Acts 9:23-43. After Saul was Converted, the Jews in Damascus decided to kill Saul, but he escaped at night by being lowered out through a window, hidden in a basket. Saul then went to Jerusalem. The believers were at first suspicious of him, but Barnabas told what had happened to Saul, and accepting Saul’s conversion the Church Prospered. Later Saul healed the paralytic Aeneas, and in Joppa a woman named Tabitha (or Dorcas) died. The believers immediately called for Peter, and he uttered the words “Tabitha cumi” and she rose up again.
1 Chronicles 13. The Ark was brought from Kirjath Jearim to the family of Obed-Edom the Gittite. “And the ark of God remained with the family of Obededom in his house three months. And the Lord blessed the house of Obededom, and all that he had.“
1 Chronicles 14. David was firmly established at Jerusalem. After asking God if he should wage war with the Philistines he went to battle with his growing army and defeated them.
1 Chronicles 15. The Ark was brought to Jerusalem in a great procession with music and dancing. When David’s wife Michal, daughter of Saul saw David dancing in the street at the joyous occasion, she despised him.
Acts 9:1-22. On the road to Damascus Saul was Converted. Ananias met up with Saul and from that time on Saul preached Christ.
1 Chronicles 11. David was made King over Israel, after which he conquered Jerusalem and it was from then on called the City of David (as opposed to the town of David, which is Bethlehem). The chapter also lists David’s mighty men, describing some of their deeds.
Acts 8:26-40. Philip met the Ethiopian eunuch. Thanks to God’s word in the scroll of Isaiah, he too came to believe and was baptized.
1 Chronicles 7 lists the family tree of Issachar, the family tree of Benjamin, the family tree of Naphtali, the family tree of Manasseh West of Jordan, the family tree of Ephraim and the family tree of Asher.
1 Chronicles 8 lists the genealogy of king Saul.
1 Chronicles 9 lists the people, the priests, the Levites and the Levite gatekeepers in Jerusalem that had returned after the captivity in Babylon. It continues with other Levite responsibilities and finally gives another part of the genealogy of king Saul.
1 Chronicles 10 tells the inglorious death of king Saul. He fell on his own sword and his sons were killed.
Acts 8:1-25. Saul persecuted the Church, it was so severe that the believers scattered all over the nations. Thanks to the persecution the Gospel reached Samaria where Philip met Simon the Sorcerer who came to believe, but he still thought the Holy Spirit could be purchased with money!
1 Chronicles 6 lists the family tree of Levi, musicians in the house of the Lord, the family tree of Aaron and, since the Levites had no land allocation, it lists their dwelling places.
Acts 7 begins with Stephen’s speech to the Sanhedrin and ends with the stoning of Stephen, the first martyr killed for his Christian faith.
1 Chronicles 5 contains the family tree of Reuben, the family tree of Gad and the family tree of Manasseh East of Jordan. These three tribes were unfaithful to God and the king of Assyria defeated them and took them into exile.