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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 243

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Psalm 145-147

Chapter 145
* Verses 1-9  David extols the power, goodness, and mercy of the Lord.
* Verses 10-21  The glory of God’s kingdom, and his care of those that love him.

Chapter 146
* Verses 1-4  Why we should not trust in men.
* Verses 5-10  Why we should trust in God.

Chapter 147
* Verses 1-11  The people of God are exhorted to praise him for his mercies and care.
* Verses 12-20  For the salvation and prosperity of the church.


1 Corinthians 11:1-15

The apostle first expresses an exhortation to follow him:
* Verse 1  Then he corrects some abuses;
* Verses 2-16  also contentions, divisions, and disorderly celebrations of the Lord’s supper.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 242

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Psalm 142-144

Chapter 142
* Verses 1-7  David’s comfort in prayer.

Chapter 143
* Verses 1-6  David complains of his enemies and distresses.
* Verses 7-12  He prays for comfort, guidance, and deliverance.

Chapter 144
* Verses 1-8  David acknowledges the great goodness of God, and prays for help.
* Verses 9-15  He prays for the prosperity of his kingdom.


1 Corinthians 10:14-33

* Verses 15-22  The partaking in idolatry cannot exist with having communion with Christ.
* Verses 23-33  All we do to be to the glory of God, and without offense to the consciences of others.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 241

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Psalm 139-141

Chapter 139
* Verses 1-6  God knows all things.
* Verses 7-16  He is every where present.
* Verses 17-24  The psalmist’s hatred to sin, and desire to be led aright.

Chapter 140
* Verses 1-7  David encourages himself in God.
* Verses 8-13  He prays for, and prophesies the destruction of, his persecutors.

Chapter 141
* Verses 1-4  David prays for God’s acceptance and assistance.
* Verses 5-10  That God would appear for his rescue.


1 Corinthians 10:1-13

* Verses 1-5  The great privileges, and yet terrible overthrow of the Israelites in the wilderness.
* Verses 6-14  Cautions against all idolatrous, and other sinful practices.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 240

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Psalms 136-138

Chapter 136
* Verses 1-9  God to be praised as the Creator of the world.
* Verses 10-22  As Israel’s God and Savior.
* Verses 23-26  For his blessings to all.

Chapter 137
* Verses 1-4  The Jews bewail their captivity.
* Verses 5-9 Their affection for Jerusalem.

Chapter 138
* Verses 1-5  The psalmist praises God for answering prayer.
* Verses 6-8  The Lord’s dealing with the humble and the proud.


1 Corinthians 9

* Verses 1-14  The apostle shows his authority, and asserts his right to be maintained.
* Verses 15-23  He waved this part of his Christian liberty, for the good of others.
* Verses 24-27  He did all this, with care and diligence, in view of an unfading crown.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 239

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Psalm 132-135

Chapter 132     Study Guide
* Verses 1-10 David’s care for the ark.
* Verses 11-18 The promises of God.

Chapter 133     Study Guide
* Verses 1-3 The excellency of brotherly love.

Chapter 134     Study Guide
* Verses 1-3 An exhortation to bless the Lord.

Chapter 135     Study Guide
* Verses 1-4 God to be praised for his mercy.
* Verses 5-14 For his power and judgments.
* Verses 15-21 The vanity of idols.


1 Corinthians 8

* Verses 1-6  The danger of having a high conceit of knowledge.
* Verses 7-13  The mischief of offending weak brethren.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 238

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Psalm 128-131

Chapter 128
* Verses 1-6 The blessings of those who fear God.

Chapter 129
* Thankfulness for deliverance events in the past.
* Verses 5-8  A believing prospect of the destruction of the enemies of Zion.

Chapter 130
* Verses  1-4  The psalmist’s hope in prayer.
* Verses 5-8  His patience in hope.

Chapter 131
* Verses 1-3 The psalmist’s humility. Believers encouraged to trust in God.


