SOAP

A Bible Reading Plan

October
October 1 - Genesis 39-40
October 2 -
Genesis 41

October 5 -
Genesis 42-43
October 6 - 
Genesis 44-45
October 7 -
Genesis 46-47
October 8 - 
Ephesians 3
October 9 -
Genesis 48-49

October 12 - 
Genesis 50
October 13 -
Exodus 1-3
October 14 -
Exodus 4-5
October 15 -
Exodus 6-7
October 16 -
Hebrews 11:20-30

October 19 -
 Exodus 8-9
October 20 -
Exodus 10-11
October 21 -
Exodus 12
October 22 -
Exodus 13-14
October 23 -
Exodus 16-17

October 26 - John 1
October 27 -
Exodus 19-20
October 28 -
Exodus 24-25
October 29 -
Exodus 26-27
October 30 -
Exodus 28-29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A New Way to Read the Bible! 

What is SOAP?

SOAP stands for Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer.  SOAP is a journaling method that helps us grow in God’s Word by recording our thoughts, emotions, and connections when Reading the bible.  We use the SOAP method, along with the SOAP reading schedule to help us in our journey to a better life found in Jesus Christ.

Scripture

Write down the portion of Scripture you will journal on. This is usually a short section that you have underlined or marked as you were reading.

Observation

Write down your thoughts and observations of the passage.

Application

Write down how you will apply this passage to your life today.

Prayer

Write down a prayer to God about your experience today.

How to use a SOAP Journal: 

Before you start, pray for God to show you how to apply the reading to your life today. Use the reading schedule to find today’s Scripture. Then begin reading today's scripture.  As you read, underline or write down anything that speaks to you as a personal word to be applied. When you read with an open heart, God will give you words of encouragement, direction, and correction. When you finish reading, use SOAP to write down how God’s word impacted you.

 


 

Resources:

Read The bible anywhere you go  Bible.com 
SOAP Journal: 1 week Sample Journal Download

 


 

 *The S.O.A.P. method is a guide for personal study and journaling that is widely used by many churches. It was adapted from the book, Divine Mentor by Pastor Wayne Cordeiro, Lead Pastor of New Hope Church in Honolulu, Hawaii.