This site posts daily readings from the Bible daily (except for the week of the last Sunday in February in years with 53 Sundays).
- The Psalms are covered in full twice annually
- Two, 130 days for each cycle each year
- The New Testament is covered in full once annually, with one Gospel appointed near the beginning of each quarter of the year and the other New Testament books read in order except for breaks for the Gospel readings
- The 260 chapters of the New Testament are read one chapter each weekday over 260 days
- The Jewish Bible/Protestant Old Testament is cover in full over the first three years of the schedule
- The 779 chapters of the Old Testament excluding the Psalms are read one chapter each weekday over 779 days, with the Prayer of Manasseh being read on the day after 2 Chronicles 33 to make 780 chapters read over the three year period
- The Apocrypha/Deuterocanonical books excluding the Prayer of Manasseh are covered in full in the fourth year
- The 208 chapters of the Apocrypha are read one chapter each weekday over 208 days
- In addition, links to selected Sunday and Holy Day lectionaries are provided
Psalm and New Testament cycles begin on the Monday immediately following the last Sunday in December each calendar year. The second annual Psalm cycle begins on the Monday for the week beginning on the Sunday of June 26 and July 2 inclusive.
The four-year Old Testament cycle begins on the Monday immediately following the last Sunday in December in years immediately before the beginning of a leap year.
See the Schedule for The Complete Bible in Four Years © for details.
An art work will be included for each day’s readings, reflecting where available one of the readings, but always related to a Biblical theme.