Reading Guide

The Bible Reading Guide provides weekday Scripture readings that relate to the next Sunday's sermon. Reading and reflecting on these texts is one of the best ways to prepare your heart for our upcoming service.

“God’s chosen people who are living as foreigners…” (1 Peter 1:1).

August 30 – September 3    Chosen Foreigners (1 Peter 1:1-2)

  • MO                  Romans 8:28-30
  • TU                   1 Thessalonians 1:4-7
  • WE                  Hebrews 11:1-16
  • TH                   Hebrews 13:11-16
  • FR                   1 Peter 1:1-2; Ephesians 2:19-22

September 6 - 10                   Living Hope (1 Peter 1:3-12) 

  • MO                  1 Peter 1:3-5; Ephesians 1:9-14        
  • TU                   1 Peter 1:6-7; James 1:2-4, 12-18
  • WE                  1 Peter 1:8-9; John 20:24-29; Romans 15:13
  • TH                   1 Peter 1:10-12                                 
  • FR                   Matthew 11:13; 13:16-17; Hebrews 1:1-4

September 13 - 17                 Redeemed to be Holy (1 Peter 1:13-21) 

  • MO                  1 Peter 1:13; Colossians 3:1-11 
  • TU                   1 Peter 1:14-16; Leviticus 11:44-45; 19:2; 20:7; Colossians 3:12-15  
  • WE                  1 Peter 1:17; Hebrews 11:1-40  
  • TH                   1 Peter 1:18-20; Romans 5:6-10
  • FR                   1 Peter 1:21; Romans 1:1-6

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September 20 - 24                 Love rooted in Truth (1 Peter 1:22 – 2:3)    

  • MO                  1 Peter 1:22; John 13:34-35; Romans 12:9-13
  • TU                   1 Peter 1:23-25; John 3:1-21 
  • WE                  Isaiah 40:1-31
  • TH                   1 Corinthians 15:1-11
  • FR                   1 Peter 2:1-3; Ephesians 4:11-32

September  27 - October 1   Chosen People for a Chosen Purpose (1 Peter 2:4-12)  

  • MO                  Exodus 19:1-9
  • TU                   1 Peter 2:4-12
  • WE                  Ephesians 2:1-10
  • TH                   Ephesians 2:11-18
  • FR                   Ephesians 2:19-22; 1 Corinthians 3:16-17

October 4 - 8                          Submission to Authority (1 Peter 2:13-17) 

  • MO                  1 Peter 2:13-15; Romans 13:1-7        
  • TU                   Titus 3:1-8; 1 Timothy 2:1-7
  • WE                  Matthew 17:24-27; 22:15-22
  • TH                   1 Peter 2:16; Galatians 5:1-14
  • FR                   1 Peter 2:17; Romans 13:8-14

October 11 - 15                      Submission on the Job. (1 Peter 2:18-25)     

  • MO                  1 Peter 2:18-20; Ephesians 6:5-9
  • TU                   1 Timothy 6:1-2; Titus 2:9-10; Colossians 3:22-24
  • WE                  Philemon
  • TH                   1 Peter 2:21-25
  • FR                   Isaiah 52:13 – Isaiah 53:12

October 18 - 22                      Mutual Submission in the Home  (1 Peter 3:1-7)       

  • MO                  1 Peter 3:1-6; 1 Timothy 2:9-10
  • TU                   Ephesians 5:21-24; Titus 2:3-4
  • WE                  1 Peter 3:7; Ephesians 5:25-33
  • TH                   Colossians 3:15-21; Titus 2:6-8
  • FR                   Titus 2:11-14

October 25 - 29                      Winsome Hope (1 Peter 3:8-22)  

  • MO                  1 Peter 3:8-12
  • TU                   Romans 12:14-21
  • WE                  Ephesians 4:1-5
  • TH                   1 Peter 3:13-17
  • FR                   1 Peter 3:18-22

                                                

November 1-5                        Every Believer a Minister (1 Peter 4:1-11)     

  • MO                  1 Peter 4:1-6
  • TU                   Romans 6:1-23
  • WE                  John 5:21-23; Acts 17:29-31; 2 Corinthians 5:10; 2 Timothy 4:1-5
  • TH                   1 Peter 4:7-11; Romans 12:1-8
  • FR                   1 Corinthians 12:1-31

November 8 - 12                    Bearing the Name (1 Peter 4:12-19)  

  • MO                  1 Peter 4:121-19         
  • TU                   Matthew 5:1-11
  • WE                  John 15:18-25 
  • TH                   Acts 5:27-41   
  • FR                   Romans 8:14-39

November 15 - 19                  Leadership in the Church (1 Peter 5:1-7)         

  • MO                  1 Peter 5:1-4
  • TU                   Matthew 20:17-28
  • WE                  1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9
  • TH                   1 Peter 5:5-7; Hebrews 13:17
  • FR                   Philippians 2:1-18

November 22 - 26                  Stand Firm (1 Peter 5:8-14)   

  • MO                  1 Peter 5:8-14
  • TU                   Ephesians 6:10-18
  • WE                  James 4:1-10
  • TH                   2 Thessalonians 2:1-17
  • FR                   2 Corinthians 4:1-18