June 22, read through the Bible in a year.

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

June 22: 1 Corinthians 10, 2 Chronicles 13, 2 Chronicles 14 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 10, Paul gives examples from the Old Testament, “ There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it“, flee from idolatry, and do it all to the glory of God.

2 Chronicles 13 tells of Abijah’s reign in Judah.

2 Chronicles 14 tells of Asa’s reign in Judah.

 

June 21, read through the Bible in a year.

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

June 21: 1 Corinthians 9, 2 Chronicles 10, 2 Chronicles 11, 2 Chronicles 12 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 9. Paul shows a pattern of self denial so as to serve all men. He is striving for a crown as he is “running the race”.

2 Chronicles 10. Israel rebelled against Rehoboam, and nothing good came out of that.

2 Chronicles 11. The LORD warned against going to war with Israel, so instead Rehoboam fortified the cities, the priests and Levites leaft Israel and moved to Judah.  The family of Rehoboam is recorded.

2 Chronicles 12. Egypt Attacked Jerusalem and Judah paid the ransom. The reign of Rehoboam ended.

June 20, read through the Bible in a year.

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

June 20: 1 Corinthians 8, 2 Chronicles 7, 2 Chronicles 8, 2 Chronicles 9 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 8, Paul gives practical advise: Don’t be a stumbling block to the weak.

2 Chronicles 7, Solomon dedicates the Temple, and God appears to Solomon a second time, promising “ If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

2 Chronicles 8 lists more of Solomon’s achievements.

2 Chronicles 9, the Queen of Sheba praises Solomon,” the one half of the greatness of thy wisdom was not told me: for thou exceedest the fame that I heard.” Then it goes on listing Solomon’s wealth and splendor, ending with his recorded death.

June 19, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  one chapter of 1 Corinthians and two chapters in 2 Chronicles.

June 19: 1 Corinthians 7, 2 Chronicles 5, 2 Chronicles 6  (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 7. This chapter deals with marriage principles, it is good to remain celibate, but for most of us, keep your marriage vows, live as you are called. Divorce is always wrong, but if you do, continue unmarried. If separation is by death you are free to marry, as long as it is another believer.

2 Chronicles 5, the ark was brought into the Temple, and the glory of the LORD filled the Temple.

2 Chronicles 6  records Solomon’s speech when the work was completed and Solomon’s prayer of dedication.

June 18, read through the Bible in a year.

Today, we are reading  one chapter of 1 Corinthians and four chapters in 2 Chronicles.

June 18: 1 Corinthians 6, 2 Chronicles 1, 2 Chronicles 2, 2 Chronicles 3, 2 Chronicles 4  (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 6. Solve your disputes among yourselves, do not sue the brethren. Stay away from all sexual immorality, glorify God in body and spirit. A piece of Godly advice: “Flee fornication.

2 Chronicles 1. Solomon asks for wisdom, he gets it and more, economic and military power.

2 Chronicles 2. Solomon Prepares to build the temple, takes inventory of all things collected and tallies the number of constricted aliens to do the work.

2 Chronicles 3. Solomon did build the temple to man’s standard, six hands to a cubit. He even used gold nails instead of iron nails in the ceiling, far more gold than was called for in the tabernacle.

2 Chronicles 4 contains a listing of the temple furnishings.

 

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.