Summary: Facing up to the challenge that GOD puts before you,and running threw the challenge that satan ptus before you
We shrink back and feel overwheimed.But this action packed book can help us.
The first 6 chapters deal with rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. And the final 7 chapters deal with rebuilding the lives of the people with in the walls.
Both are vitally important.Both presented a great challenge.Nehemiah’s example shows us that GOD can take anyone,regardless of background,education,and,training.And use that person in a powerfulway to accomplish divine purposes.
1.Recognizing the need (v1-3)
Nehemiah took a balanced approach,being deeply concerned,but not in despair.
2.Accepting personal responsibility (v4)
In our culture we’ve been told that real men do’nt show emmotion,Ecclesiates 3 say there’s a time to weep.
3.Seeking GOD for the solution.
A.parent’s challenge of raising GODLY children.
B.Christian’s challenge to personal holiness. Nehemiah shows us it’s possible to be GODLY even in a pagon culture C.worker’s challenge to obey GOD’S call. need is not a call,but a need is a call to pray about the call.
Nehemiah was prepared when GOD’S call came