Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

July 11 – Review and Reflections

July 11 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 11:1-12:18

Acts 28:1-31

Proverbs 19:1-3


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 11:1-12:18. David dwelt in the stronghold, therefore they called it the __________  of _______________.

David said with longing, “Oh, that someone would give me a ______________  of _______________from the well of Bethlehem, which is by the gate!”

Abishai lifted up his spear against ________________ men and killed them.

Some _______________________ joined David at the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for battle, who could handle shield and spear, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as gazelles on the mountains.



2. Read Acts 28:1-10. What was the name of the island that they landed on?


How were the men from the ship greeted?


When Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a ______________ came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

What did the natives think when they saw the creature hanging from Paul’s hand?

Paul shook off the creature into the _____________ and suffered no harm.

When the natives saw that Paul was not harmed by the viper, what did they think then?


Who was Publius?


Paul laid hands on and  prayed for Publius’ father who was sick. What happened as a result of God healing him?



3. Read Acts 28:11-16. In Rome, the centurion delivered the __________________ to the captain of the guard, but Paul was permitted to dwell by himself with the soldier who guarded him.



4. Read Acts 28:17-31. Paul dwelt two whole years in his own rented house, and received all who came to him, ____________________ the kingdom of God and ____________________ the things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ with all confidence.



5. Read Proverbs 19:1-3. Better is the poor who walks in his _____________________ than one who is perverse in his lips.

What is integrity?


It is not good for a soul to be without ____________________________.


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July 10 – Review and Reflections

July 10 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 9:1-10:14

Acts 27:21-44

Proverbs 18:23-24


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 9:1-10:14.Judah was carried away captive to Babylon because of their __________________________.

The first inhabitants who dwelt in their possessions in their cities were Israelites, ______________, Levites, and the Nethinim.

The _________________________ were Shallum, Akkub, Talmon, Ahiman, and their brethren.

The gatekeepers were assigned to the _____________   _____________________: the east, west, north, and south.

Azel had six sons. What were their names?


The Philistines killed Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchishua, _______________ sons.

What did  Saul say to his armorbearer?


Saul took a sword and fell on it because his armorbearer would not _____________ him.

Saul died for his _________________________ which he had committed against the Lord, because he did not keep the word of the Lord, and also because he consulted a medium for guidance.



2. Read Acts 27:21-26. Paul urge the men to take heart, for none of them would die. How did Paul know this?


Have there been times in your life that God has given you peace during one of life’s storms?



3. Read Acts 27:27-44. Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “Unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be _________________.“

How long had them men went without food?


How many men were on the ship?


The centurion commanded that those who could swim should jump overboard first and get to land, and the rest, some on boards and some on parts of the ship. Why?


How many escaped safely to land?



4. Read Proverbs 18:23-24. A man who has ____________ must himself be friendly.

There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Who is it?



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July 9 – Review and Reflections

July 9 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 7:1-8:40

Acts 27:1-20

Proverbs 18:22


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 7:1-8:40. The sons of Issachar were Tola, Puah, Jashub, and __________________.

The sons of _____________________ were Bela, Becher, and Jediael.

The __________ of Jediael was Bilhan.

Zelophehad begot only ________________________.

The sons of Shemer were ___________, Rohgah, Jehubbah, and Aram.

Jaareshiah, _______________, and Zichri were the sons of Jeroham.

Azel had six sons whose names were Azrikam, Bocheru, _________________, Sheariah, Obadiah, and Hanan.



2. Read Acts 27:1-12. Who was Julius?


Julius treated Paul _______________ and gave him liberty to go to his friends and receive care.

Paul advised the centurion, the helmsman and the owner of the ship that it was not safe to sail at that time. Why didn’t they listen?


Where did they want to winter?



3. Read Acts 27:12-20. What happened shortly after they set sail for Crete?


What did the men do to try to avoid running aground on the sand bar?


Why had they given up hope?


Sometimes when we are in one of life’s storms, we too give up hope. What must we do during these times?



4. Proverbs 18:22. A wife is referred to as a _____________  ________________.


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July 8 – Review and Reflections

July 8 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 5:18-6:81

Acts 26:1-32

Proverbs 18:20-21


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 5:18-6:81. The ____________________ valiant men, men were able to bear shield and sword, to shoot with the bow, and skillful in war.

The mighty men of valor, famous men, and heads of their fathers’ houses were ______________________ to the God of their fathers, and played the harlot after the gods of the peoples of the land, whom God had destroyed before them.

