The Prophet Joseph Smith once said, "I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book."
Obviously, reading the Book of Mormon is a high priority in our lives. President Ezra Taft Benson talked about reading the Book of Mormon often too. He said,
"It is not just that the Book of Mormon teaches us truth, though it indeed does that. It is not just that the Book of Mormon bears testimony of Christ, though it indeed does that, too. But there is something more. There is a power in the book which will begin to flow into your lives the moment you begin a serious study of the book. You will find greater power to resist temptation. You will find the power to avoid deception. You will find the power to stay on the strait and narrow path. The scriptures are called “the words of life” (D&C 84:85), and nowhere is that more true than it is of the Book of Mormon. When you begin to hunger and thirst after those words, you will find life in greater and greater abundance."
With those words in mind, here are 4 schedules to read the Book of Mormon- pick the one that fits your needs! Each one includes a full sized reading chart and one that would fit inside a standard set of scriptures so you can choose what fits your style. Click the image of the schedule you want to print. Like it? Share it with others by pinning it too!
The first Mormon listed in the schedule refers to the Words of Mormon- it just fits in the layout better without the "Words of" this way. When it says, 2 Nephi 3:15 to 4:8 that means you read all the way through verse 8. "To" is just shorter than "through" which fits the space better as well.
Looking for more than just a schedule? I’m using the one from the Red Headed Hostess- Book of Mormon Study Guide right now. At first I felt it was a little too young for me as in I could see myself being in seminary with some of the questions but I found myself answering them differently than I did all those years ago due to where I’m at now (obviously) and am quite enjoying it. There are two volumes that you will need to get- the first one takes you through Mosiah. You can get it as a book shipped to you OR as a digitial download. So far, I recommend it!
Before you start reading, decide how you will mark your scriptures as you go. Will you use a color coded charts for highlighting your favorite verses? How about using one of the economy copies of the Book of Mormon then compare your notes to your current copy? Decide how you want to study first to get more out of your time.
Damion Judkins has also kindly made a customized reading schedule for you! It's an Excel spreadsheet so once you download the program, all you have to do is plug in your start date and how many days you want to read it in. It's great!