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Category: Nehemiah

Nehemiah 13 KJV Sermon, About, Explanation, Sunday School Lesson

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This is our 16th lesson in our study through the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. And if you’re keeping track, today we’re on the last chapter of Nehemiah. Next time I plan to have us overview the book of Esther. And then we’ll spend 5 more lessons studying through that book in its entirety. I’m […]

Nehemiah 12, KJV Sermon, About, Explained, Sunday School Lesson

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OK, now on to Nehemiah 12. And what do we have but more lists! Nehemiah 12:1-11 So, what are these lists enumerating? Read 12:1. Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua… So we’re going back to the time covered at the beginning of […]

Nehemiah 11 KJV Sermon, Meaning, Commentary, Bible Study

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Alright, now let’s get into our lesson for today. We’ll be studying Nehemiah chapters 11 and 12. That means we’re in the 2nd major act of the 2nd major section of the book of Nehemiah. The 1st major section (chapters 1 through 6) dealt with Nehemiah coming to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. And that’s […]

Nehemiah 10 KJV, Sermon, Devotional, Explained

And that brings us into chapter 10. This chapter consists entirely of the Jews’ promise to God in light of their disturbing cycle of disobedience. Verses 1 through 27 give the names of each leader who was signing his name to this resolution. And here’s what they agree to. Verse 29 – they would keep […]

Nehemiah 9 KJV, Summary, Sermon, Analysis, Commentary

This last scene takes up two whole chapters. Let’s start by reading 9:1-3. Now in the twenty and fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackclothes, and earth upon them. 2 And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, […]

Nehemiah 8 Summary, Sermons, KJV, Analysis

We have 3 main scenes in chapters 8 through 10. The 1st scene begins in 8:1 and ends in 8:12. The 2nd scene spans from 8:13 to the end of the chapter. And the 3rd and longest scene covers all of chapters 9 and 10. Now, what’s the 1st scene about? The people ask Ezra […]

Nehemiah 7 KJV, Meaning, Commentary, Explained, Ezra 2

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Nehemiah 7 KJV: This is the 14th week of our study of the books of Ezra and Nehemiah. Today we’ll plan to cover 4 chapters. I know, you don’t think I can do it. But with God’s help we will! We’re in the 7th chapter of the book of Nehemiah this morning. And this chapter […]

Nehemiah 6 Summary

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Nehemiah 6 Summary: We’re just finishing up the section in Nehemiah that started in chapter 2:9. Do you remember way back then? That’s where Nehemiah comes to Jerusalem after he heard of the Jews’ plight and after he petitioned King Artaxerxes to be able to come and rebuild Jerusalem and help his Jewish brethren. Then […]

Nehemiah 5 Summary

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Nehemiah 5 Summary: Today we’ll be studying Nehemiah chapter 5. So let’s briefly survey how we got to this point in the story. Nehemiah 5 Summary – Chapter 1 The book of Nehemiah starts by describing the circumstances that brought Nehemiah to Jerusalem. Chapter 1 starts with Nehemiah discovering that Jerusalem was desolate and that […]

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