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“I questioned them about Jerusalem and the Jewish remnant” –1:2. Nehemiah was concerned for the people of God and place of God. The Condition of God’s People. “The survivors in the province, who returned from the exile, are in great trouble and disgrace.” –vs.3.

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“I questioned them about Jerusalem and the Jewish remnant” –1:2

Nehemiah was concerned for

the people of God and place of God

The Condition of God’s People

“The survivors in the province, who returned from the exile, are in great trouble and disgrace.” –vs.3


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

1. He had patience with God’s timing -2:1

“During the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of the king...” –vs.1


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

2. He maintained fellowship

with God through prayer -2:4

“So I prayed to the God of heaven.” –vs.4


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

3. He shared his vision with key

outsiders to get their counsel -2:5

“If it pleases the king, and if your servant

has found favor with you, send me to

Judah and to the city...” –vs.5


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

4. He asked for the assistance

of key outsiders -2:7

“If it pleases the king, let me have…” –vs.7


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

5. He moved forward under

the power of God -2:8

“I was graciously strengthened

by my God.” –vs.8


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

6. He balanced his life and work -2:11

“I arrived in Jerusalem and had been there three days, I got up...” –vs.11


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

7. He brought in those who would be instrumental in the work -2:12

“I got up at night and took a few men with me…” –vs.12


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

8. He privately assesses the situation-2:12

“I didn’t tell anyone what my God had laid on my heart to do…” –vs.12


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

9. He corporately communicates

the vision -2:17

“So I said to them, ‘You see the trouble we are in. Jerusalem lies in ruins and its gates have been burned down. Come, let’s rebuild Jerusalem’s wall, so that we will no longer be a disgrace.’”

–vs.17


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Prayer and Evaluation of Leadership


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The people of Lifepoint

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Individuals that love Jesus


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Our Place

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Prime Location for People


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God’s Provision

Financial Partners

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How Nehemiah Successfully Served

10. He rehearses to the

people God’s work -2:18

“I told them how the gracious hand

of my God had been on me, and what

the king had said to me.”

–vs.18


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

11. He gave God’s people

the opportunity to respond -2:18

“They said, ‘Let’s start rebuilding.’”

–vs.18


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

12. He was not caught off guard

by opposition -2:19

“When Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah

the Ammonite offical, and Geshem

the Arab heard about this, they

mocked and despised us.”

–vs.19


How Nehemiah Successfully Served

13. He stepped forward with confidence in God and His work -2:20

“I gave them this reply, ‘The God of heaven is the One who will grant us success. We, His servants, will start building.’”

–vs.20


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