Monday, June 19, 2017

CHPP One Year Bible Readings Sunday, June 18th - Saturday, June 24th 2017

One Year Bible Readings
Sunday, June 18th - Saturday, June 24th 2017
18  1 Kings 19:1-21:                  “Elijah Escapes from Jezebel,” “God’s Revelation to Elijah,” and
                                                “Elisha Follows Elijah.”
                                                Yet I have reserved seven thousand in Israel, all whose knees have not bowed
                                                to Baal, and every mouth that has not kissed him.” (1 Kings 19:18 NKJV)
      Acts 12:1-23:                       “Herod’s Violence to the Church,” “Peter Freed from Prison,” and
                                                “Herod’s Violent Death.”
                                                “And the people kept shouting, ‘The voice of a god and not of a man!’
Then immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to            God. And he was eaten by worms and died.
But the word of God grew and multiplied.” (Acts 12:22-24 NKJV)

      Psalm 136:1-26:                  “Thanksgiving to God for His Enduring Mercy.” An Orphanic Psalm.
                                                “Oh, give thanks to the God of heaven!  For His mercy endures forever.”
                                                (Psalm 136:26 NKJV)

      Proverbs 17:14-15:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “He who justifies the wicked, and he who condemns the just, both of them alike are an abomination to the Lord.” (Proverbs 17:15 NKJV)
19  1 Kings 20:1-21:29:              “Ahab Defeats the Syrians,” “The Syrians Again Defeated,”
                                                “Ahab’s Treaty with Ben-Hadad,” “Ahab Condemned,”
                                                “Naboth is Murdered for His Vineyard,” and “The Lord Condemns Ahab.”
                                                “But there was no one like Ahab who sold himself to do wickedness
                                                in the sight of the Lord, because Jezebel his wife stirred him up.” (1 Kings 21:25 NKJV) 
      Acts 12:24-13:15:                “Herod’s Violent Death,” “Barnabas and Saul Appointed,”
                                                “Preaching in Cyprus,” and “At Antioch in Pisidia.”
                                                “But the word of God grew and multiplied.” (Acts 12:24 NKJV)
      Psalm 137:1-9:                    “Longing for Zion in a Foreign Land.” An Orphanic Psalm.
“By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept when we remembered Zion. How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?” (Psalm 137:1 and 4 NKJV)

      Proverbs 17:16:                   “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
20  1 Kings 22:1-53:                  “Micaiah Warns Ahab,” “Ahab Dies in Battle,”
                                                “Jehoshaphat Reigns in Judah,” and “Ahaziah Reigns in Israel.”
                                                “And Jehoshaphat said, ‘Is there not still a prophet of the Lord here, that we may
inquire of Him?’ So the king of Israel (Ahab) said to Jehoshaphat,
‘There is still one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil.’ And Jehoshaphat said, ‘Let not the king say such things!’” (1 Kings 22:7-8 NKJV)
      Acts 13:16-41:                     “At Antioch in Pisidia.”
                                                “And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.” (Acts 13:52 NKJV)

      Psalm 138:1-8:                    “The Lord’s Goodness to the Faithful.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch out
                                                Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and Your right hand will save me.”
                                                (Psalm 138:7 NKJV)

      Proverbs 17:17-18:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity." (Proverbs 17:17 NKJV)

21  2 Kings 1:1-2:25:                 “God Judges Ahaziah,” “Elijah Ascends to Heaven,” and
                                                “Elisha Performs Miracles.”
                                                “And so it was, when they had crossed over, that Elijah said to Elisha,
                                                ‘Ask! What may I do for you, before I am taken away from you?’  Elisha said,
                                                ‘Please let a double portion of your spirit be upon me.’” (2 Kings 2:9 NKJV)
      Acts 13:42-14:7:                  “Blessing and Conflict at Antioch,” and “At Iconium.”
                                                “For so the Lord has commanded us: ‘I have set you as a light to the Gentiles,
                                                that you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth.’”
                                                (Acts 13:47 and Isaiah 49:6 NKJV)

