June 17, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  one chapter of 1 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 reminds 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 instructs 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 is anointed king and finally records the close of David’s reign.

June 16, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  one chapter of 1 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 reminds the Corinthians they are servants of Christ, stewards of the mysteries of God and fools for Christ’s Sake. Then Paul urges 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 tribes and other officials.

 

June 15, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  one chapter of 1 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 warns that sectarianism is carnal, we are all servants of theLord Jesus Christ. One is planting, one is watering, but God gives the increase. Paul gives another warning: Avoid worldly wisdom, “ For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.

1 Chronicles 22, David prepares 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 14, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  one chapter of 1 Corinthians and three chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 14: 1 Corinthians 2, 1 Chronicles 19, 1 Chronicles 20, 1 Chronicles 21 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 2. Paul proclaimed Christ crucified, relying only on God’s power. This is God’s secret wisdom, spiritual wisdom, and in applying this “we have the mind of Christ“.

1 Chronicles 19. Wars continued, the Ammonites and the Syrians were Defeated.

1 Chronicles 20. Wars went on,  Rabbah was Conquered and the Philistine giants were destroyed.

1 Chronicles 21, David took a census of Israel and Judah. This was a great sin and the LORD gave David three options how the country should be punished. David chose to be in the hands of the LORD, and the nation was punished by being visited by  the angel of the LORD. The angel stopped at Araunah’s threshing floor, the future site of the Temple.

 

June 13, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  the first chapter of 1 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 Paul, admonishes them the only leader is Christ and sectarianism is Sin for Christ the power and wisdom of God. The foolishness of God is wiser the 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 Bible in a year.

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. Nevrtheless, it is a Psalm of deep depression and yet continuing 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 psalmist is confident in God and claims they have not forgotten the Lord and ends with an urgent plea for help.

1 Chronicles 15. The Ark is 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 recorded is David’s song of thanksgiving. After that the regular worship resumed.

 

June 11, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, in between Romans and 1 Corinthians we are reading 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 attributes 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  is brought from Kirjath Jearim.

1 Chronicles 14, David is firmly established at Jerusalem and with his growing army the Philistines are defeated.