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  1. THE TEMPLE SOLOMON’S TEMPLE SOLOMON FINISHED THE TEMPLE (959 BC)? DESTROYED BY NEBUCHADNEZZAR (586 BC)? ZERUBBABEL’S TEMPLE RECONSTRUCTION UNDER CYRUS (536 BC)? BUILDING CEASES UNDER ARTAXERXES (17 YEARS)? BUILDING CONTINUES UNDER DARIUS (519 BC)? TEMPLE COMPLETED UNDER DARIUS (516 BC)? (516-458 BC)? HEROD’S TEMPLE CONSTRUCTION BEGAN (20 BC)? COMPLETED 46 YEARS (JOHN 2:20) (64 AD)?

  2. CHRONOLOGY OF BOOKS OBADIAH (605-585 BC)? EZEKIEL (593-571 BC)? DANIEL (605-530 BC)? EZRA (538-457 BC)? ZECHARIAH (520-480 BC)? ESTHER (479-478 BC)? NEHEMIAH (445-432 BC)? MALACHI (440-430 BC)?

  3. BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY NEBUCHADNEZZAR DANIEL 1:1 (539 BC)? CYRUS EZRA 1-3 (538-537 BC)? AHASUERUS EZRA 4 (7 MONTHS) (537 BC)? DARIUS EZRA 5-6 (536-516 BC)? QUEEN ESTHER ESTHER 2-10 (479-478 BC)? ARTAXERXES LONGIMANUS (465-424 BC)? EZRA 7-10 (458-457 BC)? NEHEMIAH 1-13 (445-432 BC)?

  4. PEOPLE TO REMEMBER NEBUCHADNEZZAR - DESTROYED JERUSALEM (586 BC)? ARTAXERXES - KING OF PERSIA 465-425 BC? LONGIMANUS - SON OF XERXES NEHEMIAH -COMFORTED OF YAHWEH SON OF HACHALIAH - BROTHER OF HANANI 445-433 BC? ADVERSARIES OF NEHEMIAH SANBALLAT THE HORONITE - GOVERNOR OF SAMARIA TOBIAH THE AMMONITE - JOINT GOVERNOR WITH SANBALLAT GESHEM THE ARAB - CHIEF OF THE ARABS IN SAMARIA ELIASHIB THE HIGH PRIEST EZRA THE PRIEST - THE SCRIBE

  5. OUTLINE NEHEMIAH CHAPTER NINE THEY FAST AND CONFESS THEIRS SINS TO THE LORD: V. 1-3 LEVITES GIVE ACCOUNT OF GOD'S KINDNESS AND FORBEARANCE AND GOD'S MERCIES AND JUDGMENTS: V. 4-37 THEY MAKE A COVENANT WITH THE LORD: V. 38

  6. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:1-3 1 On the twenty-fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, in sackcloth, and with dust on their heads. 2 Those of Israelite lineage separated themselves from all foreigners; and they stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers. 3 They stood up in their place and read from the Book of the Law of the LORD their God for one-fourth of the day; and for another fourth they confessed and worshiped the LORD their God.

  7. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:1-3 1 On the twenty-fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, in sackcloth, and with dust on their heads. WHAT DID ISRAEL DO ON THE 24TH DAY? WHY FASTING, SACKCLOTH AND DUST? READ: ISAIAH 58:5 & ZECHARIAH 7:5

  8. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:1-3 WHY FASTING, SACKCLOTH AND ASHES? READ: ISAIAH 58:5 5 Is it a fast that I have chosen, a day for a man to afflict his soul? Is it to bow down his head like a bulrush, and to spread out sackcloth and ashes? Would you call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD? (NKJ) READ: ZECHARIAH 7:5 5 Say to all the people of the land, and to the priests: When you fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh months during those seventy years, did you really fast for Me-- for Me? (NKJ)

