Daily Archives: March 27, 2013

cleansing again

Nehemiah 13 Nehemiah’s life story ends with one more attempt to cleanse the temple, much like the life story of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29).  The temple was significant because it represented the presence of God before men.  The church – … Continue reading

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God alone among the Gods

Psalm 86 This psalm seems to contradict itself, because it praises God for being unlike any of the other gods, and then states that the LORD alone is God.  The other gods are spirit beings who attempt to control the … Continue reading

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when the task is done

Nehemiah 12:27-47 When they celebrated the dedication of the newly rebuilt wall in Jerusalem, all the leaders were there, and they formed two processions, each headed by a large choir for singing praises.  Instead of sitting around congratulating each other … Continue reading

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