Notes From The Cove

 

A Study in Nehemiah: Remember Me Pt. 1

The final chapter of Nehemiah takes place after the walls and the city have been rebuilt. Nehemiah went back to his job as cupbearer to the King, and now twelve years later, he returned to Jerusalem to check on their progress only to find the state of the people and the city lacking to say the least.

It seems, Nehemiah’s old nemesis Tobiah not only returned, but he had taken up residence in the Temple, occupying one of the main storehouses. The Levites were not receiving their portion of the tithes and the entire house of the Lord was neglected…