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.
Nehemiah was caught between two worlds. How do you resolve that tension? Nehemiah lived a secure, safe, comfortable, powerful life when we meet him in chapter 1 of the Old Testament book that bears his name. As cupbearer to King Artaxerxes, the most powerful man of his day, Nehemiah tasted the king’s food and drink […]
Nehemiah is one of the few Old Testament books with sections written in the first person. It’s interesting how Nehemiah introduces himself.