The book of Nehemiah ends on a bit of a downer. After all the work of rebuilding and lots of great leadership lessons for us 21st century folks, the prophetic hope of renewal and transformation given by Jeremiah is no where near complete. The book of Nehemiah ends...
SERMONS IN BIBLE BOOK:
Nehemiah: Staying Focused / Nehemiah 6:1-14
Nehemiah shows how to avoid distractions in accomplishing a God glorifying call on his life.
Nehemiah: Acting Justly / Nehemiah 5:1-19
Micah tells us what the Lord requires of us: To Act Justly, To love Mercy and to walk Humbly with our God. God desires that his people act justly because He acts justly. This sermon explores how Nehemiah responded to the injustice he discovered in the Jerusalem...
Nehemiah: Resisting Predictable Resistance / Nehemiah 4:1-23
Whenever God does something new and life giving there will be "push back" from the enemy. Predictable Resistance. This message explores what Nehemiah and the people did in response to this resistance and considers how we might respond ourselves.
Nehemiah: The Power of Synergy / Nehemiah 3:1-25
Team work makes the dream work! Nehemiah motivates the people to begin rebuilding the wall of Jerusalem. This message explores the power of delegation in accomplishing a goal.
Nehemiah: Vision / Nehemiah 2:11-20
Vision is a picture of a preferred future that produces passion. This message explores the way in which Nehemiah unleashes his vision for a preferred Jerusalem to his fellow Israelites. Many of us carry a sense of call / purpose / burden to engage in some good thing...
Nehemiah: Ask It / Nehemiah 2:1-10
Sometimes everything hinges on one simple yet very scary question. Do you have the courage to ASK IT? God's new thing may be on the other side of that question!
Nehemiah: Take Courage / Nehemiah 1:1-11
The book of Nehemiah begins with a fair amount of presumed knowledge. This message sets the historical context for the book and then explores the hope-filled reality of serving a God who loves doing new things! As Isaiah 43:19 says "BEHOLD, I AM DOING A NEW THING"....