Solving Society’s Problems: Fear God – Nehemiah 5:15

fear_of_god“But because I feared God, I did not act that way.” (Nehemiah 5:15, NLT).

Nehemiah was the cup-bearer to the Persian king, Artaxerxes (465-424 BC). The cup-bearer was a trusted confidant of the king.

When Nehemiah heard about setbacks in the reconstruction of Jerusalem, he requested the king’s permission to return to Judea. Artaxerxes made Nehemiah governor of the province of Judea for twelve years.

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