The Book of Nehemiah Main Events
The main events covered in the Book of Nehemiah are: 1 )
Nehemiah's journey to Jerusalem, made possible by Artaxerxes,
for the purpose of re-building the wall (Nehemiah 1-2).
2 ) A list of the builders and the repairing of the gate
3 ) The rebuilding of the wall in spite of op-position led by
Sanballat, Tobiah and Geshem (Nehemiah 4:1-7:4).
4 ) The register of those who returned with Zerubbabel
5 ) The public reading and exposition of the book of the Law
6 ) The national repentance and the covenant of obedience
(Nehemiah 9:1-10 :39).
7 ) Lists of inhabitants (Nehemiah 11:1-12:26).
8 ) Dedication of the wall and organization of the temple
services (Nehemiah 12:27-47).
9 ) Nehemiah's reforms of abuses connected with tithes, the
sabbath and mixed marriages (Nehemiah 13).