May 9: 1 Samuel 1–2; Acts 1:1–11; Psalm 118; Proverbs 15:18–19

1 Samuel 1–2

The Birth of Samuel

There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephrathite. He had two wives. The name of the one was Hannah, Continue reading “May 9: 1 Samuel 1–2; Acts 1:1–11; Psalm 118; Proverbs 15:18–19”

May 8: Ruth 2–4; John 21; Psalm 117; Proverbs 15:15–17

    Ruth 2–4

    Ruth Meets Boaz

    Now Naomi had a relative of her husband’s, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my daughter.” So she set out and went and gleaned in the field after the reapers, Continue reading “May 8: Ruth 2–4; John 21; Psalm 117; Proverbs 15:15–17”

    May 3: Judges 12–14; John 17; Psalm 112; Proverbs 15:6–7

    Judges 12–14

    Jephthah’s Conflict with Ephraim

    12 The men of Ephraim were called to arms, and they crossed to Zaphon and said to Jephthah, “Why did you cross over to fight against the Ammonites and did not call us to go with you? We will burn your house over you with fire.” And Jephthah said Continue reading “May 3: Judges 12–14; John 17; Psalm 112; Proverbs 15:6–7”