Sample Scripture Reading Plan (Mark)

Day 1 Mark 1:1-8

John the Baptist prepare the way

Day 2 Mark 1:9-13

Baptism and Temptation of Jesus

Day 3 Mark 1:14-28

The Kingdom of God is at hand; First Disciples; Authority

Day 4 Mark 1:29-39

Jesus: Healing and Preaching

Day 5 Mark 1:40-45

Jesus cleanses a leper; Popularity

Day 6 Mark 2:1-12

Jesus Heals a Paralytic

Day 7 Mark 2:13-17

Jesus Calls Levi (Matthew) to be His disciple; Levi: A tax-collector and sinner

Day 8 Mark 2:18-22

Difficult passage about fasting and celebration; Essential meaning: now is the time to celebrate Jesus

Day 9 Mark 2:23-28

Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath

Day 10 Mark 3:1-6

Healing on the Sabbath

Day 11 Mark 3:7-12

Great crowds follow Jesus

Day 12 Mark 3:13-21

The Twelve Apostles

Day 13 Mark 3:22-30

Difficult Passage: Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit

Day 14 Mark 3:31-35

Who are my mother and brothers?

Day 15 Mark 4:1-20

Parable of the Sower

Day 16 Mark 4:21-25

Let Your Light Shine

Day 17 Mark 4:26-34

The Kingdom of God is like…

Day 18 Mark 4:35-41

Jesus: Authority over Wind and Sea

Day 19 Mark 5:1-20

Jesus: Authority over Demons

Day 20 Mark 5:21-43

Jesus: Authority to Heal

Day 21 Mark 5:35-43

Jesus: Authority over Death

Day 22 Mark 6:1-6

Jesus Rejected in Nazareth

Day 23 Mark 6:7-13

Jesus Sends out the Twelve

Day 24 Mark 6:14-29

Death of John the Baptist

Day 25 Mark 6:30-44

Jesus Feeds 5000

Day 26 Mark 6:45-56

Jesus Walks on Water

Day 27 Mark 7:1-13

Traditions and Commandments

 Day 28 Mark 7:14-23

What Defiles a Person

Day 29 Mark 7:24-30

Syrophoenician Woman's Faith

Day 30 Mark 7:31-37

Jesus Heals a Deaf Man

Day 31 Mark 8:1-10

Jesus Feeds 4000

Day 32 Mark 8:11-21

Beware the Pharisees and Their Influence

Day 33 Mark 8:22-26

Jesus Heals a Blind Man

Day 34 Mark 8:27-30

Peter's Great Confession of Faith

Day 35 Mark 8:31-9:1

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

Day 36 Mark 9:2-13

The Transfiguration

Day 37 Mark 9:14-29

Jesus Heals a Boy

Day 38 Mark 9:30-37

Receive a Child; Receive Jesus

Day 39 Mark 9:38-50

True Followers of Jesus

Day 40 Mark 10:1-12

Jesus' Teaching About Divorce

Day 41 Mark 10:13-16

Let the Children Come to Jesus

Day 42 Mark 10:17-31

The Rich Young Man

Day 43 Mark 10:32-34

Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection

Day 44 Mark 10:35-45

The Request of James and John

Day 45 Mark 10:46-52

Jesus Heal Bling Bartimaeus

Day 46 Mark 11:1-11

Jesus Triumphal Entry

Day 47 Mark 11:12-19

The Fig Tree and The Temple

Day 48 Mark 11:20-26

The Lesson of the Fig Tree

Day 49 Mark 11:27-33

The Authority of Jesus Challenged; Think back to Scripture readings from days 18-21 for context about Jesus authority being challenged

Day 50 Mark 12:1-12

Parable of the Tenants

Day 51 Mark 12:13-17

Paying Taxes!

Day 52 Mark 12:18-27

Saducees ask about the Resurrection

Day 53 Mark 12:28-34

The Great Commandment:cLove God; Love Neighbor

Day 54 Mark 12:35-40

Conflict: Jesus and the Scribes; Tip: The Scribes were Experts in OT Interpretation

Day 55 Mark 12:41-44

The Widow's Offering: Nothing or Everything?

Day 56 Mark 13:1-13

Signs of the End Times

Day 57 Mark 13:14-23

Even if life gets really difficult and scary, we have Jesus! And He is coming for us!

Day 58 Mark 13:24-37

Nobody knowns when, but Jesus is assuredly coming!

Day 59 Mark 14:1-11

The Plot to Kill Jesus

Day 60 Mark 14:12-21

Passover Meal

Day 61 Mark 14:22-25

When Jesus comes back, we will celebrate with him! Note: On the third Wednesday of every month, our church family gathers to observe the Lord's Supper while we wait for His return!

Day 62 Mark 14:26-42

Garden of Gethsemane

Day 63 Mark 14:43-52

Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus

Day 64 Mark 14:53-65

Jesus Before the Council

Day 65 Mark 14:66-72

Peter Denies Jesus

Day 66 Mark 15:1-5

Jesus fulfilled the OT Scriptures: Read Isaiah 53:7-9

Day 67 Mark 15:6-15

Jesus Delivered to be Crucified

Day 68 Mark 15:16-32

Jesus is Mocked and Murdered

Day 69 Mark 15:33-41

The Death of Jesus

Day 70 Mark 15:42-46

Jesus is Buried

Day 71 Mark 16:1-8

The Resurrection

Day 72 Mark 16:9-20

Appearing and Great Commission