  9. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:1-3 2 Those of Israelite lineage separated themselvesfrom all foreigners. And they stood and confessed their sins and the iniquities of their fathers. WHAT DID THEY CONFESS? WHO DID THE SEPARATE THEMSELVES FROM? READ: EZRA 10:3 3 ….Let us make a covenant with our Godto put away all these wives and those who have been born to them, according to the advice of my master and of those who tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law. (NKJ)

  10. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:1-3 3 They stood up in their place and read from the Book of the Law of the LORD their God for one-fourth of the day; and for another fourththey confessed and worshiped the LORD their God. WHAT ELSE DID THEY DO ON THE 24TH DAY? HOW LONG DID THE READ FROM THE BOOK OF LAW? HOW LONG DID THEY MAKE CONFESSION?

  11. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:4-5 4 Then Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Chenani stood on the stairs of the Levites and cried out with a loud voice to the LORD their God. 5 The Levites, Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said: "Stand up and bless the LORD your God forever and ever! "Blessed be Your glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise!

  12. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:4-5 4 Then Jeshua, Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, and Chenanistood on the stairs of the Levites and cried out with a loud voice to the LORD their God. WHO WERE THESE MEN? LEVITES? SEE NEXT VERSE WHAT DID THEY DO?

  13. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:4-5 5 The Levites, Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, and Pethahiah, said: "Stand up and bless the LORD your God forever and ever! "Blessed be Your glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise! WHO WERE THESE MEN? LEVITES? (SOME OF THE SAME MEN IN VERSE 4) WHAT DID THEY SAY? HOW DOES ONE ‘BLESS THE LORD’?

  14. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:6-8 6 You alone are the LORD; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and everything on it, the seas and all that is in them, and You preserve them all. The host of heaven worships You. 7 You are the LORD God, who chose Abram, and brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans, and gave him the name Abraham; 8 You found his heart faithful before You, and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, and the Girgashites-- to give it to his descendants. You have performed Your words, for You are righteous.

  15. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:6-8 6 You alone are the LORD; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and everything on it, the seas and all that is in them, and You preserve them all. The host of heaven worships You. WHY DID THE LORD DO THESE THINGS? READ: ECCLESIASTES 3:14 14 I know that whatever God does, it shall be forever. Nothing can be added to it, and nothing taken from it. God does it, that men should fear before Him. (NKJ)

  16. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:6-8 6 You alone are the LORD; you have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and everything on it, the seas and all that is in them, and You preserve them all. The host of heaven worships You. WHO ARE THE HOST OF HEAVEN? WHO SHOULD WORSHIP THE LORD? READ: PSALMS 103:21 21 Bless the LORD, all you His hosts, you ministers of His, who do His pleasure. (NKJ)

  17. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:6-8 7 You are the LORD God, who chose Abram, and brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans, and gave him the name Abraham; WHO IS ABRAM? ABRAHAM? READ: GENESIS 17:5 5 No longer shall your name be calledAbram, but your name shall beAbraham; for I have made you a father of many nations. (NKJ) READ: ISAIAH 51:2 2 Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah who bore you; for I called him alone, and blessed him and increased him. (NKJ)

  18. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:6-8 8 You found his heart faithful before You, and made a covenant with himto give the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, and the Girgashites-- to give it to his descendants. You have performed Your words, for You are righteous. WHY DID THE LORD CHOOSE ABRAHAM? WHAT DID THE LORD GIVE TO ABRAHAM? SEE: DEUTERONOMY 7:1 WHY IS THE LORD RIGHTEOUS?

  19. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:9-11 9 You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea. 10 You showed signs and wonders against Pharaoh, against all his servants, and against all the people of his land. For You knew that they acted proudly against them. So You made a name for Yourself, as it is this day. 11 You divided the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; and their persecutors You threw into the deep, as a stone into the mighty waters.

