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 4 Commentary of the Bible

This page contains a listing of all the material on the website that contains Nehemiah 4 commentary. Each entry contains a title, scripture reference, an audio player (if we have the audio), as well as the first portion of the text. Please click on the title to see the complete message for any listed entry.

Key pages for Nehemiah commentary in the library:

Don't Back Down -- Build Up  ( Nehemiah 4, 5 )  Sunday Message

You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

Most of us have had experience with what is called "Murphy's Law," the idea that if anything can go wrong, it will. There are many applications of it. For instance, if you try to fix something, Murphy's Law says it will take longer than you anticipated; it will cost more than you expected; it will break down before it is paid for; and someone will not like it when it is done!

How To Handle An Attack  ( Nehemiah 4:1-6 )  Daily Devotion

He ridiculed the Jews, and in the presence of his associates and the army of Samaria, he said, What are those feeble Jews doing? (Nehemiah 4:1b-2a).

Prayer And Preparedness  ( Nehemiah 4:7-23 )  Daily Devotion

But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat (Nehemiah 4:9).

The enemy mobilizes its forces, escalating the attack, and begins to plan direct violence. When you begin to move with God to change things in your life for the better, you will find that you are met first with derision, and if you keep persisting, someone is going to get very upset with you and attack you in a vicious, perhaps physical, way.