June 20 – 2 Kings 3-4, Acts 20:17-21:16, Psalm 139, Proverbs 17:24-25

2 Kings 3-4 Moab Rebels Against Israel 3 In the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Ahab became king over Israel in Samaria, and he reigned twelve years. 2 He did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, though not like his father and mother, for he put away the pillar of Baal that his father had made. 3 Nevertheless, he …

June 19 – 2 Kings 1-2, Acts 19:23-20:16, Psalm 138, Proverbs 17:23

2 Kings 1-2 Elijah Denounces Ahaziah 1 After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel. 2 Now Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber in Samaria, and lay sick; so he sent messengers, telling them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I shall recover from this sickness.” 3 But the angel of the Lord said to Elijah the Tishbite, “Arise, go up to meet …

June 18 – 1 Kings 21-22, Acts 18:24-19:22, Psalm 137, Proverbs 17:22

1 Kings 21-22 Naboth’s Vineyard 21 Now Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel, beside the palace of Ahab king of Samaria. 2 And after this Ahab said to Naboth, “Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden, because it is near my house, and I will give you a better vineyard for it; or, if it seems good …

June 17 – 1 Kings 19-20, Acts 18:1-23, Psalm 136, Proverbs 17:20-21

1 Kings 19-20 Elijah Flees Jezebel 19 Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2 Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.” 3 Then he was …

June 16 – 1 Kings 18, Acts 17:16-34, Psalm 135, Proverbs 17:19

1 Kings 18 Elijah Confronts Ahab 18 After many days the word of the Lord came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, “Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain upon the earth.” 2 So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria. 3 And Ahab called Obadiah, who was over the household. (Now Obadiah feared the Lord greatly, 4 and when Jezebel cut …

June 15 – 1 Kings 16-17, Acts 17:1-15, Psalm 134, Proverbs 17:17-18

1 Kings 16-17 16 And the word of the Lord came to Jehu the son of Hanani against Baasha, saying, 2 “Since I exalted you out of the dust and made you leader over my people Israel, and you have walked in the way of Jeroboam and have made my people Israel to sin, provoking me to anger with their sins, 3 behold, I will utterly sweep away Baasha and his house, and …

June 14 – 1 Kings 14-15, Acts 16:16-40, Psalm 133, Proverbs 17:16

1 Kings 14-15 Prophecy Against Jeroboam 14 At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam fell sick. 2 And Jeroboam said to his wife, “Arise, and disguise yourself, that it not be known that you are the wife of Jeroboam, and go to Shiloh. Behold, Ahijah the prophet is there, who said of me that I should be king over this people. 3 Take with you ten …

June 13 – 1 Kings 12-13, Acts 15:36-16:15, Psalm 132, Proverbs 17:14-15

1 Kings 12-13 Rehoboam’s Folly 12 Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king. 2 And as soon as Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard of it (for he was still in Egypt, where he had fled from King Solomon), then Jeroboam returned from Egypt. 3 And they sent and called him, and Jeroboam and all the assembly of Israel came and …

June 12 – 1 Kings 11, Acts 15:1-35, Psalm 131, Proverbs 17:12-13

1 Kings 11 Solomon Turns from the Lord 11 Now King Solomon loved many foreign women, along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women, 2 from the nations concerning which the Lord had said to the people of Israel, “You shall not enter into marriage with them, neither shall they with you, for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods.” …

June 11 – 1 Kings 9-10, Acts 14, Psalm 130, Proverbs 17:11

1 Kings 9-10 The Lord Appears to Solomon 9 As soon as Solomon had finished building the house of the Lord and the king’s house and all that Solomon desired to build, 2 the Lord appeared to Solomon a second time, as he had appeared to him at Gibeon. 3 And the Lord said to him, “I have heard your prayer and your plea, which you have made before me. I have consecrated this …