Bible reading notes: At a glance

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Our handy summaries and grid below should give you an overview of each of our Bible reading notes, who they are written for and what you can find inside!

 

New Daylight: our most popular series, New Daylight is for everyone on their daily journey with God

New Daylight Deluxe: all the content of New Daylight, but with bigger text

Guidelines: Guidelines is aimed at church leaders and students, and provides more in-depth study for today’s mission and ministry

The Upper Room: written by its readers all over the world, The Upper Room focuses on finding God in daily experience

Day by Day with God: this series is written for women, by women who have themselves found the Bible a source of strength and inspiration for life

Bible Reflections for Older People: these Bible reflections aimed at older people will bring hope, assurance and sustenance to the reader

 

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New Daylight

Guidelines

The Upper Room

Day by Day with God

Bible Reflections for Older People

Who is it written for?

Those seeking daily accessible and stimulating Bible readings to deepen faith and knowledge.

Leaders in different kinds of ministry and mission, those wanting in-depth study.

Those seeking meditation and reflection on the Bible drawing on real life experience.

Written by women, explained and applied especially for women.

Written by older people for older people.

How many readings?

Daily

Six per week

Daily

Daily

40 readings to dip in and out of over four months.

Is the Bible reading printed?

Yes, reading may be abridged

No

Key verse only, Bible reference for rest of passage

Key verse only, Bible reference for rest of passage

Yes, reading may be abridged

Is a prayer or reflection included?

Yes

Weekly units of 'Guidelines' to reflect and think on further

Prayer, thought for the day and prayer focus

Yes

Yes

Is there group material?

No

No

One question per day's reading, often used for discussion once a week

No

No

Deluxe edition (large print) available?

Yes

No

No

No

Only available in large print.

Is iPhone/Android app available?

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Are whole books of the Bible studied?

Yes-content may be abridged

Yes

No

Occasional - content may be abridged

No

Thematic study?

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Who are the writers?

Drawn from a regular team of contributors

Drawn from a small core team of contributors with the frequent addition of guest contributors who write in their own area of expertise

Written by the readers, each day is different

Readings drawn from a regular team of contributors

Readings drawn from a regular team of contributors

Commissioning Editor

Sally Welch

David Spriggs and Helen Paynter

Susan Hibbins

Ali Herbert

Eley McAinsch

Seasonal readings included?

Yes

Yes

Readings during special times of the year (Easter, Christmas) have more of a seasonal focus.

Yes

Yes