Things To Consider
- In the Hebrew Bible, Ezra and Nehemiah are combined.
- There are 12 prayers in the book of Nehemiah.
- Nehemiah laments while recognizing that disobedience that landed them in their circumstances.
- Nehemiah prays God's own words to him – a good practice...
- Nehemiah's mourning, fasting and praying have taken a physical toll and the king observes the suffering.
- Nehemiah was in danger because of his disposition.
- The king agrees to send Nehemiah to fortify a city for a people that have been an enemy for generations.
- Nehemiah encouraged his brothers and spoke of the favor God had given him.
- Opposition is always around the corner.
- Good advice for difficult times – remember the Lord.