Monday, August 14, 2017

CHPP One Year Bible Readings Sunday, August 13th- Saturday, August 19th 2017



One Year Bible Readings
Sunday, August 13th- Saturday, August 19th 2017
     
13  Nehemiah 5:14-7:73:            “The Generosity of Nehemiah,” “Conspiracy Against Nehemiah,”
                                                “The Wall Completed,” and “The Captives Who Returned to Jerusalem.”
      “So I sent messengers to them, saying, ‘I am doing a great work so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?’”
      (Nehemiah 6:3 NKJV)
                                                                             
      1 Corinthians 8:1-13:           “Be Sensitive to Conscience.”

      Psalm 33:1-11:                    “The Sovereignty of the Lord in Creation and History.” An Orphanic Psalm.
“The Lord brings the counsel of the nations to nothing;
He makes the plans of the peoples of no effect.” (Psalm 33:10 NKJV)           
      Proverbs 21:8-10:                “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                            “The way of a guilty man is perverse; but as for the pure, his work is right.”
                                                            (Proverbs 21:8 NKJV)
                                                                          
14  Nehemiah 7:73-9:21:            “The Captives Who Returned to Jerusalem,” “Ezra Reads the Law,”
                                                “The Feast of Tabernacles,” and “The People Confess Their Sins.”
      “And Nehemiah, who was the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites             who taught the people said to all the people, ‘This day is holy to the Lord your God; do not mourn nor weep.’ For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the Law. Then he said to them, ‘Go your way...for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not sorrow, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.’” (Nehemiah 8:9-10 NKJV)               
      1 Corinthians 9:1-18:           “A Pattern of Self Denial.”

      Psalm 33:12-22:                  “The Sovereignty of the Lord in Creation and History.” An Orphanic Psalm.
                                                “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
                                                the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” (Psalm 33:12 NKJV)                                                  
      Proverbs 21:11-12:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “The righteous God wisely considers the house of the wicked,
                                                overthrowing the wicked for their wickedness.” (Proverbs 21:12 NKJV)                                          
                                                
15  Nehemiah 9:22-10:39:          “The People Confess Their Sins,” “The People Who Sealed the Covenant,” and
                                                “The Covenant That Was Sealed.”
“Nevertheless they were disobedient and rebelled against You,
cast Your law behind their backs and killed Your prophets, who testified against them to turn them to Yourself; and they worked great provocations 
Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their enemies....
Nevertheless in Your great mercy You did not utterly consume them nor forsake them; for You are God, gracious and merciful.” (Nehemiah 9:26, 27 and 31 NKJV)
                                                                                               
      1 Corinthians 9:19-10:13:     “Serving All Men,” “Striving for a Crown,” and “Old Testament Examples.”                               
                                                “Therefore I run thus: not with uncertainty. Thus I fight: not as one who beats the                                                               air. But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached                           to others, I myself should become disqualified.” (1 Corinthians 9:26-27 NKJV)
                                                           
      Psalm 34:1-10:                    “The Happiness of Those Who Trust in God.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him,
                                                and delivers them.” (Psalm 34:7 NKJV)
      Proverbs 21:13:                   “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”

16  Nehemiah 11:1-12:26:          “The People Dwelling in Jerusalem,” “The People Dwelling Outside Jerusalem,”                         and “The Priests and Levites.”
                                                                                                           
      1 Corinthians 10:14-33:       “Flee From Idolatry,” and “All to the Glory of God.”
                                                “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do,
                                                do all to the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31 NKJV)
One Year Bible Readings – Sunday, August 13th- Saturday, August 19th, 2017
August 16th continued…         
      Psalm 34:11-22:                  “The Happiness of Those Who Trust in God.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.”
                                                (Psalm 34:19 NKJV)                                            
      Proverbs 21:14-16:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                   
17  Nehemiah 12:27-13:31:        “Nehemiah Dedicates the Wall,” “Temple Responsibilities,”
                                                            “Principles of Separation,” and “The Reforms of Nehemiah.”                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                “Remember me, O my God, for good!” (Nehemiah 13:31b NKJV)

      1 Corinthians 11:1-16:         “Head Coverings.”
                                                “But I want you to know that the head of every man is Christ,
                                                the head of woman is man, and the head of Christ is God.” (1 Corinthians 11:3 NKJV)

      Psalm 35:1-16:                    “The Lord the Avenger of His People.” A Psalm of David.
“All my bones shall say, ‘Lord, who is like You, delivering the poor from him who is too strong for him, yes, the poor and the needy from him who plunders him?’”
                                                (Psalm 35:10 NKJV)
                                                            
