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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  February 2016

 TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD | NEHEMIAH 9-11

Faithful Worshippers Support Theocratic Arrangements

Faithful Worshippers Support Theocratic Arrangements

God’s people willingly supported true worship in various ways

10:28-30, 32-39; 11:1, 2

  • The nation prepared for and celebrated the Festival of Booths in the correct way

  • Each day the people gathered to listen to the reading of God’s Law, which made them rejoice

  • The people confessed their sins, prayed, and asked Jehovah to bless them

  • The people agreed to continue supporting all theocratic arrangements

Continued support of theocratic arrangements included:

  • Marrying only those who worshipped Jehovah

  • Making monetary contributions

  • Observing the Sabbath

  • Supplying wood for the altar

  • Giving the firstfruits of the harvest and the firstborn of the flocks to Jehovah