How are people today unfaithful or play the harlot after other gods?


Jehozadak went into captivity when the Lord carried Judah and Jerusalem into captivity by the hand of _______________________________.

The sons of Levi were Gershon, _______________, and Merari.

What did the men that David appoint over the service of song in the house of the Lord do?


Aaron and his sons …

* offered _______________ on the altar of burnt offering and on the altar of incense.

* did all the work of the ___________  _________  _____________.

* made atonement for __________________.

What were common-lands and what (who) were they for?



2. Read Acts 26:1-32. Paul was permitted to speak for himself. He said…

* he had ___________________ as a Pharisee.

* he was being judged for the hope of the promise made by ________ to their fathers.
* in his past that he had done many things contrary to the name of __________________ of Nazareth.
* while he journeyed to Damascus he saw a ____________ from heaven, brighter than the sun and a voice spoke to him.

* Jesus told him He was making him a minister and a ____________________ both of the things which he had seen and of the things which would be revealed to him.

* he was not ______________________  to the heavenly vision.
* he declared first to those in Damascus and in Jerusalem, and throughout all the region of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent, turn to God, and do works befitting __________________________.


Festus said with a loud voice, “Paul, you are beside yourself! Much ________________ is driving you mad!”

Agrippa said to Paul, “You almost ____________________ me to become a Christian.”



3. Read Proverbs 18:20-21. Death and life are in the power of the tongue. What does that mean?


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July 7- Review and Reflections

July 7- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 4:5-5:17

Acts 25:1-27

Proverbs 18:19


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 4:5-5:17. Ashhur had two _________________.

Jabez was more _____________________ than his brothers.

Jabez’s mother called his name Jabez, saying, “Because I bore him in _____________.”

Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, “Oh, that You would ______________ me indeed, and __________________ my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from __________, that I may not cause pain!”

God __________________ Jabez what he requested.

Shimei had _________ sons and _______ daughters.

Why did Reuben lose his birthright?


Judah prevailed over his brothers, and from him came a __________________.



2. Read Acts 25:1-12. Why did Festus want Paul to go to Jerusalem?


Paul said, “I appeal to ________________.”



3. Read Acts 25:13-22. After being told about Paul, ________________ wanted to hear him.



4. Read Acts 25:23-27. Festus said that it seemed unreasonable to send a prisoner and not to specify the _______________  against him.



5. Read Proverbs 18:19. What does it mean to be offended?


Why are contentions like the bars of a castle?


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July 6- Review and Reflections

July 6- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 2:18-4:4

Acts 24:1-27

Proverbs 18:16-18


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 2:18-4:4. Hezron married Machir when he was _____________ years old.

The sons of Hebron were ________________, _________________, __________________, and _______________.

What is a  concubine?


The sons of David who were born to him in Hebron were:

* Amnon, by _________________.

* Daniel, by Abigail the _____________________.
*  __________________ by Maacah

* ____________________ by Haggith
* Shephatiah, by __________________________.

* Ithream, by ___________________.


David reigned seven years and six months in Hebron, and in ____________________ he reigned thirty-three years.

The sons of David who were born to him by Bathsheba were: Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and _________________.

The sons of ______________ were Johanan, Jehoiakim, Zedekiah, Shallum.

The sons of Neariah were Elioenai, Hezekiah, and ________________.

The sons of Judah were Perez, Hezron, Carmi, ____________, and Shobal.



2. Read Acts 24:1-27. The high priest came down with the elders and a certain orator named Tertullus. They accused Paul of…

* being a ___________________.

* being a creator of _________________ among all the Jews throughout the world.

* being a ringleader of the sect of the ______________________.
* trying to __________________ the temple.


Like Paul, we should strive to have a conscience without _________________ toward God and men.

After hearing the high priest, the elders, Tertullus and Paul, Felix adjourned the proceedings and said he would make a _____________________ later.

Felix commanded the centurion to keep Paul and to let him have liberty, and told him not to forbid any of his ___________________ to provide for or visit him.

What had Felix hoped to get from Paul?


After two years ________________   ______________ succeeded Felix; and Felix, wanting to do the Jews a favor, left Paul bound.



3. Read Proverbs 18:16-18. What gifts has God given you?


What is casting lots?


