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.
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