Nehemiah 10-11

Allen WebsterAudio

We should be willing to sacrifice the opportunity for financial gain if it interferes with serving God. We need to learn to delight in studying God’s word and working to serve Him. We must never let financial concerns distance us from Him or from our families. We must also make provisions to help the next generation to worship and serve … Read More

Nehemiah 1:1-3

Allen WebsterAudio

The books of the Old Testament are arranged in topical order. The book of Nehemiah is the final book of the history portion of the Old Testament. The events recorded in this book occurred about 400 years before the birth of Jesus. In this book the children of Israel return to their homeland and rebuild their defensive wall.

Nehemiah 1:11-2:3

Allen WebsterAudio

God waits to fulfill some of His promises until the time is right. He also waits to answer some of our prayers until the appropriate time. We can always have hope for the future even when our present circumstances may be difficult. We should always be joyful and we need to demonstrate that cheerfulness to the world around us.

Nehemiah 13:13-22

Allen WebsterAudio

Leaders must make their rules stick or they will not be respected. The same is true concerning parents. Children need discipline in order to learn how to be happy and productive adults. We must be careful not to abuse our children in disciplining them but to never teach them discipline is would be a terrible abuse. God sometimes disciplines us … Read More

Nehemiah 13:1-6

Allen WebsterAudio

God can turn our hardships into blessings. The trying of our faith builds up our spirits and gives us a better capacity to enjoy our blessings. God both unites and divides. All those who are willing to submit to God’s word are united but we are divided from those who are unwilling to obey Him. And a lack of strong … Read More

Nehemiah 12:27-47

Allen WebsterAudio

Worship should involve the whole family. God deserves to be praised by every person to whom He has given life. When we give Him our time our money and our praise He will give us much greater blessings than what we gave up in the end.

Nehemiah 13:23-31

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If God blesses us with children they are ours for only a limited time and we must return them to Him in the end. We have a responsibility to teach them how to worship and serve the Lord while they are under our care. We must do everything we can to prepare them to live faithful lives when they head … Read More

Nehemiah 13:7-12

Allen WebsterAudio

We need to be more concerned with what God thinks than what other people think. We must not let money and material possessions interfere with our service to God. We must not be too lazy to serve Him. And we have to learn how to work well with our brothers and sisters.

Nehemiah 2:17-20

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We will sometimes face persecution for our faith. There are those who will ridicule us for seeking God’s will first and some may even work against our efforts to serve Him. We will always have enemies but God’s children will be prospered in the end.

Nehemiah 1:4-7

Allen WebsterAudio

When we pray to God we need to show Him our complete reverence for Him. We need to demonstrate our humility before Him in our prayers. And we need to call upon Him persistently.