March Read Through the Bible

Earlier this year, we invited you to join us on a yearlong journey through God’s Word. This month, you’ll finish reading Numbers and Deuteronomy and begin reading in Joshua in the Old Testament. For your NT readings, you’ll dig into the Gospel of Mark.

The Plan

photo credit: iStock//07-04-08 © Aldo Murillo

photo credit: iStock//07-04-08 © Aldo Murillo

March 1: Numbers 22–24; Mark 5:1-20
March 2: Numbers 25–26; Mark 5:21-43
March 3: Numbers 27–29; Mark 6:1-13
March 4: Numbers 30–31; Mark 6:14-31
March 5: Numbers 32–33; Mark 6:32-56
March 6: Numbers 34–36; Mark 7:1-23
March 7: Deuteronomy 1–2; Mark 7:24-37
March 8: Deuteronomy 3–4; Mark 8:1-10
March 9: Deuteronomy 5–6; Mark 8:11-26
March 10: Deuteronomy 7–9; Mark 8:27-38
March 11: Deuteronomy 10–11; Mark 9:1-13
March 12: Deuteronomy 12–14; Mark 9:14-29
March 13: Deuteronomy 15–17; Mark 9:30-50
March 14: Deuteronomy 18–20; Mark 10:1-16
March 15: Deuteronomy 21–23; Mark 10:17-31
March 16: Deuteronomy 24–26; Mark 10:32-52
March 17: Deuteronomy 27–28; Mark 11:1-11
March 18: Deuteronomy 29–30; Mark 11:12-33
March 19: Deuteronomy 31–32; Mark 12:1-12
March 20: Deuteronomy 33–34; Mark 12:13-27
March 21: Joshua 1–2; Mark 12:28-44
March 22: Joshua 3–4; Mark 13:1-13
March 23: Joshua 5–6; Mark 13:14-37
March 24: Joshua 7–8; Mark 14:1-11
March 25: Joshua 9–10; Mark 14:12-31
March 26: Joshua 11–12; Mark 14:32-52
March 27: Joshua 13–15; Mark 14:53-72
March 28: Joshua 16–18; Mark 15:1-15
March 29: Joshua 19–20; Mark 15:16-39
March 30: Joshua 21–22; Mark 15:40-47
March 31: Joshua 23–24; Mark 16

Background info you need to know

NUMBERS
Author: Moses
Section: Pentateuch (law)
Number of Chapters: 36
Written: Around 1445-1406 B.C.
Theme/Message: The sovereignty of God, the fulfillment of His promises, and His unending grace.

DEUTERONOMY
Author: Moses
Section: Pentateuch (law)
Number of Chapters: 34
Written: Around 1406 B.C.
Theme/Message:  Covenant relationship between God & His people, call for total commitment to God.

JOSHUA
Author: Joshua, although Phinehas might have written the last chapter. Some references in the book point to a final formation after Joshua’s death.
Section: History
Number of Chapters: 24
Written: After the conquest of Canaan (around 1406-1380 B.C.)
Theme/Message: “Be strong and courageous” (1:9). Joshua’s battle plan was to confront, conquer and cultivate.

MARK
Author: John Mark
Section: Gospels
Number of Chapters: 15
Written: Around 55-65 A.D.
Theme/Message: Jesus’ ministry and miracles. We serve a miracle-working God and our lives and words should point others to Him.

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