Standing For The Word Of God

And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.  And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men …

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They Stood Up and Read In The Book Of The Law

"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. And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers. And they stood up in their place, and …

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When The Enemy Works

"Therefore set I in the lower places behind the wall, and on the higher places, I even set the people after their families with their swords, their spears, and their bows. And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, 'Be not …

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Day Thirty Two – The Cupbearer

Our reading for today begins in Ezra 8 through Nehemiah 10. We will be looking at Nehemiah today in our study. We are told that Nehemiah was a captive of Israel in Shushan the palace (1:1) of king Artaxerxes of Persia.  Nehemiah was the king’s “cupbearer (1:11).  This task was more than just simply carrying …

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The People, Worship and Joy

"And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.  And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men …

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The Conspiracy of Fear

There is truth to the thought that, "Fear is a coward".  Learn how a man of faith in God deals with it through the following verses from Nehemiah... "Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had builded the wall, and …

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Burdened for GOD’S Glory and Power

"And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven, and said, 'I beseech Thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love Him and …

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When God Does His Work

Nehemiah had been plagued with threats from those who were against the work of God being done.  He was composed to the thing of getting done what God had directed him to do.  Nothing was going to distract him or cause him to fear the enemy.  That is what Sanballat and Tobiah were.  The enemy, …

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