He knows Your Name

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Nehemiah 11:1-12:26 (ESV) The Leaders in Jerusalem 11 Now the leaders of the people lived in Jerusalem. And the rest of the people cast lots to bring one out of ten to live in Jerusalem the holy city, while nine out of ten remained in the other towns. 2 And the people blessed all the men who willingly […]

My Hope Is In Christ

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Isaiah 42:1-4 (ESV) The Lord‘s Chosen Servant 42 Behold my servant, whom I uphold,     my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him;     he will bring forth justice to the nations. 2 He will not cry aloud or lift up his voice,     or make it heard in the street; 3 a bruised reed he […]

Willingness

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Nehemiah 10:32-39 (ESV) 32 “We also take on ourselves the obligation to give yearly a third part of a shekelfor the service of the house of our God: 33 for the showbread, the regular grain offering, the regular burnt offering, the Sabbaths, the new moons, the appointed feasts, the holy things, and the sin offerings to make atonement […]

Let’s Make A Deal

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Nehemiah 10:1-31 (ESV) The People Who Sealed the Covenant 10  “On the seals are the names of Nehemiah the governor, the son of Hacaliah, Zedekiah, 2 Seraiah, Azariah, Jeremiah, 3 Pashhur, Amariah, Malchijah, 4 Hattush, Shebaniah, Malluch, 5 Harim, Meremoth, Obadiah, 6 Daniel, Ginnethon, Baruch,7 Meshullam, Abijah, Mijamin, 8 Maaziah, Bilgai, Shemaiah; these are the priests.9 And the Levites: Jeshua the son of Azaniah, […]

The Goodness Of God

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Nehemiah 9:16-38 (ESV) 16 “But they and our fathers acted presumptuously and stiffened their neck and did not obey your commandments. 17 They refused to obey and were not mindful of the wonders that you performed among them, but they stiffened their neck and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt. But you are a […]

Greater Is He That Is In Me Than He That Is In The World

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1 Kings 18:20-40 (ESV) The Prophets of Baal Defeated 20 So Ahab sent to all the people of Israel and gathered the prophets together at Mount Carmel. 21 And Elijah came near to all the people and said, “How long will you go limping between two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow him; but if Baal, […]

Remember The Time…

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Nehemiah 9:6-15 (ESV) 6  “You are the Lord, you alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and you preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships you. 7 You are the Lord, the […]

Some Needed R & R

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Nehemiah 9:1-5 (ESV) The People of Israel Confess Their Sin 9 Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the people of Israel were assembled with fasting and in sackcloth, and with earth on their heads. 2 And the Israelites separated themselves from all foreigners and stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers. 3 And […]