Children's Bible Reading

 

Companion Readings for the Younger Ones

 

Week 1

Genesis 1:1, 26-28; 2:15-24

Genesis 3:1-7, 14-24

Genesis 6:5-10, 13-22

Genesis 9:8-17; 11:1-9

Genesis 12:1-9; 13:5-18

 

Week 2

Genesis 17:1-8; 18:1-15

Genesis 19:12-29

Genesis 21:1-7; 22:1-18

Genesis 24:10-28; 58-67

Genesis 27:1-29

 

Week 3

Genesis 28:10-22; 29:15-30

Genesis 31:1-9, 36-42

Genesis 32:22-32

Genesis 37:1-11, 23-28

Genesis 40:9-23

 

Week 4

Genesis 41:1-8, 25-36

Genesis 44:17-34

Genesis 45:1-15

Genesis 47:27-31; 48:14-20

Genesis 50:12-21

 

Week 5

Exodus 2:1-10; 3:1-6

Exodus 4:1-9

Exodus 7:8-13; 8:1-4

Exodus 12:3-8, 11-12, 31-39

Exodus 13:17-22; 14:21-31

 

Week 6

Exodus 16:3-8, 13-15; 17:1-6

Exodus 19:16-18; 20:1-4, 7-8, 12-17

Exodus 24:1-8

Exodus 25:1-2, 8-9

Exodus 28:31-36; 29:42-46

 

Week 7

Exodus 32:1-4, 7-8, 19-24; 34:1-4

Exodus 35:20-29; 36:4-7

Exodus 40:1-8, 34-38

Psalm 27:4-9, 14

Hebrews 3:12-19

 

Week 8

Leviticus 9:22—10:3

Hebrews 5:5-14

Hebrews 6:13-20

Leviticus 19:1-3, 9-11, 15-18, 32-33

Hebrews 8:7-13

 

Week 9

Hebrews 9:23-28

Hebrews 10:19-31

Hebrews 11:4-16

Hebrews 12:1-2, 18-25

Numbers 6:22-27; Hebrews 13:1-6

 

Week 10

Numbers 9:15-23

Numbers 13:1-3, 23-33

Numbers 16:1-7, 28-35

Numbers 20:1-13

Luke 1:5-20, 59-64

 

Week 11

Luke 2:1-16, 41-50

Luke 3:1-3, 7-9, 21-22

Luke 4:1-13

Luke 5:1-11

Luke 6:12-16, 46-50

 

Week 12

Luke 7:36-50

Luke 8:19-25, 40-42, 49-56

Luke 9:10-17; 27-36

Luke 10:25-37

Luke 11:1-13

 

Week 13

Luke 12:13-21

Luke 13:10-17

Joshua 1:1-9; 2:1-7

Joshua 6:1-7, 15-20

Joshua 10:1-14

 

Week 14

Luke 17:11-19 (Joshua 14:6-15)

Luke 18:9-23

Joshua 24:14, 15; Luke 19:1-10, 45-48

Judges 2:6-19

Judges 6:11-16, 25-27

 

Week 15

Judges 7:1-7, 16-21

Luke 23:13-25

Judges 15:1-5, 9-16; Luke 24:1-7

Acts 1:1-11, 21-26

Acts 2:1-4, 29-42

 

Week 16

Acts 3:1-12

Acts 4:1-4, 32-37

1 Samuel 1:8-20

1 Samuel 3:1-18

1 Samuel 8:1-7, 19-22

 

Week 17

Acts 8:26-40; (1 Samuel 10:17-27)

Acts 9:1-19

Acts 10:1-16

1 Samuel 16:1-13

1 Samuel 17:32-37, 40-51

 

Week 18

Acts 13:1-12

Acts 14:8-20

1 Sam. 21:8-15

Acts 16:16-34

Acts 17:5-15

 

