Monday, December 15, 2014

1 Chronicles, Day 1 Readings

David Becomes King and Captures Jerusalem  

Today's reading tells how David became king and immediately made moves to consolidate support from those who had been loyal to King Saul.  After his anointing, David's first act is to capture Jerusalem and make it his capital city.  Due to David's influence, Jerusalem will not only become the city of David, but the city of God of earth -- the eventual location of the Temple and the focal point of Jews thereafter.

Read 1 Chronicles 11:1-22  (NIV)   (NRSV)   (CEB)
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Reading the Bible in Its Entirety

If you are planning to read the Bible in its entirety, you should read 1 Chronicles 1-5 today.