Sunday, August 5, 2012

CHPP One Year Bible Readings August 5 - August 11

One Year Bible Readings
August 5 - August 11
5    Ezra 1:1-2:70:                       “End of the Babylonian Captivity,” and “The Captives Who Returned to Jerusalem.
      1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5:          “Christ the Power and Wisdom of God,” “Glory Only in the Lord,” and
                                                 “Christ Crucified.”
                                                 “But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and             God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are        mighty.” (1 Corinthians 1:27 NKJV)
      Psalm 27:7-14:                     An Exuberant Declaration of Faith.” A Psalm of David.
“I know that I will live to see the Lord’s goodness in this present life. Trust in the Lord, have faith, do not despair. Trust in the Lord.” (Psalm 27:13-14 Good News Bible)         

Proverbs 20:22-23:               Wise Sayings of Solomon.”                                                                                          
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.”
      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 and 28b 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)
One Year Bible Readings – Sunday, August, 5th - Saturday, August 11th, 2012
August 8th continued…                                                                        
      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)
      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.’”
                                                 (Psalm 31:14 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.”