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Sermons on Nehemiah

Chapter 1

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jul 20, 2008

Nehemiah 1:1-11a

The Lord's Day Evening

July 20, 2008

Nehemiah 1:1-11

“Meet Nehemiah”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now after spending I think it was nineteen weeks in the book of Ezra, we move now into the next book, the book of Nehemiah. It's only “the next book” in our English Bibles. In the Hebrew Bible and in the version of the Scriptures that the Apostles largely...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jul 27, 2008

Nehemiah 1:11b-2:8

The Lord's Day Evening

July 27, 2008

Nehemiah 1:11b-2:8

“To Jerusalem”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now last Sunday evening we began (as we had finished the book of Ezra and moved into the book of Nehemiah)… we began to examine this first chapter. We are in the year 445 BC, and the Persian King Artaxerxes is in his palace in Susa. His cupbearer, the man in charge...

Chapter 2

Nehemiah

Sermon on Aug 17, 2008

Nehemiah 2:9-20

The Lord's Day Evening

August 17, 2008

Nehemiah 2:9-20

“Inspection”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now we return this evening to our study of the book of Nehemiah. We've been following his return to Jerusalem. The year is 445 BC. The Persians and the Persian Empire now dominate the then known world, stretching from the Aegean all the way to the other side of what...

Chapter 4

Nehemiah

Sermon on Aug 31, 2008

Nehemiah 4:1-14

The Lord's Day Evening

August 31, 2008

Nehemiah 4:1-14

“Satan Hates a Good Thing”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to the book of Nehemiah, and we are going to read this evening in chapter 4…Nehemiah 4…and we're going to read the first fourteen verses. Before we do so, let's once again look to God in prayer.

Lord our God, we acknowledge...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Sep 7, 2008

Nehemiah 4:15-23

The Lord's Day Evening

September 7, 2008

Nehemiah 4:15-23

“Pray and Keep your Powder Dry!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me if you would to the book of Nehemiah, chapter 4, and we are going to read this evening the second half of the chapter, beginning at verse 15 through to the end of the chapter. We left off last Lord's Day...

Chapter 5

Nehemiah

Sermon on Sep 21, 2008

Nehemiah 5:1-13

The Lord's Day Evening

September 21, 2008

Nehemiah 5:1-13

“Prejudice and the Poor”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me in your Bibles once again to the book of Nehemiah, and to chapter 5. We’ll be reading together the first thirteen verses of Nehemiah 5…verses 1-13. Before we read the Scriptures together, let's look to God in prayer.

Lord, as we still our...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Oct 5, 2008

Nehemiah 5:14-19

The Lord's Day Evening

October 5, 2008

Nehemiah 5:14-19

“Generosity: But Was It the Right Motive?”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me if you would to the book of Nehemiah, chapter 5, and we're going to be reading from verse 14 to the end of the chapter. Now before we read the Scriptures together, let's look to God in prayer.

Lord God,...

Chapter 6

Nehemiah

Sermon on Nov 2, 2008

Nehemiah 6:1-14

The Lord's Day Evening

November 2, 2008

Nehemiah 6:1-14

“Conspiracy”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please open your Bibles to Nehemiah, chapter six…Ezra Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs in our English Bibles. Of course, Nehemiah occurs historically in the wrong place, and in the Hebrew canon of course the book of Nehemiah falls where it historically belongs, at the end of the Old Testament. We’re in roughly 445...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Nov 9, 2008

Nehemiah 6:15-7:4

The Lord's Day Evening

November 9, 2008

Nehemiah 6:15-7:4

“The Finished Project”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me once again to the book of Nehemiah. We come this evening to a transitionary period in the story. The wall and building project in Jerusalem has now been completed, and we are going to segue in a week or two's time into what will...

Chapter 7

Nehemiah

Sermon on Nov 16, 2008

Nehemiah 7:5-73

The Lord's Day Evening

November 2, 2008

Nehemiah 7:5-73

”O No! More Names”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now, I was explaining to our missionary guests tonight that he had come on the night when I had a clunker of a text. I knew this chapter was coming, of course, a long time ago. And worse than that, in some ways, we've read this list of names before,...

Chapter 8

Nehemiah

Sermon on Nov 30, 2008

Nehemiah 8:1-8

The Lord's Day Evening

November 30, 2008

Nehemiah 8:1-8

“Reading the Bible for a Very Long Time!”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now turn with me if you would once again to the book of Nehemiah, and we come tonight to chapter 8. In the reading tonight you will observe in a moment that it describes an occasion in which the Scriptures are read, but...

Nehemiah

Sermon on Dec 14, 2008

Nehemiah 8:8-12

The Lord's Day Evening December 14, 2008

Nehemiah 8:9-12 “Joy and Strength” Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now tonight we come to Nehemiah 8, and we're going to read together just four verses of text, verses 9-12. Before we do that, let's look to God once again in prayer. Let's all pray.

Lord our God, we bow in Your presence acknowledging You to be the author and giver...

Sermon on Nov 27, 2013

Nehemiah 8:13-18

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jan 4, 2009

Nehemiah 8:13-18

The Lord's Day Evening

January 4, 2009

Nehemiah 8:13-18

“Festival”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

We've been parked in Nehemiah for a couple of weeks now and there's been an interval in which we were looking elsewhere over the Christmas period, so we need to remind ourselves just a little, I think, of the immense significance and uniqueness in some ways of what took place on this day,...

Chapter 9

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jan 11, 2009

Nehemiah 9:1-38

The Lord's Day Evening

January 11, 2009

Nehemiah 9.1-38

“Confession Is Good for the Soul”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me, if you would, once again to the book of Nehemiah. We find ourselves this evening in chapter nine. It's a long reading. Most of it is a prayer offered by the Levites and recorded here, perhaps from the pen of Ezra, in the ninth...

Chapter 10

Nehemiah

Sermon on Jan 18, 2009

Nehemiah 10:1-39

The Lord's Day Evening

January 18, 2009

Nehemiah 10:1-39

“Covenant Making”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please turn with me again to the book of Nehemiah and to the tenth chapter. The book of Nehemiah.

Now let's remind ourselves briefly of what's happened. This is the year 444 BC. It's the seventh month (mid-September, mid-October), and the word of God has been read and expounded. A great time...

Chapter 11

Nehemiah

Sermon on Feb 1, 2009

Nehemiah 11:1-12:26

The Lord's Day Evening

February 2, 2009

Nehemiah 1l:1-12:26

“Census Lists”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me if you would to the book of Nehemiah, and tonight we are in chapter 11 and down to verse 26 of chapter 12. We've got a long reading ahead of us tonight. I thought it best to take these lists in one go. There are four lists in...

Chapter 12

Nehemiah

Sermon on Feb 8, 2009

Nehemiah 12:37-47

The Lord's Day Evening

February 8, 2009

Nehemiah 12:27-47

“Dedication Service”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Now turn with me once again to the book of Nehemiah, as we come to the penultimate study in Ezra and Nehemiah. There's one more to go in chapter 13. Tonight our reading is in chapter 12, and it begins at verse 27. And then if you turn back to chapter 6...

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