Contributed on Jan 29, 2013
Nehemiah's life is a lesson in leadership. Nehemiah did more than rebuild a wall; he helped restore a people from ruin and despair to new hope and a renewed walk with God.
Contributed on Feb 4, 2013
We may have no walls to repair, yet many of us have faced the challenge of restoring a ruined life. Whatever we may encounter, we can find in Nehemiah’s quest the confidence to handle adversity with grace. We can expect God to act--to be present when tr
Contributed on Feb 25, 2013
Prayer, preparation, and a passion for the cause of God are the keys to Israel's defense under Nehemiah.
Contributed on Mar 3, 2013
God cares for the poor and oppressed; one of the most prominent themes in the Bible is our response toward the poor. It is the duty of God’s people to provide for those in need as best as we can with compassion, following the example of Nehemiah.
Contributed on Mar 18, 2013
The work on the wall is nearly done, so we see their four acts of desperation to defeat God’s work: 1. Assassination plot (1-4); 2. Scandalous rumor (5-7); 3. Trap to violate the Temple (10-14); 4. Threat letters (15-19)...and truth to follow when we fac
Contributed on Apr 7, 2013
The wall of Jerusalem was rebuilt, but a strong defense wasn’t enough. After reconstruction comes reinstruction. Israel needed to be strong in the Lord, and for that to happen, they needed to be a “people of the book.” Exposition was followed by adorat