1 Corinthians 7:25-40

* Verses 25-35  It was most desirable, on account of the then perilous days, for people to sit loose to this world.
* Verses 36-40  Great prudence be used in marriage; it should be only in the Lord.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 237

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Psalm 124-127

Chapter 124
* Verses 1-5  The deliverance of the church.
* Verses 6-8  Thankfulness for the deliverance.

Chapter 125
* Verses 1-3  The security of the righteous.
* Verses 4-5  Prayer for them, The ruin of the wicked.

Chapter 126
* Verses 4-6  While we are in this world there will be matter for prayer, even when we are most furnished with matter for praise.

Chapter 127
* Verses 1-5  The value of the Divine blessing:
>>> For raising a family.
>>> For the safety of a family (or a city).
>>> For enriching a family.


1 Corinthians 7:1-24

* Verses 1-9  The apostle answers several questions about marriage.
* Verses 10-16  Married Christians should not seek to part from their unbelieving consort.
* Verses 17-24  Persons, in any fixed station, should usually abide in that.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 236

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Psalm 120-123

Chapter 120     Study Guide
* Verses 1-4 The psalmist prays to God for deliverance from false and malicious tongues.
* Verses 5-7 He complains of wicked neighbors.

Chapter 121     Study Guide
* Verses 1-8 The safety of the godly.

Chapter 122     Study Guide
* Verses 1-5 Esteem for Jerusalem.
* Verses 6-9 Concern for its welfare.

Chapter 123     Study Guide
* Verses 1-4 Confidence in God under contempt.


1 Corinthians 6

* Verses 1-8  Cautions against going to law in heathen courts.
* Verses 9-11  Sins which, if lived and died in, shut out from the kingdom of God.
* Verses 12-20  Our bodies, which are the members of Christ, and temples of the Holy Ghost, must not be defiled.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 235

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Psalm 119:105-176

* 105-112  The word of God provides direction in our work and way, and the world would be a darker place without it.
* 113-120  The more we love the law of God, the more watchful we shall be, lest vain thoughts draw us from what we love.
* 121-128  Happy is the one, who, acting upon gospel principles, does justice to all around.
* 129-136  The wonders of redeeming love will fix the heart in appreciation of them. The Scriptures show us what we were, what we are, and what we shall be.
* 137-144  God never did, and never can do wrong to any. The promises are faithfully performed by Him that made them.
* 145-152  Supplications with the whole heart are presented only by those who desire God’s salvation, and who love his commandments.
* 153-160  The closer we cleave to the word of God, both as our rule and as our stay, the more assurance we have of deliverance.
* 161-168  The more we see the beauty of truth, the more we shall see the hateful deformity of a lie.
* 169-176  We have learned nothing to purpose, if we have not learned to praise God.


1 Corinthians 5

* Verses 1-8  The apostle blames the Corinthians for connivance at an incestuous person.
* Verses 9-13  He directs their behavior towards those guilty of scandalous crimes.

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One Year Bible Reading Plan – Day 234

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Psalm 119:49-104

* 49-56  Those that make God’s promises their portion, may with humble boldness make them their plea.
* 57-64  True believers take the Lord for the portion of their inheritance, and nothing less will satisfy them.
* 65-72  However God has dealt with us, he has dealt with us better than we deserve; and all in love, and for our good.
* 73-80  The comforts some have in God, should be a matter of joy to others.
* 81-88  The psalmist sought deliverance from his sins, his foes, and his fears.
* 89-96  The settling of God’s word in heaven, is opposed to the changes and revolutions of the earth. And the engagements of God’s covenant are established more firmly than the earth itself.
* 97-104  What we love, we love to think of. All true wisdom is from God.  By meditation on God’s testimonies we understand more than our teachers….


1 Corinthians 4

* Verses 1-6  The true character of gospel ministers.
* Verses 7-13  Cautions against despising the apostle.
* Verses 14-21  Paul claims their regard as their spiritual father in Christ, and shows his concern for them.

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