Nehemiah 5:1-19 In the first verse we see that “There was a great cry!” There was an outcry. Nehemiah’s response was very direct, he set up an assembly. He appeals to the nobles to restore and repair. Help bring them back up, they are your people and your brothers. Usary. Justice. Compassion/Mercy Let’s Talk About... Read More
Genesis 1 - 3 This is a review for us. First of all about who we are as a people in God’s sight because of what happened in the garden shortly after creation and then how we can be restored to a good relationship with our God. Man was made in God’s image. Male and... Read More
Nehemiah 3 and 4 - If you've ever done clean up work, you know that it isn't the most fun kind of work. It is dirty. There is sweat. In chapter 4 we see more of the "how" of the rebuilding of the wall. Some questions we can ask here. Can evil be stopped? Can... Read More
Once again I don't have notes from this service. I apologize for that... but the text is taken from Nehemiah 2.
Psalm 127 and 128 - Psalms of Ascents. Fathers, in everything we are dependent, fully dependent on the grace of God. Except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build the house. We do our part, but the increase is God’s. It is so easy to be pulled in to the trap... Read More
Romans 12:1-8 - A living sacrifice. Not to think highly, but to think soberly. Nehemiah 1:1-11 - Nehemiah felt and accepted the responsibility for his people and responded with prayer and fasting. In his prayers Nehemiah went back to the promises of God. The more one grows in grace, the meaner he is in his... Read More
Ephesians 5, Matthew 7:24-27 In a marriage a man and woman leave their parents and come together as one flesh. If you have a treasure you cherish it. You take care of it. It takes value over all things. This is the way a spouse is supposed to be treated, as a treasure, a cherished... Read More