Friday June 20, 2014 “A Lack of Gratitude”

Nehemiah 9:35 “35 For they have not served You in their kingdom, or in the many good things that You gave them, or in the large and rich land which You set before them; Nor did they turn from their wicked works.” God was so generous to bless Israel with so many good things they did … Continue reading

Thursday June 19, 2014 “Time to Testify”

Nehemiah 9:34 “34 Neither our kings nor our princes, our priests nor our fathers, have kept Your law, nor heeded Your commandments and Your testimonies, with which You testified against them.” America has a rule of law that includes our founding papers as well as the Word of God.  The Lord has raised up many voices … Continue reading

Wednesday June 18, 2014 “We Have Done Wrong”

Nehemiah 9:33 “33 However You are just in all that has befallen us; for You have dealt faithfully, but we have done wickedly.” The prophet declares, “We have done wickedly.”  Ownership of the problem is the first step toward recovery.  There is so much blame in our country – from who or what is responsible for … Continue reading

Tuesday June 17, 2014 “God’s Faithfulness”

Nehemiah 9:33 “33 However You are just in all that has befallen us; for You have dealt faithfully, but we have done wickedly.” The prophet writes that God has been faithful.  The Lord remembers His promises to man and He remembers the righteous in the land as He did with Lot in Sodom and Gomorah.  At … Continue reading

Monday June 16, 2014 “Justice of God”

Nehemiah 9:33 “33 However You are just in all that has befallen us; for You have dealt faithfully, but we have done wickedly.” Words of honest confession.  These words sound similar to the words of Daniel 9:14 where the prophet prays to Father God concerning His people. Nehemiah admits that God has not treated Israel unfairly.  … Continue reading

Sunday June 15, 2014 “Happy Father’s Day!”

1 John 2:13-14 “13 I write to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because you have known the Father. 14 I have written to you, fathers, because you have known Him who … Continue reading

Saturday June 14, 2014 “All Your People”

Nehemiah 9:32 “32 “Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and awesome God, who keeps covenant and mercy: Do not let all the trouble seem small before You that has come upon us, our kings and our princes, our priests and our prophets, our fathers and on all Your people, from the days of the … Continue reading

Friday June 13, 2014 “My Trouble is Not Small”

Nehemiah 9:32 “32 “Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and awesome God, who keeps covenant and mercy: Do not let all the trouble seem small before You that has come upon us, our kings and our princes, our priests and our prophets, our fathers and on all Your people, from the days of the … Continue reading

Thursday June 12, 2014 “Not Utterly Consumed”

Nehemiah 9:31 “31 Nevertheless in Your great mercy You did not utterly consume them nor forsake them; For You are God, gracious and merciful.” Whether actively through divine judgment or passively by withholding blessing God could utterly consume and forsake the people of His choosing.  He was ready to do this in the wilderness journey from … Continue reading

Wednesday June 11, 2014 “In the Hands of the People”

Nehemiah 9:30 “30 Yet for many years You had patience with them, and testified against them by Your Spirit in Your prophets. Yet they would not listen; Therefore You gave them into the hand of the peoples of the lands.” Earlier in this chapter we are told that God’s people were put into the hands of … Continue reading