Nehemiah 4 opposition episode 624 the bible study podcast. When the enemy opposes us as he surely will, we should respond with prayer, work, vigilance, and focus on the. Biblica provides gods word to people through translation, publishing and bible engagement in africa, asia pacific, europe, latin america, middle east, and north america. Book of nehemiah overview insight for living ministries. Strongs exhaustive concordance of the bible, numbered to the hebrew, chaldee, and greek, and english, coded to. When sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly incensed. The two became separated with the first printed rabbinic bibles of the early 16th century, following late medieval latin christian tradition. It also serves as an example to us that we need to be constantly reminded of gods word. Come, let us meet together in one of the villages on the plain of ono. It was developed for both the scholar and the average bible student.
They celebrated the feast for seven days, and on the eighth day, in. Nehemiah 4, new international version niv the bible app. Israel has been disciplined, and is now being restored to her land and her god. From the niv study bible, introductions to the books of the bible, nehemiah. Follow nehemiah through the bible to never miss another show. God sent nehemiah to judah in order to do a special task. List of exiles provisions for the protection of jerusalem. Nehemiah would help the jews to build the walls round jerusalem again. Despite the opposition of some of their number, the israelites assemble and send away their.
Nehemia 4 nehemiah 4 new international version niv. Nehemiah chapter four opens with the walls of jerusalem being rebuilt, and the. Here, nehemiah faces severe and violent opposition to his work of rebuilding the walls and. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of nehemiah in the bible new international version. He partnered with ezra, who also appears in this book, to solidify the political and spiritual foundations of the people. When sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly inc. Day after day, from the first day to the last, ezra read from the book of the law of god. Nehemiah led the third 3rd exodus back to jerusalem, 94 years after zerubbabel 1st exodus of approx. Nehemiah 6 new international version niv dramatized audio.
The final authoreditor of ezra nehemiah did not choose to focus on a strict sequence of events. The books in the bible devoted to those historical events are named for these brave and mighty men and women. The king appoints him as governor of judah and he travels to jerusalem. Nehemiah 6 further opposition episode 626 the bible. Nehemiah was one of the most underrated heroes in the bible, cupbearer to the powerful persian king artaxerxes i longimanus. Finally, 4 they kept their minds focused on the lord. He makes his first appearance in chapter 1 at shushan, the principal palace of the persian king artaxerxes i, where he served as the personal cupbearer to the king. This summary of the book of nehemiah provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of nehemiah. This is based on the fact that the books of ezra and nehemiah were originally one. The book of nehemiah has been, since the 16th century, a separate book of the hebrew bible. The book of nehemiah is a great story of the rebuilding of jerusalem. The book of nehemiah is a book of the hebrew bible, thought to be a continuation of the book of ezra, and is sometimes called the second book of ezra. The book of nehemiah is the last of the historical books of the bible, originally part of the book of ezra.
Ridicule, scorn, scarcasm, discouragement, opposition to gods will is the price leaders. Nehemiah 6 new international version niv further opposition to the rebuilding. These are all of the chapters of the book of nehemiah. Nehemiah 4 niv read the new international version online. Nehemiah 3 new international version niv dramatized audio bible. Nehemiahs prayer for remnant at jerusalem, chapter 1. Nehemiah was a man of character who loved and feared god. The book of nehemiah, one of the history books of the bible, continues. In the book of nehemiah, the walls of jerusalem are rebuilt as god. Before that date, it had been included in the book of ezra. Nehemiah 34 obedience in the face of opposition duration. They celebrated the feast for seven days, and on the eighth day, in accordance with the regulation, there was an assembly.
Come, let us meet together in one of the villages on the. And yet despite that opposition, nehemiah took his secret midnight ride around jerusalem surveying the wall. The bible study podcast uses the niv version of the bible. It is about the return from exile and the rebuilding of jerusalem. Nehemiah 19 new international version niv nehemiah s prayer. For some days i mourned and fasted and prayed before the god of heaven. Sep 12, 2019 nehemiah 4 opposition episode 624 this is the episode is part 4 in a study of the book of nehemiah.
