Nehemiah has a surprising ending and Luke begins with the accounts of the miraculous births of John the Baptist and Jesus.
The people who were involved in the celebration and praises are named.
The people react strongly at the reading of the Word of God.
The wall is rebuilt in just fifty-two days, but not everyone is happy about this amazing God-sized accomplishment.
From cup bearer of a king to the organizer of a huge construction project, Nehemiah was a man who loved God.
The book of Ezra ends with some of the people having intermarried with people whom God had said not to do such a thing.
The rebuilding of the temple: On again!
The temple will be rebuilt! Or will it?
Being a short book, we finish the book of Philippians today. This is primarily a very loving and encouraging letter from the Apostle Paul to the church at Philippi.
2 Chronicles ends with the destruction of the temple and then the promise of rebuilding. Philippians begins with the Apostle Paul greeting the church at Philippi with great affection.