Celebrate

Nehemiah Called For a "Bible Conference” - Nehemiah 8:1 – 8:12 (commentary)

Nehemiah called for a “Bible conference” and invited Ezra, to be the teacher. Ezra was a scribe and a priest who had come to Jerusalem 13 years prior to Nehemiah. If God is to work through His people, they must respond positively to His Word. In this chapter three …

Noah Built an Altar - Genesis 8:20 – 8:22 (commentary)

After coming out of the ark the first thing that Noah did was to build an altar and celebrate by offering some of the ritually clean animals to God (v. 20). We might ask, why did he do this?He wanted to please God and desired His fellowship.This was an expression of his com …

The Passover is Celebrated - II Chronicles 35:1 – 35:19 (commentary)

Josiah commanded that the Passover be celebrated in Jerusalem (v. 1). On the 14th day of the first month the lambs were killed for the celebration. On that day, Josiah made sure the priests knew what their duties were in the temple (v. 2). He called the Levites together, who serv …