Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 13, 2017
Nehemiah's contemporary, Ezra, had taken some of the exiles back to their homeland and rebuilt the temple. But the walls had been broken down and the gates had been burned. This is where Nehemiah comes in. Let's see how prayer factors into this endeavor.
In 586 b.c. Jerusalem was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar. He captured the Jews and exiled them to Babylon. Nehemiah’s time is 141 years later in 445 b.c., when the Persians ruled the land. Nehemiah's contemporary, Ezra, had taken some of the exiles back to their homeland and