Keeping Track

today's reading.
Nehemiah 11:25-36    And as for the villages, with their fields, some of the people of Judah lived in Kiriath-arba and its villages, and in Dibon and its villages, and in Jekabzeel and its villages...

the blog.
More lists, more names as we come to Nehemiah 12:1-26. And this time around our passage is focused on God's workers, the Levites and priests. Now I threw out the challenge a few days ago for us to slow down and read these detailed, list-filled passages with an eye toward what we can learn from them. Well, I'm throwing out that challenge again.

Read back through Nehemiah 12:1-26 focusing on the information God is putting before us. What do these verses show you about the Levites and priests' lives and work? (Now I'll be honest, the first time I read this passage I didn't see much. But when I went back and read with more intentionality, there was quite a bit there. I just overlooked it.) Tami W.

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