  20. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:9-11 9 You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea. WHEN DID GOD SEE THEIR AFFLICTION? READ: EXODUS 2:23-24 23 Now it happened in the process of time that the king of Egypt died. The children of Israel groaned because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry came up to God because of the bondage. 24 God heard their groaning, and God remembered His covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. (NKJ)

  21. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:9-11 9 You saw the affliction of our fathers in Egypt, and heard their cry by the Red Sea. WHEN DID GOD HEAR THEIR CRY? READ: EXODUS 14:10 10 When Pharaoh drew near, the children of Israel lifted their eyes, and behold, the Egyptians marched after them. So they were very afraid, and the children of Israel cried out to the LORD. (NKJ)

  22. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:9-11 10 You showed signs and wondersagainst Pharaoh, against all his servants, and against all the people of his land. For You knew that they acted proudly against them. So You made a name for Yourself, as it is this day. HOW DID GOD SHOW HIS SIGNS AND WONDERS? READ: ACTS 7:36 36 He brought them out, after he had shown wonders and signs in the land of Egypt, and in the Red Sea, and in the wilderness forty years. (NKJ)

  23. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:9-11 11 You divided the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on the dry land; and their persecutorsYou threw into the deep, as a stone into the mighty waters. WHEN DID GOD DO THIS? READ: EXODUS 14:28-29 28 The waters returned and covered the chariots, the horsemen, and all the army of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them. Not so much as one of them remained. 29 But the children of Israelhad walked on dry land in the midst of the sea, and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. (NKJ)

  24. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:13-14 12 Moreover You led them by day with a cloudy pillar, and by night with a pillar of fire, to give them light on the road which they should travel. 13 You came down also on Mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them just ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments. 14 You made known to them Your holy Sabbath, and commanded them precepts, statutes and laws, by the hand of Moses Your servant.

  25. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:13-14 12 Moreover You led them by daywith a cloudy pillar, and by nightwith a pillar of fire, to give them light on the road which they should travel. WHAT WAS THIS CLOUDY PILLAR? READ: EXODUS 13:21-22 21 The LORD went before themby day in a pillar of cloud to lead the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so as to go by day and night. 22 He did not take away the pillar of cloud by day or the pillar of fire by nightfrom before the people. (NKJ)

  26. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:13-14 13 You came down also on Mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them just ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments. 14 You made known to themYour holy Sabbath, and commanded them precepts, statutes and laws, by the hand of Moses Your servant. WHAT HAPPENED AT MOUNT SINAI? WHO WAS THE LAW GIVEN TO? READ: EXODUS 32:15-16

  27. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:13-14 WHAT HAPPENED AT MOUNT SINAI? READ: EXODUS 32:15-16 15 Moses turned and went down from the mountain, and the two tablets of the Testimony were in his hand. The tablets were written on both sides; on the one side and on the other they were written. 16 The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God engraved on the tablets.

  28. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:13-14 WHO WAS THE LAW GIVEN TO? READ: DEUTERONOMY 5:1-4 1 Moses called all Israel, and said to them: Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your hearing today, that you may learn them and be careful to observe them. 2 The LORD our God made a covenantwith us in Horeb. 3 The LORD did not make this covenantwith our fathers, but with us, those who are here today, all of us who are alive. 4 The LORD talked with you face to faceon the mountain from the midst of the fire.

  29. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 15 You gave them bread from heaven for their hunger, and brought them water out of the rock for their thirst, and told them to go in to possess the land which You had sworn to give them. 16 But they and our fathers acted proudly, hardened their necks, and did not heed Your commandments. 17 They refused to obey, and they were not mindful of Your wonders that You did among them. But they hardened their necks, and in their rebellion they appointed a leader to return to their bondage. But You are God, ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, abundant in kindness, and did not forsake them.

  30. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 15 You gave them bread from heaven for their hunger, and brought them water out of the rock for their thirst, and told them to go in to possess the land which You had sworn to give them. WHEN DID GOD GIVE THEM BREAD FROM HEAVEN? WHEN DID GOD GIVE THEM WATER FROM A ROCK? WHEN DID THEY ENTER THE PROMISED LAND?

