Monthly Archives: July 2016

just a list

The Word for today:Nehemiah 11 “Chapter 11 of Nehemiah is just a list of names.” It’s a list, alright. But I’m not sure that I’d use the modifier ‘just.’ Nehemiah is, chronologically speaking, the end of the Old Testament. How can … Continue reading

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you and your drum

The Word for today:Nehemiah 9:38-10:39 mark this: Nehemiah 10:35-37 —We obligate ourselves to bring the firstfruits of our ground and the firstfruits of all fruit of every tree, year by year, to the house of the LORD; also to bring to the house … Continue reading

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the grace of God that only time can tell — part 2

The Word for today:Nehemiah 9:22-37 The Bible often reviews the past in order to make sense of the present and to emphasize God’s constant faithfulness. We, too, can be blessed with spiritual perspective when we take time to review the … Continue reading

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the grace of God that only time can tell — part 1

The Word for today:Nehemiah 9:1-21 (Note:  This article was originally published on this date in 2010.) The Bible often reviews the past in order to make sense of the present and to emphasize God’s constant faithfulness. We, too, can be … Continue reading

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when holy eyes are smiling

The Word for today:Nehemiah 8 mark this: Nehemiah 8:1-4And all the people gathered as one man into the square before the Water Gate. And they told Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses that the LORD … Continue reading

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