This week's readings will conclude Ezekiel's prophecy in the Old Testament and will continue going through the Psalms sequentially. The New Testament readings in Acts will cover the period from Stephen's stoning and the dispersal of the church in Jerusalem to the eve of the First Missionary Journey. Included in this period is conversion of Paul on the road to Damascus in chapter 9 and the "Pentecost of the Gentiles" in chapter 10.
The New Testament readings will begin in Acts. Acts is essentially volume 2 of the two-part history of the church that was started with Luke's Gospel. Luke, a close ministry associate of the Apostle Paul, wrote to give an individual names Theophilus a comprehensive account of the Christian faith.
This week's readings continue in Ezekiel and conclude Luke's Gospel. The Psalm readings this week will transition to going through the Psalms sequentially.
This week's reading continue going through Ezekiel and Luke and will complete the Psalms of Asaph.
The readings this week continue going through the book of Ezekiel and the Gospel of Luke. With the Psalms, this week begins a two-week series going through the Psalms of Asaph. Asaph was a descendant of Levi and was appointed by King David to be among those leading worship when the Ark of the Covenant was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chron. 16:4-5).