  31. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 WHEN DID GOD GIVE THEM BREAD FROM HEAVEN? EXODUS 16:4 4 The LORD said to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you. The people shall go out and gather a certain quota every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in My law or not. DEUTERONOMY 8:3 3 He humbled you, allowed you to hunger, andfed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, that He might make you know that man shall not live by bread alone; but man lives by every word that proceeds from the mouth of the LORD.

  32. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 WHEN DID GOD GIVE THEM WATER FROM A ROCK? READ: EXODUS 17:3-6 3 The people thirsted there for water and they complained against Moses, saying, Why is it you have brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our livestock with thirst? 4 Moses cried out to the LORD, saying, What shall I do with this people? They are almost ready to stone me! 5 The LORD said to Moses, Go before the people and take with you some of the elders of Israel. Also take in your hand your rod with which you struck the river. 6 Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock in Horeb. You shall strike the rock, and water will come out of it, that the people may drink. Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

  33. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 WHEN DID THEY ENTER THE PROMISED LAND? READ: DEUTERONOMY 1:8 8 See, I have set the land before you; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to your fathers-- to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob-- to give to them and their descendants after them. (NKJ) DEUTERONOMY 27:3 3 You shall write on them all the words of this law, when you have crossed over, that you may enter the land which the LORD your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, just as the LORD God of your fathers promised you. (NKJ)

  34. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 16 But they and our fathers acted proudly, hardened their necks, and did not heed Your commandments. 17 They refused to obey, and they were not mindful of Your wonders that You did among them. But they hardened their necks, and in their rebellion they appointed a leader to return to their bondage. But You are God, ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, abundant in kindness, and did not forsake them. WHAT DID THEY DO? WHAT WAS THE LORD READY TO DO?

  35. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 WHAT DID THEY DO? READ: EXODUS 32:9 9 The LORD said to Moses, I have seen this people, and indeed it is a stiff-necked people! (NKJ) READ: 2 KINGS 17:13-14 13 The LORD testified against Israel and against Judah, by all of His prophets, every seer, saying, Turn from your evil ways, and keep My commandments and My statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by My servants the prophets. 14 Nevertheless they would not hear, but stiffened their necks, like the necks of their fathers, who did not believe in the LORD their God. (NKJ)

  36. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 WHAT WAS THE LORD READY TO DO? READ: EXODUS 34:6-7 6 The LORD passed before him and proclaimed, The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth, 7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children's children to the third and the fourth generation. (NKJ)

  37. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:15-17 WHAT WAS THE LORD READY TO DO? READ: NUMBERS 14:18 18 The LORDis longsuffering and abundant in mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression; But He by no means clears the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation. (NKJ) DEUTERONOMY 4:31 31 The LORD your Godis a merciful God. He will not forsake you nor destroy you, nor forget the covenant of your fatherswhich He swore to them.

  38. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:18-20 18 Even when they made a molded calf for themselves, and said, This is your god that brought you up out of Egypt, and worked great provocations, 19 Yet in Your manifold mercies you did not forsake them in the wilderness. The pillar of the cloud did not depart from them by day, to lead them on the road; nor the pillar of fire by night, to show them light, and the way they should go. 20 You also gave Your good Spirit to instruct them, and did not withhold Your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst.

  39. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:18-20 18 Even when they made a molded calf for themselves, and said, This is your god that brought you up out of Egypt, and worked great provocations, WHEN DID THEY MAKE THE GOLDEN CALF? READ: EXODUS 32:4 4 Aaron received the gold from their hand, and he fashioned it with an engraving tool, and made a molded calf. Then they said, This is your god, O Israel, that brought you out of the land of Egypt! (NKJ)

  40. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:18-20 19 Yet in Your manifold mercies you did not forsake them in the wilderness. The pillar of the cloud did not depart from them by day, to lead them on the road; nor the pillar of fire by night, to show them light, and the way they should go. HOW DID GOD MANIFEST HIS MERCY? DID THEY KNOW GOD HAD NOT FORSAKEN THEM?

