Nehemiah: Rebuilding the Walls

Neh 6:15-16 -- So the wall was completed on the twenty-fifth of Elul, in fifty-two days. When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God.

Nehemiah 12 Commentary of the Bible

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Real Heroes And Real Life  ( Nehemiah 12:1-26 )  Daily Devotion

These were the priests and Levites who returned with Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and with Jeshua (Nehemiah 12:1a).

The Sound of Rejoicing  ( Nehemiah 12:27-47 )  Sunday Message

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The city of Berlin will be forever famous for its infamous Wall. I recall walking up and down in front of that wall and seeing the shrines that are dedicated to people who have been killed trying to escape from the Eastern Zone. The Berlin Wall has gained fame as a wall that divides, but the city of Jerusalem is also famous for its walls. In Nehemiah's time, it was a wall that united the people together.

How To Celebrate  ( Nehemiah 12:27-43 )  Daily Devotion

At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, the Levites were sought out from where they lived and were brought to Jerusalem to celebrate joyfully the dedication with songs of thanksgiving and with the music of cymbals, harps and lyres (Nehemiah 12:27).

Giving Cheerfully  ( Nehemiah 12:44-47 )  Daily Devotion

From the fields around the towns they were to bring into the storerooms the portions required by the Law for the priests and the Levites, for Judah was pleased with the ministering priests and Levites (Nehemiah 12:44b).