August 26, 2018 | Dr. Tommy Middleton
Passage: Nehemiah 1:1-2:5
Leadership: Brings about spiritual awakening, motivates others to greater service, encourages unity among the people of God.
The Man that God Uses Walks in Humility
Nehemiah 1: 1-10
- Who is Nehemiah: Cupbearer of the King (v. 11)
- What did he do: He was willing to ask the questions no one else would ask
- How did he respond?
- The disobedient respond—the “too too”
- His obedient response:
- He genuinely worshipped God (v. 4-7), Inventory, Praise, Confession
- He knew the Word of God
The Man that God uses Acts with Courage
Nehemiah 1: 11, 2: 1-5
- What happens in the prayer cannot stay there (Psalms 37: 4)
- Nehemiah had the courage to ask.
- Nehemiah had the courage to leave.