May 4, read through the Bible in a year.

Continuing with the Acts of the Apostles and three  chapters in 2 Samuel.

May 4: Acts 15, 2 Samuel 3, 2 Samuel 4, 2 Samuel 5 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Acts 15. Much ado about circumcision. Then came the Council at Jerusalem, which led to  the Jerusalem decree. (in short: Abstain from fornication and from blood). Barnabas and Paul argue about Mark, so they split up, and Paul took Silas and embarked on the second missionary journey.

2 Samuel 3 starts out with a genealogy of David’s Sons. Then Abner joined forces with David, Joab murdered Abner, and finally it records how David mourned Abner.

2 Samuel 4 records how Saul’s son Ishbosheth was Murdered.

2 Samuel 5. David Reigned over all Israel and captured Jerusalem. After Jerusalem is established as the City of David The Philistines are defeated.

 

 

Acts 15, Circumcision Conflict, the Council at Jerusalem, the Jerusalem Decree, Ministry in Syria, Barnabas and Paul argue about Mark.

Acts 15, Circumcision Conflict, the Council at Jerusalem, the Jerusalem Decree, Ministry in Syria, Barnabas and Paul argue about Mark.