June 13 1 Kings 21-22

June 13 1 Kings 21-22 (ESV) Naboth’s Vineyard 21:1 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 … More June 13 1 Kings 21-22

June 11 1 Kings 17-18

June 11 1 Kings 17-18 (ESV) Elijah Predicts a Drought 17:1 Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe [1] in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.” 2 And the word of the Lord came to him: 3 “Depart from here and turn eastward … More June 11 1 Kings 17-18

June 10 1 Kings 15-16

June 10 1 Kings 15-16 (ESV) Abijam Reigns in Judah 15:1 Now in the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam the son of Nebat, Abijam began to reign over Judah. 2 He reigned for three years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom. 3 And he walked in all the sins that his father did before him, … More June 10 1 Kings 15-16

June 9 1 Kings 13-14

June 9 1 Kings 13-14 (ESV) A Man of God Confronts Jeroboam 13:1 And behold, a man of God came out of Judah by the word of the Lord to Bethel. Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make offerings. 2 And the man cried against the altar by the word of the Lord and said, “O altar, altar, thus says the Lord: … More June 9 1 Kings 13-14

June 8 1 Kings 12

June 8 1 Kings 12 (ESV) Rehoboam’s Folly 12:1 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 [1] Egypt. 3 And they sent and called … More June 8 1 Kings 12

June 7 1 Kings 11

June 7 1 Kings 11 (ESV) Solomon Turns from the Lord 11:1 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 … More June 7 1 Kings 11

June 6 1 Kings 9-10

June 6 1 Kings 9-10 (ESV) The Lord Appears to Solomon 9:1 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 Lordappeared 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 … More June 6 1 Kings 9-10

June 5 1 Kings 8

June 5 1 Kings 8 (ESV) The Ark Brought into the Temple 8:1 Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the leaders of the fathers’ houses of the people of Israel, before King Solomon in Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord out of the city … More June 5 1 Kings 8

June 4 1 Kings 6-7

June 4 1 Kings 6-7 (ESV) Solomon Builds the Temple 6:1 In the four hundred and eightieth year after the people of Israel came out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, which is the second month, he began to build the house of … More June 4 1 Kings 6-7