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Saints Above and Heaven Below 1

April 8, 2008
What is a saint? Is it someone who is close to being perfect? The Bible refers to believers as saints. They are people with two addresses: They are living in the world but they are citizens of heaven.

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Nehemiah's story ends as he contends with the people over their straying from the Lord. They had become secular, greedy and lax in their faith, and Nehemiah knew a fire needs to be tended or it will go out.
April 7, 2008
Skip Heitzig is in the studio for a "First Friday" interview with Dr. Tim LaHaye, author, pastor and noted speaker on Bible prophecy.
April 4, 2008
After the people had made a covenant to follow God, Nehemiah returned to Jerusalem to find they had backslidden. Moses experienced this also, with the Israelites in the desert, and so did Paul, with the churches he established.
April 3, 2008
The purpose of church discipline is to win a person's soul, and to restore them to the body of Christ. The tough discipline of Nehemiah is reminiscent of the way Jesus cleansed the temple.
April 2, 2008
In Nehemiah's absence, the priest gave one of his enemies a residence on the temple grounds. This illustrates what happens to our spiritual lives if we don't watch over them: They deteriorate.
April 1, 2008
The second part of Nehemiah 12 details the dedication of the wall, and the joyful praise that filled the service, with music and singing. That's the way it should be whenever God's people meet together.
March 31, 2008
Nehemiah 12 specifically names the gatekeepers of the city, to show that the lowliest job is important to the Lord. As the Psalm says, "I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness."
March 28, 2008
Biblically, Jerusalem is the center of world, in a geographic, spiritual, and prophetic sense. And it will be the center of God's glory in eternity—but it will be a New Jerusalem, not the city rebuilt by Nehemiah.
March 27, 2008
Jerusalem was rebuilt, but it was only sparsely occupied. The leaders were there, but they needed more citizens—for trade and for security. They drew lots for who would live in the city, as a kind of "tithe" of people.
March 26, 2008
The people in Nehemiah 10 promised not to intermarry with the nations around them, and they pledged to keep the Sabbath. Further, they promised to present their tithes and offerings—which meant they trusted God to provide.
March 25, 2008
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"Israel on High Alert" book and Interview with Ron Rhodes CD
Historically, the Middle East has been a region shrouded in chaos and uncertainty. From ancient times to present day, conflict and war have shadowed the Jewish people at every turn. Explore the nature of conflict in the Middle East, gain a clear understanding of warring ideologies, and discover God's plan for Israel with Israel on High Alert by Ron Rhodes, this month's resource from Connect with Skip Heitzig.

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Study through the Bible verse by verse. Host Skip Heitzig is senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

About Skip Heitzig

Skip Heitzig ministers to over 15,000 people as senior pastor of Calvary Albuquerque. He reaches out to thousands across the nation and throughout the world through his multimedia ministry. He is the author of several books including The Bible from 30,000 Feet, Defying Normal, You Can Understand the Book of Revelation, and How to Study the Bible and Enjoy It. He has also published over two dozen booklets in the Lifestyle series, covering aspects of Christian living. He serves on several boards, including Samaritan's Purse and Harvest.

Skip and his wife, Lenya, and son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Janaé, live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Skip and Lenya are the proud grandparents of Seth Nathaniel and Kaydence Joy.

 

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