The book of nehemiah is about the restoration of the physical and spiritual life of the nation of judah in jerusalem. The niv and new international version are trademarks registered in the united states patent and trademark office by biblica, inc. Nehemiah is the cupbearer to the king of persia who when he hears of the trouble his people are having. And it came to pass in the month chisleu, in the twentieth year, as i was in shushan the palace, that hanani, one of my brethren, came, he and certain men of judah. At the end of his leave of absence from the king he came back to babylon, and after certain days he came again to jerusalem nehemiah 2. The work on rebuilding the wall of jerusalem has started to make progress when they get opposition from their neighbors who dont want to see israel thrive. A high priest in the days of nehemiah, who took part in rebuilding of the wall of jerusalem, nehemiah 3. Bible gateway opens at niv version ezra king james version bible. We have come to such a circumstance in chapter 4 of the book of nehemiah. The book of nehemiah takes place during the same time as the book of ezra after the people of israel have returned from their captivity in babylon.
College press niv commentary series is formatted with a versebyverse explanation of the text. Nehemiah 6 when word came to sanballat, tobiah, geshem the arab and the rest of our enemies that i had rebuilt the wall and not a gap was left in itthough up to that time i had not set the doors in the gates. The book covers the period from the fall of babylon in 539 bc to the second half of the 5th century bc, and tells of the successive missions. This book, as was true in the book of ezra, has copies of letters, decrees, registers and other documents. Just as acts narrates the early history of the church through the work of the apostles, ezranehemiah narrates the reestablishment of the people of god after the exile through the work of sheshbazzar, zerubbabel, ezra, and nehemiah.
Nehemiah 1, new international version niv the bible app. Nehemiah 19 new international version niv nehemiahs prayer. Nehemiah 6 niv further opposition to the rebuilding bible. After nehemiahs great grief could no longer be hidden, the king inquired as to what. Nehemiahs prayer 1 the words of nehemiah son of hakaliah. The other seven chapters of the book are occupied with some details of nehemiahs government of the people after the completion of the walls.
Ezranehemiah is the old testament equivalent of the acts of the apostlesit is a book of new beginnings. The book tells how nehemiah, at the court of the king in susa, is informed that jerusalem is without walls, and resolves to restore them. Nehemiah chronicles gods covenant relationship with israel, and even provides a sweeping overview of the relationship in nehemiah chapter 9. Nehemiah 4 opposition to the rebuilding when bible. If ezra was the writer, he was copying from the journal of nehemiah. Nehemiah 3 new international version niv dramatized audio. Just as acts narrates the early history of the church through the work of the apostles, ezra nehemiah narrates the reestablishment of the people of god after the exile through the work of sheshbazzar, zerubbabel, ezra, and nehemiah. Sep, 2014 nehemiah 3 new international version niv dramatized audio bible. His first reaction in the midst of this very bad news was to turn to god.
Immediately nehemiah met opposition from sanballat the horonite. Since the history is so closely related, and even overlapped, this overview and summary of the books of ezra and nehemiah are. Although the books bear different names they follow each other without paragraph and the numeration of the masorah is listed at the end of nehemiah for both books. Nehemiah led by example, giving up a respected position in a palace for hard labor in a politically insignificant district.
He ridiculed the jews, 2 and in the presence of his associates and the army of samaria, he said, what are those feeble jews doing. It tells the story of a man whose name was nehemiah. This is the episode is part 6 in a study of the book of nehemiah. The book of nehemiah does not specifically name its author, but both jewish and christian traditions recognize ezra as the author. Under nehemiahs leadership, the jews withstood opposition and came together to accomplish their goal. The book of nehemiah was likely written between 445 and 420 b. And immediately we heard about the opposition nehemiah faced. Opposition to the rebuilding 4 awhen sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly incensed. Nehemiah nehemiah, the kings cupbearer, rebuilding the walls of jerusalem 2. Nehemiah 6, new international version niv the bible app.
