Getting Started

Whether for the first time or the thousandth time, spending time in God’s Word reveals who He is and who He made us to be. The plans below are intended to give you options for a starting place in reading the Bible. Read more below about the different plans you can get started with today!

Other Resources:

The Bible App  // Read Scripture App  // The Bible Recap

Need help getting started or connecting to a group? Email bible@cypresscreekchurch.com

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30-Day Shred | by Nathan Finochio

Plan duration: 30 days

The purpose of this plan is to see the shape of the “tree” as opposed to studying “leaves.” Read fast and look for big motifs and repeated themes!

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The Bible | by the BibleProject

Plan duration: 365 days

This plan takes you on a journey through the entire Bible over the course of one year. Each book includes videos specifically designed to enhance your understanding and engagement with God’s Word.

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The Bible Recap | by D-Group

Plan duration: 365 days

The Bible Recap “Chronological” reading plan follows the story of Scripture as the events occurred. This one-year plan corresponds to The Bible Recap podcast (available wherever you listen to podcasts).

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One Year Reading Plan | by M’Cheyne

Plan duration: 365 days

This plan is based on the M’Cheyne reading system, featuring four different readings for use in both family and personal devotions. Each day has two passages from the Old Testament, one from the New Testament, and one from either the Psalms or the Gospels. In one year, you read the Old Testament once and the New Testament and Psalms twice.

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Old Testament

Old Testament Survey | by Tony Evans

Plan duration: 5 days

The Old Testament is full of amazing and familiar stories, but you might wonder if they are still relevant for your life today. In this five-day reading plan, Dr. Tony Evans will help you connect the Old Testament to Scripture’s big story about God, His kingdom, and humanity, and how the Old Testament Scriptures still have power and meaning for your daily life.

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Finding Jesus in the Psalms | by Shane & Shane

Plan duration: 12 days

Shane & Shane’s Psalms 2 album is a journey through the Psalms that finds Jesus right in the midst. The Psalms, like an old friend, looks us in the eye and reminds us about what matters most. This 12-day reading plan will help you deepen your understanding of one the richest places in scripture.

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Old Testament Covenants | by the Bible Project

Plan duration: 365 days

This plan takes you on a One year journey through the Old Testament books of the Bible. Each book includes videos specifically designed to enhance your understanding and engagement with God’s Word.

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New Testament

Crash Course in the Apostle Paul | by the BibleProject

Plan duration: 10 days

In this ten-day plan, you’ll be introduced to four short epistles by the apostle Paul. In Galatians, Paul addresses the idea of whether Gentiles need to observe the Torah. In Ephesians, he shows how the Gospel brings reconciliation between God and one another. In Philippians, he encourages believers with the example of Jesus’ self-giving love, and in Thessalonians, Paul encourages persecuted Christians with hope in king Jesus.

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Encounters with Christ| by R.C. Sproul

Plan duration: 10 days

Scripture records many people coming face to face with Jesus, each of them responding to these life-altering meetings in a variety of ways. This 10-day study will give you greater insight into the character of Christ through His encounters with different men and women.

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New Testament Plan | by D-Group

Plan duration: 92 days

The Bible Recap: New Testament reading plan follows the story of Scripture as the events occurred. This 3 Month plan corresponds to The Bible Recap podcast (available wherever you listen to podcasts), beginning with Day 274.

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Series: Incorruptible Love

Dig into Ephesians | by Todd Wagner

Plan duration: 6 days

In this reading plan, Todd Wagner, pastor of Watermark Community Church, walks through each chapter of Ephesians, helping readers grasp the life-changing power available to them in Paul’s letter.

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Know Love | by Love God Greatly

Plan duration: 20 days

The Apostle John had one clear message in his letters: Love one another. In the letters of 1, 2, and 3 John, the beloved disciple encouraged followers of Christ to love God by following His commands, and to love and honor fellow believers. John’s message is incredibly relevant to us today, offering insight to us as we seek to live like Jesus lived and love like Jesus loved.

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