      Psalm 139:1-24:                  “God’s Perfect Knowledge of Man.” A Psalm of David.
                                                “Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?
                                                If I ascend into heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in hell, behold,
You are there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there Your hand shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me.”
(Psalm 139:7-10 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:19-21:              “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”     
22  2 Kings 3:1-4:17:                 “Moab Rebels Against Israel,” “Elisha and the Widow’s Oil,” and
                                                            “Elisha Raises the Shunammite’s Son.”
      Acts 14:8-28:                      “Idolatry at Lystra,” “Stoning, Escape to Derbe,” and “Strengthening the Converts.”
      Psalm 140:1-13:                  “Prayer for Deliverance from Evil Men.” A Psalm of David. 
“Let not a slanderer be established in the earth; let evil hunt the violent man to overthrow him. I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted,
and justice for the poor. Surely the righteous shall give thanks to Your name;
the upright shall dwell in Your presence.” (Psalm 140:11-13 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:22:                   “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “A merry heart does good, like medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.”
                                                            (Proverbs 17:22 NKJV)    
23  2 Kings 4:18-5:27:               “Elisha Raises the Shunammite’s Son,” “Elisha Purifies the Pot of Stew,”
                                                            “Elisha Feeds One Hundred Men,” “Naaman’s Leprosy Healed,” and
                                                            “Gehazi’s Greed.”
      Acts 15:1-35:                      “Conflict over Circumcision,” “The Jerusalem Council,” “The Jerusalem Decree,” and “Continuing Ministry in Syria.”
                                                            “But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved      in the same manner as they.” (Acts 15:11 NKJV)

      Psalm 141:1-10:                  “Prayer for Safekeeping from Wickedness.” A Psalm of David.
“But my eyes are upon You, O God the Lord; in You I take refuge;
do not leave my soul destitute.” (Psalm 141:8 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:23:                   “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                “A wicked man accepts a bribe behind the back to pervert the ways of justice.”
                                                            (Proverbs 17:23 NKJV)
24  2 Kings 6:1-7:20:                 “The Floating Ax Head,” “The Blinded Syrians Captured,”
                                                “Syria Besieges Samaria in Famine,” and “The Syrians Flee.”
                                                “And Elisha prayed, and said, ‘Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.’
                                                Then the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw.  And behold,
                                                the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.”
                                                (2 Kings 6:17 NKJV)
      Acts 15:36-16:15:                “Division over John Mark,” “Timothy Joins Paul and Silas,” “The Macedonian Call,”         and “Lydia Baptized at Philippi.”

      Psalm 142:1-7:                    “A Plea for Relief from Persecutors.” A Contemplation of David.
      Proverbs 17:24-25:              Wise Sayings of Solomon.”

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

CHPP One Year Bible Readings Sunday, June 11th - Saturday, June 17th 2017

One Year Bible Readings
Sunday, June 11th - Saturday, June 17th 2017
11  1 Kings 8:1-66:                    The Ark Brought into the Temple,” “Solomon’s Speech at Completion of the Work,” “Solomon’s Prayer of Dedication,” “Solomon Blesses the Assembly,” and “Solomon Dedicates the Temple.”
                                                 “May the Lord our God be with us, as He was with our fathers. May He not leave   us nor forsake us, that He may incline our hearts to Himself, to walk in all
                                                 His ways, and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His judgments,
                                                 which He commanded our fathers.” (1 Kings 8:57-58 NKJV)
      Acts 7:51-8:13:                     “Israel Resists the Holy Spirit,” “Stephen the Martyr,”
                                                 “Saul Persecutes the Church,” “Christ is Preached in Samaria,” and
                                                 “The Sorcerer’s Profession of Faith.”
                                                 “But he, being full of the Holy Spirit, gazed into heaven, and saw the glory of
                                                 God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God, and said, ‘Look! 
                                                 I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God!’”
                                                 (Acts 7:55-56 NKJV)

      Psalm 129:1-8:                     “Song of Victory over Zion’s Enemies.” A Song of Ascents. An Orphanic Psalm.
                                                 “Let all those who hate Zion be put to shame and turned back.” (Psalm 129:5 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:1:                     “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
12  1 Kings 9:1-10:29:                “God’s Second Appearance to Solomon,” “Solomon and Hiram Exchange Gifts,”
                                                 “Solomon’s Additional Achievements,” “The Queen of Sheba’s
                                                 Praise of Solomon,” and “Solomon’s Great Wealth.”
      “Now if you walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and My judgments, then I will establish the throne of your kingdom over Israel forever, as I promised David your father saying, ‘You shall not fail to have a man on the throne of Israel.’” (1 Kings 9:4-5 and 10:23-24 NKJV)
      Acts 8:14-40:                       “The Sorcerer’s Sin,” and “Christ is Preached to an Ethiopian.”
                                                 “I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.” (Acts: 8:37 NKJV)
      Psalm 130:1-8:                     “Waiting for the Redemption of the Lord.” A Song of Ascents. An Orphanic Psalm.
                                                 “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His word I do hope.” (Psalm 130:5 NKJV) 
      Proverbs 17:2-3:                  “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                 “The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold,
                                                 but the Lord tests the hearts.” (Proverbs 17:3 NKJV)
13  1 Kings 11:1-12:19:               “Solomon’s Heart Turns from the Lord,” “Adversaries of Solomon,”
“Jeroboam’s Rebellion,” “Death of Solomon,” and “The Revolt Against Rehoboam.” “Because they have forsaken Me…and have not walked in My ways to do what is     right in My eyes and keep My statutes and My judgments...I will afflict the descendants of David because of this, but not forever.” (1 Kings 11:33-39 NKJV)
      Acts 9:1-25:                         “The Damascus Road: Saul Converted,” “Ananias Baptizes Saul,”
                                                 “Saul Preaches Christ,” and “Saul Escapes Death.”
“Then he fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to him, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?’ And he said, ‘Who are You, Lord?’ Then the Lord said,
‘I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’(Meaning: The more you resist the more you will suffer.)” (Acts 9:4-5 NKJV)

