Thursday, April 15

Nehemiah Reforms Sabbath Observances and Practices

Nehemiah 13:15-22 

And I commanded the Levites that they should purify themselves and come and guard the gates, to keep the sabbath day holy. Remember this also in my favor, O my God, and spare me according to the greatness of your steadfast love. Nehemiah 13:22 NRSV

What does it mean to put God first?