Sermon Series
  • 1. A Rebuilder's Burden

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2007
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    Exposition of Neh 1 about hte burden that Nehemiah had for the Kingdom of God

    Text: Nehemiah 1:1-11, Title: A Rebuilder’s Burden, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/26/07, AM A. Opening illustration: Al Green’s perspective on rebuilding Bay St. Louis, B. Background to passage: Recount briefly the historical setting of the captivity, and the returns of Ezra and Nehemiah under the reign of ...read more

  • 2. Carpe Diem

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2007
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    Exposition of Neh 2:1-8, about his wise decisions toward attaining his God-inspired vision for the Kingdom

    Text: Nehemiah 2:1-8, Title: Carpe Diem, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/2/07, PM A. Opening illustration: In 1944, Leander McCormick-Goodheart, a recruiter for the Ford Motor Company, toured fifty universities across the United States to recruit the outstanding graduating student of each institution. At ...read more

  • 3. Leadership Essentials

    Contributed on Sep 5, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 2:9-20 about Nehemiah’s journey to Jerusalem and the first part of gathering the troops and casting the vision

    Text: Nehemiah 2:9-20, Title: Leadership Essentials, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/9/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Read the quotes about leadership on p. 27-28 of Sanders’ Spiritual Leadership down through Truman’s quote. B. Background to passage: Four months after this intense burden for the kingdom and ...read more

  • 4. Git-R-Done

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 3 about the organization and leadership required to begin the project of rebuilding

    Text: Nehemiah 3:1-32, Title: Git-R-Done! Date/Place: NRBC, 9/16/17, PM A. Opening illustration: tell about the mission team from Petsworth that really got her done in April of 2003 B. Background to passage: A burden was born, a king was won, a midnight moonlit ride was taken, and a speech that ...read more

  • 5. Dealing With Opposition In Life

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2007
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    Exposition of Neh 4 about the external opposition he faced as he and the jews rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem

    Text: Nehemiah 4:1-23, Title: Battling Opposition in Life, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/30/07, AM A. Opening illustration: see bottom of page, Someone said that you can only tell what a leader is made of when he faces opposition, B. Background to passage: After the rebuilding of the walls commences in ...read more

  • 6. Satan Can't Beat 'em, So He...

    Contributed on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 5 about the internal conflict within the ranks of the Jewish rebuilders

    Text: Nehemiah 5:1-19, Title: Satan Can’t Beat ‘Em, So He…, Date/Place: NRBC, 10/7/07, PM A. Opening illustration: In the 13th Century, Nicolo Polo (father of Marco Polo) was visiting the court of the grandson of Genghis Khan - Kublai Khan. Kublai Khan was the Emperor of China and he had never ...read more

  • 7. Finishing Strong

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2007
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 6:1-16 about the qualities of the godly who finish strong

    Text: Nehemiah 6:1-16, Title: Finishing Strong, Date/Place: NRBC, 10/14/07, PM A. Opening illustration: story of Greg Louganis’ victory in the ’88 Olympics, pp. 76-77, Nehemiah, Boice B. Background to passage: After dealing with some external conflict against the work, and taking some time off to ...read more

  • 8. Foundations For Renewal

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 7:1-53 about the preparations for Revival by Nehemiah

    Text: Nehemiah 7:1-73, Title: Foundations for Renewal, Date/Place: NRBC, 10/21/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Dr. A. T. Pierson says that there has never been a revival in any country or locality that did not begin with united prayer…Jeremiah Lampheer began a small prayer meeting in Manhattan. ...read more

  • 9. Model For Corporate Worship

    Contributed on Nov 10, 2007
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 8:1-12, first of a two-part message from this text about worship in the revival that Nehemiah helped lead

    Text: Nehemiah 8:1-12, Title: Model for Corporate Worship 1, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/11/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Talk about the different options opened to the church planter for worship service like the musical style, the dress, the orders of service, buildings, preaching styles, position of ...read more

  • 10. A Model For Corporate Worship 2

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2007
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    Exposition of the rest of Nehemiah 8:1-12 about the crucial elements of corporate worship

    Text: Nehemiah 8:1-12, Title: A Model for Corporate Worship 2, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/18/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Run through a host of how-to books about church models and such: Purpose-Driven Church, When God Builds a Church, Simple Church, Comeback Churches, Effective Evangelistic ...read more

  • 11. Spiritual Headship

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2007
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 8:13-18 about the heads of the households coming back for more instruction in the Word to lead their families

    Text: Nehemiah 8:13-18, Title: Spiritual Headship, Date/Place: NRBC, 11/25/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Some quote about the definition of headship from the RBM&W book, Abilene Christian University researchers, Dr. David Lewis and Dr. Carley Dodd have recently concluded a cross-generational ...read more

  • 12. Return To Contrition

    Contributed on Nov 29, 2007
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 9:1-37 about the confession of hte people made in response to the hearing of the law

    Text: Nehemiah 9:1-37, Title: Return to Contrition, Date/Place: NRBC, 12/2/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Mackenzie wanting to go the Dinosaur museum, and us not really having time, and hoping that she would forget, but three-year olds have surprisingly one-track minds over long ...read more

  • 13. Sealing The Deal

    Contributed on Dec 20, 2007
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    Exposition of Neh 9:38-10:39 about the covenant signing commitment ceremony that the people made as a culmination of the revival that began in Neh 8.

    Text: Nehemiah 9:38-10:39, Title: Sealing the Deal, Date/Place: NRBC, 12/23/07, PM A. Opening illustration: talk about that conversation that James Boice had with his psychiatrist friend about why people have a lot of counseling but rarely any real change—Boice Comm p. 106 B. Background to ...read more

  • 14. Intentional Impact

    Contributed on Jan 17, 2008
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    Exposition of Nehemiah 11:1-12:26 about the measures taken to strengthen the city to the glory of God

    Text: Nehemiah 11:1-12:26, Title: Intentional Impact, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/20/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Tell about Armitage Baptist Church reaching out to Muslims in the city in the aftermath of 9/11. “If one percent of evangelicals living outside the inner city had the faith and courage to ...read more

  • 15. The Mt Evererst Of Nehemiah

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2008
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    Exposition of Neh 12:27-47 regarding the dedication ceremony of the walls

    Text: Nehemiah 12:27-47, Title: The Mt. Everest of Nehemiah, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/10/08, PM A. Opening illustration: talk about the Grand Finale of different fireworks shows B. Background to passage: Recap the whole book—news about Jerusalem, brokenness and seeking the Lord, planning, securing the ...read more

  • 16. Fit To Be Tied

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2008
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    Exposition of the last chapter of Nehemiah regarding his righteous indignation at the failure of the people to maintain faith convictions while he was away for some ten years

    Text: Nehemiah 13:1-31, Title: Fit to be Tied, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/17/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Imagine that you poured your life into a business. Spent forty-plus years starting, building, and spurring that company on to greatness. You made the Fortune 500 list. You outgrew four building ...read more