Today we read the seventh chapter of the Apostle Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians and finishing up Nehemiah.
2 Corinthians 7 is an exhortation to holiness, and the whole church is included. The Apostle Paul rejoiced in their sorrowing to repentance, and in the comfort Titus had being together with the believers..
Nehemiah 11 lists the people of Jerusalem and the people outside Jerusalem.
Nehemiah 12 lists the priests and Levites, the time had come for Nehemiah to dedicate the wall, and the temple responsibilities were specified.
Nehemiah 13. The final reforms of Nehemiah are recorded, the temple service is given its due, and a final admonition from Nehemiah: Observe the Sabbath and don’t marry strange women.