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  • Defending The Poor Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 2, 2013

    God cares for the poor and oppressed; one of the most prominent themes in the Bible is our response toward the poor. It is the duty of God’s people to provide for those in need as best as we can with compassion, following the example of Nehemiah.

    Nehemiah has resisted outward attacks, but now there’s corruption within. It’s been said that, “No test of leadership is more revealing than the test of opposition” (Boice). Nehemiah wasn’t expecting opposition from his own people. The outcry of the poor reached his more

  • Internal Opposition/Conflict Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Feb 2, 2013

    When serving God conflict and attack from the enemy is expected, what we do NOT expect is the enemy using our own to attack. We must meet this challenge of internal conflict and Nehemiah gives us a template on how this can be done... meet it with honesty

    Sermon Brief Date Written: January 31, 2013 Date Preached: February 3, 2013 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: Building with God Sermon Title: Internal Strife and Opposition Sermon Text: Nehemiah 5 [ESV] Introduction: Nehemiah had heard of the great trouble more

  • Leadership And Justice Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 19, 2015

    Here we find a whole series of problems of economic injustice that are brought to Nehemiah. Nehemiah's solution is to call them back to the original God had given Israel and to recommit himself and his leadership team to following these laws themselves.

    Sermon by Rev John Altmann If the world were a village… [youtube video] In the OT God has given us an object lesson. He teaches by example rather than purely by words. He has gone to great trouble to set up a demonstration of his values in the life of one nation, Israel, that he created more

  • Nehemiah - Rebuilding The Wall Chapter 5 Series

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Nov 28, 2015

    Following Nehemiah's example will lead to church revitalization

    Nehemiah - Rebuilding the Wall Chapter 5 I. The New Opposition – Internal Difficulties. (vs. 5-11) - Poverty - Famine - Heavy Taxation - Families disrupted - Heavy Interest on Loans - Internal Discord II. The Resolution (vs. 12-13) - Confession - Repentance - Commitment III. The more

  • How To Stop Fights At Church?

    Contributed by Major Gerardo Balmori on Apr 1, 2011
    based on 15 ratings

    There is a direct correlation between the effectiveness of our mission and how we treat each other. We must be the church before we can build the church. We must care for one another before we can hope to reach this community and county for Christ

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori The Salvation Army As we continue in our series through the Book of Nehemiah, we’ve learned that Nehemiah confronted a different challenge in each chapter: • In chapter one, he was faced with a personal challenge. When he heard about what was happening in Jerusalem, he sat more

  • Problems Within Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Oct 19, 2000
    based on 46 ratings

    Internal problems are often what stops the work of God.

    PROBLEMS WITHIN Nehemiah 5 I. THE COMPLAINT OF THE POOR (1-5) A. There was a shortage of food. (2) B. There were those who mortgaged their property. (3) C. There were those who borrowed money. (4) D. Because of the money loaned, the rich Jews were taking more

  • Minding Our Own Business Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Feb 15, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    We must have the courage to confront sin.

    MINDING OUR OWN BUSINESS Nehemiah 5:1-19 S: Courage Th: Brave Hearts Pr: WE MUST HAVE THE COURAGE TO CONFRONT SIN. ?: Inductive KW: Steps TS: We will find in our study of Nehemiah 5:1-19 four unfolding steps that demonstrate what Nehemiah does when confronted with a problem from within. The more

  • The Struggle Inside The Wall Series

    Contributed by Craig Cramblet on Feb 28, 2003
    based on 144 ratings

    The trouble facing the Jews from their enemies is eclipsed now by their internal struggles.

    The struggle INSIDE the wall Nehemiah 5:1-19 “The worst threats the church has ever encountered have come more from within than without. External pressures are like water on a grease fire– causing the church to intensify and spread. Internal strife and bickering are like AIDS– sapping the more

  • The Right Time To Do Right Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 20 ratings

    Social action -- sticking up for your weaker brother/neighbor is always right in God’s eyes.

    November 17, 2002 1About this time some of the men and their wives raised a cry of protest against their fellow Jews. 2They were saying, ¡§We have such large families. We need more money just so we can buy the food we need to survive.¡¨ 3Others said, ¡§We have mortgaged our fields, vineyards, and more

  • When There's Conflict, Resolve It! Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Aug 30, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Conflict is inevitable in our lives. Therefore, we must learn how to work toward conflict resolution. Nehemiah is an excellent example for us on resolving conflict.

    Introduction: A. Today, I want us to begin this sermon by looking at a couple of cartoons to get us thinking about “conflict resolution.” 1. Cartoon #1 – Here we have a typical church committee meeting… a. Someone makes the proposal – “I think the church needs more

  • Restoring The Integrity Of Leadership Series

    Contributed by M. Keith Williams on Jan 12, 2015

    People take notice when people of integrity lead

    Restoring the Integrity of Leadership Nehemiah 5:1-19 Rodeo Road Baptist Church September 28, 2014 Disclaimer: Each sermon in this series on Nehemiah was written with both commentary help and referencing from time to time information from sermons and illustration found on Sermon Central. In most more

  • How To Stop Strife Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 20, 2003
    based on 181 ratings

    Nehemiah has to put down his hard hat and turn his attention from the construction of the wall to the walls that were being put up between his workers. While their external enemies helped to rally the people, internal conflict threatened to divide and de

    How to Stop Strife As we continue in our series through the Book of Nehemiah, we’ve learned that Nehemiah confronted a different challenge in each chapter: • In chapter one, he was faced with a personal challenge. When he heard about what was happening in Jerusalem, he sat down and wept and then more

  • How To Create A Unified Community Through God-Fearing. Series

    Contributed by Daniel Devilder on Nov 13, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    How proper fearing of God (instead of forgetting him) can lead to a unified community. Nehemiahs revival met with internal obstacles as well as the external one

    Unity from Fear How to Create a Unified Community Through God-Fearing. (the main body is a bit sparse. But i hope with the opening thoughts and basic outline that this will help those working through Nehemiah. Unfortunately the main body was hand written and never got more

  • #8 The Enemy Within Series

    Contributed by James May on May 2, 2006
    based on 15 ratings

    #8 in the Nehemiah Series. Tobiah’s attack is symbolic of the worst enemy that we have - ourselves. It’s my own flesh that I have the hardest battles with.

    Book of Nehemiah Series #8 The Enemy Within By Pastor Jim May When Sanballat couldn’t succeed, and Tobiah was stopped in his tracks, another enemy stepped forward. This enemy was more dangerous than either Sanballat or Tobiah and threatened to unravel the very fiber of the rebuilding more

  • The Wind Beneath My Wings Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Nehemiah, Pt. 5

    THE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS: FROM ACRIMONY TO AGREEMENT (NEHEMIAH 5) The worst cold war I have ever witnessed was between two pastors I knew. One was the senior pastor and the other was the Mandarin pastor of the same church. Some deacons in the church board wanted to force the old senior pastor in more