As I prepare to preach through Nehemiah at our church, I wanted to share some initial resources with you to understand the nature of the book. This resource by the Bible Project succinctly summarizes the message of Ezra and Nehemiah.
The Bible Project
Watch their overview video on the prophetic books of Ezra and Nehemiah, which breaks down the literary design of each book’s flow of thought. In these books, many Israelites return to Jerusalem after the exile and face some success alongside many spiritual and moral failures.