Sermon Series
  • 1. Preparing To Build

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2018
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    Message 1 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This is the introduction to the series and focuses on Nehemiah's actions leading up to the rebuilding of the wall.

    Chico Alliance Church "Preparing to Build" MAIN THEME Secure walls support superior worship. Crumbled walls cultivate corroded worship. INTRODUCTION Most all of us have been involved in a building project of one kind or another; on a large scale or a small scale. We all, to some ...read more

  • 2. Solving Sticky Situations With Steady Supplications

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2018
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    Message 2 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message explores Nehemiah's response to the bad news from Jerusalem.

    Chico Alliance Church "Solving Sticky Situations With steady Supplications" REVIEW You are a citizen of a tiny middle eastern nation. You enjoyed the supernatural protection of God for many years. You took that protection and relationship for granted and ignored the covenant you had ...read more

  • 3. The Fragrance Of Fasting

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2018
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    Message three in our exposition of Nehemiah focusing on the practice of fasting.

    Chico Alliance Church "The Fragrance of Fasting" INTRODUCTION Many would love perform like some exceptional athlete or some famous musician. Most any ability does not come without practice and training. There is natural talent, but even natural talent must be cultivated and ...read more

  • 4. Prepared For Answered Prayer

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2018
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    Message 4 in our exposition of Nehemiah observing Nehemiah's personal preparation for the time when God would answer his prayers.

    Chico Alliance Church "Prepared for Answered Prayer" REVIEW We have been reading the diary of a devout Jew employed in exile as cupbearer to the Persian King Artexerxes. Even though Nehemiah had probably never seen Jerusalem or knew many people in the city, they were on his heart because ...read more

  • 5. Arise And Build

    Contributed on Jun 18, 2018
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    Message 5 in our exposition of Nehemiah observing Nehemiah's proactive attitude toward solving a problem.

    Chico Alliance Church "Arise and Build" REVIEW The book of Nehemiah is the journal or an ordinary person who became a significant leader because he had a passion to pray for the burdens of others. We have been tracing the tracks recorded by Nehemiah in his journal. Nehemiah is a book in ...read more

  • 6. A Heart To Work

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2018
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    Message 6 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message follows Nehemiah's ability to motivate the people to work in the face of severe opposition.

    CHICO ALLIANCE CHURCH "A Heart to Work" REVIEW We have been following Nehemiah's Journal that records the process followed in rebuilding the walls and restoring the worship in Jerusalem. Following nearly 70 years of discipline, the city of God had been laid waste by the Babylonians. God now ...read more

  • 7. Battle And Build

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2018
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    Message 7 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message observes how the Jews learned to battle the enemy while continuing to build.

    Chico Alliance Church Dual Duty: Battle & Build REVIEW I. REBUILDING THE WALLS A. Recognizing the needs through inquiry B. Responding to needs through passion and prayer C. Resolving needs through perseverance D. Resisting opposition through perseverance 1. Scheme #1 ...read more

  • 8. Internal Affairs

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2018
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    Message 8 in our exposition of Nehemiah exploring how Nehemiah dealt with internal squabbling that interfered with the wall project.

    Chico Alliance Church "Internal Affairs" REVIEW We have been carefully analyzing the correlation between the opposition Nehemiah faced as he rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem and the opposition we face as we seek to build and secure the walls of protection around our own life. The walls of ...read more

  • 9. Walled In

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2018
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    Message 9 in our exposition of Nehemiah celebrating the completed wall project.

    Chico Alliance Church "Walled In" REVIEW I. REBUILDING THE WALLS 1-7 A. Recognizing the needs through inquiry B. Responding to needs through intense intercession C. Resolving needs through planning and perseverance D. Resisting opposition through prayer and perseverance ...read more

  • 10. A Few Good Leaders

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 10 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message explores Nehemiah's choosing of good people for leadership.

    "A few Good People" Chico Alliance Church REVIEW Nehemiah's journal recounts a two phase restoration project. Phase one was to rebuild secure walls. Walls provide protection and purity from outside enemies Spiritual walls are constructed through obedience to the truth of Scripture. Nehemiah ...read more

  • 11. Faithful Service

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 11 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message expands on the subject of the fear of the Lord.

    Chico Alliance Church Faithful God-fearing Followers REVIEW I. REBUILDING SECURE WALLS 1-7 A. Recognizing the needs through inquiry B. Responding to needs through intense intercession C. Resolving needs through planning and perseverance D. Resisting opposition through prayer ...read more

  • 12. Fear Of The Lord

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 12 in our exposition of Nehemiah continuing the exploration of the fear of the Lord.

