May 2: Read through the Holy Bible in a year

Luke 6:17-49. Luke recorded a shorter version of the Beatitudes than is found in the gospel of Matthew. Jesus added: Love your enemies, do not judge, a tree is known by its fruit, and finally he told the parable of the foolish and the wise builder.

2 Samuel 4 records how Saul’s son Ish-Bosheth was murdered.

2 Samuel 5. David consolidated power and reigned over all Israel and captured Jerusalem. After Jerusalem was established as the City of David the Philistines were defeated.

In 2 Samuel 6 the Ark was brought to Jerusalem.