Category Archives: Nehemiah

Just Like David Did

Wasn’t planning on “re-cycling” this morning. But as I went back over my posts on today’s readings from past years some thoughts from August 11, 2011 stirred me. Thought I’d re-work them a bit and share them again. My own … Continue reading

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Ready to Forgive

Back online . . . and hopefully, for awhile at least, back in routine. I’ve enjoyed the break. Enjoyed spending focused time with the family of God. Enjoyed a quick road trip south to central Oregon to connect with my … Continue reading

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Stewards of Blessing . . . Delighting Our God . . . Guiding Our Neighbor

Not gonna lie . . . it feels like forever since I sat at this keyboard trying to corral some thoughts from my morning readings. Last week was spent with church family on our annual camping trip. While the morning’s … Continue reading

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Standing on the Inside

I’m guessing that I’m not alone in sometimes wishing I could have been present at some event recorded in the Bible. That many of us, as we read parts of Scripture, pause, and, beyond just wondering what it would have … Continue reading

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They Prayed and Stayed

We might give mental assent to the fact that it is entirely possible, even perhaps likely, that God’s work will encounter opposition. But, how often, when we encounter opposition, do we start to question if we’ve taken the right path … Continue reading

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Confession

What had begun as a rebuilding program . . . and had transformed into a national reform program . . . eventually budded into a full blown revival program. Overall, reading Nehemiah is pretty inspiring. I get especially jazzed when … Continue reading

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Remember Me

Kind of funny how this morning began. As I got up and went through my regular routine to shake away the cob webs (involves coffee!), I started to anticipate my readings for the morning . . . that I would … Continue reading

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