Posts with the tag “nehemiah”
by Audrey Rogers on August 2nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from Nehemiah 13—Verse 18Did not your fathers act in this way, and did not our God bring all this disaster on us and on this city? Now you are bringing more wrath on Israel by profaning the Sabbath.Throughout Israel’s history, they neglected to follow God’s instructions for righteous living. The reading and teaching of the Law was neglected and ignored. This resulted in intermarri...
by Audrey Rogers on July 31st, 2021
Daily Devotional from Nehemiah 10—Verse 39bWe will not neglect the house of our God.When the Israelites returned from Babylon after 70 years in exile, they read God’s law (the first five books of the Bible) to be reminded of how God expected them to live and behave as His chosen people. They were grieved to find out just how poorly their forefathers had measured up.In order to avoid another exile,...
by Audrey Rogers on July 30th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Nehemiah 6--Verse 3I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?Sometimes people will try to sucker you into a fight. Don’t play that game. Don't strive with people. Don't stand toe to toe with your adversary. What’s the point of winning an argument and losing your focus? That’s what you would call a fool’s err...
by Audrey Rogers on July 29th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Nehemiah 5--Verse 11Return to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive orchards, and their houses, and the percentage of money, grain, wine, and oil that you have been exacting from them.God cares about those in need. In Chapter 5 we see that many needy Israelites were being taken advantage of by their own people! Nehemiah was extremely troubled by this, ...
by Audrey Rogers on July 28th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Nehemiah 2— Verses 4-5Then the king said to me, “What are you requesting?” So I prayed to the God of heaven. And I said to the king, “If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor in your sight, that you send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers' graves, that I may rebuild it.”I love this, before he responded to the king he prayed to God. Do you ever have thos...
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