Chapter 17 – Nehemiah


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Nehemiah.
  • Identify to whom the book of Nehemiah was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Nehemiah.
  • Write the Key Verse of the book of Nehemiah from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Nehemiah.


AUTHOR: Nehemiah
TO WHOM: Israel
PURPOSE: Continuation of the history of Israel. Record of the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem.
KEY VERSE: Nehemiah 6:3
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: There is no opportunity without opposition. Faith without works is dead.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Nehemiah, Sanballat, Geshem, Gashmu, Shemiah, Tobiah, Hananiah, Ezra, Artaxerxes

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.