Lent Reading Plan

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Below is a study plan that will start on Monday, March 16th and go until Good Friday, April 10th.

You can also join us in fasting on Thursdays. Read about that here: Fasting Plan for Lent. 

Before you jump into the reading. 


As you prepare for these daily readings, we encourage you to do three things:

1. Find a time each day that works best for you. Whether it's morning, lunch break, evening, or before bed - finding a regular time can help you get in the habit of reading Scripture. 

2. Find a place that allows you to quiet your mind. Whether it's an office, your car, a closet, or your garage - a solitary place will help you hear from God. And turn off the notifications on your phone!

3. Before reading, pray and ask God to speak to you. It is the Holy Spirit who illuminates God's revealed Word, and we need his help. Consider Him your tour guide of the bible. 



To keep it simple, here are three questions to consider prayerfully as you read each passage:


  1. What does this reveal about God? What does this reveal about his character, how he works, his love, etc.?
  1. How am I to live in light of what it reveals about God (your answer to question #1)? What should this change about my life? 
  1. Is there a next step I can take to apply what I just read? 




Monday, March 16

Matthew 8:18-22 

A blog post that goes along with the reading: Cost of Following Jesus.


Tuesday, March 17

Matthew 16:13-27 (Peter declares Jesus is the Messiah, then argues with him about Jesus' death)


Wednesday, March 18

Matthew 18:21-35 

Blog post that goes along with the reading: Forgiven to Forgive.


Thursday, March 19

1 Peter 3:8-22 (suffer for doing good, like Christ did)


Friday, March 20

Romans 6:1-4 (Dead to sin, alive to Christ)

Blog post that goes along with the reading: An Old-Fashioned Word That Still Applies. 




Monday, March 23

Luke 14:25-35 

Blog post that goes along with the reading: Holding Everything Loosely


Tuesday, March 24

Luke 18:18-30 (Rich young ruler has an issue)


Wednesday, March 25

Romans 8:1-17 

Blog post that goes along with the reading: No Self-Condemnation. 


Thursday, March 26

Hebrews 10:32-39 (Don't shrink back from suffering)


Friday, March 27

Hebrews 13:9-16 

Blog that goes along with the reading: Let the Walls Fall. 




Monday, March 30

John 14:25-28 (a peace the world cannot give)


Tuesday, March 31

John 16:32-33 

Blog post that goes along with the reading: You're Gonna' Lose


Wednesday, April 1

Philippians 4:6-7 

Blog post that goes along with the reading: Guarded Hearts


Thursday, April 2

Psalm 23 (through the valley of the shadow of death)


Friday, April 3

Luke 12:4-12 (don't worry; instead, fear God)



Monday, April 6

Luke 19:28-44


Tuesday, April 7

John 13:1-17


Wednesday, April 8

Luke 22:14-29


Thursday, April 9

Luke 22:31-34


Friday, April 10

Mark 14:32-36