Readings

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Recommended Bible Version

Amazon logo Metzger, Bruce M., and Roland E. Murphy. The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha: An Ecumenical Study Bible. Revised ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1991. ISBN: 9780195283563.

Readings by Session

Though it is recommended that the following readings come from the version of the bible noted above, the e-text of the King James version (Old and New Testaments, with the Apocrypha) is available from the Electronic Text Center at the Univesrity of Virginia.


SES # TOPICS READINGS: BIBLE VERSES
1 Introduction (no readings)
Hebrew Bible: Torah
2 Genesis Genesis 1-11
3-4 Genesis 12-36
5 Genesis 37-50
6 Exodus Exodus 1-15:21
7 Exodus 15:22-40:38
8-9 Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

Leviticus  26:3-46

Numbers  10:11-14:45; 20:1-13

Deuteronomy  1:1-4:40

Deuteronomic history
10 Samuel 1 Samuel and 2 Samuel
11 Samuel, Kings

1 Samuel and 2 Samuel

1 Kings and 2 Kings

Prophecy
12 Isaiah Isaiah 1-12; 14; 19; 24-27; 36-39
13 Isaiah 40-55
Wisdom literature
14-15 Job Job 1-14; 32-42
Apocalyptic
16 Daniel Daniel  7-12
New Testament
17 Synoptic Gospels (Mark, Matthew, and Luke)

Mark 1

Matthew  1-4

Luke 1-4

18

Mark 2-13

Matthew  5-25

Luke 5-21

19

Mark 14-16,

Matthew  26-28

Luke 22-24

20 John John 1-10
21 John 11-21
22 Acts of the Apostles All of Acts
23-24 Pauline Epistles (Galatians and Romans) All of Galatians and all of Romans
25 Revelation All of Revelation