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Nehemiah 4 - AMP

2 And he said before his brethren and the army of Samaria, What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they restore things ? Will they with sacrifices? Will they finish up in a day? Will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rubbish, seeing they are burned? 3 Now Tobiah the Ammonite was near him, and he said, What they build--if a fox climbs upon it, he will break down their stone wall. 4 Hear, O our God, for we are despised. Turn their taunts upon their own heads, and give them for a prey in a land of their captivity. 5 Cover not their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before You, for they have vexed the builders and provoked You. 6 So we built the wall, and all was joined together to half its height, for the people had a heart and mind to work. 7 But when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabians, Ammonites, and Ashdodites heard that the walls of Jerusalem were going up and that the breaches were being closed, they were very angry. 8 And they all plotted together to come and fight against Jerusalem, to injure and cause confusion and failure in it. 9 But because of them we made our prayer to our God and set a watch against them day and night. 10 And Judah said, The strength of the burden bearers is weakening, and there is much rubbish; we are not able to work on the wall. 11 And our enemies said, They will not know or see till we come into their midst and kill them and stop the work. 12 And when the Jews who lived near them came, they said to us ten times, You must return ; from all places where they dwell they will be upon us. 13 So I set behind the wall in places where it was least protected; I even thus used the people as families with their swords, spears, and bows. 14 I looked and rose up and said to the nobles and officials and the other people, Do not be afraid of the enemy; remember the Lord and imprint Him , great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your homes. 15 And when our enemies heard that their plot was known to us and that God had frustrated their purpose, we all returned to the wall, everyone to his work. 16 And from that time forth, half of my servants worked at the task, and the other half held the spears, shields, bows, and coats of mail; and the leaders stood behind all the house of Judah. 17 Those who built the wall and those who bore burdens loaded themselves so that everyone worked with one hand and held a weapon with the other hand, 18 And every builder had his sword girded by his side, and so worked. And he who sounded the trumpet was at my side. 19 And I said to the nobles and officials and the rest of the people, The work is great and scattered, and we are separated on the wall, one far from another. 20 In whatever place you hear the sound of the trumpet, rally to us there. Our God will fight for us. 21 So we labored at the work while half of them held the spears from dawn until the stars came out. 22 At that time also I said to the people, Let everyone with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that at night they may be a guard to us and a laborer during the day. 23 So none of us--I, my kinsmen, my servants, nor the men of the guard who followed me--took off our clothes; each kept his weapon .



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Palitha Jayasooriya  avatar
Building a City On Prayer Part 2
Shared by: Palitha Jayasooriya on Aug, 2016
Summary: This is part 2 of a series of sermons focusing on Nehemiah's prayer life as he set about the great task of rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:4-6:9
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,104
David Henderson avatar
"Changing Murphy's Law"
Shared by: David Henderson on Mar, 2016
Summary: In this message we will look at ridicule and how to handle it.
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 262
Matthew Botha avatar
The how of the vision
Shared by: Matthew Botha on Feb, 2016
Summary: God has given us a vision. What we now learn is how to implement the vision
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:16-18
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 326
Tom Shepard avatar
How To Handle Discouragement
Shared by: Tom Shepard on Jan, 2016
Summary: This sermon looks at 4 reasons for discouragement and 4 ways to handle it: 1. FATIGUE 2. FRUSTRATION 3. FAILURE MENTALITY 4. FEAR 1. RE-EVALUATE Your Goals 2. REALIZE You’re Not Alone 3. Be READY to Fight 4. REMEMBER The Lord
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-13
Denomination: Independent Bible
Views: 4,298
Mark Mitchell avatar
Nehemiah - Rebuilding the Walls Chapters 2:18-4:6
Shared by: Mark Mitchell on Nov, 2015
Summary: Following Nehemiah's example will lead to church revitalization
Series: Nehemiah
Scripture: Nehemiah 2:18-4:6
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 226
Ian Humphrey avatar
God’s People Must Prevail
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: God’s People Must Prevail
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:7-23
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 128
Ian Humphrey avatar
RIDICULE
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: RIDICULE
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-15
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 139
Ian Humphrey avatar
WHEN THE PEOPLE HAVE A MIND TO WORK
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: WHEN THE PEOPLE HAVE A MIND TO WORK
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 336
Larry Turner avatar
It Is All Relative.
Shared by: Larry Turner on Jun, 2015
Summary: How we treat others is relative to how we feel about ourselves. This sermon looks at treating yourself better with the intent if treating others better also.
Horace  Wimpey avatar
Things Worth Fighting For
Shared by: Horace Wimpey on May, 2015
Summary: On this Memorial Day, we remember those that died for our freedoms. They died because they felt that there were things worth fighting for. Nehemiah tells us that there are things that are worth all of us fighting for.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:11-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 6,724
Edward Hardee avatar
Learning to Fight
Shared by: Edward Hardee on May, 2015
Summary: Showing the importance of fighting through Prayer.
