Today, in between Romans and 1 Corinthians we are reading one chapter in Proverbs and three chapters in 1 Chronicles..
June 10: Proverbs 7, 1 Chronicles 10, 1 Chronicles 11, 1 Chronicles 12 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
Proverbs 7, keep the Law, Seek wisdom and above all, stay away from harlots! They will use every trick to get you!
1 Chronicles 10, Saul fell on his own sword and his Sons were killed.
1 Chronicles 11, David was made King over Israel, then he conquered Jerusalem and it is from then on called the City of David (as opposed to the town of David, which is Bethlehem). David’s mighty men and some of their deeds are listed.
1 Chronicles 12, David’s Army grew and grew, David’s Army at Hebron and the men were numbered. With so many volunteers to join the Army there was joy in Israel.
Continuing with the Acts of the Apostles and the last three chapters in 1 Samuel.
May 2: Acts 13, 1 Samuel 29, 1 Samuel 30, 1 Samuel 31 (click on the chapter to begin reading)
Acts 13, Barnabas and Saul begin their first missionary journey with preaching at Cyprus where Saul’s name was changed to Paul. From there they went to the Pisidian Antioch. A lot happened there, and the Jews expelled them from the region and they continued on their journey to Iconium.
1 Samuel 29, the Philistines rejected David.
1 Samuel 30, David defeated the Amalekites but his two wives were taken hostage and had to be rescued.
1 Samuel 31 tells of the death of Saul’s sons, and how Saul himself fell on his own sword.