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Advent Readings: From Genesis to Revelation

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Advent Readings: From Genesis to Revelation

The promise, fulfillment, and redemptive impact of Christ’s incarnation is seen throughout all of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation.

Advent Readings: From Genesis to Revelation offers twenty Scripture readings categorized into four key areas of Christ’s incarnation: Promise of the Savior, Anticipation of the Savior, Birth of the Savior, and Reflecting on the Savior. Summaries are included with each passage in order to help readers celebrate the unfolding of God’s redemptive plan throughout Scripture.

Advent Readings with Full Scripture Text

Read or download advent readings with full Scripture text:


Promise of the Savior
Reading One:
Promise of the Seed to Adam
Genesis 3:15
Promise of the Seed to Abraham
Genesis 22:15-18
Reading Two:
Promise of the Seed to Judah
Genesis 49:8-12
Reading Three:
Promise of the Seed to David
2 Samuel 7:8-16
Reading Four:
Promise of the Son to the Nations
Psalm 2:1-12
Reading Five:
Promise of the Virgin Birth
Isaiah 7:14
Promise of the Coming King
Isaiah 9:2-7
Promise of the Coming Ruler
Micah 5:2
Anticipation of the Savior
Reading One
Joseph’s Anticipation of the Savior
Matthew 1:18-25
Reading Two
Mary’s Anticipation of the Savior
Luke 1:26-38
Reading Three
Elizabeth’s Anticipation of the Savior
Luke 1:39-45
Reading Four
Mary’s Song in Anticipation of the Savior
Luke 1:46-56
Reading Five
Zechariah’s Anticipation of the Savior
Luke 1:67-79
Birth of the Savior
Reading One
The Birth of the Savior
Luke 2:1-7
Reading Two
The Birth Announced by the Angels
Luke 2:8-21
Reading Three
The Birth Celebrated by Simeon
Luke 2:22-35
Reading Four
The Birth Feared by King Herod
Matthew 2:1-8
Reading Five
The Birth Celebrated by the Wise Men
Matthew 2:9-12
Reflecting on the Savior
Reading One
Reflecting on Christ’s Incarnation
John 1:1-14
Reading Two
Reflecting on Christ’s Redemption
Galatians 4:4-7
Reflecting on Christ’s Salvation
Titus 3:4-8
Reading Three
Reflecting on Christ’s Exaltation
Revelation 5:1-14
Reading Four
Reflecting on Christ’s Promise to the Nations
Revelation 7:9-12
Reading Five
Reflecting on Christ’s Future Restoration for Believers
Revelation 21:1-5
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Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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