from Keith Mathison • Keith Mathison: #1 ranked commentary on Nehemiah, “The best commentaries for those seeking to understand these books are the commentaries by Fensham and Williamson.”eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'bestbiblecommentaries_com-leader-1','ezslot_4',113,'0','0'])); Purpose: From the publisher: “All of the NICOT volumes combine superior scholarship, an evangelical view of Scripture as the Word of God, and concern for the life of faith today. "O Lord, be attentive to the prayer of Your servant, who desires to fear Your Name" (v. 11). How do I apply this? There are many Christian workers living in a fool's paradise because they refuse to believe that things are as bad as they really are. With the Defeat of Discouragement - Nehemiah 4:1-7:73a 15 The College Press NIV Commentary Series is the only full commentary set in print from the Restoration Movement.”. Nehemiah’s humility before God (see his moving intercessory prayers in chapters 1 and 9) provided an example for the people. Put those displaced stones into their proper place. They responded to the demands of God's word by bowing their heads and offering Him the adoration of their hearts. This recent commentary by a well-known evangelical author fills a gap by providing for a general audience the fruits of the most up-to-date scholarship on the book of Jeremiah. London: The Religious Tract Society, 1885, M.J. Boda, "Praying the Tradition: The Origin and Use of Tradition in Nehemiah 9," Tyndale Bulletin 48.1 (1997): 179-182, Steve Brady, "Restoring Your Vision-With Nehemiah," Evangel12:2 (1994): 34-36. When the snare is laid by the Ahithophels it is all the more dangerous, it is the wolf in sheep's clothing. Yet while every worker had his recognized weapon, there were different ways in which they were held. Choose Book of Bible to StudyGenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SolomonIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Search Wikipedia using spiritual discretion, See an excellent Timeline of Ezra-Nehemiah-Esther on page 37, See another timeline of Esther related to Ezra & Nehemiah on page 15 - Parallel lines for Medo-Persian Kings & Daniel, Zechariah, Haggai and Malachi, Jensen's Survey of the Old Testament- Search and Discover- Recommended, Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works, Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. The price of revival is high, but the way is simple. "Faith's meanest deed more favor bears There is no "open door" set before us without there being many "adversaries" to obstruct our entering it (1 Cor 16:9). V. Another Triumph for Faith. that it should be so, of many places claiming to be houses of God; they are more ornamental than useful in the way of bringing men to God. F. Charles Fensham —The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah (New International Commentary on the Old Testament, 1983). Jerusalem is a symbol of the City of God: God’s dwelling place and the center of life for the world. Now, because of my present need; therefore, because of the strength and wrath of the enemy. Shall we not stand up this day, at the remembrance of His love, and bless His gracious Name forever and ever?