Perspective Makes the Difference
Bible Text: Nehemiah 8:1-12 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Nehemiah
They gathered together as one group.
They gathered at the water gate.
They were led by the prophet.
They asked for the book of the Law to be brought and read.
I. Reading the Law.
a. Men and Women.
b.All that could understand.
c. Attentive to the Law.
II. Honoring the Law.
a. Ezra stood.
b. The people stood.
c. The people knew it was the Law.
III. Agreeing with the Law.
a. Ezra blessed the Lord.
b. The people answered.
c. Lifting there hands.
d. Bowed there heads.
e. Worshiped the Lord.
IV. Responding to the Law.
a. It was declared a holy day.
b. They were told not to weep and mourn.
c. They were to give to those who had nothing.
d. They celebrated the reading of the Law.