A few weeks back I began a study in Nehemiah. I titled it a life changing prayer. You can find part 1 here. Continuing on with Nehemiah 1: 7-11.
[Nehemiah 1:7 NKJV] “We have acted very corruptly against You, and have not kept the commandments, the statutes, nor the ordinances which You commanded Your servant Moses.
[Nehemiah 1:8 NKJV] “Remember, I pray, the word that You commanded Your servant Moses, saying, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the nations;
[Nehemiah 1:9 NKJV] ‘but if you return to Me, and keep My commandments and do them, though some of you were cast out to the farthest part of the heavens, yet I will gather them from there, and bring them to the place which I have chosen as a dwelling for My name.’
[Nehemiah 1:10 NKJV] “Now these are Your servants and Your people, whom You have redeemed by Your great power, and by Your strong hand.
[Nehemiah 1:11 NKJV] “O Lord, I pray, please let Your ear be attentive to the prayer of Your servant, and to the prayer of Your servants who desire to fear Your name; and let Your servant prosper this day, I pray, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man.” For I was the king’s cupbearer.
This prayer in chapter one is one continuous thought.
Vs. 7 we see that Nehemiah continues Continue Reading…