Time to Celebrate
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 89:14-37 | Nehemiah 12:27-13:31 | 1 Cor. 11:3-16 | Proverbs 21:17-18
Today’s Scripture Focus: Nehemiah 12:27-13:31
“The singers, directed by Jezrahiah, made the rafters ring. That day they offered great sacrifices, an exuberant celebration because God had filled them with great joy. The women and children raised their happy voices with all the rest. Jerusalem’s jubilation heard far and wide.” (Nehemiah 12:41-42)
A major work has been completed. The walls have been rebuilt. Despite opposition and numerous setbacks, the job has been completed. It was time to celebrate.
They gathered the choirs and “made the rafters ring.” They had an exuberant celebration. They were filled with great joy.
Notice that it was God who filled them with joy. He had worked behind the scenes moving on the hearts of pagan kings and…
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