One Year Bible Readings
August 9 - August 15
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.”
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.”
One Year Bible Readings – Sunday, August 9th - Saturday, August 15th, 2015
August 12th continued...
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)
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.”
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.”