Discussion Questions for Nehemiah 9
Share a time when you did something really dumb that required confession to your parents or spouse or family or peers. How was your confession received?
In Nehemiah 9 the people respond to what they have heard and learned with a time of corporate confession. In the recorded prayer, God’s grace and power are reviewed throughout redemptive history. What key events are recorded?
How does a Christian today show sincerity in confession of sin and repentance?
How are both the justice and mercy of God shown working in and through them (9:6-31)? What do the Israelites recognize and ask in light of the faithfulness of God (9:32-37)?
If you were to write a prayer patterned after Vs. 5-37, what benchmarks or signs of God’s grace would you include?
What present distress can the group join you in praying about?