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The Book of Nehemiah: Fulfilling the Call Within

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Nehemiah: Chapter 13 – Basic Outline

The Exclusion of the Ammonite and Moabite from the Assembly of God (vv1-3) A. A Passage Found in the Book of Moses Determining Their Exclusion (v1) B. The Reason Given for Their Exclusion (v2) C. The People’s Action After the Reading of the Passage (v3) What Eliashib the Priest Had Done Prior to the Reading and Execution of … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 12 – Basic Outline

Making Known the History of the Priests and the Levites From the Exilic Period of Zerubbabel and Jeshua the High Priest (vv1-26) A. The Priests and Their Positions (vv1-7) B. The Levites and Their Ministry (v8) C. The Arrangement with Their Associates According to Service (v9) D. The List of the Succession of High Priests: From Jeshua … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 11 – Basic Outline

The Settlement Within Jerusalem: The Commencement (vv1-3) A. The Leaders and the Lot (v1) B. The Volunteers Commended (v2) C. The Leaders About to be Revealed (v3a) D. The Settlement in the Other Towns of Judah (vv3b-4a) The Settlement Within Jerusalem: The Leaders Revealed (vv4b-18) From Judah A. Athaiah and His Family Line (v4b) B. … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapters 9 and 10 – Basic Outline

Brief Note: Chapters 9 and 10 are integrated together because they form the basis for the Renewed Covenant. The Covenant is made up of five sections: Preamble – which identifies the two parties [God and the people (Israelites)] Prologue – gives the background info on the two parties Witnesses – the proof and seal of the … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 8 – Basic Outline

The Book of the Law: Day One (vv1-12) A. Ezra Called to Read from the Book Before the People (vv1-3) B. Those that Stood with Ezra on the Wooden Platform (v4) C. The People’s Response as Ezra Opened the Book and as He Praised the Lord (vv5-6) D. Those that Made the Law Clear to … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 7 – Basic Outline

The Rebuilt Wall: Establishing Service and Security (vv1-3) A. Gatekeepers, Singers, and Levites (v1) B. Hanani and Hananian and the Charge Given to Them (vv2-3) The Rebuilt Wall: Establishing the Community (vv4-5) A. The Population Within the Wall (v4) B. Setting up of a New Registry (v5) The Rebuilt Wall: According to the Old Registry … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 6 – Basic Outline

The Conspiracy of the Enemy (vv1-9) A. The Message to Meet: A Plan to Do Harm (vv1-2) B. Nehemiah’s Response to the Message (v3) C. The Enemy’s Persistence (v4) D. The Unsealed Letter Sent with Sanballat’s Aide (vv5-7) E. Nehemiah’s Reply to the Letter (v8) F. The Motive of the Enemy is Revealed (v9a) G. … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 5 – Basic Outline

Contending With the Nobles And Officials And Their Employment Of Usury (vv1-13) A. A Cry for Help from the People (vv1-4) B. The Nobles and Officials are Charged with Usury (vv5-8) C. The Order to Give Back What was Taken from the People (vv9-11) D. The Response of the Nobles and Officials and the Oath (vv12-13) … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 4 – Basic Outline

Rebuilding While Contending With The Enemy (vv1-23) A. The Insults of Sanballat and Tobiah (vv1-3) B. The Cry for Retribution (vv4-5) C. Working with the Heart: A Great Accomplishment Achieved (v6) D. The Plot of the Enemy to Disrupt the Rebuilding (vv7-8) E. Dealing with the Threat (v9) F. The Confidence of the People in … Continue reading

Nehemiah: Chapter 3 – Basic Outline

Rebuilding Of The Wall (vv1-32) A. The Sheep Gate (vv1-2) B. The Fish Gate (vv3-5a) C. Tekoa’s Nobles Unwillingness (5b) D. The Jeshanah Gate (vv6-12) E. The Valley Gate (v13) F. The Dung Gate (v14) G. The Fountain Gate (15a) H. The Wall of the Pool of Siloam and the Adjoining Sections up to the … Continue reading