Nehemiah came back to Jerusalem only to find it falling into sin again.
Israel drafted a document, stating their commitment to get back to obeying God's law.
Sin can only be forgiven by shed blood.
Nehemiah had to resolve the problem of rich Jews taking advantage of poor Jews. Review this Old Testament example of how Christian Believers should relate to and treat others.
Nehemiah prayed for God's covenant promises to be fulfilled for Israel before going to help Jerusalem.
The people of Judah were dragged off into captivity, so how did they get back?
After centuries of deliberate sin, God delivered on His promise to cast Judah away.
King Josiah turned the nation back to God, but the Lord's wrath still burned over centuries of sin.