52 DAYS Part 5

In the book of Nehemiah chapter 6:15 & 16 we read ‘So on October 2 the wall was finished—just fifty-two days after we had begun. When our enemies and the surrounding nations heard about it, they were frightened and humiliated. They realised this work had been done with the help of our Read more…

52 Days part 4

Over the last few weeks I have been totally taken with the idea that the residents of Jerusalem in 444 BC lived with a problem which had existed for 140 years but ultimately took just 52 days to fix. What in my life right now feels in irreparable ruins yet Read more…

52 Days Part 3

Over the last few weeks I have been totally taken with the idea that the residents of Jerusalem in 444BC lived with a problem which had existed for 140 years but ultimately took only 52 days to fix. There are so many parts to this story which intrigue me. The Read more…

52 Days Part 2

In my column last week, we saw how the walls of Jerusalem had laid in ruins for 140 years but took only 52 days to rebuild. The people living without the protection and security of the walls allowed them to lay in ruins because for their entire lives broken walls Read more…