Troy McGahan avatar
The Battle for YOUR FAMILY!!!!!
Shared by: Troy McGahan on Apr, 2015
Summary: The family is being attacked by Satan in the most subtle of ways. He wants your family!!!!!
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,432
C. Philip Green avatar
Dealing with Discouragement
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Apr, 2015
Summary: Overcome discouragement when you redirect your energies, refocus your vision, and rally together.
Series: Nehemiah
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:10-23
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 1,394
Pat Damiani avatar
Dealing With Discouragement
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Apr, 2015
Summary: Nehemiah demonstrates how to deal with discouragement in our walk with Jesus.
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 565
Shawn Drake avatar
Enduring The Struggles Of Rebuilding
Shared by: Shawn Drake on Mar, 2015
Summary: This is the 5th sermon in the series "Rebuilding". When you are rebuilding, there will be struggles.
Series: Rebuilding
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 310
C. Philip Green avatar
Countering the Critics
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Mar, 2015
Summary: Whenever you attempt to do anything great for the glory of God, expect opposition. So when it comes, pray, proceed with the work, and protect yourself as much as possible.
Series: Nehemiah
Chris Appleby avatar
The Leader and the work
Shared by: Chris Appleby on Feb, 2015
Summary: Nehemiah has got them to agree to rebuild but now it needs to be organised. They get all the people involved in groups according to their ability though there are a few who refuse to get involved.
Scripture: Nehemiah 3:1-4:6
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 337
Chris Appleby avatar
THe Leader and Opposition
Shared by: Chris Appleby on Feb, 2015
Summary: Despite opposition Nehemiah keeps them building. He organises the work to go on. We too experience opposition but can trust God to help us to persevere.
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 297
Bobby Stults avatar
Overcoming Fear thru the Sound Judgment We Have in Christ
Shared by: Bobby Stults on Jan, 2015
Summary: Overcoming fear can only be accomplished by relying on God's power and love to strengthen us and guide us, and it allows us to have sound judgment in our walk. When we rely on the God's power/love we WILL make sound judgments in our walk in Christ!
M. Keith Williams avatar
Surprise! Not Everyone Is On You Side
Shared by: M. Keith Williams on Jan, 2015
Summary: It may be Satan or a Saint but opposition is a certainty in ministry
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-23
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,055
John McCormack avatar
MINDSET
Shared by: John McCormack on Sep, 2014
Summary: MINDSET IS CRITICAL FOR RESTORATION.
David Owens avatar
When There's Opposition, Overcome It
Shared by: David Owens on Aug, 2014
Summary: Whenever we attempt to live for God and accomplish God's purposes, we should expect opposition from God's enemies. In this lesson, we see how Nehemiah and God's people were able to overcome the opposition they faced.
Damian Phillips avatar
The Power of Purpose
Shared by: Damian Phillips on Jul, 2014
Summary: Sermon 8: This message speaks about communicating purpose and vision casting. Without knowing the church’s purpose a congregation will be deprived of direction, leading to confusion, shattered enthusiasm, and the abandonment of the mission.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:6-15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,660
Perry Greene avatar
Challenges of Rebuilding
Shared by: Perry Greene on Jun, 2014
Summary: This was a presentation to the Canadian Valley Technology Center near OKC) on the anniversary of the EF-5 tornado that destroyed their facilities. They are in the process of rebuilding. This was to encourage their moral in the effort.
Pastor Dre avatar
"Building and Battling"
Shared by: Pastor Dre on Apr, 2014
Summary: Here is a sermon that encourages us to keep on building in the midst of battling...
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:18
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 3,817
Pastor Dre avatar
"Conquering Criticism"
Shared by: Pastor Dre on Apr, 2014
Summary: Here is a sermon encouraging the listener on how to conquer criticism.
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:3
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 1,192
John Lindell avatar
Built to Last
Shared by: John Lindell on Mar, 2014
Summary: What principles did Nehemiah use when he was building the wall? We will learn about those principles that will help us to build and advance the Kingdom of God.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:15-23
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 3,540
Anthony Zibolski avatar
Godly vision and goal-setting part two
Shared by: Anthony Zibolski on Nov, 2013
Summary: While there are building blocks for goal setting, there are also things we can do when we face opposition to what God has told us to do.
Scripture: Nehemiah 4:1-11
Denomination: Nazarene
Views: 942
Jason Smith avatar
Working with the Lord's Help
Shared by: Jason Smith on Sep, 2013
Summary: It should never surprise us when we do the Lord's work and people react with anger, ridicule, and rejection. Nehemiah gives us a great example of how we need to respond when the enemies of God oppose His work.