The King in His Beauty Reading Plan

June 1, 2015 — 5 Comments

5143KzlPeDL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_If you read the preface to my dad’s biblical theology, you will see that this book is intentionally less academic than some of his other works. He wrote it for the everyday church member. It is, as Spurgeon put it, John Ploughman’s talk in some sense.

My wife even had a Bible study with ladies in our previous church where they spent two years going through the book, reading it alongside books of the Bible. The regular comments I kept hearing was that they were really seeing the storyline of Scripture come alive.

Well in light of this, a friend has put together a few different reading plans together for the book which could coincide with one’s Bible reading plan.

No matter what method you use, I encourage you to regularly spend some time getting to know the whole story of Scripture. As my pastor regularly says, “It takes a whole Bible, to make a whole Christian.”

King in His Beauty – 1 Year Reading Plan

King In His Beauty – 2 Year Reading Plan

King In His Beauty Reading Plan (Excel)




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I teach New Testament at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. I am married with three children. This blog, against all wisdom, includes anything I am interested in. That includes movies, music, theology, culture, hermeneutics, the Gospels, and politics. Feel free to comment and let me know you are reading or that you have found something helpful. I reserve the right to delete unhelpful or rude comments. Many of these posts are simply things I find interesting and therefore I am not asserting I agree with everything I link to.

5 responses to The King in His Beauty Reading Plan

  1. Scott Youngman July 21, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    I think it would be better to read only the OT, then only the NT as we progress through KIHB, instead of reading both OT and NT no matter where we are in KIHB. KIHB would set the pace, and the Scripture readings would follow in the order given therein.

    KIHB and match Scripture readings with the

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