Passion Week Scripture Reading List

The week before Easter (Passion Week) begins this coming Sunday, March 24th. What better way to prepare for Easter than reading and reflecting on His Word, right?

Below is a sample Passion Week Scripture Reading List you can use. Each day includes a main Scripture reading, plus additional verses for further study as you are able. Some of the extra verses are the same events recorded in a different gospel, and some are different verses with more thoughts on the Easter events.

Day 1 (Palm Sunday): Read Matthew 21:1-11.

(for more reading: Luke 19:29-44 Mark 11:1-11, John 12:12-50)

Day 2: Read Matthew 21:12-20 and John 12:1-14.

(for more reading: Mark 11:11-33)

Day 3: Read Matthew 21:20-27.

(for more reading: Matthew 21:28-23:39, Mark 11:20-12:44)

Day 4: Read Luke 22:1-6 and Mark 14:1-11.

(for more reading: Matthew 24-25, Matthew 26:17-30)

Day 5 (Last Supper): Read John 19:1-16 and Isaiah 54:7.

(for more reading: Luke 22:7-52, John 13-17, 1 Corinthians 11:23-25, Mark 14:12-72)

Day 6 (Good Friday): Read Mark 14:53-15:41, Isaiah 53:5-6, and 1 Peter 1:18-21.

(for more reading: Luke 22:47-53, Luke 23:39-43, John 19:1-37)

Day 7: Read John 19:38-42 and Romans 6:22-23.

(for more reading: Mark 15:42-47, Matthew 27:57-66)

Day 8 (The Resurrection): Read Mark 16:1-7 and Matthew 28:1-20.

(for more reading: John 20:1-21:31, Acts 1:9)

If you would like a printable version of this reading plan, click this link to download a printable copy for free! (Easter Passion Week Scripture Reading List)

Easter Passion Week Scripture Reading List at Do Not Depart

Click here to download the full PDF version of this free printable.


More Easter Study Resources

Want more readings for Easter? Check out some of these books and devotionals:


What verses stick in your heart around Easter? What are your favorite resources to study the Passion Week events? Share your favorites in the comments!

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A wife, mother, avid reader, homeschooling momma, and writer, Caroline is imperfect at all of those but thankful for every bit. Eager to grow with believers in deeper, more grace-focused faith, Caroline loves to study His Word, share it with others, and learn more and more how to fully lean on Him to live it out. You can also find Caroline at Under God’s Mighty Hand and on Twitter.

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  1. What a great resource, Caroline. I will use this!

  2. Oh, I was so hoping I’d find one of these this year! Pinning and doing with my kiddos! Thanks, Caroline!

    • You’re quite welcome, Becky! So glad it’s helpful. Thank you for sharing it! We’re planning on reading these verses together, too.

      • Pastor Edward S.Zaman says:

        Thank you very much for your good job ! I am so blessed for this Scripture !God bless your minisirty !


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