Love is not optional for the child of God. We’re commanded to love others. Jesus said that the greatest commandment was to love God. The second commandment is to love others.
What problems have the potential to destroy what God is seeking to do through your life? There are many problems in the world today. As Christians, we need to face them squarely. We need to search for permanent solutions. We need to deal with them decisively.
What do you think we always thank God for, even if we’re having a hard time? In Nehemiah 12 we see it’s been a hard journey but the work is done and for people are there it was time to celebrate!
Today we read about four vows, or promises, that the people of God made in Nehemiah 10. God takes his promises seriously.
Listening to God through His word and responding to Him in prayer are twin aspects of every believer’s experience. There can be no spiritual growth without the regular cultivation of this dual privilege and discipline.
One thing that clearly emerges from our study in the Book of Nehemiah is that life is a battle from beginning to end.