Grace and favour to rebuild
What a sorry state of affairs! The people of the Province of Judah are in great trouble and disgrace; the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire; before the nations they have become a laughingstock.
Parallels with Brexit? A nation in crisis - no agreement, division, anger, intolerance … the saga goes on!
The message of Nehemiah is a call to repent and to rebuild … to rebuild to the glory of God.