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Following the chart below, you, yes you, can read the entire New Testament during Lent. 20 minutes a day, six days a week. We’ll follow a chronological order as suggested by Marcus Borg in his recent “Evolution of the Word.” I think you’ll find it opens the Scriptures in a way you’ll find most helpful and insightful.

I usually promote this each Spring for Lent, starting Ash Wednesday. You could, of course, do this anytime. I’ve also had small groups follow the outline but on a weekly basis with great results.. Here is a link to the daily entries with some context notes (scroll down for the earliest entry, I’ve yet to figure out how to rearrange them on WP). Blessings on your journey!

Day
Book
Chapters
Approx Pages (Study Bible)
1 Ash Wednesday
1 Thessalonians
All (1 to 5)
4
2 Thur  
Galatians
All (1 to 6)
6
3 Fri
1 Corinthians
1 to 7
8
4 Sat
1 Corinthians
8 to 16
10
SUNDAY – REST or catch up
5 Mon
Philemon
1 & Phillipians 1-4
6
6 Tue
2 Chorinthians
All (1 to 13)  
11
7 Wed
Romans
1 to 8
9
8 Thur
Romans
9 to 16
9
9 Fri
Mark
1 to 8:30
9
10 Sat
Mark
8:31 to 16
12
SUNDAY – REST or catch up
11 Mon
James
All (1 to 5)
4
12 Tue
Colossians
All (1 to 4)
4
13 Wed
Matthew
1 to 10
13
14 Thur
Matthew
11 to 18
11
15 Fri
Matthew
19 to 25
10
16 Sat
Matthew
26-28
5
SUNDAY – REST or catch up
17 Mon
Hebrews 
1 to 7
7
18 Tue
Hebrews
8 to 13
8
19 Wed
John
1 to 6
11
20 Thur
John
7 to 12
12
21 Fri
John
3 to 21
13
22 Sat
Ephesians
All (1 to 6)
6
SUNDAY – REST or catch up
23 Mon
Revelation
1 to 3
4
24 Tue
Revelation
4 to 16
10
25 Wed
Revelation
17 to 22
6
26 Thur
All of Jude, 1st John, 2nd John, 3rd John
9
27 Fri
Luke
1 to 6
12
28 Sat
Luke
7 to 11
9
SUNDAY – REST or catch up
29 Mon
Luke
12 to 18
11
30 Tue
Luke
19 to Acts 1
13
31 Wed
Acts
2 to 7
11
32 Thur
Acts
8 to 12
9
33 Fri
Acts
13 to 19
12
34 Sat
Acts
20 to 28
13
SUNDAY – REST or catch up
35 Mon
2 Thessolonians
1 to 3
3
36 Tue
1 Peter
1 to 5
7
37 Wed
1 Timothy
1 to 6
7
38 Maundy Thursday
2 Timothy
1 to 4
5
39 Good Friday
Titus
1 to 3
3
40 Holy Saturday
2 Peter
1 to 3
5
EASTER – Christ Is Risen Indeed!
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