The People Had A Mind To Work. Nehemiah 2:17-20. Setting the Context of Nehemiah. Nehemiah was cupbearer to the king Heard of the bad situation in Jerusalem Prayed to God for blessings on the remnant Sadness for his people was noticed by king King asked Nehemiah what he wanted to do
If they could complete
their work then, we can
complete our work today
Now I beseech you, brethren (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have set themselves to minister unto the saints), that ye also be in subjection unto such, and to every one that helpeth in the work and laboreth.
KJV -“…they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints…”
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ: that, whether I come and see you or be absent, I may hear of your state, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel; and in nothing affrighted by the adversaries: which is for them an evident token of perdition, but of your salvation, and that from God...
Note Example of Paul in 2 Cor. 6:1-11
Of God’s Work?
Am I A Hindrance
To God’s Work?
Am I A Diligent Worker
In The Cause Of Christ?