Category Archives: Nehemiah

The Hand of Our God Was Upon Us

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah offer us a little glimpse into the hearts of men who truly loved their God and desired the best for His people. And if we pay attention, we can learn from them. How to … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, August 2015, Babylon, Colossians, Ezra, Faith, Faithfulness, Fear, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, God's Word, History, Hope, Israel, Jerusalem, Judah, Men, Mercy, Mourning, Nehemiah, Obedience, Others, Praises, Prayer, Psalms, Repentance, Sacrifice | Leave a comment

The Guilty Blues

I have been down in the dumps the last several days. Feeling blue. Discouraged. Perhaps even a bit without hope. And yesterday I felt like I needed to apologize to a friend for that. For not having an “up” day. … Continue reading

Posted in August 2014, Blessings, Depression, Faith, Family, Forgiveness, Friends, God, God's Faithfulness, God's Promises, Hope, Jesus, Joy, Life, Nehemiah, Others, Prayer, Psalms, Repentance, Self, Sin Nature, Worry | Leave a comment

A Time to Mourn

One of my husband’s friends passed away. And though I did not know this woman well, I join my sweet husband in mourning, shedding tears for him while he attempts to keep his composure at his job, for his sake … Continue reading

Posted in Ecclesiastes, Faith, Family, Friends, God, God's Promises, God's Word, Heart, Hope, Isaiah, Job, John, Joy, June 2013, Lamentations, Life, Love, Love one another, Matthew, Men, Mourning, Nehemiah, Others, Psalms, Revelation, Romans | 2 Comments

Sing His Praise From the End of the Earth!

How can I be feeling blue when the sun is brightly shining and the birds are happily singing? ” ‘I am the LORD, that is My name; I will not give My glory to another, nor My praise to graven … Continue reading

Posted in Commandments, Creation, God, God's Name, God's Promises, Heart, Isaiah, Joy, May 2013, Men, Nature, Nehemiah, Obedience, Praises | 2 Comments

A Breath of Prayer

I am reading through the book of Nehemiah, and several things have grabbed my attention. First, the fun one ~ it sounds like he talked to himself! 🙂 “And I consulted with myself…” ~ Nehemiah 5:7a I like knowing that. … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, God, Heart, History, Nehemiah, Others, Prayer, September 2012 | Leave a comment