Nehemiah 5

What general complaint now arose from within to interrupt the harmony of their proceedings? V. 1—5.

What law of Moses was violated in this instance? Ex. 22. 25.

How was Nehemiah affected by their statements, and what did he say to the nobles and rulers? v. 6—11.

How did it appear that his remonstrance had the desired effect, and what farther did he do on the occasion ? v. 12, 13.

Ought professors to be extremely cautious of bringing a reproach upon religion by means of any thing connected with their pecuniary transactions?

What does Nehemiah say as to his own economical habits, and how does he contrast his conduct with that of his predecessors?

Was this done in a boasting spirit? 2 Cor. 11. 7—9.

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