Quick Answer: Should You Read The Bible Front To Back?

How many Bible chapters should I read a day?

How many chapters would I have to read every day to read the Bible in a year.

There are close to 929 chapters in the Old Testament and 260 chapters in the New Testament.

This would mean that you would need to read around 3 – 4 chapters per day to read the complete Christian Bible..

Can you read the Bible in a month?

But if you want a serious overview of the bible with a fresh memory, read it in two months. And as I keep saying, you can read it in one. The entire bible, front to back, within the month of January. (Book order up to you, of course.)

Is the Bible meant to be read in order?

It is true that the Bible is arranged in very approximate chronological order. That is one of the reasons it has two major divisions called the “Old Testament” and the “New Testament.” Also the Bible is organized by writing styles.

Is it a sin to not read the Bible?

As far as not reading the Bible, no. … The books had all been written, but they hadn’t been put together into the Bible and a lot of people couldn’t read them, either for lack of access or their own inability to read anything. Thus, not reading the Bible is not, in and of itself, a sin.

Where in the Bible should I read when I am sad?

15 Bible Verses for Depression That Will Help You Through Your Darkest Hours of 15. Deuteronomy 31:8. … of 15. Philippians 4:8. … of 15. Philippians 4:13. … of 15. John 16:33. … of 15. Jeremiah 29:11. … of 15. Matthew 11:28. … of 15. Proverbs 3:5-6. … of 15.

How long does it take to read the Bible front to back?

It takes just 70 hours and 40 minutes to read the Bible through “at pulpit rate,” and aloud! It takes only 52 hours and 20 minutes to read the Old Testament, and just 18 hours and 20 minutes to read the New Testament.

Is it best to read the Bible from beginning to end?

It is not a necessity. However, you should read each book from start to finish if you want to understand the Bible better. Whether you read the books in the semi-arbitrary manner they are conventionally ordered or not does not matter too much.

Is there a correct way to read the Bible?

Rather than setting out to read passage after passage simply for the sake of reading the Bible front to back, try reading it in very small bits and pieces. Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to lead you and then choose a single verse or two. Read it, then read it again. Read it in several translations.

How much time should I spend reading the Bible?

Factoring in days you may be busy will make that around 2500 words per day. That should be no more than 12 minutes per day. However, you may wish to spend some extra minutes pondering God. So I’ll recommend 15 minutes reading every day.