6/12/18 Daily Bible Reading: Ezra 10- Nehemiah 2, Acts 28, Proverbs 12
Author: “The words of Nehemiah’ (1:1), though Jewish tradition says those words were put on paper by Ezra.
Date: Approximately 445 BC
In ten words or less: returning Jewish exiles rebuild the broken walls of Jerusalem.
“From Know Your Bible, published by Barbour Publishing, Inc. Used by permission”
Nehemiah 2:17-18 (NKJV)
Then I said to them, “You see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste, and its gates are burned with fire. Come and let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may no longer be a reproach.”
And I told them of the hand of my God which had been good upon me, and also of the king’s words that he had spoken to me. So they said, “Let us rise up and build.” Then they set their hands to this good work.
Acts 28:28 (NKJV)
“Therefore let it be known to you that the salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles, and they will hear it!”