The War From Within Pt.2 Exegesis of Nehemiah 5:7-13

Originally posted on Aletheia (Truth) Blog:
Last week we finished at the beginning of Nehemiah’s confrontation (Nehemiah 5:7) with the rulers and nobles in Jerusalem. They had been violating God’s law by charging usury (interest) on loans to their fellow Jews. This enraged Nehemiah and really gave us an example of how believers should handle righteous indignation. Nehemiah never let his righteous indignation overcome him,… Continue reading The War From Within Pt.2 Exegesis of Nehemiah 5:7-13

The War from Within – Exegesis of Nehemiah 5:1-7a

Originally posted on Aletheia (Truth) Blog:
I believe that Nehemiah was one of the greatest leaders in all of scripture as well as the annals of world history. There are a multitude of reasons that I can highlight to support this statement, but for this post and those that follow I would like to focus on the adversity he overcame in Nehemiah 5. For those… Continue reading The War from Within – Exegesis of Nehemiah 5:1-7a