the big idea:
We live in a world of “do it yourself.” But there are some things in life that are not “do it yourself.” Nehemiah lives the truth that we need God as well as each other in the church to accomplish what God is calling us to do. There is so much in our personal lives and in the world around us that is broken. Nehemiah encourages us to get off our duff, to ask the Lord what he want us to do about it, and then get to work!
In this series we’ll share the importance of leadership, prayer, courage, humility, and hard work in repairing the “broken walls” in our homes, in our relationships with our neighbors, in our community, and in our world.
When we engage in serving God, opposition from Satan is unavoidable. The devil uses many tactics, but his opposition will not stop the work of the church because the Lord fights for his people. Nehemiah’s response: “Pray, pray, pray and work!” Scripture: Psalm 3 Sermon Text: Nehemiah 4 My Next Steps Point to Ponder: Nehemiah was an ordinary man who trusted in an extraordinary God. He had the attitude: Show me the size of your problem and I’ll show you the…
Nehemiah: How do I make sure that my vision is really God’s vision? I’m going to start with prayer. Then based on what God has revealed to me in his Word, I’m going to act on what I see is the right thing to do and trust that God will give me success.