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90 Day Challenge Day 36

Read Nehemiah 1 – 13

Highlights

  • Nehemiah grieves
  • Nehemiah inspects Jerusalem’s walls
  • Walls are built
  • Sanballat mocks Jews building the walls
  • “Our God will fight for us”
  • Sanballat-Tobiah-Geshem’s plot
  • The wall is finished
  • Census of returned exiles
  • Ezra reads the law
  • The People confess their sin
  • An agreement, a signed document
  • Re-occupation of the land, Jerusalem, the temple and land

Interesting Fact: The success of the Jews in this rebuilding effort was enormous, the glory of the temple was not as grand as Solomon’s Temple, and Herod takes on the task of rebuilding the Temple that Jesus walked in.

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