Nehemiah 10 Questions. Covenanting for Righteousness
1 Introduction: What covenants have you made in your lifetime?
2 What did the people do in response to the sermon they heard in Chapter 9?
3 Who took the lead to sign the covenant with God?
4 Who joined in with them, binding themselves with an oath and a curse? (v. 28, 29)
5 What were the other promises that the people made? V 30 ff
6 What do you think about their stand on not buying and selling on the Sabbath? Is that outdated? v. 31
7 What about not working on the Sabbath?
8 What was the significance of the sabbatical year and the cancelling of debt? (see also Ex 20:8-10; Lev 25:1 - 7; Deut 5:15; 15:1 - 4, Ps 24:1)
9 Why do you think a priest went with a Levite to collect the tithe?
10 What was the final point in verse 39?
11 Is the commitment to give our best and giving beyond tithe an option for New Testament givers? Mal 3:9,10, Lev 27:30; Deut 14:22- 28; Mat 6:3,4; 22:21; Acts 20:35; 1 Cor 16:1,2; 2 Cor 9:5 - 15