Kerugma Family Bible reading guide for use with young children. This guide is a no-fuss, easy to implement, overview of the Bible for the whole family.

This week we start our tour through the HISTORY books of the Bible:
Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.

Week 1-4 of the family Bible reading plan
Week 5-8 of the family Bible reading plan
This is part three week 9-12.

* Bible references are in the ESV. You may, of course, use the version of your choice.


  • for use with the family
  • 52 weeks of the year
  • 6 days a week
  • short time needed each day
  • weekly memory verse

Week Nine

Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord.

~Joshua 24:14

  1. Joshua 1:1-11 – Be Strong & Courageous
  2. Joshua 2 Rahab and the Spies
  3. Joshua 5:13 — 6:27 Jericho
  4. Joshua 7 Achan’s Sin
  5. Joshua 9 The Israelite’s are Tricked
  6. Joshua 24:14-33 The Covenant Renewed

Week Ten

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. ~Ruth 1:16

  1. Judges 6:1-13 God Calls Gideon
  2. Judges 6:14-40 Gideon’s Sign
  3. Judges 7 Gideon’s Victory
  4. Judges 16:1-22 Samson and Delilah
  5. Judges 16:23-31 Samson’s Death
  6. Ruth 1 Naomi and Ruth

Week Eleven

For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name’s sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.

~1Samuel 12:22

  1. 1Samuel 3 God Calls Samuel
  2. 1Samuel 16:1-13 Samuel Anoints David
  3. 1Samuel 16:14-23 David Serves Saul
  4. 1Samuel 17:1-37 David and Goliath
  5. 1Samuel 17:38-58 The Battle
  6. 1Samuel 20 David and Jonathon

Week Twelve

This God is my strong refuge and has made my way blameless.
He made my feet like the feet of a deer and set me secure on the heights.

~ 2 Samuel 22:33-34

  1. 2 Samuel 5:1-10 Israel’s New King
  2. 2 Samuel 5:17-25 David Defeats the Philistines
  3. 2 Samuel 6:1-5 The Ark of God
  4. 2 Samuel 12:1-10 Nathan Confronts David
  5. 1 Kings 1:28-40 Solomon is King
  6. 1 Kings 3:1-15 Solomon asks for Wisdom

Week 1-4 of the family Bible reading plan
Week 5-8 of the family Bible reading plan
This is part three week 9-12.

To learn more about how we did Bible study you can read through our 4 step process page using the anagram IDEA: Introduce, Dig Deeper, Elaborate and Application.

Here are five sample lessons of the Kerugma Family Bible Study Guide.