Memorable Scripture: Contend, Curse, Struck, & Pull Hair

So I contended with them and cursed them, struck some of them and pulled out their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, “You shall not give your daughters as wives to their sons, nor take their daughters for your sons or yourselves.” Nehemiah 13:25 Continue reading

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. Nehemiah 6:15-16 Continue reading

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.
So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?” Nehemiah 6:2-3 Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: Everyone has a part to play!

Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his brethren the priests and built the Sheep Gate; they consecrated it and hung its doors. They built as far as the Tower of the Hundred, and consecrated it, then as far as the Tower of Hananel. Next to Eliashib the men of Jericho built. And next to them Zaccur the son of Imri built. Nehemiah 3:1-2 Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: Enemies, enemies, enemies!

When Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official heard of it, they were deeply disturbed that a man had come to seek the well-being of the children of Israel. Nehemiah 2:10 Continue reading

Memorable Scripture: Weep & Pray

So it was, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned for many days; I was fasting and praying before the God of heaven. Nehemiah 1:4 Continue reading

Blessed by Today!

The Southern Kingdom had been held captive for years. But God had a plan to return and restore His people to His Promised Land.
Under the leadership of men like Ezra, Nehemiah, Haggai, and Zechariah the walls were restored, the Law was reinstated, and Temple began construction. Continue reading