• Not only was Nehemiah a man who had great faith he was also a man of great wisdom and practicality. When the king asked him about his journey he considered all that would be necessary to make his journey successful. He was able to tell the king how long he would need and also to ensure that he would be […]

  • It is clear from the response that Nehemiah made to the king that he had given much thought to what was needed to be done to resolve the situation in Jerusalem. As he had wept and prayed during the months since he had received the sad news he had evidently sought wisdom from God and had employed his mind to […]

  • We can safely assume that for four or five months the situation in Jerusalem was at the forefront of Nehemiah’s thoughts and prayers. It seems clear that the burden upon his heart became more and more overwhelming as time went on, so much so, that he could no longer maintain a facade of cheerfulness as he went about his duties […]