Come, let us meet together in one of the villages a on the plain of ono. Book of nehemiah simple english wikipedia, the free. In recent years many books have been written about leadership using the book of nehemiah as a source to develop leadership principles. Nehemiah 19 niv nehemiahs prayer the words of bible. Schoville identifies these as the ezra memoirs and the nehemiah memoirs. Nehemiah and his people responded to the enemys opposition by lifting their voices in prayer, putting their hearts into the work, and by vigilantly keeping their eyes on the enemy.
Nehemiah 4 opposition episode 624 this is the episode is part 4 in a study of the book of nehemiah. Standing firm in the face of opposition wiersbe, warren w. There he rebuilds the walls, despite the opposition of israels enemies, and reforms the community in conformity with the law of moses. D uring the time of ezra and nehemiah in the bible and even the book of esther, we can find some very complex issues that were dealt with by the hebrew people. Further opposition to the rebuilding 6 when word came to sanballat, tobiah, geshem the arab and the rest of our enemies that i had rebuilt the wall and not a gap was left in itthough up to that. My personal opposition has been things like not using i pray this in the name of jesus at the end of a prayer, use of king james version vs niv, evil one attacking my children, some not wanting to do a film series for sunday evening church series, i suggested starting a new church plant. The book of nehemiah jerusalem walls summary overview. Further opposition to the rebuilding when word came to sanballat, tobiah, geshem the arab and the rest of our enemies that i had rebuilt the wall.
Nehemiah 4 niv opposition to the rebuilding when bible. Nehemiah, who was a contemporary or served around the same time as ezra, was a cupbearer to the king in the persian empire. Nehemiah 4 new international version niv opposition to the rebuilding 4 a when sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly incensed. Ezra 7 10, nehemiah, psalm 126 return to reconstruct jerusalem, reforms david colburn. Like the books of ezra and esther, nehemiah tells us what happened after the jewish exile to babylon. Then he came to all the jews and told them his plan for rebuilding the wall. Nehemiah 6 niv further opposition to the rebuilding.
In the month of kislev in the twentieth year, while i was in the citadel of susa, 2 hanani, one of my brothers, came from judah with some other men, and i questioned them about the jewish remnant that had survived the exile, and also about jerusalem. This post will explain the primary message of the book of nehemiah. This is the episode is part 4 in a study of the book of nehemiah. Nehemiah was a person of prayer who risked his life of power, privilege and lux ury to bring stability, reform and spiritual awakening to the people of jerusalem. As the wall is close to completion there is further opposition including plans to kill nehemiah. The book covers the period from the fall of babylon in 539 bc to the second half of the 5th century bc, and tells of the successive missions to jerusalem of zerubbabel, ezra, and nehemiah, and.
Summary of the book of nehemiah the story of the bible. Nehemiah worked as the cupbearer to the persian king artexerxes. It happened nearly twentyfive hundred years ago in a land across the world from where you and i. In the hebrew bible the book of nehemiah comfort of jah forms a unity with the preceding book of ezra compare with the notes on ezra. Sep, 2014 further opposition to the rebuilding 6 when word came to sanballat, tobiah, geshem the arab and the rest of our enemies that i had rebuilt the wall and not a gap was left in itthough up to that.
He was a very important official who worked for the king of persia. Nehemiah 6 new international version niv dramatized. In spite of the opposition from outside of nehemiahs camp, and the opposition and abuse that came from within, the task is completed in only fiftytwo 52 days an accomplishment that even the enemies of israel had to attribute to gods hand moving. The college press niv commentary series is the only full commentary set in print from the restoration movement. He mourned, fasted, and prayed which is a very good lesson for us today. It was at this point that nehemiah and the members of his work force stepped up with a plan to address this threat. The book of nehemiah is the last of the historical books of the bible, originally part of the book of ezra, but split off into its own volume by the church in 1448. Nehemiah 3 new international version niv dramatized.853 1019 92 785 987 1001 1531 163 150 243 436 38 422 169 1048 1160 1125 1236 997 841 171 521 42 599 472 1210 50 852 1165 534 738 1099 1207 1148 444 1164 795 1215 745 1058 1039 1471 1488 344 915 1396 201