  41. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:18-20 20 You also gaveYour good Spiritto instruct them, and did not withhold Your manna from their mouth, and gave them water for their thirst. WHO WAS ‘THE GOOD SPIRIT’ THAT GOD GAVE THEM? READ: NEHEMIAH 27:18-19 18 The LORD said to Moses: Take Joshua the son of Nun with you, a man in whom is the Spirit, and lay your hand on him; WHY DID GOD GIVE THEM THIS ‘GOOD SPIRIT’?

  42. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:21-23 21 Forty years You sustained them in the wilderness, they lacked nothing; their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell. 22 Moreover You gave them kingdoms and nations, and divided them into districts. So they took possession of the land of Sihon, the land of the king of Heshbon, and the land of Og king of Bashan. 23 You also multiplied their children as the stars of heaven, and brought them into the land which You had told their fathers to go in and possess.

  43. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:21-23 21 Forty yearsYou sustained them in the wilderness, they lacked nothing; their clothes did not wear out and their feet did not swell. HOW LONG DID THE WANDER IN THE WILDERNESS? HOW DID GOD CONTINUE TO SUSTAIN THEM? READ: DEUTERONOMY 8:4 4 Your garments did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years. (NKJ)

  44. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:21-23 22 Moreover You gave them kingdoms and nations, and divided them into districts. They took possession of the land of Sihon, the land of the king of Heshbon, and the land of Og king of Bashan. 23 You also multiplied their childrenas the stars of heaven, and brought them into the land which You had told their fathers to go in and possess. WHAT LANDS DID GOD GIVE THEM? READ: NUMBERS 21:21 WHAT DID GOD PROMISE ABRAM? READ: GENESIS 12:1-3

  45. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:21-23 WHAT DID GOD PROMISE ABRAM? READ: GENESIS 12:1-3 1 The LORD had said to Abram: Get out of your country, from your family and from your father's house, to a land that I will show you. 2 I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing. 3 I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed. (NKJ) ALSO: GENESIS 13:16; 15:5; 22:17 DID THE LORD KEEP HIS PROMISE THE ABRAM?

  46. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:24-25 24 The people went in and possessed the land; you subdued before them the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, and gave them into their hands, with their kings and the people of the land, that they might do with them as they wished. 25 They took strong cities and a rich land, and possessed houses full of all goods, cisterns already dug, vineyards, olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance. They ate and were filled and grew fat, and delighted themselves in Your great goodness.

  47. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:24-25 24 The people went in and possessed the land; YOU subdued before them the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, and gave them into their hands, with their kings and the people of the land, that they might do with them as they wished. WHAT LAND DID THE POSSESS? WHEN DID THEY POSSESS THIS LAND? WHO SUBDUED THE INHABITANTS OF THE LAND? WHY DID THE LORD DO THIS?

  48. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:24-25 25 They took strong cities and a rich land, and possessed houses full of all goods, cisterns already dug, vineyards, olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance. They ate and were filled and grew fat, and delighted themselves in Your great goodness. WHAT DID THEY TAKE POSSESSION OF? WHO GAVE THESE THING TO THEM? WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM?

  49. QUESTIONS: NEHEMIAH 9:24-25 WHAT HAPPENED TO THEM? READ: JEREMIAH 5:28 28 They have grown fat, they are sleek. Yes, they surpass the deeds of the wicked. They do not plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless. Yetthey prosper and the right of the needy they do not defend. (NKJ) WHAT HAD THEY FORGOTTEN?

  50. READ: NEHEMIAH 9:26-27 26 Nevertheless they were disobedient and rebelled against You, cast Your law behind their backs and killed Your prophets, who testified against them to turn them to Yourself; and they worked great provocations. 27 Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their enemies, who oppressed them; and in the time of their trouble, when they cried to You, you heard from heaven; and according to Your abundant mercies you gave them deliverers who saved them from the hand of their enemies.