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Just One Thing: Names

Multi-syllabic,                                                                
Mostly unpronounceable,
They march across the pages.

Trailing their fathers,
Embedded in community,
Their names inscribe the ages.

There are no nameless —
There are no faceless — 349 more words

Bible Study

Measure Twice, Cut Once

Nehemiah was broken over the complacency of the people of Jerusalem. They were living in ruins and they accepted it. They were willing to walk around the devastation instead of being concerned enough to do something about their situation.

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Prayer

Nehemiah's Prayers

Sometimes Nehemiah fasted and prayed for days (read Nehemiah 1:4).

Other times he included prayer in his conversation with others. The king asked, “Well, how can I help you?” With a prayer to the God of heaven, I replied  42 more words

How To Pray

great teaching on vision (Andy Stanley)

When I think of great teaching on vision, I think of Andy Stanley who said, “Visions are born in the soul of a man or woman who is consumed with the tension between what is and what could be” He went to say, “Nehemiah’s vision didn’t begin as a vision. 33 more words

Quotes

Baha'is Misinterpret Micah 7:12

Baha’is believe that Micah 7:12 is about Baha’u’llah. They believe this verse chronicles the travels of Baha’u’llah from Persia to the Holy Land, as a prisoner of the Persian and Turkish governments. 2,057 more words

Misinterpretation

REBUILDING A PEOPLE: 3. Taking Care of Each Other

As Nehemiah and his people continued to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem, economic issues were leaving people in a very needy position – and others, even fellow Jews, were taking advantage of the needy.   50 more words

Biblical Messages

Building up the Walls-Can You Be Used By God?

Have you ever wondered if God has something special for you to do? Have you ever felt that you really didn’t have any special talents that God may be able to use? 444 more words

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