Week 19

1 Sam. 26:7-25

Acts 19:8-20

1 Sam. 31 (If you feel 1 Sam. 31 is too graphic and gory for your children, read Acts 20:7-12.)

Acts 21:8-14, 27-36

2 Sam. 5:1-12

 

Week 20

Acts 23:11-24

Acts 24:22-27

2 Sam. 7:1-16

2 Sam. 9

Acts 27:13-44

 

Week 21

Acts 28:1-10

2 Sam. 15:1-14, 24-30

2 Sam. 19:18-30

2 Sam. 23:8-17

2 Sam. 24:15-25

 

Week 22

1 Chron. 22:1-13

1 Kings 1:28-40

1 Kings 2:1-9

1 Kings 3:16-28

Prov. 1:8-19

 

Week 23

Proverbs 3:5-8; 4:1-9

Proverbs 6:6-11, 16-19

Proverbs 10:1, 4-5, 17, 19, 26-27

Proverbs 11:1-2, 13, 24-26; 12:1, 4, 15-16; 13:20, 24

Proverbs 14:12; 29-30, 34; 15:1, 13, 15-17, 28

 

Week 24

Proverbs 16:8, 18, 24-25, 27-28, 32; 17:1, 5, 14, 22, 27-28; 18:13

Proverbs 19:5, 13, 17, 18-19; 20:1, 3-4, 10, 29; 21:13, 23

Proverbs 22:1, 6-7, 13, 15; 23:13-14, 23, 29-35

Proverbs 24:10, 17-18, 27; 25:11-12, 15-17, 21-22, 27-28

Proverbs 26:11-12, 17, 20-21; 27:6; 28:9, 13, 23

 

Week 25

Proverbs 29:5, 11, 15, 17; 30:5-9, 31:10-31 (For the youngest ones, you may want to shorten this last reading to 31:10-11, 20-21, 26-31.)

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22

2 Thessalonians 1:3, 6-10

Psalm 127:1-5

1 Kings 5:1-9

 

Week 26

1 Kings 6:1-2, 11-14, 21-22

1 Kings 7:1-2, 13-14, 23-30, 38-39

1 Kings 8:1, 4-6, 9-13, 54-61

1 Timothy 4:1-5, 12-16

1 Kings 9:1-9

 

Week 27

1 Kings 11:1-13

2 Timothy 1:8-12

2 Timothy 2:1-10

2 Timothy 3:12-17

2 Timothy 4:1-8

 

Week 28

1 Kings 12:1-11, 26-31

1 Kings 13:1-10

2 Chronicles 14:2-12

2 Chronicles 16:7-12

1 Kings 17:1-7; 18:20-39 (If you need to shorten it, read 18:30-39)

 

Week 29

Matthew 1:18-25

Matthew 2:1-12

Matthew 3:1-6, 13-17

Matthew 4:1-11, 18-22

2 Kings 5:1-14

 

Week 30

2 Kings 7:1-9

Matthew 7:12-14, 21-27

Matthew 8:5-15

Matthew 9:18-26

Matthew 10:32-39

 

Week 31

Jonah 1:1-7, 10-12, 15; 2:1, 10; 3:3:1-10; 4:1, 2

2 Kings 13:14-21

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

Matthew 14:22-33

Matthew 15:21-28

 

Week 32

Hosea 1:1-9

Matthew 17:1-9, 24-27

Matthew 18:1-5, 10-14

Matthew 19:13-22

2 Chronicles 26:1-5, 15-21

 

Week 33

Matthew 21:1-13

Matthew 22:15-22, 34-40

Isaiah 6:1-10

Micah 3:9—4:5

Matthew 25:1-13

 

Week 34

Matthew 26:17-30

Matthew 27:15-26

Matthew 28:1-10, 16-20

1 Corinthians 1:10-17

1 Corinthians 2:1-8

 

Week 35

1 Corinthians 3:1-11

1 Corinthians 4:14-21

Isaiah 30:8-11; 31:1-3

Isaiah 35:1-10

2 Kings 17:5-18

 

