Tag: Hanani

  • October 10 – Redistribution of the Population

    Reading Neh. 7:1-73; 11:1-36; 12:1-26 Devotional Today’s reading covers some administrative details regarding the remnant of Israelites who returned from captivity. Nehemiah appointed his brother Hanani, the one who had reported Jerusalem’s disrepair to Nehemiah months earlier while he was in Susa, as being in charge of Jerusalem, along with Hananiah, the commander of the…

  • October 8 – Nehemiah Starts Rebuilding Jerusalem’s Walls

    Reading Neh. 1:1-3:32 Devotional Nehemiah was the cupbearer for Artaxerxes, king of Persia. Although it might not sound important, the king’s cupbearer was one of his most trusted servants. Many kings were killed by someone mixing poison in their drinks, so the cupbearer would drink from the king’s cup prior to the king in order…