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Nehemiah 1 - NIV

Nehemiah’s Prayer

1 The words of Nehemiah son of Hakaliah:
In the month of Kislev in the twentieth year, while I was in the citadel of Susa,

2 Hanani, one of my brothers, came from Judah with some other men, and I questioned them about the Jewish remnant that had survived the exile, and also about Jerusalem.

3 They said to me, “Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.”

4 When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven.

5 Then I said:
Lord, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and keep his commandments,

6 let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear the prayer your servant is praying before you day and night for your servants, the people of Israel. I confess the sins we Israelites, including myself and my father’s family, have committed against you.

7 We have acted very wickedly toward you. We have not obeyed the commands, decrees and laws you gave your servant Moses.

8 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses, saying, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the nations,

9 but if you return to me and obey my commands, then even if your exiled people are at the farthest horizon, I will gather them from there and bring them to the place I have chosen as a dwelling for my Name.’

10 “They are your servants and your people, whom you redeemed by your great strength and your mighty hand.

11 Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of this your servant and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your name. Give your servant success today by granting him favor in the presence of this man.”
I was cupbearer to the king.




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Caleb Anderson avatar
I'll Pray About It
Shared by: Caleb Anderson on Nov, 2016
Summary: I have a dream… I think. We talked about having a dream… but what if you’re not sure? Is your dream worth giving your life to? How do you test a dream to see if it’s God or if you’re just keeping up the Kardashians… or Jones’…
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:4-11
Denomination: *other
Views: 635
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Building a City On Prayer- Part 3
Shared by: Palitha Jayasooriya on Sep, 2016
Summary: Part 3 and the last in a series of sermons studying Nehemiah's prayer life, as he set about the great task of rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. The band Starship sang, 'We built this city on rock 'n roll'' but Nehemiah built the city walls on prayer!
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:4-2:9
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 470
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Building a City On Prayer Part 1
Shared by: Palitha Jayasooriya on Aug, 2016
Summary: This is part 1 of a series of sermons focusing on Nehemiah"s prayer life as he set about the great task of rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem.
Tamela Walker avatar
It's Time to Restore!
Shared by: Tamela Walker on Jun, 2016
Summary: rebuilding the Walls torn down.
T.J. Conwell avatar
Nehemiah's Prayer
Shared by: T.J. Conwell on Feb, 2016
Summary: Nehemiah’s prayer shows us a very critical fact: Prayer is ALWAYS the right answer to what is going on in life. Whether you are facing a hardship, or a need for renewal, or asking for God's intervention -- prayer should always be our first response.
Series: Nehemiah
Mark Mitchell avatar
“Rebuilding the Wall” Chapter I
Shared by: Mark Mitchell on Nov, 2015
Summary: Just as Nehemiah lead his people to rebuild Jerusalem we can follow his example in revitalizing our churches.
Series: Nehemiah
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 285
David DiYanni avatar
Powerful Short Prayers Part 2
Shared by: David DiYanni on Nov, 2015
Summary: This is a sermon about the power of short prayers.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-2:5
Denomination: Vineyard
Views: 371
Ian Humphrey avatar
THE GOD OF NEHEMIAH'S FAITH
Shared by: Ian Humphrey on Nov, 2015
Summary: THE GOD OF NEHEMIAH'S FAITH
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 126
Rick Crandall avatar
We Can Make a Difference!
Shared by: Rick Crandall on Jul, 2015
Summary: 1. God wants to use your concern (Neh 1:1-4). 2. God wants to use your cry (Neh 1:4-11). 3. God wants to use your circumstances (Neh 2:1-2). 4. God wants to use your commitment (Neh 2:3-6).
John Gaston avatar
NATIONAL REVIVAL THAT BEGAN WITH THE BUTLER
Shared by: John Gaston on Jun, 2015
Summary: The Book of Nehemiah tells the amazing story of how a National Revival was ushered in through a Butler. A Butler is usually the bad guy in thrillers or a dull person, but here we have the most unusual Butler in history.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-2:18
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 561
Pat Damiani avatar
Seeking the Heart of God
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Apr, 2015
Summary: God delights in prayer that seeks God's heart, not God's handouts.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 903
Shawn Drake avatar
Getting Started Right
Shared by: Shawn Drake on Mar, 2015