Week 36

2 Chronicles 30:1-14

2 Kings 18:17-25, 29-30; 19:1-4

Isaiah 37:8-22, 28-29, 36-38

2 Kings 20:1-11

Isaiah 44:6-20

 

Week 37

1 Corinthians 13:1-13

1 Corinthians 14:26-40

Isaiah 53:1-12

1 Corinthians 16:1-4, 13-14, 19-24

Isaiah 61:1-3; 62:1-4, 11-12

 

Week 38

2 Corinthians 2:1-17

2 Chronicles 33:1-17

2 Corinthians 4:7-18

2 Kings 22:1-8, 11-13; 23:1-6

2 Chronicles 35:20-27

 

Week 39

2 Corinthians 6:14—7:1, 8-10

2 Corinthians 8:1-12

2 Corinthians 9:1-8

Jeremiah 7:1-15

2 Corinthians 11:22-33

 

Week 40

Jeremiah 13:1-9

Jeremiah 15:1-4

James 1:19-27

James 2:14-26

James 3:1-12

 

Week 41

Jeremiah 28:10-17

Jeremiah 37:11-21

1 Peter 1:22-25

Jeremiah 38:1-13

2 Chronicles 36:15-23

 

Week 42

1 Peter 4:8-13

Jeremiah 40:1-6

Jeremiah 43:1-7

2 Peter 2:1-11

2 Peter 3:1-14

 

Week 43

John 1:29-42

Ezekiel 5:1-9

John 3:1-16

Ezekiel 12:1-12

John 5:1-15

 

Week 44

John 6:15-27

John 7:1-9

John 8:31-36

John 9:1-12

John 10:1-6

 

Week 45

John 11:1-6, 14, 15, 33-44

John 12:1-8

Ezekiel 37:1-14

John 14:1-11

John 15:1-14

 

Week 46

John 16:7-15

Daniel 3:1-25

Daniel 5:1-8, 17-31

John 19:31-42

John 20:19-31

 

Week 47

John 21:1-14

Ezra 3:8—4:5

Haggai 1

1 John 3:10-18

1 John 4:7-11

 

Week 48

1 John 5:1-5

2 John

Ezra 5:1-5, 14-16

Esther 3:1-6, 12-13

Esther 4:13-16; 6:1-11

 

Week 49

Esther 7:1-10

Ezra 7:8-10; 9:1-6; 10:1-4

Nehemiah 1:1-4; 2:1-8

Nehemiah 4:1-18

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8; 9:1-3, 13-17, 36-38

 

Week 50

Nehemiah 13:15-27

Malachi 1:6-14

Job 1 (If your children can sit through a longer reading, include Job 2 in this reading. Or if you prefer, you may use Job 2 for the next day’s reading instead of the one listed.)

Psalm 99

Revelation 12:1-6 (Help your child understand that while Satan is not a real dragon, he is pictured as a fierce monster to emphasize the danger to God’s people.)

 

Week 51

Revelation 13:1-8 (Another “monster” threatens the Christians.)

Revelation 14:9-13 (No matter how frightened we may be of the beasts, we must continue to serve the Lord.)

Revelation 15:1-4 (The victorious praise God.)

Revelation 16:1-7 (The wicked will be punished.)

Revelation 17:1-6, 18 (Things looked bad for God’s people. They were going to suffer great persecution.)

 

Week 52

Revelation 18:1-8, 21-24 (The threats against God’s people are destroyed one by one.)

Revelation 19:11-21 (The wicked harlot, aka Babylon, was destroyed in ch. 18 an now beast from the sea and the beast from the land, aka the false prophet, are destroyed.)

Revelation 20:10-15 (The devil, aka the dragon, is cast into the lake of fire.)

Revelation 21:1-8 (The enemies are tormented while God’s people are at rest.)

Revelation 22:1-5, 18-19