Kerugma Family Bible reading guide for use with young children. This guide is a no-fuss, easy to carry out, overview of the Bible for the whole family.
Here are four weeks in advance. I will post a new 4 week plan every Friday.
* 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 One

And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. ~Gen 1:31

  1. Genesis 1:1-24 Story of Creation
  2. Gen 1:25-31 Ruling Creation
  3. Gen 2 Adam & Eve
  4. Gen 3 Sin enters God’s perfect world
  5. Gen 4:1-15 Cain & Abel
  6. Gen 4:16-26 Cain is sent away

Week Two

When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty;t walk before me, and be blameless ~Gen 17:1

  1. Gen 7:1-10  Story of Noah
  2. Gen 7:11-24 The Flood
  3. Gen 8:1-17 The rain stops
  4. Gen 8:18-22 The Promise
  5. Gen 15 God’s covenant with Abraham
  6. Gen 21:1-21 and Gen 22:17-18

Week Three

Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you. ~Gen 28:15

  1. Gen 22:1-14 Abraham tested
  2. Gen 22:15-24 Abraham blessed
  3. Gen 27:1-29 Isaac’s blessing
  4. Gen 27:30-46 Esau upset
  5. Gen 28:1-9 Jacob flees
  6. Gen 28:10-22 Jacob’s dream

Week Four

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today. ~Gen 50:20

  1. Gen 33 Jacob meets Esau
  2. Gen 37:1-11 Joseph’s Dreams
  3. Gen 37:12-36 Joseph sold into slavery
  4. Gen 41: 1-36 Pharaoh’s dream
  5. Gen 41:37-57 Joseph in charge of Egypt
  6. Gen 45 Joseph makes himself known

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.