4/3/16 – Getting Fired Up to Take Action – Nehemiah 1:1-11

Getting Fired Up to Take Action

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John Stange

Nehemiah 1:1-11

I. Receiving news that breaks your heart (v. 1-3)

Luke 19:41-42 – And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, 42 saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

Ephesians 4:30 – And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.

II. Placing your burden before the Lord (v. 4-7)

Proverbs 12:25, NLT – Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.

III. Taking action in line with God’s will (v. 8-11)