Nehemiah 8

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A tour of Nehemiah 8 with Ken Boa.

After the construction of the walls of Jerusalem, it was necessary to consecrate and consolidate the people.  Just as Ezra the priest led reforms 13 years earlier in Ezra 9-10 (457 B.C.), now he leads the children of Israel in a time of spiritual renewal as they recommit to their covenant with God (444 B.C.).  Standing on a special platform that was built for the purpose, Ezra brought the Book of the Law, blessed the Lord, and read it to the congregation that gathered together to hear it.  When the people heard God’s Word, they wept in remorse, but Nehemiah the governor encouraged them to take strength in the joy of the Lord.  The people responded to the Law by keeping the Feast of Booths for seven days as they continued to listen to the Book of the Law of God.

Reading of Nehemiah 8

Prayer:

Lord, I thank You for Your Word and for its ready availability.  May I realize that the joy of the Lord is my strength and expose myself to Your truth each day with a heart to obey.

Meditation passage for today: verses 10-11


Taken from "Handbook to Scripture—365 Key Chapters of the Bible"

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