GodSpeak Readings: Week 35/May 10-15

Week 35:  May 10-15
I Chronicles 18-29

GodSpeak readings for each day are listed below. Click the link to read the section and/or listen online. A discussion question is listed below for you to use in your GodSpeak group session or for discussion with others who are reading along.

Monday, May 10 I Chronicles 18-20  Read & Listen Online   (Click “Audio” link to listen)
1. King David ruled as a warrior king, constantly doing battle with the enemies of God’s people (1 Chronicles 18-20). How was God’s power evidenced in the reign of David in David’s regard for people? See 1 Chronicles 18:14.

Tuesday, May 11 I Chronicles 21  Read & Listen Online   (Click “Audio” link to listen)
2. David yielded to Satan and sinned against God by conducting a census of his fighting men (1 Chronicles 21:1-12). When a contrite David confessed his sin, he was given three options. Note David’s response recorded in verse 13. What do David’s words indicate about his faith?

Wednesday, May 12 I Chronicles 22  Read & Listen Online   (Click “Audio” link to listen)
3. Review 1 Chronicles 22. What do the verses in this chapter indicate about David’s relationship with his God? With his people? With his son?

Thursday, May 13 I Chronicles 23-27  Read & Listen Online   (Click “Audio” link to listen)
4. Skim 1 Chronicles 23-27. Comment on the opportunities for service available for a person of God at the time of king David.

Friday, May 14 I Chronicles 28  Read & Listen Online   (Click “Audio” link to listen)
5. Reflect on David’s description of the house of God to be built by his son Solomon (1 Chronicles 28:2). In what way is a house of worship the “footstool of our God”?

Saturday, May 15 I Chronicles 29  Read & Listen Online   (Click “Audio” link to listen)
6. Summarize David’s words of praise to God recorded in 1 Chronicles 29:10-19.

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