Tag archive: Nehemiah

You’re Only As Good As Your Last Game

No matter what they have accomplished in the past, there's no redemption for the current loser. Nehemiah 13:15-31 Reference:  v.31b  "Remember me with favor, O my God." Explore:  Two of my mates are always competing against each other.  It's always in jest but it's fairly constant.  It doesn't matter whether it's about their relationships, cricket…

Our Work Is Never Done

We can get people on the right track but we all need constant encouragement, guidance, discernment and wisdom. Nehemiah 13:1-14 Reference:  v.10  I also learned that the portions assigned to the Levites had not been given to them, and that all the Levites and singers responsible for the service had gone back to their own…

Celebration Time

We don't just have to wait until momentus occasions to celebrate. Nehemiah 12:27-47 Reference:  v.27  At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, the Levites were sought out from where they lived and were brought to Jerusalem to celebrate joyfully the dedication with songs of thanksgiving and with the music of cymbals, harps and lyres. …

Name Dropping

We can sometimes get so fixated on connecting ourselves to someone who has a good name on earth. Nehemiah 11:1-12:26 Reference:  v.3a  These are the provincial leaders who settled in Jerusalem… (NIV Bible) Explore:  I find it hilarious when people start ‘name dropping’.  This is when someone mentions a particular person in their conversation.  They…

Responsible Followers

The responsibility scale climbs quickly as you move from doing your homework, holding down a part time job, to managing a team at work. Nehemiah 10:34-39 Reference:  v.35  “We also assume responsibility for bringing to the house of the Lord each year the firstfruits of our crops and of every fruit tree.” (NIV Bible) Explore: …

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