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Leadership in the face of Opposition

Hello everyone, today I want to share something I learned through the Book of Nehemiah about the great leadership in the face of opposition. Nehemiah, who was a high official in the Kingdom of Persia, sees that the wall of Jerusalem has been in ruins for ages. 1,290 more words


We Should Bring the Firstfruits

Nehemiah 10:37, “And that we should bring the firstfruits of our dough, and our offerings, and the fruit of all manner of trees, of wine and of oil, unto the priests, to the chambers of the house of our God; and the tithes of our ground unto the Levites, that the same Levites might have the tithes in all the cities of our tillage.” 271 more words


Happy Times And Hard Times

“The joy of the Lord is your strength” (Nehemiah 8:10).

Sometimes, we have  happy times – and sometimes we have hard times. What are we to do when the going gets tough? 469 more words


Will you stoop?

Nehemiah 3:

  • This chapter is just a list of contributors to the rebuilding of the Jerusalem wall. However, one observation struck me. In vs. 5 Nehemiah adds commentary to one family, saying, “…but their nobles would not stoop to serve their Lord.” Then add to this indictment that a few verses later he writes, “…Shallum, …ruler  of half the district of Jerusalem, repaired, he and his daughters.” (vs.
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Words Of Life

Memorable Scripture: The Work Never Ends.

So the wall was finished on the twenty-fifth day of Elul, in fifty-two days. And it happened, when all our enemies heard of it, and all the nations around us saw these things, that they were very disheartened in their own eyes; for they perceived that this work was done by our God. 127 more words


I Am Doing a Great Work

Nehemiah 6:3, “And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?” 187 more words


Memorable Scripture: Do not give in - do not give up

Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, “Come, let us meet together among the villages in the plain of Ono.” But they thought to do me harm. 217 more words