June 20, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the 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. The Apostle Paul gave practical advise: Don’t be a stumbling block to the weak.

2 Chronicles 7. Solomon dedicated the Temple, and God appeared 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 praised Solomon,” the one half of the greatness of thy wisdom was not told me: for thou exceedest the fame that I heard.” The chapter continues listing Solomon’s wealth and splendor, ending with a record of his death.

June 19, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the 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. In this chapter the Apostle Paul dealt 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 Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the 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. The Apostle Paul reminded the Corinthians they should solve their disputes among themselves and 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 asked for wisdom, he received it and more, God also gave him economic and military power.

2 Chronicles 2. Solomon Prepared to build the temple, took inventory of all things collected and tallied 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 Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the 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 reminded 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 instructed 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 was anointed King and finally is recorded the close of David’s reign.

June 16, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the 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 reminded the Corinthians they are servants of Christ, stewards of the mysteries of God and fools for Christ’s Sake. Then Paul urged 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 the Israeli tribes and other officials.

June 15, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and three chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 15: 1 Corinthians 3, 1 Chronicles 22, 1 Chronicles 23, 1 Chronicles 24 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 3. Paul warned the Corinthians that sectarianism is carnal, we are all servants of the Lord Jesus Christ. One is planting, one is watering, but God gives the increase. Paul gave them another warning: Avoid worldly wisdom, “ For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God.

1 Chronicles 22, David made preparations to build the Temple.

1 Chronicles 23 contains a listing of the Levites and their duties.

1 Chronicles 24, shows the divisions of the priests, who served tabernacle duties when, and the other Levites, serving as alternates.

June 14, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read  one chapter in the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and three chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 14: 1 Corinthians 2, 1 Chronicles 19, 1 Chronicles 20, 1 Chronicles 21 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 2. Paul proclaimed Christ crucified, relying only on God’s power. This is God’s secret wisdom, spiritual wisdom, and in applying this “we have the mind of Christ“.

1 Chronicles 19. Wars continued, the Ammonites and the Syrians were defeated.

1 Chronicles 20. Wars went on,  Rabbah was conquered and the Philistine giants were destroyed.

1 Chronicles 21, David took a census of Israel and Judah. This was a great sin and the LORD gave David three options how the country should be punished. David chose to be in the hands of the LORD, and the nation was punished by being visited by  the angel of the LORD. The angel stopped at Araunah’s threshing floor, the future site of the Temple.

June 13, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, we read the first chapter of Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians and two chapters in 1 Chronicles.

June 13: 1 Corinthians 1, 1 Chronicles 17, 1 Chronicles 18 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

1 Corinthians 1 begins with greetings and thanksgiving from the Apostle Paul, who admonished the Corinthians their only leader is Christ and sectarianism is Sin, for Christ is the power and wisdom of God. The foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, so glory only in the Lord.

1 Chronicles 17. David wanted to build a temple for the Lord rather than the tabernacle, and God’s covenant with David was that his son would be allowed to build it.

1 Chronicles 18 lists David’s victories and his officials.

June 12, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today, the last day between Romans and 1 Corinthians we are reading two Psalms and two chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 12: Psalm 43, Psalm 44, 1 Chronicles 15, 1 Chronicles 16 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Psalm 43. This Psalm can very well be a continuation of Psalm 42. Nevertheless, it is a Psalm of deep depression and yet full of praise and hope.

Psalm 44, of the sons of Korah. It is a Psalm recounting the great victories God gave the Israelites when they followed God, and the humiliating defeats they suffered when they did not. Yet the psalmists were trusting God and claimed they had not forgotten the Lord and ended with an urgent plea for help.

1 Chronicles 15. The Ark was brought to Jerusalem. When David’s wife Michal, daughter of Saul saw David dancing in the street at the joyous occasion, she despised him.

1 Chronicles 16, The Ark was placed in the Tabernacle, and David’s song of thanksgiving is recorded. After that the regular worship resumed.

June 11, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Taking a pause between Romans and 1 Corinthians we read today three Psalms and two chapters in 1 Chronicles..

June 11: Psalm 40, Psalm 41, Psalm 42, 1 Chronicles 13, 1 Chronicles 14 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

Psalm 40, of David. It speaks of the servant that comes to do God’s will. David attributed this to himself, but it is spiritually a messianic Psalm.

Psalm 41, of David. A prayer for help in sickness and protection from traitors and other enemies.

Psalm 42, a Maskil. Of the sons of Korah. A very old Psalm, it mentions Elohim many times, but Jehovah only once. It begins “As the deer pants for the water brooks, So pants my soul for You, O God.” Enjoy!

1 Chronicles 13.The Ark  was brought from Kirjath Jearim to the family of Obed-Edom the Gittite. “And the ark of God remained with the family of Obededom in his house three months. And the Lord blessed the house of Obededom, and all that he had.

1 Chronicles 14, David was firmly established at Jerusalem and he went to battle with his growing army and defeated the Philistines.