12 Aug Daily Reading Week of August 11th – 17th.
August 17—2 Samuel 7:1-17; 1 Corinthians 9:24—10:22
2Sam 7–You are not the one to build the temple for me to live in.
1 Cor 10–They drank from a spiritual rock that followed them, and the rock was Christ.
2 Samuel – Your house and your kingdom will endure forever before me[b]; your throne will be established forever.’
1 Corinthians – And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted[d] beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,[e] he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
2 Sam 7:9 “I have been with you wherever you have gone…”
I Cor 10:13 …But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.
August 16—2 Samuel 6:1-19; 1 Corinthians 9:1-23
2Sam 6–David danced with all his strength before the Lord.
1 Cor 9–All the things I do are for the sake of the Gospel, so I can be a partner with it.
2 Samuel – David was afraid of the Lord that day
1 Corinthians – I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. 23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings.
2 Sam 6:5 David and the whole house of Israel were celebrating with all their might before the Lord, with songs and with harps, lyres, tambourines, sistrums and cymbals.
I Cor 9:12 “…we put up with anything rather than hinder the gospel of Christ.”
August 15—2 Samuel 5:1-25; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13
2 Sam 5–”You will shepherd My people Israel, and you will be Israel’s leader.”
1Cor8–there is one Lord Jesus Christ. All things exist through Him, and we live through Him.
2 Samuel – As soon as you hear the sound of marching in the tops of the poplar trees, move quickly, because that will mean the Lord has gone out in front of you to strike the Philistine army.”
1 Corinthians – But food does not bring us near to God; we are no worse if we do not eat, and no better if we do.
2 Sam 5:25 So David did as the Lord commanded him…
I Cor 8:6 “yet for us there is but one God, the Father from whom all things come and for whom we live; and there is but one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom all things come and through whom we live.”
August 14—2 Samuel 1:1-27; 1 Corinthians 7:25-40
2Sam 1–”Look how the mighty warriors have fallen!”
1 Cor 7–this world in its present form is passing away
2 Samuel – “Why weren’t you afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?”
1 Corinthians – But those who marry will face many troubles in this life,
2 Sam 2:6 “May the Lord now show you kindness and faithfulness..”
32 “I would like you to be free from concern.”
August 13—1 Samuel 31:1-13; 1 Corinthians 7:1-24
1Sam 31–they abandoned their towns and fled.
1Cor 7–The husband who doesn’t believe belongs to God because of his wife, and the wife who doesn’t believe belongs to God because of her husband.
1 Samuel – They put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and fastened his body to the wall of Beth Shan.
1 Corinthians – But each of you has your own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.
I Sam 31:13 Then they took their bones and buried them under a tamarisk tree at Jabesh, and they fasted seven days.
I Cor 7:19 .”..Keeping God’s commands is what counts.”
August 12—1 Samuel 28:3-25; 1 Corinthians 6:1-20
1Sam 28–”As surely as the Lord lives, you won’t get into trouble for this.”
1 Cor 6–I have the freedom to do anything, but I won’t be controlled by anything.
1 Samuel – The Lord has torn the kingdom out of your hands and given it to one of your neighbors—to David.
1 Corinthians – You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
I Sam 28:3 …Saul expelled the mediums and spiritists from the land.
I Cor 6:20 ” …honor God with your body.”
August 11—1 Samuel 26:1-25; 1 Corinthians 5:1-13
1 Sam 26–”No one can lift a hand against the Lord’s anointed and go unpunished.”
1 Cor 5–let’s celebrate the feast with the unleavened bread of honesty and truth.
1 Samuel – The Lord rewards everyone for their righteousness and faithfulness.
1 Corinthians – Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old bread leavened with malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
I Sam 26:23 “The Lord rewards every man for his righteousness and faithfulness…”
I Cor 5:7 ” …Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed.”