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July 5- Review and Reflections

July 5- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

1 Chronicles 1:1-2:17

Acts 23:11-35

Proverbs 18:14-15


Review and Reflections

1. Read 1 Chronicles 1:1-2:17. Fill in the blanks: (grandfather, father, son)

Noah, _____________,Elam

________, Ham, Mizraim

Ham, _______________,Nimrod

Abraham, ____________, Esau

Abraham, ______________, Tema


Canaan was the father of the Jebusite, the _______________, and the Girgashite, the Hivite, the Arkite, and the Sinite, the Arvadite, the Zemarite, and the Hamathite.

Who was Keturah?


List in order the kings of Edom.

Bela, ________________, Husham, Hadad, Samlah, ____________ of Rehoboth-by-the-River, Baal-Hanan,  and ____________


The twelve sons of  Israel were: Reuben, _______________, Levi, ____________, Issachar, Zebulun, _____________, Joseph, ____________________, Naphtali, ______________, and Asher.


The firstborn of Judah, was wicked in the sight of the Lord; so He ___________________ him.

How many sons did Judah have?



2. Read Acts 23:11-22. The Lord told Paul, “Be of good cheer, Paul; for as you have testified for Me in Jerusalem, so you must also bear witness at ______________.”

More than forty Jews banded together and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they had __________________ Paul.

What did these men ask of the chief priests and elders?



3. Read Acts 23:23-35. How did the commander respond to the message the young man gave him?

* He let the young man ___________________.

* He commanded the young man not to _____________ anyone what he told him.

* He called for two _________________________ to prepare two hundred soldiers, seventy horsemen, and two hundred spearmen to go to Caesarea at the third hour of the night.

* He had Paul taken by night to _____________________.



4. Read Proverbs 18:14-15. Why is a broken spirit dangerous to your health?


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July 4- Review and Reflections

July 4- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 23:31-25:30

Acts 22:17-23:10

Proverbs 18:13


Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 23:31-24:17. How old was JehoAhaz when he became king?


What did Pharaoh Necho do to JehoAhaz?


Pharaoh Necho made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in place of his father Josiah, and changed his name to Jehoiakim. How old was he when he became king?


Pharaoh Necho imposed on the land a tribute of one hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold. In order to pay it, Jehoiakim exacted the silver and gold from the _____________ of the land, from every one according to his assessment.

The Lord sent raiding bands of Chaldeans, bands of Syrians, bands of Moabites, and bands of the people of Ammon to do what and why?


Jehoiachin was ___________  years old when he became king.

Jehoiachin king of Judah, his mother, his servants, his princes, and his officers were taken prisoners by the king of _____________________.

The king of Babylon made Mattaniah, Jehoiachin’s uncle, king and changed his name to _________________.



2. Read 2 Kings 24:18-20.  Zedekiah was ___________ years old when he became king.



3. Read 2 Kings 25:1-26. The Chaldeans pursued Zedekiah and they overtook him in the plains of Jericho. What did they do to him and his sons?


King Nebuchadnezzar sent Nebuzaradan, the captain of the guard to _______________________.



*  _____________  the house of the Lord and the king’s house, and all the houses of the great.

* broke down the ____________ of Jerusalem.

* carried away captive the rest of the ______________ who remained in the city and the defectors who had deserted to the king of Babylon.

* left some of the poor of the land as vinedressers and __________________.
*  broke all the bronze items that were in the house of the Lord and carried the broken pieces of bronze to _______________.
* took all the things of solid ___________ and solid silver away.



4. Read 2 Kings 27-30. After thirty-seven years in captivity of Jehoiachin king of Judah was released by that Evil-Merodach king of Babylon. How was his life different after that?



5. Read Acts 22:17-21.While in a trance, the Lord told Paul that He was sending him to the _________________.



6. Read Acts 22:22-29. The people listening to Paul…

* raised their voices and said, “Away with such a fellow from the earth, for he is not fit to ____________!“
* cried out and tore off their ___________ and threw dust into the air.


What did Paul ask the commander?



7. Read Acts 22:30-23:10. Paul said to Ananias, “God will strike you, you whitewashed wall!“ What did he mean by the statement?


The Sadducees did not believe in the  _______________________________ of the dead.

The commander, fearing Paul might be pulled to pieces by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him by _________________ from among them, and bring him into the barracks.



8. Read Proverbs 18:13. Why is it important to hear all the facts concerning an issue?

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July 3 – Review and Reflections

July 3 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 22:3-23:30

Acts  21:37-22:16

Proverbs 18:11-12


Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 22:3-20. King Josiah sent Shaphan the scribe to the house of the Lord. Why?


Hilkiah told Shaphan that he had found the _____________ of the__________ in the house of the Lord.