      Proverbs 21:17-18:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                            “The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the unfaithful for the upright.”
                                                (Proverbs 21:18 NKJV)    
                                               
18  Esther 1:1-3:15:                   “The King Dethrones Queen Vashti,” “Esther Becomes Queen,”
                                                            “Mordecai Discovers a Plot,” and “Haman’s Conspiracy Against the Jews.”
                                                            “And Mordecai had brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle’s daughter,
                                                            for she had neither father nor mother...” (Esther 2:7 NKJV)
                                                                                                                       
      1 Corinthians 11:17-34:       “Conduct at the Lord’s Supper,” “Institution of the Lord’s Supper,” and
                                                “Examine Yourself.”
                                                “Do this in remembrance of Me.” (1 Corinthians 11:23-26, highlighting verse 24, NKJV)
                                                           
      Psalm 35:17-28:                  “The Lord the Avenger of His People.” A Psalm of David.
“Let them shout for joy and be glad, who favor my righteous cause; and let them say continually, ‘Let the Lord be magnified, who has pleasure in the prosperity of His servant.’ And my tongue shall speak of Your righteousness and of Your praise all the day long.” (Psalm 35:27-28 NKJV) 
      Proverbs 21:19-20:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.” 
                                                                                                                      
19  Esther 4:1-7:10:                   “Esther Agrees to Help the Jews,” “Esther’s Banquet,” “Haman’s Plot Against
                                                            Mordecai,” “The King Honors Mordecai,” and “Haman Hanged Instead of Mordecai.
                                                “‘...Do not think in your heart that you will escape in the king’s palace any more than all the other Jews. For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?’ Then Esther told them to reply to Mordecai: ‘Go, gather all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me; neither eat nor drink for three days, night or day. My maids and I will fast likewise. And so I will go to the king, which is against the law; and if I perish, I perish!’” (Esther 4:13-16 NKJV)

      1 Corinthians 12:1-26:         “Spiritual Gifts: Unity in Diversity,” and “Unity and Diversity in One Body.”                                      

      Psalm 36:1-12:                    Man’s Wickedness and God’s Perfections.” A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord.
                                                For with You is the fountain of life; in Your light we see light.” (Psalm 36:9 NKJV)

Proverbs 21:21-22:              Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                           “He who follows righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.
                                           A wise man scales the city of the mighty, and brings down the trusted stronghold.”
                                                 (Proverbs 21:21-22 NKJV)

Monday, August 7, 2017

CHPP One Year Bible Readings Sunday, August 6th- Saturday, August 12th 2017



One Year Bible Readings
Sunday, August 6th- Saturday, August 12th 2017
     
6    Ezra 3:1-4:23:                      “Worship Restored at Jerusalem,” “Restoration of the Temple Begins,”
                                                “Resistance to Rebuilding the Temple,” and “Rebuilding of Jerusalem Opposed.”
                                                                                                                                               
      1 Corinthians 2:6-3:4:          “Spiritual Wisdom,” and “Sectarianism is Carnal.”
                                                “Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.”
                                                (1Corinthians 2:7 NKJV)

      Psalm 28:1-9:                      “Rejoicing in Answered Prayer.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “Save Your people, and bless Your inheritance; shepherd them also,
                                                and bear them up forever.” (Psalm 28:9 NKJV)
      Proverbs 20:24-25:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                                          
7    Ezra 4:24-6:22:                    “Rebuilding of Jerusalem Opposed,” “Restoration of the Temple Resumed,”
                                                “The Decree of Darius,” “The Temple Completed and Dedicated,” and
                                                “The Passover Celebrated.”
      “And may the God who causes His name to dwell there destroy any king or people who put their hand to alter it, or to destroy this house of God which is in Jerusalem. I Darius issue a decree; let it be done diligently.” (Ezra 6:12 NKJV)
                                               
      1 Corinthians 3:5-23:           “Watering, Working, Warning,” and “Avoid Worldly Wisdom.”
                                                “And you are Christ’s, and Christ is God’s.” (1 Corinthians 3:23 NKJV)
                                                                       
      Psalm 29:1-11:                    “Praise to God in His Holiness and Majesty.” A Psalm of David.
“The Lord sat enthroned at the Flood, and the Lord sits as King forever.
The Lord will give strength to His people; the Lord will bless His people
 with peace.” (Psalm 29:10-11 NKJV)                    
      Proverbs 20:26-27:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “The spirit of a man is the lamp of the Lord,
                                                searching all the inner depths of his heart.” (Proverbs 20:27 NKJV)                                          
                                                
