Privilege and Authority

Privilege and authority are two words most people would like to have associated with their names. We often work diligently to gain the privilege of certain opportunities. We work just as hard to gain authority. We might not like the responsibility that comes with authority, but being in the position has its perks. When we … Continue reading Privilege and Authority

Read Understand Apply

“They read from the Book of the Law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that the people understood what was being read.” – Nehemiah 8:8 [NIV] I love this scene. They were gathered together reading God’s Word, and there were actually people there trying to make sure that the people understood … Continue reading Read Understand Apply

Thinking It Over

“After thinking it over, I spoke out against these nobles and officials. I told them, ‘You are hurting your own relatives by charging interest when they borrow money!’ Then I called a public meeting to deal with the problem.” – Nehemiah 5:7 [NLT] I love the beginning of this verse. “After thinking it over, I … Continue reading Thinking It Over