May 17, read through the Bible in a year.

The final chapter in the Acts of the Apostles and one chapter in 1 Kings.

May 17: Acts 28, 1 Kings 8 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Acts 28 records Paul’s ministry on Malta and his final sailing to Rome. Once in  Rome it tells of  Paul’s ministry at Rome where he stayed for two full years.

1 Kings 8. It was celebration time when the Ark was brought into the Temple, Solomon gave a great speech and a prayer of dedication. Then he blessed the Assembly and dedicated the Temple with lots of sacrifices and it finished with a fourteen day feast.

May 15, read through the Bible in a year.

Continuing with the Acts of the Apostles, and two chapters in 1 Kings.

May 15: Acts 26, 1 Kings 4, 1 Kings 5, (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Acts 26. Paul gave his testimony,recounted his early life, his conversion and  his life as a Christian. Festus  shouted “Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad” but Agrippa said  “Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.

1 Kings 4 retells Solomon’s administration, gives an account of Solomon’s prosperity and extols Solomon’s wisdom.

1 Kings 5. The wars had ended and Solomon prepared to build the Temple, as was promised