Saturday, September 25
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Nehemiah 8:1-18 And all the people gathered as one man into the square before the Water Gate. And they told Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses that the LORD had commanded Israel...
think about it.
Put this scene (8:1-8) in your own words. What immediate effect did studying the words of the Law have (8:13-18)? Hearing and studying the Word of God is serious business. What are you doing to make it part of your life? How has it affected you?
God's Word really drives chapter 8 of Nehemiah. The rebuilding is finished, the people of Israel have gathered together, and now Ezra the priest is reading the Law of Moses out loud to all. I love how the people are so eager to hear and take in what God has said to them.
So what insight does Nehemiah 8:1-18 give us about the Word of God? What does this passage tell us about our treatment of His Word? Our attitude toward it? Our need to know, understand and apply it? Tami W.
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