      Psalm 131:1-3:                     “Simple Trust in the Lord.” A Song of Ascents. Of David.
                                                 “O Israel, hope in the Lord from this time forth and forever.” (Psalm 131:3 NKJV)

      Proverbs 17:4-5:                  “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
“An evildoer gives heed to false lips; a liar listens eagerly to a spiteful tongue.” (Proverbs 17:4 NKJV)
14  1 Kings 12:20-13:34:             “The Revolt Against Rehoboam,” “Jeroboam’s Gold Calves,”
                                                 “The Message of the Man of God,” and “Death of the Man of God.”
      Acts 9:26-43:                       “Saul at Jerusalem,” “The Church Prospers,” “Aeneas Healed,” and
                                                “Dorcas Restored to Life.”
                                                “Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and
                                                were edified. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the
                                                Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.” (Acts 9:31 NKJV)

      Psalm 132:1-18:                   The Eternal Dwelling of God in Zion.” A Song of Ascents. An Orphanic Psalm.
                                                 “Lord, remember David and all his afflictions; how he swore to the Lord,
                                                 and vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob: ‘Surely I will not go into the chamber of
                                                 my house, or go up to the comfort of my bed; I will not give sleep to my eyes or                      slumber to my eyelids, until I find a place for the Lord, a dwelling place for the                          Mighty One of Jacob.’” (Psalm 132:1-5 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:6:                     “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
“Children’s children are the crown of old men,
                                                 and the glory of children is their father.” (Proverbs 17:6 NKJV)       
15  1 Kings 14:1-15:24:              “Judgment on the House of Jeroboam,” “Death of Jeroboam,” “Rehoboam
                                                            Reigns in Judah,” “Abijam Reigns in Judah,” and “Asa Reigns in Judah.”

      Acts 10:1-23:                       “Cornelius Sends a Delegation,” “Peter’s Vision,” and “Summoned to Caesarea.”
                                                “What God has cleansed you must not call common.” (Acts 10:15 NKJV)
      Psalm 133:1-3:                     “Blessed Unity of the People of God.” A Song of Ascents. Of David.
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”  (Psalm 133:1 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:7-8:                  “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”      
16  1 Kings 15:25-17:24:             “Nadab Reigns in Israel,” “Baasha Reigns in Israel,” “Elah Reigns In Israel,”
                                                            “Zimri Reigns in Israel,” “Omri Reigns in Israel,” “Ahab Reigns in Israel,”
                                                            “Elijah Proclaims a Drought,” “Elijah and the Widow,” and
                                                            “Elijah Revives the Widow’s Son.”
      Acts 10:24-48:                     “Peter Meets Cornelius,” “Preaching to Cornelius’ Household,” and
                                                “The Holy Spirit Falls on the Gentiles.”

      Psalm 134:1-3:                     “Praising the Lord in His House at Night.” A Song of Ascents. An Orphanic Psalm.
Behold, bless the Lord, all you servants of the Lord,
who by night stand in the house of the Lord!” (Psalm 134:1 NKJV)
      Proverbs 17:9-11:                 “Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                                            “An evil man seeks only rebellion; therefore a cruel messenger
                                                            will be sent against him.” (Proverbs 17:11 NKJV)
17  1 Kings 18:1-46:                   “Elijah’s Message to Ahab,” “Elijah’s Mount Carmel Victory,” and
                                                 “The Drought Ends.”
                                                 “And Elijah came to all the people, and said, ‘How long will you falter between two       opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him.’” (1 Kings 18:21 NKJV)

      Acts 11:1-30:                       “Peter Defends God’s Grace,” “Barnabas and Saul at Antioch,” and
                                                 “Relief to Judea.”

      Psalm 135:1-21:                   “Praise to God in Creation and Redemption.” An Orphanic Psalm.                         “Blessed be the Lord out of Zion, who dwells in Jerusalem! Praise the Lord!”                 (Psalm 135:21 NKJV)
Proverbs 17:12-13:               Wise Sayings of Solomon.”
                                           “Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from his house.”
                                                 (Proverbs 17:13 NKJV)