Presentation on theme: "When Attacks Get Personal, Part 21 Nehemiah 6:1-14."— Presentation transcript:
When Attacks Get Personal, Part 21 Nehemiah 6:1-14
“so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs.” 2 Corinthians 2:11 “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8
Strategies of the enemies of God: *criticism *conspiracy *confusion *discouragement *dread *distraction *greed
Personal Attacks 1- Intrigue How should we respond? a) Maintain the right priorities b) Never relax our guard c) Learn to say ‘No’ to Ono
Personal Attacks 1- Intrigue 2-Implication 3-Infiltration “Then his wife said to him, ‘Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die.’”Job 2:9 “ any outsider who comes near [the House of God] shall be put to death.” Numbers 18:7 Nehemiah knew the Scriptures, knew His God, and he knew his calling… rebuild the wall!
“Dear friends, don't be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad -- because these trials will make you partners with Christ in His suffering, and afterward you will have the wonderful joy of sharing His glory when it is displayed to all the world.” 1 Peter 4:12-13 NLT