I made a protest to the chiefs and the rulers: "Every one of you is taking interest from the people of the Lord"

Worldly greed among the people of the Lord

Nehemiah 5:7
And after turning it over in my mind, I made a protest to the chiefs and the rulers, and said to them, Every one of you is taking interest from his countryman. And I got together a great meeting of protest.


I made a protest to the Chiefs and a

ruler’s to all those in authority those

in the government and to the heads of

the churches every one of you is staking

interest from the people of the Lord

every one of you is seeking worldly gain

of the people of the Lord from the

people of them Nehemiah Nehemiah five

verse seven and after turning it over in

my mind I made a protest to the Chiefs

and the rulers and said to them every

one of you is taking interest from his

countrymen and I got together a great

meeting of protest greed and

heartlessness greed and heartlessness

gives the enemies of the Lord your enemy

our enemies gives them an angle of

attack how many of the people in the an

Annie Post political position are not

attacked for being greedy for taking

money for taking bribes for having

interest groups financed them how many

priests pastors churches are not

criticized for taking money from poor

people from people who are hurt and seek

the Lord how many of them do not enrich

themselves at the expense of the people

who they put

in bondage the Word of God is against it

the Lord rebuke sit the blood of Jesus

is against it and I cast it down

Nehemiah in his time had to speak out

against it for there is nothing nothing

that brings Christians and Christianity

more in danger than the worldliness lust

desire pride greed and hard heartedness

of those who say they are Christe

so be careful that you don’t enter into

that select group and let all who are in

leadership for a lot of people in

leadership of Churches say it is more

blessed to give than to receive

by that meaning that those under them

should give them more money but God is

no respecter of names and oh you oh you

leader I say to you it is more blessed

to give than to receive

blessed be your Lord and that his word

that his word returned to him

fulfilled in Jesus mighty name Amen

Nehemiah

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chapter 5 verse 1 let us do a reading

Lord give us your word speak with your

voice speak into the hearts of those who

are under the power of your voice in

Jesus mighty name amen

Nehemiah 5 verse 1 the poor we shall

always have so let those who are Chiefs

and rulers not oppress them then there

was a great outcry Nehemiah 5 verse 1

from the people and their wives and

their wives against their countrymen the

Jews for there were some who said we our

sons and our daughters are a great

number let us get green so that we may

have food for our needs and there were

some who said we are giving our fields

and our vine gardens and our houses for

depth let us get green because we are in

need and there were others who said we

have given up our fields and our vine

gardens to get money for the Kings his

taxes but our flesh is the same as the

flesh of our countrymen and our children

as their children and now we are giving

our sons and daughters into the hands of

others to be their servants and some of

our daughters our servants even now and

we have no power to put a stop to it for

other man have our fields and our vine

garden

and on hearing their I’ll cry and what

they said I was very angry and after

turning it over in my mind I made a

protest to the Chiefs and the rulers and

said to them every one of you is taking

interest from his countrymen and I got

together a great meeting of protests and

I said to them we have given whatever we

were able to give to make our brothers

the Jews free who were servants and

prisoners of the nations and would you

now give up your brothers for a price

and are they to become our property then

they said nothing

answering not a word as we have done all

this work to show people the freedom

that is in Christ are we now to put them

in bondage to pay us are we now to sell

them out the worldly philosophies for

the gain of some money are we to enslave

their daughters and their sons to

satisfy our lusts these were the words

in those days a long time ago around 500

before Christ

Nehemiah now in 2019 still the same

thing goes on you see the Word of God is

forever 4-4-2 God a thousand years is

mother breath and a breath is a thousand

years there is no part of the Bible that

is not

applicable for in in the history of the

world it’s just been a couple of breaths

to God verse nine and I said what you

are doing is not good is it not the more

necessary for you to go in the fear of

our God because of the shame which the

nation’s may put on us read the papers

what are the people saying about it now

look at what they do and then they

attack and then they attack immediately

our Lord by saying you see God does not

exist we are giving them avenues to

attack us by doing ungodly things while

portraying to be of God

Nehemiah 5 verse then even I and my

servants have been taking interest from

the money for the money and agreeing we

have let them have so now let us give up

this thing give it up give back to them

this very day their fields their vine

gardens their olive gardens and their

houses as well as a hundredth part of

the money and the grain and the wine and

the oil which you have taken from them

if that interest bath change your notion

of having to take from the poor it is

not good

then they said we will give them back

and take nothing for them we will do as

you say then I sent for the priests and

made them take an oath that he would

keep this agreement and shaking out the

folds of my robe I said so may God send

out from his house and his work every

man who does not keep his disagreement

for when I shook out my robe out of the

folds dust fell whatever it was fell to

the ground and so may God send out from

his house and his work every man who

does not keep this agreement even so let

him be sent out and made as nothing and

all the meeting of the people said so be

it and gave praise to the Lord and the

people did as they had said now from the

time when I was made ruler of the people

in the land of Judah from the 20th year

till the 32nd year of our taxes the King

for twelve years I had my servants have

I and my servants have never taken the

food which was the right of the ruler

the persons ruled over Israel was

oppressed but earlier rulers who were

before me made the people responsible

for their upkeep and took from them

bread and wine at the rate of 40 shekels

of silver and even their servants were

lords over the people

but I did not do so because of the fear

of God you see those who do these things

have no fear of God start saying things

like oh don’t read the Old Testament

it’s not applicable to us certain parts

even of the New Testament they say oh

don’t read them

that’s not our fate let me be very clear

your faith matters in as much as it is

connected to the Word of God – all of it

– all of it and I pray that we might get

the insight from him to boldly speak the

truth to all the nation blessed be your

Lord verse 16 and I kept on with the

work of this wall and we got no land for

ourselves and all my servants were

helping with the word and more than this

a hundred and fifty of the Jews and the

rulers were guests at my table in

addition to those who came to us from

the nation’s round about us now the food

made ready for one day was one ox and

six fat sheep as well as fold and once

in ten days a store of all sorts of wine

but all the same I did not take the food

to which the ruler had a right because

the people were crushed under a hard you

keep in mind oh my god for my good all I

have done for this people bless it be

your Lord bless it be your Lord and I

pray that’s what whatever you achieve in

this life whether you become a chief and

whatever position of authority and this

is the word of the Lord the decree of

the Lord whether you become a ruler in

whatever position of faith I pray that

these words may never be spoken out

about you because you take care to do

what is right in the eyes of God let you

not be found to say every one of you is

taking interest it’s taking money is

having worldly gain from the people of

the Lord may the Lord bless you and

guide you and teach you how to do his

work his work not bring up a name for

yourself or enrich yourself or get

million-dollar homes big watches or

whatever it is that your heart’s desire

is but let your attention be fixed on

him he will give you what you need to do

what he wants you to do blessed be your

Lord and may his blessing be upon you

may you not give the enemies of the Lord

the enemy of the Lord an open venue of

attack blessed be your Lord in Jesus

mighty name amen

in the beginning was the word and the

Word was with God and the Word was God

and that word is in the beginning was

the word and the word the power of God

in the beginning was the word and that

word is his famous Jesus Lord of glory

Jesus king over Kings his name is Jesus

light of the world Jesus the bread of

life his name is Jesus word of God Jesus

Jesus is Lord his name is Jesus light of

the world Jesus God with us

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