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Week Twenty-One (Sermon on Chapter 21 will be on 3/13):
Chapter 21: Rebuilding the Walls
Focus: Nehemiah, Malachi
Related Bible Text: Ezra 7; Nehemiah 1-2; 4; 6-8; Malachi 1-4

Discussion Sessions:
Wednesday: 10:10 AM
Thursday: 6:45 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM

Questions to think about as you read (page 482 at back of book)

  1. What was Ezra’s role when he arrived in Jerusalem?
  2. In what ways do you see God’s faithfulness in this chapter?
  3. Why was Nehemiah able to rebuild the city walls amidst such severe opposition?
  4. What can you do to gain a greater dependence on God in difficult circumstances?
  5. According to the prophet Malachi, what did the Israelites do (or not do) that displeased the Lord?  Why were these things so evil?
  6. Are there areas of your life displeasing to the Lord?  What can you do to make your relationship right again?

Fun games to play (courtesy of D. Pleacher, First Presbyterian Church, Fort Collins CO)