One Year Chronological Bible Reading Plan, Part 3

This schedule takes you to the end of January and this week we take a detour from Genesis to read the book of Job. Please watch the two videos on the book of Job (linked below the schedule); they’re so informative and I find them fascinating, I hope you do too.

Sunday, January 13Genesis 35-36
Monday, January 14Genesis 37-38
Tuesday, January 15Job 1-3
Wednesday, January 16Job 4-8
Thursday, January 17Job 9-14
Friday, January 18Job 15-18
Saturday, January 19Job 19-21
Sunday, January 20Job 22-25
Monday, January 21Job 26-28
Tuesday, January 22Job 29-31
Wednesday, January 23Job 32-34
Thursday, January 24Job 35-37
Friday, January 25Job 38-41
Saturday, January 26Job 42
Sunday, January 27Genesis 39-41
Monday, January 28Genesis 42-44
Tuesday, January 29Genesis 45-47
Wednesday, January 30Genesis 48-50
Thursday, January 31Exodus 1-3

https://thebibleproject.com/explore/job/

I haven’t seen any other chronological Bible reading plans that place Job in the same spot I have it in. It seems there are two popular places for it chronologically. The most popular is sometime after Genesis, and even after the Pentateuch (which is the first five books of the Bible). The second most popular is within Genesis, most often after the Tower of Babel dispersion. My main reason for placing Job’s story just before Joseph’s enslavement is because it appears that Job is a contemporary of one of Esau’s sons (Eliphaz). That puts Joseph, being one of Esau’s nephews, in the same generation as Job. Now, I think Job’s story actually happened alongside the latter part of Joseph’s story, but I didn’t want to interrupt Joseph’s story or inaccurately place it after Joseph’s story, so I thought it best to put it after the Judah and Tamar Interlude. I hope this is helpful for you.

The Answers in Genesis article linked below makes a good argument for what the creature behemoth, that God describes in Job 40-41, probably was.

https://answersingenesis.org/dinosaurs/could-behemoth-have-been-a-dinosaur/

So as not to overwhelm you, I’ll wait a couple weeks before I post links to The Bible Project’s videos of the book of Exodus. Subscribers will get the Exodus Outline at that time, as well.

Til we meet again…

© 2019 Wendi Wilkins

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