Exposition of Nehemiah

A Steadfast Pursuance of Holiness

Bible Text: Nehemiah 13:1-31 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah Out of love for God, Nehemiah demonstrated a steadfast pursuance of holiness. Four areas of reform that Nehemiah addresses A holy assembly A holy institution A holy Sabbath A holy family Three points The tendency of the human heart is to turn away from God Spiritual reformation requires continual effort Jesus Christ gives lasting and perfect reform

The Joy of Jerusalem

Bible Text: Nehemiah 12:1-47 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah God’s people joyfully praise him at the dedication of the wall. The list of priests and Levites is recorded The dedication of the wall is recounted The service of the temple is established

The Joy of the LORD is Your Strength

Bible Text: Nehemiah 8:1-18 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah The joy of the LORD is your strength. The reading of the Law of God This day is holy to the LORD your God–rejoice in the Lord! The Feast of Booths is celebrated with very great rejoicing

The Returned Exiles

Bible Text: Nehemiah 7:1-73 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah Nehemiah reorganizes the community of returned exiles. Nehemiah makes provision for the security of the city Nehemiah records the list of returned exiles In his faithfulness, God is reconstituting a sacred assembly In his grace, God is restoring his presence among his sacred assembly In his mercy, God is accomplishing his will in the midst of their weakness In his love, God knows his people by…

Standing Firm

Bible Text: Nehemiah 6:1-19 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah Standing firm in the face of unrelenting opposition Nehemiah stands firm in the face of unrelenting opposition Jesus Christ stood firm in the face of unrelenting opposition In Jesus Christ, we too may stand firm in the face of unrelenting opposition

Defending the City of God

Bible Text: Nehemiah 4:1-23 | Preacher: Rev. Christopher Folkerts | Series: Exposition of Nehemiah With Nehemiah at their head, the community defends the city of God. How the Jews responded to opposition We are at war