Shaphan showed the king the Book of the Law and _____________ it to him.

When the king heard the words of the Book of the Law, what did he do?


The king commanded Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam the son of Shaphan, Achbor the son of Michaiah, Shaphan the scribe, and Asaiah a servant of the king, to do what?


Who dod Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, and Asaiah go see?



2 Read 2 Kings 23:1-30. “The king went up to the house of the Lord with all the men of Judah, and with him all the inhabitants of Jerusalem—the priests and the prophets and all the people, both small and great. And he read in their hearing all the words of the Book of the Covenant which had been found in the house of the Lord.” What do these verses say concerning who needs to hear the Word of God?


Josiah made a covenant to follow the Lord and to keep His commandments. Josiah…

* ordered all the ________________ made for Baal, for Asherahto be removed and burnt.

* removed the idolatrous priests whom the ______________ of _______________ had ordained to burn incense on the high places.

* removed the idolatrous priests and those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, to the ___________, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven.

* brought out the wooden image from the house of the ____________  and burned it.

* tore down the ritual booths of the _________________  persons that were in the house of the Lord.
* defiled the high places where the priests had burned ___________________.

* broke down the ____________ places at the gates.
* defiled Topheth, that no man might make his son or his daughter pass through the fire to _________________.

* removed the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the ____________, at the entrance to the house of the Lord.

* _________________ the chariots of the sun.
*  broke down the altars that were on the roof, the upper chamber of Ahaz and the altars which ___________________ had made in the two courts of the house of the Lord.

* defiled the high places that ________________ had built for Ashtoreth, Chemosh and Milcom.

* took away all the _________________ of the high places that were in the cities of Samaria.
* put away those who consulted _____________________  and spiritists, the household gods and idols, all the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem.



3. Read Acts  21:37-22:16. Paul was brought up at the feet of ________________ and taught according to the strictness of the Law.

Paul was zealous toward God. What does zealous mean?


In the past Paul had persecuted the Way to the death, binding and delivering into prisons both men and women. Why the change in his life?


What happened to Paul on the road to Damascus?


Like Paul, when we encounter Jesus, the Lord, should there be a change in us?


How has your life changed after encountering Jesus Christ?



4. Read Proverbs 18:11-12. What does haughty mean?


What does humility mean?

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July 2 – Review and Reflections

July 2 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Kings 20:1-22:2

Acts 21:17-36

Psalm 150:1-6

Proverbs 18:9-10


Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Kings 20:1-11. Isaiah the prophet, went to Hezekiah  and said, “Thus says the Lord: ‘Set your _____________ in order, for you shall die, and not live.’”

How did Hezekiah respond to Isaiah’s message from the Lord?



2. Read 2 Kings 20:12-21.Why did Berodach-Baladan the son the king of Babylon, really want?


After the death of Hezekiah, who reigned in his place?



3. Read 2 Kings 21:1-18. Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, how long did he reign?


Manasseh did evil in the sight of the Lord. He rebuilt the ___________  _______________  which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; he raised up ____________ for Baal, and made a wooden image, as Ahab king of Israel had done.


Manasseh also…

* built ___________ in the house of the Lord.

* built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the ________________.

* made his _________ pass through the fire.

* practiced soothsaying, used __________________, and consulted spiritists and mediums.

* set a carved image of _______________ in the house of which the Lord.

* shed very much innocent _____________.

Manasseh did much evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke Him to ____________.

Manasseh acted more wickedly than all the Amorites who were before him. What was the punishment?



4. Read 2 Kings 21:19-26. Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned __________ years.

Amon did evil in the sight of the Lord, as his father Manasseh had done. He forsook the Lord God of his fathers, and did not __________ in the way of the Lord.

Who killed Amon?



Who was king after Amon?



5. Read 2 Kings 22:1-2. Josiah was ___________years old when he became king.

Josiah reigned _____________ years in Jerusalem.

Josiah did what was _____________  in the sight of the Lord, and walked in all the ways of his father David.



6. Read Acts 21:17-26. Paul told in detail those things which God had done among the _______________ through his ministry.



7. Read Acts 22:27-36.Why was Paul arrested?



8. Read Proverbs 18:9-10.The name of the Lord is a _____________  ________________.

The _____________________  run to the Lord and are safe.




Dear Father,

We will praise You for all Your mighty acts. You are great and mighty. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help us to praise You with everything within us. Let everything that has breath praise You, O Lord.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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