This chart gives a timeline of the major events in the life of the Apostle Paul and the dating of his letters.
Archives for June 2017
In chapter 5, the problems Nehemiah and the Isrealites encounter are inflicted from within the community itself. In Chapter 6 Nehemiah is tested. Is he the kind of leader who fears God? Or is he the kind of leader who thinks too highly of himself and had been seduced by the power of leadership?
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study Paul’s epistle to the Philippians.
Chapter 3 paints a picture of community, including the main point that we should begin serving the body by working on “the broken wall in front of our own house.” Chapter 4 records the opposition they face and the leadership they need.
Quotations/Allusions to the Old Testament in Peter’s 1st Epistle
Nehemiah faces three moments where he must rely on the word of God and speak out boldly.
Nehemiah is caught in the tension of living between two worlds. He needs an answer from God as to how to resolve the dilemma.
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study the Old Testament book of Nehemiah
How do you introduce yourself? What things about you are the most important to tell someone first? Do people know about your prayer life before they get your business card? Do they know of your passion for God before they know your job title? For Nehemiah, being part of the people of God was his identity. His job was an afterthought.
The message of Nehemiah is restoration. The book records how God moved Nehemiah to lead the people to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem in approximately 446 BC. As the story unfolds, we see God restore godly leadership to Israel, restore the walls of Jerusalem, restore the broken faith of the people, restore a sense of community and heritage as God’s people, and restore the people’s knowledge of the God’s word and their desire to love and obey Him.