The Problem Of Bible Illiteracy

Nehemiah 8 — There is a glaring deficit of Biblical knowledge in our world today. Most people know very little about what the Bible says and we are witnessing the consequences. This was much the same in Nehemiah’s day, although the big difference is that the people wanted to know what the Bible says and they gathered in Jerusalem ready and willing to listen.

The citizens of Jerusalem had an appetite for the Word of God. They were attentive to it, and they adhered to what they heard. How did this happen? What does this story have to teach us about our relationship to the Word of God? Listen and find out.