ESV Daily Reading Bible: A Guided Journey through God's Word

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ESV Daily Reading Bible: A Guided Journey through God's Word

TruTone®, Brown

A Guided Journey through the Bible That Helps Christians Develop Daily Scripture-Reading Habits

Most Christians recognize the value in regular Bible-reading habits but struggle to find the time or motivation. The ESV Daily Reading Bible: A Guided Journey through God’s Word was designed to encourage readers by helping them walk through the entire Bible at a manageable pace.

One-year and two-year plans assign readings to weekdays, leaving the weekends free for further study, deeper reflection, or catching up on missed days. Each reading features brief introductions and notes by Greg Gilbert and Alex Duke, 2–3 chapters of Scripture, and space to answer a reflection question—inviting readers to thoughtfully engage with every chapter of the Bible. Believers in all stages of life will find encouragement in these specially designed reading plans that meet them where they are, helping them to stay motivated as they develop new and lasting habits.

  • 500+ Daily Readings: Each reading takes approximately 8–10 minutes and features an introduction by Greg Gilbert and Alex Duke, 2–3 chapters of Scripture, and a reflection question to engage with the text 
  • Accessible Reading Plans: Guide readers through the entire Bible over the course of one or two years
  • Connects Relevant Scripture Passages: 90 "New Testament Connections" included throughout the Old Testament help readers see how the Old and New Testaments fit together
  • Broad Audience: Short readings make this perfect for middle school and high school students, new believers, and seasoned Christians looking to incorporate the Bible into their daily lives in a thoughtful manner

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  • Perfect for Students: Manageably sized readings make this perfect for teens and college students looking to consistently incorporate the Bible into their daily lives in a thoughtful manner 
  • Easy to Read: Paperback with cream-colored paper and a single-column format 
  • Includes Reading Plans: Multiple reading plan options to read through the Bible in two years
  • 500+ Daily Readings: Each day features an introduction by Greg Gilbert and Alex Duke, 2–3 chapters of Scripture, and reflection questions to engage with the text 

Product Details

Format: TruTone
Type Size: 9.00
Page Layout: Single Column
Page Count: 2,100
Size: 5.375 in x 8.4375 in
Weight: 35.1 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-9136-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-9136-5
ISBN-UPC: 9781433591365
Case Quantity: 16
Published: September 07, 2023


“There is no more important discipline in the life of a follower of Christ than steady, daily intake of God’s Word. I’m thrilled with this wonderful tool for helping Christians do just this—bit by bit, over the course of two years. I commend this resource to God’s people as they commit themselves to digging daily into the Scriptures for the good of their souls.”
Jon Nielson, Senior Pastor, Christ Presbyterian Church, Wheaton, Illinois

“Daily Bible reading is spiritual gold, and the ESV Daily Reading Bible will faithfully aid new and seasoned Christians alike in this most vital and life-giving practice. I love its aesthetic layout, helpful guided questions, manageable reading load, and journaling pages.”
Rosaria Butterfield, former Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Syracuse University; author, The Gospel Comes with a House Key and Five Lies of Our Anti-Christian Age

“I’ve often heard it said that the best Bible translation is the Bible you read every day. In a similar way, perhaps the best study Bibles are those that motivate us to read the Bible every day. To that end, the ESV Daily Reading Bible is a wonderful tool to help us read the Bible regularly, thoughtfully, and prayerfully. The contributors have done a wonderful job constructing a plan and daily questions to help us—as the Book of Common Prayer suggests—to read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest the Scriptures. The questions for the readings regularly point us back to Christ, and the notes help us keep the whole story of the Bible with Christ at the center of view. I highly recommend it.”
Chris Bruno, President, Oahu Theological Seminary; Global Partner, Training Leaders International

