Confession, they say, is good for the soul. And God’s people needed to confess their sins in response to hearing God’s Word read to them. Following the rebuilding of the wall under Nehemiah’s leadership, hearing the Law read and celebrating the feast of Booths, the people were united in prayer – a prayer of confession that extolled the character of God.
Nehemiah 9 shows us that an understanding of God’s character naturally leads us to confession of sin. Listen to the message here: