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John Brown's Commentary on Selected Book of the Bible
Nehemiah 10



Verses 1-39

John Brown

Nehemiah 10-13

It"s Not How You Start


A. In our last study of the book of Nehemiah , we saw how the Lord had blessed His people by the reading and understanding of His Word, and how they had made a new commitment to follow Him!

1. In Nehemiah 10:30, they committed themselves to no mixed marriages!

2. In Nehemiah 10:31, they committed to keeping the Sabbath holy!

a) There would be no commerce!

b) The Sabbath year would be honored.

c) The year of Jubilee would be kept.

3. In Nehemiah 10:32 , they recommitted to the1/3shekel tax to support the work of the sanctuary.

4. In Nehemiah 10:34, they committed to bringing in the wood for the offerings.

5. And in Nehemiah 10:35-39, they committed to the tithe of all their "firstfruits".

a) Their last words in Nehemiah 10:39 were, ". . we will not forget the house of our God."

B. Because of these new commitments temple worship was restored!


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Brown, John. "Commentary on Nehemiah 10:4". John Brown's Commentary on Selected Books of the Bible.

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Monday, June 1st, 2020
the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
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