Well…kind of. The Chronicles are worth the read because they recap everything found in the Jewish scriptures. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember everything I’ve read so far. I could use a little review!
Drama, drama, drama. Look forward to some power struggles, persecution, and more as Paul and the rest of the gang head out to share Jesus with the world.
Now that we’ve read a little bit into the kings, let’s learn a little bit more about why we have these two books (that were once one). Warning: be prepared to be disappointed in humanity.
Think of this as the greatest sequel ever. It is the story of Jesus continued, but through the Holy Spirit. And unlike most sequels, the new character they introduce is just incredible. Though all hope was lost at the crucifixion, Acts proves that Jesus was nowhere near finished.
John focuses a lot on the relationship between God the Father and God the Son. Want to know how they stay so connected? Find out here!
Get ready because this is a powerful book with a lot packed in! We meet, Samuel, a faithful guide for Israel, Saul, Israel’s first king, and David, who we’ve already read a lot about in the Psalms. The Israelites reject God as king, Saul rises and falls, and David, though extremely unlikely, becomes a man after God’s own heart.
Ruth is a woman placed in impossible circumstances and yet, she finds a way to…well…I won’t spoil the ending for you…
If you’re thinking, “Eh, I’ve already read this story 3 times.” Think again! John’s gospel is one of a kind. And, if you’re thinking, “Eh, I don’t need any explanation of John.” Wrong! This video will bring out points that are so easy to breeze right over. Check it out:
Though Luke is doing a great job of telling the story, here are a few things to think about as you finish up the third gospel.
Want to know what else happens in Luke? Great stories! Healings! Betrayals! Well…watch this and they’ll explain it all.