Print/ Download Questions -- Nehemiah
- Why was Nehemiah sad in front of the King?
- Why was that dangerous?
- What did Nehemiah ask the King to do?
- What did the King give Nehemiah?
- How many days did Nehemiah spend in Jerusalem
before telling the people about his mission?
- If you have ever moved to a different house,
have you wanted to go visit the old house and
see what it looks like?
- How did you feel when you saw your old
- Just think how Nehemiah must have felt
seeing his home town run down.
- Discuss what you think he was feeling.
- When he gathered the people together, what
did he tell them?
- Were the people willing to work?
- What was unusual about some of the workers?
- What were they going to do? [rebuild the walls
of the city]
- Which city’s walls were destroyed?
- Why were they destroyed?
- How difficult is it to build a wall?
- Why did they have to build with one hand and have a weapon in the other hand?
- How difficult would that be to hold a weapon and build the wall?
- Who were Sanballat, Tobiah, and Geshem?
- Why didn't they want the city rebuilt?
- What kinds of things did they do to get Nehemiah
to stop the rebuilding? [they laughed and tried
to say the wall wasn't strong enough for a fox
to walk on; they wrote letters accusing Nehemiah
of making himself a king to take over the city;
and they plotted to kill him.]
- How do you react when people laugh at what
you're doing or make fun of you?
- Do you get angry?
- Do you act the way Nehemiah did?
- Has anyone ever falsely accused you of anything?
- Have you ever had to deal with a bully?
- How long did it take Nehemiah to rebuild the
walls and put the gates in place? [52 days]
- What did Nehemiah do after rebuilding the
walls? [Nehemiah 5:14 - Governor for 12 years
before returning to the palace.]
- Is there anything that needs rebuilding? A
friendship? A relationship?
- How do we mend a broken friendship?
- What is the difference between rebuilding
a city and rebuilding a relationship?
- What did the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem
- Why was Nehemiah successful?
- Write a prayer that Nehemiah might have prayed.