Let Us Rise and Build (Nehemiah 2)
POINT#1 Nehemiah was deeply moved with the heart of God for his generation
APPLICATION #1 We are NEHEMIAH’s in our generation: we need to understand “the wound of humanity” at its source
POINT #2 Nehemiah was “Prayed-Up”- Prepared & Willing
APPLICATION #2 God Blesses the making of plans (it’s the difference between living reactive Vs. proactive!)
“Once I identify the Priorities that are to define my life: it clarifies my Calendar (usage of time/ “redeem the time”)- and therefore fuels my Calling- builds my Confidence- expands my Connections- improves my Competence- strengthens my Character and increases my Commitment!”
POINT #3 Expect opposition!
APPLICATION #3 Beware of diversions/ distractions from fighting the “Good FIght of Faith!”
POINT #4 It takes a TEAM to make the DREAM
APPLICATION #4 Every “Stone” makes a difference: every prayer, every dollar, every demonstration of love, every invite, every availability saying “here I am send me”
POINT #5 HOLD ONTO THE PROMISES OF GOD!
APPLICATION #5 What promise of God are you holding onto today?