Friday. Weekends are set aside for reflection and other reading. Especially beneficial if you’re new to a daily discipline of Bible reading.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


A Bible Reading Chart

Read through the Bible at your own pace. Use this minimalistic yet beautifully designed chart to track your reading throughout the year.

Duration: FlexibleDownload: PDF


Chronological Bible Reading Plan

Read through the Bible in the order the events occurred chronologically.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


The Discipleship Journal Bible Reading Plan

Four daily readings beginning in Genesis, Psalms, Matthew and Acts.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


ESV Daily Bible Reading Plan

Four daily readings taken from four lists: Psalms and wisdom literature, Pentateuch and history of Israel, Chronicles and prophets, and Gospels and epistles.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


Every Word in the Bible

Read through the Bible one chapter at a time. Readings alternate between the Old and New Testaments.

Duration: Three yearsDownload: PDF


Bible In A Year

This plan takes you through the entire Bible with two readings each day: one from the Old Testament and one from the New Testament.

Duration: One yearApp: Accessible on YouVersion. Download the app.


Straight Through the Bible Reading Plan

Read straight through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.

Duration: One yearDownload: PDF


Bible Reading Plan Generator

Still can’t find a plan that works for you? Generate your own.

Duration: You decideOnline: Bible Reading Plan Generator