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Summary: God's work is not accomplished on pocket change.

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Investing in God's Work

Nehemiah 7:1-72

GOD'S PEOPLE:

I. WERE ORGANIZED FOR SERVICE (1-64)

II. SOUGHT THE WILL OF GOD (65)

A. They depended on the Urim and Thummim.

B. We can hear directly from God through:

1. His Word

2. Prayer

3. Circumstances

4. The church

C. "He who belongs to God hears what God says.

The reason you do not hear is that you do not

belong to God." -- John 8:47

III. GAVE GENEROUSLY FOR GOD'S WORK (70-72)

A. The leaders gave first

B. Many gifts were other than "cash"

C. The gifts of the leaders encouraged others to give

D. When all the people gave, the amount was amazing!

E. Estimated value in today's dollars: $100 Million

F. "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth,

where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves

break in and steal. But store up for yourselves

treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not

destroy, and where thieves do not break in and

steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart

will be also." -- Matthew 6:19


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