Procession of Priests

Nehemiah 12:1 Now these are the priests and the Levites that went up with Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua: Seraiah, Jeremiah, Ezra, 2 Amariah, Malluch, Hattush, 3 Shechaniah, Rehum, Meremoth, 4 Iddo, Ginnetho, Abijah, 5 Miamin, Maadiah, Bilgah, 6 Shemaiah, and Joiarib, Jedaiah, 7 Sallu, Amok, Hilkiah, Jedaiah. These were the chief of the priests and of their brethren in the days of Jeshua. 8 Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, which was over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren. 9 Also Bakbukiah and Unni, their brethren, were over against them in the watches. 10 And Jeshua begat Joiakim, Joiakim also begat Eliashib, and Eliashib begat Joiada, 11 And Joiada begat Jonathan, and Jonathan begat Jaddua. 12 And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah; 13 Of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan; 14 Of Melicu, Jonathan; of Shebaniah, Joseph; 15 Of Harim, Adna; of Meraioth, Helkai; 16 Of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam; 17 Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai; :18 Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan; 19 And of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Jedaiah, Uzzi; 20 Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber; 21 Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, Nethaneel.

The names of priests are mentioned. There is a procession of priests that followed Zerubbabel. Zerubbabel led the first group of Jews, numbering over 42,000, who returned from the Babylonian Captivity in the first year of Cyrus, King of Persia. There can be no restoration if the priests are not restored. I pray for revival and may it start in His Church.

When we pray for Revival, the concern is about God’s people, His chosen ones who have abandoned the narrow way …who have replaced the word with lies, who seek and rejoice in material things and not God. God’s people who have been lured away by wolves in sheep’s clothing …who have long been seduced by entertainment and motivational talks and have long abandoned the truths of scriptures. Today is a good day to pray for Revival. Pray for your pastor, your leader, your overseer, your bishop …they must be revived, woken up or millions will waste in perdition … in a wicked captivity. I pray that this year there will be an awesome revival of Godliness, truth … souls coming back …leaders confessing witchcraft and a return to God that has never been imagined – starting with the shepherds that have long gone astray.

May this restoration and revival begin with you. When the priests come up to God again …when the church rediscovers its mandate of being the salt and light. Then the walls have been built and God’s people will return in their millions to their inheritance … rediscovering a beautiful destiny. The people will be prepared for Christ’s return, and the ultimate procession …the rapture of the saints. Zerubbabel represents Jesus Christ …His saints are His priests who come up with Him to an eternal glory. May you not be absent from this procession for anything the earth has to offer.

Verses for further meditation
Isaiah 43:6 ; Genesis 49:18

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Without true Revival in God’s Church, little can change for the better in the market place.

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, send revival … send revival to your people. Amen

As Nehemiah’s wall was built, so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste. Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.

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Earnest Repairs

Nehemiah 3:20 After him Baruch the son of Zabbai earnestly repaired the other piece, from the turning of the wall unto the door of the house of Eliashib the high priest.

The work of Baruch is described as an earnest repair job. Why this unusual distinction? Earnestness suggests a deep sincerity, a seriousness … a weighty approach to matters, a purposeful and intense application.
People do not work in the same way. Do not judge others but do not expect that standards are the same. Do not copy others … instead ask God to help you set a high standard in earnestness. Earnest work is always noticed. God knows those who must be reserved for work that requires seriousness and work that must be left to jokers. Tell yourself you will be amongst those whose work will be described as earnest. Although we do not see any difference in Baruch’s assignment with that of others, nor are we told the result was very different from others. Indeed, there seems to be no difference in the reward of the work but there is still another judgment coming and a rewards ceremony in eternity. I sense then that earnestness will be mentioned and acclaimed. I pray your work will stand out even till eternity.
2Pe 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
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Verses for further meditation
Mat 25:28-29; Prov 14:23

Thoughts for Business and the work place
The market will recognize and inevitably reward the difference between an outstanding delivery and sloppy service.

Suggestions for Prayer
O Lord, let me standout in the work and assignments reserved for me. Amen

 

As Nehemiah’s wall was built,  so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste.  Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts.

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