May 3, read through the Bible in a year.

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

May 3: Acts 14, 2 Samuel 1, 2 Samuel 2 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Acts 14. Paul went to Iconium, preached the Gospel and they threatened to stone him, so he  fled to Lystra and they did. He and Barnabas escaped to Derbe. From there they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch where Paul strengthened the converts, after which they went back to Attalia and sailed back to Antioch where they gave a report on their first missionary journey.

2 Samuel 1, David got the report of Saul’s death. David lamented of the  death of Saul and his son, known as the Song of the Bow.

In 2 Samuel 2  David was Anointed King of Judah and Ishboseth, son of Saul was made King of Israel, which led Israel and Judah to go to war against each other.

April 30, read through the Bible in a year.

Continuing with the Acts of the Apostles and three chapters in 1 Samuel.

April 30: Acts 11, 1 Samuel 23, 1 Samuel 24, 1 Samuel 25 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Acts 11. The Jews did not like that gentiles could receive the Holy Spirit, but Peter explains God’s Grace. Barnabas went looking for Saul and they went to Antioch. It was there the believers were first called Christians.  first in Antioch, and it was from there they sent relief to fellow believers in Judea by Barnabas and Saul.

1 Samuel 23. David Saved the City of Keilah, was pursued by Saul, and spending most of the time in the wilderness strongholds.

In 1 Samuel 24  David Spares Saul’s life, staying true to God.

1 Samuel 25 records Samuel’s Death. It also tells the vivid story of David and Abigail, the Wife of Nabal.