Our Bible reading notes - At a glance

This table summarises the main differences between our different Bible reading notes, all at a glance. If you want to find out more about the different series, including reading samples and seeing what others have said, please follow the links below for more information.

Our Bible Reading Notes - at a glance
New Daylight Guidelines The Upper Room Day by Day with God Quiet Spaces Bible Reflections for Older People
Frequency of readings Daily Six per week Daily Daily The readings are in two-week sections. You decide how much to read and when. The are 40 readings and reflections to use in a 4- month period. You decide how much to read and when.
Issues per year Three issues per year, covering four months each - starting in January, May and September.
Printed Bible reading? Yes, reading may be abridged No Key verse only, Bible reference for rest of passage Key verse only, Bible reference for rest of passage Quotations from the Bible are provided to support the reflections. Yes, reading may be abridged
Bible readings taken from Readings taken from both Old Testament and New Testament passages using a variety of translations (where Bible readings printed).
Prayer / reflection included? Yes Weekly units of 'Guidelines' to reflect and think on further Prayer, thought for the day, prayer focus suggestion and occasional 'Link2Life' applications Yes Yes Yes
Group material No No One question per day's reading, often used for discussion once a week No No No
Deluxe edition (large print) available? Yes No No No No Only available in large print
Electronic version (PDF) available? No Yes Yes No No No
iPhone / iPad App available? Yes Yes No Yes No No
Android App available? Yes Yes No Yes No No
Whole books studied? Yes - content may be abridged Yes No Occasional - content may be abridged No No
Thematic study? Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Writers Readings drawn from a regular team of contributors Readings drawn from a small core team of contributors, with the frequent addition of guest contributors who write in their own area of experise. Written by the readers, each day is different. Readings drawn from a regular team of contributors. Readings drawn from a range of contributors.
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. Those with an interest in meditative spirituality, retreat and Quiet Day participants. Written by older people for older people.
Commissioning Editor Sally Welch David Spriggs, edited by Lisa Cherrett Susan Hibbins Ali Herbert Sally Smith 'Tricia Williams
Seasonal readings included? Yes Yes Readings during special times of the year (Easter, Christmas) have more of a seasonal focus. Yes Yes
Follows the Church calendar? Yes - often includes reflections on the life of spiritual figures of the past No No No No No
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