June 17, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and two chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 17: 1 Corinthians 5, 1 Chronicles 28, 1 Chronicles 29 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 5. This is a stern chapter. Paul reminded the Corinthians that immorality defiles the church. Immorality must be judged, and somebody that continues to so do must be expelled.

1 Chronicles 28, David instructed Solomon how to build the Temple, complete with promises and warnings for the future.

1 Chronicles 29 begins with a long list of offerings for building the temple, then is recorded David’s praise to God, after which Solomon was anointed King and finally is recorded the close of David’s reign.

June 16, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and three chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 16: 1 Corinthians 4, 1 Chronicles 25, 1 Chronicles 26, 1 Chronicles 27 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 4. Paul reminded the Corinthians they are servants of Christ, stewards of the mysteries of God and fools for Christ’s Sake. Then Paul urged them to imitate him and not be arrogant. “For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.

1 Chronicles 25 lists the musicians with their assigned divisions for service.

1 Chronicles 26 lists the gatekeepers, the treasurers and other officials.

1 Chronicles 27 lists the military divisions,  the leaders of the Israeli tribes and other officials.

June 15, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and three chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 15: 1 Corinthians 3, 1 Chronicles 22, 1 Chronicles 23, 1 Chronicles 24 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 3. Paul warned the Corinthians that sectarianism is carnal, we are all servants of the Lord Jesus Christ. One is planting, one is watering, but God gives the increase. Paul gave them another warning: Avoid worldly wisdom, “ For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.

1 Chronicles 22, David made preparations to build the Temple.

1 Chronicles 23 contains a listing of the Levites and their duties.

1 Chronicles 24, shows the divisions of the priests, who served tabernacle duties when, and the other Levites, serving as alternates.

June 13, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read the first chapter of Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and two chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 13: 1 Corinthians 1, 1 Chronicles 17, 1 Chronicles 18 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 1 begins with greetings and thanksgiving from the Apostle Paul, who admonished the Corinthians their only leader is Christ and sectarianism is Sin, for Christ is the power and wisdom of God. The foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, so glory only in the Lord.

1 Chronicles 17. David wanted to build a temple for the Lord rather than the tabernacle, and God’s covenant with David was that his son would be allowed to build it.

1 Chronicles 18 lists David’s victories and his officials.

June 12, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, the last day between Romans and 1 Corinthians we are reading two Psalms and two chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 12: Psalm 43, Psalm 44, 1 Chronicles 15, 1 Chronicles 16 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Psalm 43. This Psalm can very well be a continuation of Psalm 42. Nevertheless, it is a Psalm of deep depression and yet full of praise and hope.

Psalm 44, of the sons of Korah. It is a Psalm recounting the great victories God gave the Israelites when they followed God, and the humiliating defeats they suffered when they did not. Yet the psalmists were trusting God and claimed they had not forgotten the Lord and ended with an urgent plea for help.

1 Chronicles 15. The Ark was brought to Jerusalem. When David’s wife Michal, daughter of Saul saw David dancing in the street at the joyous occasion, she despised him.

1 Chronicles 16, The Ark was placed in the Tabernacle, and David’s song of thanksgiving is recorded. After that the regular worship resumed.

June 11, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Taking a pause between Romans and 1 Corinthians we read today three Psalms and two chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 11: Psalm 40, Psalm 41, Psalm 42, 1 Chronicles 13, 1 Chronicles 14 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Psalm 40, of David. It speaks of the servant that comes to do God’s will. David attributed this to himself, but it is spiritually a messianic Psalm.

Psalm 41, of David. A prayer for help in sickness and protection from traitors and other enemies.

Psalm 42, a Maskil. Of the sons of Korah. A very old Psalm, it mentions Elohim many times, but Jehovah only once. It begins “As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God.” Enjoy!

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 and he went to battle with his growing army and defeated the Philistines.

June 10, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Taking a pause between Romans and 1 Corinthians we read today one chapter in Proverbs and three chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 10: Proverbs 71 Chronicles 10, 1 Chronicles 11, 1 Chronicles 12 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Proverbs 7, keep the Law, Seek wisdom and above all, stay away from harlots! They will use every trick to get you!

1 Chronicles 10. The inglorious end of king Saul. He fell on his own sword and his sons were killed.

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.

1 Chronicles 12, David’s Army grew and grew, and in Hebron David’s Army was numbered. With so many volunteers to join the army there was joy in Israel.

June 9, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Taking a pause between Romans and 1 Corinthians we read today two Psalms and two chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 9: Psalm 38, Psalm 39, 1 Chronicles 8, 1 Chronicles 9 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Psalm 38, of David, a Petition. This is a Psalm of deep despair and remorse. David acknowledged his sin and cried out to God. Yet, in failing health and abandonment by friends and family his hope in God remained steadfast.

Psalm 39, of David. At the  later part of his life David wrote this Psalm to give words of wisdom, knowing the end for him was near. It is sometimes quoted in part during funerals to give comfort when words are hard to find.

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.

June 8, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Taking a five day pause between Romans and 1 Corinthians we are today reading one Psalm and two chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 8: Psalm 37, 1 Chronicles 6, 1 Chronicles 7 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Psalm 37, of David. With two lines dedicated to each letter of the Hebrew alphabet, this psalm is one of the longer acrostics in the book of Psalms. David wrote it late in life (“ I have been young, and now am old;
Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken,
Nor his descendants begging bread.“) It is full of promises and praise, and was intended for memorization.

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.

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.

June 7, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today we are reading the last chapter in Paul’s letter to the Romans and continue reading three chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 7: Romans 16, 1 Chronicles 3, 1 Chronicles 4, 1 Chronicles 5 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Romans 16. Sister Phoebe is commended, the Apostle Paul gave thanks, especially to Priscilla and Aquila, followed by a long list of greetings by name. Paul then warned the Romans to avoid divisive persons, followed by greetings from Paul’s friends, even Tertius, the scribe wrote a note. The letter ends with a benediction.

1 Chronicles 3 contains the family tee of David, the royal line of Solomon and the royal line of Jeconiah after the exile.

1 Chronicles 4 contains the family tree of Judah and the family tree of Simeon.

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.