“Make this book your early morning companion. Form the habit of giving the day’s first and best energy to enjoying God through his Word, and the rewards will cascade. Whether it takes you a full year or two, or just three months, you’ll find that there is no keystone habit like waking up to the voice of God in his Word. One day at a time, he will re-form your mind, reshape your heart, adjust your perspective, put the world’s chatter in its place, inspire acts of love, and enrich your capacities for deep and enduring joy. So I love fresh initiatives like this project to help us better avail ourselves of the full spread of God’s banquet in Scripture. These guides are reliable, and the text of Scripture to which they point—the very Word of God himself to us—is priceless.”
David Mathis, Senior Teacher and Executive Editor,; Pastor, Cities Church, Saint Paul, Minnesota; author, Habits of Grace

“There is no greater privilege available to us than opening the Bible and reading it for ourselves. For me personally, the most anticipated aspect of using the ESV Daily Reading Bible is the simplicity of the one- and two-year reading plans. These aids will assist my desire to read the entirety of God’s Word on a regular basis. I am excited about this one!”
David R. Helm, Senior Pastor, Christ Church Chicago; Chairman, The Charles Simeon Trust

“The ESV Daily Reading Bible is exactly what you need if you are ready to learn the story of God from cover to cover. There are a lot of Christians who would say that the Bible is the Word of God, and yet they have only read some of it. Many of them started reading plans that they eventually gave up on. This brilliant resource gives short, helpful introductions before each manageable reading selection and follows each section with questions that help readers think and engage with the text. That makes this a terrific Bible for the reader who is ready to learn from and commune with God every day.”
Adam Griffin, Lead Pastor, Eastside Community Church, Dallas, Texas; Host, The Family Discipleship Podcast; coauthor, Family Discipleship

“If you desire to dive more deeply into God’s living and active Word—to know him better—then I can’t think of a better resource than the ESV Daily Reading Bible! In it, you will find reading plans to help you stay on track, a brief introduction to help orient you to each passage, and a daily reflection question to help you engage with and participate in the Word of God. This is a resource that I will use for years to come, and I’m confident it will serve anyone who wants to faithfully study God’s Word.”
Courtney Doctor, Director of Women’s Initiatives, The Gospel Coalition; Bible teacher; author, From Garden to Glory; coauthor, Behold and Believe

“In Matthew 4:4, Jesus reiterated the Old Testament command (from Deuteronomy 8:3), ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ Fellow believer, how can you live ‘by every word that comes from the mouth of God’ if you’ve never read every word? I’ve used a great many Bible reading plans designed to guide you through ‘every word’ of Scripture on a regular basis. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a more helpful one than the ESV Daily Reading Bible.”
Donald S. Whitney, Professor of Biblical Spirituality and John H. Powell Endowed Chair of Pastoral Ministry, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; author, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life; Praying the Bible; and Family Worship

“To grow in our knowledge of God, we must read his Word regularly. To that end, I’ve found it helpful to sit in the same place at the same time with a simple plan every morning. The ESV Daily Reading Bible now provides a helpful and simple plan for Bible intake. If you’re like me, such plans greatly aid my personal time in the Word. Let me encourage you in two ways. First, give yourself to the regular reading of Scripture. Second, if you don’t have a plan, take up the ESV Daily Reading Bible, choose a place, set a time, and start reading.”
Juan R. Sanchez, Senior Pastor, High Pointe Baptist Church, Austin, Texas; author, Seven Dangers Facing Your Church

“This is an excellent resource for anyone who wants help engaging daily with God’s Word. It provides suggestions for reading through the Bible at a manageable pace, along with introductions and questions for each reading that keep God and his unfolding plan of redemption in view. I’m excited for this resource because it will help people read more Scripture, more often, and with more understanding.”
Drew Hunter, Teaching Pastor, Zionsville Fellowship, Zionsville, Indiana; author, Unfolding Grace and Made for Friendship

“Jesus says that we need God’s Word as much as we need food. And we need it daily. The ESV Daily Reading Bible is such a helpful guide as we seek to read and reflect on Scripture and then live it out in our everyday lives. I trust that it will be a blessing to God’s people!”
Jeremy Treat, Pastor for Preaching and Vision, Reality LA, Los Angeles, California; Adjunct Professor of Theology, Biola University; author, The Crucified King and The Atonement