Join us as we study the Old Testament book of Nehemiah. These Bible verses are taken from our Bible study titled Come, Let Us Rebuild written by devotional author Dr. Russell Meek. Each daily Bible verse (below) is followed by a link to the complete Scripture passage.
I was cupbearer to the king.
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
Let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying.
Because the gracious hand of my God was on me, the king granted my requests.
If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
Come, let us rebuild the wall of Jerusalem, and we will no longer be in disgrace.
The God of heaven will give us success.
There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.
Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome.
Our God will fight for us!
What you are doing is not right. Shouldn’t you walk in the fear of our God to avoid the reproach of our Gentile enemies?
Remember me with favor, my God, for all I have done for these people.
I prayed, “Now strengthen my hands.”
They realized that this work had been done with the help of our God.
A little yeast works through the whole batch of dough.
I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.
They read from the Book of the Law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that the people understood what was being read.
This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
From the first day to the last, Ezra read from the Book of the Law of God.
They stood where they were and read from the Book of the Law of the LORD their God for a quarter of the day, and spent another quarter in confession and in worshiping the LORD their God.
But they were disobedient and rebelled against you; they turned their backs on your law.
In all that has happened to us, you have remained righteous; you have acted faithfully, while we acted wickedly.
We will not neglect the house of our God.
In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.
And on that day they offered great sacrifices, rejoicing because God had given them great joy.
Since you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in the love we have kindled in you— see that you also excel in this grace of giving.
I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Why is the house of God neglected?
What is this wicked thing you are doing— desecrating the Sabbath day?
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common?
Remember me with favor, my God.