Nehemiah (5): God’s Will, God’s Way, God’s Heart

Nehemiah 5:1-13
Repent: Respond the right way when we’re called out for being in the wrong.
Nehemiah 5:14-19
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

Nehemiah (4): I’m Not Coming Off This Wall

Resist: Defend Against Your Opposition
Nehemiah 2:9-10
Nehemiah 2:19-20
Nehemiah 4:1-4
Nehemiah 4:5-8
Nehemiah 4:9-23

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.

Nehemiah (2B-3): We’re All In This Together

Nehemiah 2:9-16
Recon: Assess the situation
Nehemiah 2:17-18
Rally: Invite people to engage in the effort
Nehemiah 2:19-20

Nehemiah 3:1-32

Everyone had a role to play.
Each person did their part.
Even those outside Jerusalem helped.

Nehemiah 3:5
Recognize: Every Task Matters and Every Person Counts.
“Progress comes more quickly to a church where most people engage in the work.” ~ Nate Holdridge