If you’ve always wanted to read the Psalms, here’s a 31-day challenge that will help you do just that.
We’re going to take a closer look at the Psalms, why they are so special, and how you can use this challenge to deepen your relationship with God.
About the Book of Psalms
The book of Psalms is an amazing collection of poetic prayers and hymns that speak to the soul.
It’s a treasure trove of wisdom, inspiration, and comfort that has been a source of solace and strength for many people for centuries.
The Psalms cover a wide range of emotions and experiences – from joy and praise to lament and despair. They are honest, raw, and authentic expressions of the human heart.
They offer us peace, guidance, and hope in times of trouble and doubt. Moreover, the Psalms teach us how to pray.
They model for us how to approach God with honesty, reverence, and expectation. Reading the Psalms regularly can transform our prayer lives and draw us closer to God.
How to Participate in the 31-day Challenge
The 31-day challenge is simple. Each day, you’ll read the Psalms that have been listed for that day. Starting with Psalm 1 on Day 1 and ending with Psalm 150 on Day 31.
You can use any Bible translation you prefer. You can physically read the Psalms or listen to an audio version if you’d prefer.
After reading the Psalms for that day, take a few minutes to reflect on what it means for you and how it can help you grow spiritually.
You can write down your thoughts in a journal or share them with someone who may need to hear the message too.
How to Get the Most Out of the Challenge
To get the most out of the challenge, here are some tips:
- Set aside a specific time each day for reading the Psalms. It could be first thing in the morning, during your lunch break, or before bedtime.
- Read the Psalm slowly and meditatively, paying attention to each word and phrase.
- Look for key themes or repeated phrases in the Psalm.
- Connect the Psalm to your life and circumstances.
Benefits of Completing the Challenge
Completing the 31-day challenge has many benefits. For one, you’ll deepen your understanding and appreciation of the Psalms.
You’ll discover new insights and discover God’s character and ways. Moreover, you’ll develop a habit of regular Bible reading and prayer that will help you grow spiritually.
You’ll also be able to share your experience with others and encourage them to read the Psalms too.
31-Day Psalms Reading Challenge Printable
This handy FREE printable download offers a month-long journey through the book of Psalms.
It provides a daily reading plan and space for reflection or notes once you’ve completed the challenge.
Day 1 — Psalms 1-5
Day 2 — Psalms 6-10
Day 3 — Psalms 11-16
Day 4 — Psalms 17-20
Day 5 — Psalms 21-25
Day 6 — Psalms 26-30
Day 7 — Psalms 31-35
Day 8 — Psalms 36-41
Day 9 — Psalms 42-46
Day 10 — Psalms 47-51
Day 11 — Psalms 52-56
Day 12 — Psalms 57-61
Day 13 — Psalms 62-67
Day 14 — Psalms 68-72
Day 15 — Psalms 73-77
Day 16 — Psalms 78-82
Day 17 — Psalms 83-87
Day 18 — Psalms 88-92
Day 19 — Psalms 93-97
Day 20 — Psalms 98-102
Day 21 — Psalms 103-107
Day 22 — Psalms 108-112
Day 23 — Psalms 113-118
Day 24 — Psalm 119
Day 25 — Psalms 120-125
Day 26 — Psalms 126-130
Day 27 — Psalms 131-136
Day 28 — Psalms 137-140
Day 29 — Psalms 141-144
Day 30 — Psalms 145-147
Day 31 — Psalms 148-150
By reading just a few Psalms a day and reflecting on their message, we can draw closer to God and experience His love and grace.