Essential Bible Chapters

The Bible is a big book with many details. Mastering it takes a lifetime.  So here is a list of some key chapters in Scripture. These chapters are important for many reasons. Some are turning points in redemptive history while others are key for understanding doctrine and the Christian life.  A list like this is subjective (yours would be different), but here are a few I’d suggest reflecting on.  Before you embark on your journey… read THIS SCRIPTURE FIRST.

Genesis 1-2, Creation

Genesis 3, The Fall

Genesis 9, God’s Covenant with Noah

Genesis 12, God’s promise to Abraham

Exodus 20, The Ten Commandments

2 Samuel 7, God’s Covenant with David

Jeremiah 31, The Promise of the New Covenant

Matthew 5-7, The Sermon on the Mount

John 1 and Hebrews 1, The Deity of Christ

Luke 2, The Birth of Jesus

John 17, Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

Matthew 28, Resurrection, Great Commission

Acts 2, Pentecost

1 Corinthians 13, Love

1 Corinthians 15, The Resurrection

Romans 9-10, The Universal Call To Salvation

Colossians 3, The Christian Life

1 Timothy 3; Titus 1, Qualifications for Pastors & Deacons

Revelation 21, The New Heavens & New Earth

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