Summary: This is the 1st sermon in the series "Rebuilding". There are times when we have to start over and when we do, we need to get started right.
Series: Rebuilding
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 443
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Prayer of Nehemiah!
Shared by: bala samson on Feb, 2015
Summary: Imagine praying in the midst of ruins! Life can feel dreary and onerous, particularly when are things are grim around you; however, prayer is the ONLY remedy out of this!
Chris Appleby avatar
The Leader and Prayer
Shared by: Chris Appleby on Feb, 2015
Summary: Nehemiah was probably chosen for his position at court for his reliability, for his quick wits, for his initiative and probably for his grasp of palace politics but clearly he also had a deep spiritual maturity that shows itself as he turns to prayer.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 331
C. Philip Green avatar
Nehemiah's Prayer: A Prayer for Revival
Shared by: C. Philip Green on Feb, 2015
Summary: If we want to experience revival in our land, we must cry out to God, praise His name, confess our sins, claim His promises, and commit to serving Him.
Series: Prayer
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Evangelical Free
Views: 599
Tesh Njokanma avatar
CHANGE MAKERS
Shared by: Tesh Njokanma on Feb, 2015
Summary: God doesn’t have to step down from heaven to bring about change. He uses people like you and I if we are available.
Rodney Coe avatar
A Heart for Prevailing Prayer
Shared by: Rodney Coe on Feb, 2015
Summary: What does it mean to have a heart for prayer?
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 263
Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney avatar
Old burnt Stones And A New Wall
Shared by: Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Dec, 2014
Summary: Never has the church been in greater need of Revival and never have we needed the Power and the Anointing of the Holy Spirit more. with old burnt stones God is going to do a new thing, God is going to build a new wall, will you be part of it?
based on 16 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-6:16
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 27,896
M. Keith Williams avatar
A Man with a Broken Heart
Shared by: M. Keith Williams on Nov, 2014
Summary: What does your heart break for today? Change happens when people are authentically broken for the things of God.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 710
Paul Basehore avatar
When You Just Want to Give Up
Shared by: Paul Basehore on Aug, 2014
Summary: If you cover everything you do with prayer, you will live closer to God’s purpose and God will help you succeed.
Series: Challenges
David Owens avatar
When the Walls are Broken Down, Pray!
Shared by: David Owens on Jul, 2014
Summary: Nehemiah's reaction to the bad news he hears is a great example for us about what to do when we face difficult circumstances.
bala samson avatar
Unfaithful!
Shared by: bala samson on Jun, 2014
Summary: Do not justify your sinful life and disobedience, simply accept your mistakes and change your life.
Pastor Dre avatar
"Discipleship"
Shared by: Pastor Dre on Apr, 2014
Summary: Here is a sermon that focuses on building people - which is also known as good old fashioned "Discipleship"
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-6:16
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 1,593
John Sears avatar
The Speciality Tool of Spiritual Growth
Shared by: John Sears on Jan, 2014
Summary: Using Nehemiah as an example, this is a message on the purpose of fasting and appropriate times to use this very special tool.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-11
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 7,451
Steven Dobyns avatar
Pt. 2 Nehemiah's confession
Shared by: Steven Dobyns on Sep, 2013
Summary: Part 2 of a 7 part series based on biblical people and how they connected to God through prayer. feel free to use any or all of this...
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:4-10
Views: 425
Jason Smith avatar
Nehemiah: A Godly Leader
Shared by: Jason Smith on Sep, 2013
Summary: If I were asked to point to a great leader and the Bible (other than Jesus), I would point to Nehemiah. This sermon series will show many reasons why this is the case.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-2:20
Views: 1,428
Chuck Booher avatar
Rebuilding the Walls
Shared by: Chuck Booher on Jun, 2013
Summary: Through all of his challenges, Nehemiah overcomes and is found faithful because he clings to God and Diligently sticks to his calling.
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:9
Views: 962
Steven Simala Grant avatar
Persistent Obedience
Shared by: Steven Simala Grant on Jun, 2013
Summary: God's faithfulness and action in seasons of change
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 730
Howard Strickland avatar
Heeding His Call
Shared by: Howard Strickland on Mar, 2013
Summary: Today is pledge day, for the next 2 years, we will start our phase 2 of our building project raising over one million dollars. Sermon is based upon this great day, and remember, "We give into what we believe in."
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Nehemiah 1:1-4
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 628