8    Ezra 7:1-8:20:                      “The Arrival of Ezra,” “The Letter of Artaxerxes to Ezra,”
                                                “Heads of Families Who Returned with Ezra,” and “Servants for the Temple.”
“Blessed be the Lord God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king’s heart, to beautify the house of the Lord which is in Jerusalem...
So I was encouraged, as the hand of the Lord my God was upon me;
and I gathered leading men of Israel to go up with me.” (Ezra 7:27 - 28 NKJV)
                                                                                               
      1 Corinthians 4:1-21:            “Stewards of the Mysteries of God,” “Fools for Christ’s Sake,” and
                                                “Paul’s Paternal Care.”
“Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord comes, who will both bring  to light the hidden things of darkness and reveal the counsels of the hearts.
                                                Then each one’s praise will come from God.” (1 Corinthians 4:5 NKJV)
                                                                                   
      Psalm 30:1-12:                    “The Blessedness of Answered Prayer.” A Psalm.
                                                A Song at the dedication of the house of David.              
“For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; weeping may endure
for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” (Psalm 30:5 NKJV)
      Proverbs 20:28-30:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “The glory of young men is their strength,
                                                 and the splendor of old men is their gray head.” (Proverbs 20:29 NKJV)

9    Ezra 8:21-9:15:                    “Fasting and Prayer for Protection,” “Gifts for the Temple,”
                                                “The Return to Jerusalem,” and “Intermarriage with Pagans.”
      “Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him the right way for us and our little ones and all our possessions...So we fasted and entreated our God for this,
      and He answered our prayer.” (Ezra 8:21-23 NKJV)
One Year Bible Readings – Sunday, August 6th- Saturday, August 12th, 2017
August 9th continued…           
      1 Corinthians 5:1-13:           “Immorality Defiles the Church,” and “Immorality Must Be Judged.”
                                               
      Psalm 31:1-8:                      “The Lord a Fortress in Adversity.” A Psalm of David.
“Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.” (Psalm 31:5 NKJV)
                                   
      Proverbs 21:1-2:                 “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “The king’s heart is in the hand of the Lord, like the rivers of water;
                                                He turns it wherever He wishes.” (Proverbs 21:1 NKJV)
                                                   
10  Ezra 10:1-44:                       “Confession of Improper Marriages,” and “Pagan Wives Put Away.”

      1 Corinthians 6:1-20:           “Do Not Sue the Brethren,” and “Glorify God in Body and Spirit.”
                                                “For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body
                                                and in your spirit, which are God’s.” (1 Corinthians 6:20 NKJV)
                                                           
       Psalm 31:9-18:                    “The Lord a Fortress in Adversity.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “But as for me, I trust in You, O Lord; I say, ‘You are my God.
                                                My times are in Your hand. ’” (Psalm 31:14 -15 NKJV)
                                               
      Proverbs 21:3:                     “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.”
                                                (Proverbs 21:3 NKJV)      
                                               
11  Nehemiah 1:1-3:14:              “Nehemiah Prays for His People,” “Nehemiah Sent to Judah,”
                                                            “Nehemiah Views the Wall of Jerusalem,” and “Rebuilding the Wall.”
                                                            “Then I said to them, ‘You see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies                         waste, and its gates are burned with fire. Come and let us build the wall of                   Jerusalem, that we may no longer be a reproach.’” (Nehemiah 2:17 NKJV)

     1 Corinthians 7:1-24:            “Principles of Marriage,” “Keep Your Marriage Vows,” and
                                                “Live as You Are Called.”
                                                “But if the unbeliever departs, let him depart; a brother or a sister is not under          bondage in such cases. But God has called us to peace.” (1 Corinthians 7:15 NKJV)

      Psalm 31:19-24:                  “The Lord a Fortress in Adversity.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “Blessed be the Lord, for He has shown me His marvelous kindness
                                                in a strong city!” (Psalm 31:21 NKJV)

      Proverbs 21:4:                     “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                                                                                      
12  Nehemiah 3:15-5:13:            “Rebuilding the Wall,” “The Wall Defended Against Enemies,” and
                                                            “Nehemiah Deals with Oppression.
      “And I looked, and arose and said to the nobles, to the leaders, and to the rest of     the people, ‘Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, great and awesome,    and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and
      your houses. Wherever you hear the sound of the trumpet, rally to us there.
      Our God will fight for us.’” (Nehemiah 4:14 and 20 NKJV)

       1 Corinthians 7:25-40:          “To the Unmarried and Widows.”

      Psalm 32:1-11:                    The Joy of Forgiveness.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
                                                I will guide you with My eye.” (Psalm 32:8 NKJV)

Proverbs 21:5-7:                  Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                           “The violence of the wicked will destroy them, because they refuse to do justice.”
                                                 (Proverbs 21:7 NKJV)