4 ways we often get off-track:
There is a difference between danger and the possibility of danger.
Even when there IS real danger, believe that God will fight for you.
Resolve: Unwavering determination
“But now, O God, strengthen my hands.”
Stay focused and finish strong
Repent: Respond the right way when we’re called out for being in the wrong.
Reflect: Be an example of God’s heart.
Video: Faces of human Trafficking
Fighting oppression or injustice:
Do what you can to make a difference.
(Make Sure you’re life backs it up)
Do it with a right heart.
Do it as an example to others
Resist: Defend Against Your Opposition
Weak Insignificant Foolish Defeated
Inadequate Incapable Inept
Nehemiah (Stand Strong) by Jon Egan (This song occurs at 28 min in, but it did not record properly. You will only hear keyboard. Please skip ahead to 32 min for the rest of the message)
Pray. Work. Fight.
Recon: Assess the situation
Rally: Invite people to engage in the effort
Everyone had a role to play.
Each person did their part.
Even those outside Jerusalem helped.
Recognize: Every Task Matters and Every Person Counts.
“Progress comes more quickly to a church where most people engage in the work.” ~ Nate Holdridge