    Chico Alliance Church FEAR OF THE LORD REVIEW Nehemiah has rallied the once discouraged and despondent people of Jerusalem to join together in a difficult project against tremendous opposition. Because of Nehemiah's prayerful leadership, the once crumbled walls of Jerusalem were restored and ...read more

  • 13. Revival Part One: Gathering To Hear The Word And Rejoice

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 13 in our exposition of Nehemiah observing the revivals and restoration of worship after the walls were rebuilt.

    Chico Alliance Church Revival Part One Gathering to Hear the Word & Rejoice REVIEW Phase one of Nehemiah's two phase project has now been completed. We have tracked Nehemiah, a man of prayer, purpose, performance from a prominent position in the Persian Empire to the despairing people of ...read more

  • 14. Revival Part Two -- Reflecting On God's Faithfulness And Our Sinfulness

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 14 in our exposition of Nehemiah continuing the elements of Nehemiah's revival.

    Chico Alliance Church Revival Part Two Reflecting on God's Faithfulness and Our Sinfulness ACTS ACCOUNTS Acts 2; 3:20; 4:34 Revival is not making ourselves better in order to please God. Revival comes as we realize His holiness and our helplessness and sinfulness and we cry out to Him ...read more

  • 15. Revival Part Three -- The Cost Of Commitment

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 15 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message continues exploring the elements of Nehemiah's revival.

    Chico Alliance Church September 2, 1990 Revival Part Three "The Cost of Commitment" I. REBUILD THE WALLS II. RESTORE THE WORSHIP A. Rally together. B. Read the Word and Worship C. Rejoice together. D. Reflect together E. Resolve together to change 1. The ...read more

  • 16. People Of Distinction Pt 1

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 16 in our exposition of Nehemiah. Nehemiah describes the elements of the covenant the people signed. This message explores the commitment to be people of distinction.

    Chico Alliance Church "People of Distinction" Pt 1 REVIEW We have all talked about revival. It is a word frequently used in Christian circles. We readily use the label "Revival Meeting" or a "Renewal Conference". Yet few of us have ever experienced renewal in the sense that many of us ...read more

  • 17. People Of Distinction Pt 2

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 17 in our exposition of Nehemiah continuing an exploration of what it means to be people of distinction.

    Chico Alliance Church "People of Distinction" Part Two REVIEW We have been gathering data about elements of revival from Nehemiah's journal. We must first focus on buidling protective walls. We need a good, protected environment consisting of a solid Biblical walls. Then, with walls in ...read more

  • 18. Wholly Devoted To God

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 18 in our exposition of Nehemiah. Nehemiah called them to covenant to changes. This message focuses on the covenant to keep the sabbath day.

    Chico Alliance Church Wholly Devoted to God REVIEW We continue our pursuit of the elements of revival as demonstrated in the time of Nehemiah and Ezra and recorded in Nehemiah's journal. Rally together Read and study the Word together Rejoice together Reflect together Resolve ...read more

  • 19. Dedicated Resources

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 19 in our exposition of Nehemiah. Several message on dedication of resources.

    DEDICATION OF RESOURCES Part 1 "A Good Look At Finances" REVIEW I. Rebuilding secure walls II. Restoring stable Worship The people of God under Nehemiah and Ezra's leadership Recruited and appointed godly leaders Rallied together Read and studied the word together ...read more

  • 20. Hitting And Hair Pulling Permitted

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 20 in our exposition of Nehemiah. This message explores Nehemiah's return to Jerusalem after an absence to find things not the way he would like.

    Chico Alliance Church "HITTING AND HAIR PULLING PERMITTED" INTRODUCTION Sometime after the dedication, after 12 years of strong leadership, Nehemiah returned to Susa to his cupbearer's task for the king of the Persian Empire. How long Nehemiah remained in Susa is unknown. In chapter 13 ...read more

  • 21. Nuggets From Nehemiah's Notebook

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    Message 21 in our journey through Nehemiah. This message summarizes many of the principles of leadership and church growth picked up along the way. The message was presented as a letter from Nehemiah to our church.

    NUGGETS FROM NEHEMIAH'S NOTEBOOK INTRODUCTION Paul warns the people in the church at Corinth to be care how they build upon the foundation laid by Christ and the Apostles. Not all kingdom building results in glory to God. We must continually be careful to build according to the divinely ...read more

  • 22. Nehemiah Extended Outline

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2018
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    This the the extended outline for the book of Nehemiah developed through out study of the book.

    Extended Outline for Nehemiah I. Rebuilding Walls 1-6 A. Research needs through inquiry 1:1-3 1. The Penman -- Nehemiah 2. The Period -- Period of the Return 3. The Place -- Suza Summer Palace of the Persian Kings 4. The Problem -- Distressed people, destroyed walls B. Respond ...read more