- 1 How are Ezra and Nehemiah connected?
- 2 What did Ezra and Nehemiah do?
- 3 What happens in the book of Nehemiah?
- 4 How many gates did Nehemiah rebuild?
- 5 What can we learn from the book of Ezra?
- 6 What period of time is covered in the books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther?
- 7 What is the purpose of Nehemiah?
- 8 What is the message of the book of Ezra?
- 9 What is the main theme of Ezra?
- 10 What is the key verse in Nehemiah?
- 11 What does the name Nehemiah mean?
- 12 Why was Nehemiah a good leader?
- 13 What are the 12 gates of Heaven?
- 14 What were the 12 gates of Jerusalem?
- 15 What are the gates that Nehemiah rebuilt?
How are Ezra and Nehemiah connected?
Ezra is a Bible nerd who gets other people to take the Bible seriously. Nehemiah is essentially a project manager for the rebuilding of the ancient walls of Jerusalem.
What did Ezra and Nehemiah do?
In Ezra-Nehemiah we see the people return to their homeland after exile and attempt to rebuild the temple and set right their covenant with God. In Ezra-Nehemiah we see the people return to their homeland after exile and attempt to rebuild the temple and set right their covenant with God.
What happens in the book of Nehemiah?
The book tells how Nehemiah, at the court of the king in Susa, is informed that Jerusalem is without walls, and resolves to restore them. The king appoints him as governor of Judah and he travels to Jerusalem. After 12 years in Jerusalem, he returns to Susa but subsequently revisits Jerusalem.
How many gates did Nehemiah rebuild?
Nehemiah and the people rebuilt 10 city gates. Each of them has a name and a biblical story.
What can we learn from the book of Ezra?
Ezra shows us that being a good steward is how we serve God and serve others. He reminds us that God promised to not turn His back on us, even if our lives are scarred by sin and rebellion. No matter how long we have been away, Ezra encourages us to rebuild and rededicate our lives to Him.
What period of time is covered in the books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther?
What period of time is covered in the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther? 538-458 B.C.
What is the purpose of Nehemiah?
The book of Nehemiah was written to remind the people of God of how God had worked to bring them back to their land and rebuild the city of Jerusalem.
What is the message of the book of Ezra?
Ezra is written to fit a schematic pattern in which the God of Israel inspires a king of Persia to commission a leader from the Jewish community to carry out a mission; three successive leaders carry out three such missions, the first rebuilding the Temple, the second purifying the Jewish community, and the third
What is the main theme of Ezra?
The main theme of the Book is Ezra is the redemption of Israel and its reconstruction. The book demonstrates God’s role in this redemption.
What is the key verse in Nehemiah?
Nehemiah 1:11 KJV O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king’s cupbearer.
What does the name Nehemiah mean?
Hebrew Baby Names Meaning: In Hebrew Baby Names the meaning of the name Nehemiah is: Comfort of the Lord; comforted by God.
Why was Nehemiah a good leader?
These leaders have to “welcome conflict as a heart-shaping tool of God” (McNeal, 200, p. 156). Nehemiah was ready for the conflict and his protective plan allowed the work to get accomplished. In doing so, he proved himself a great leader.
What are the 12 gates of Heaven?
The Bible describes the 12 gates of heaven as being made of pearls. Each individual gate is made of one single enormous pearl. Each gate has the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel etched into it: Asher, Benjamin, Dan, Gad, Issachar, Joseph, Judah, Levi, Nephtali, Reubon, Simeon and Zebulun.
What were the 12 gates of Jerusalem?
Following is a thumbnail description of the gates, counter-clockwise from south to west:
- The Zion Gate:
- Lion’s Gate:
- Herod’s Gate:
- Damascus Gate:
- The New Gate:
What are the gates that Nehemiah rebuilt?
Once there, Nehemiah defied the opposition of Judah’s enemies on all sides—Samaritans, Ammonites, Arabs and Philistines—and rebuilt the walls within 52 days, from the Sheep Gate in the North, the Hananeel Tower at the North West corner, the Fish Gate in the West, the Furnaces Tower at the Temple Mount’s South West