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Aug 31, 2020

1CHRONICLES 13-14:
Yesterday we heard of mighty men who joined David in war, and the roll call of people who joined him politically to become king. And today we hear more about important events under David’s leadership.

PROVERBS 18b:
A highlighted verse for today:

22 Find a wife and you find a good thing; it shows that...


Aug 30, 2020

1CHRONICLES 11-12:
In yesterday’s reading, we heard of the people who returned after the exile. Then, starting with the genealogy of King Saul, we jumped to the story of how he died. This prepares us for the stories about King David.

PROVERBS 18a:
Our highlighted verse today:

Pro. 18:10 [GNT The Lord is like a strong...


Aug 29, 2020

1CHRONICLES 9-10:
This is the last name chapter at the beginning of this book, bringing us up to the time of the returning exiles. And king Saul’s genealogy is given, because we pick up Israel’s narrative with Saul in the next chapter.

PROVERBS 17b:
This special verse reminds me of an old song we used to sing...


Aug 28, 2020

1CHRONICLES 8:
Hang on! We’re almost through with the names chapters!

PROVERBS 17a:
I must say that it is hard to choose just one verse to highlight in today’s reading:

Pro. 17:9 NLT Love prospers when a fault is forgiven,
but dwelling on it separates close friends.

Re-reading EPHESIANS 6:
I like the way our translation...


Aug 27, 2020

1CHRONICLES 7:
Yesterday we heard about Levite and priestly genealogies and their allotment of towns. The pace quickens as today we hear of six tribes.

PROVERBS 16b:
Today’s highlighted verse is this:

18 Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall.

EPHESIANS 6:
This is another chapter break that interrupts the...