Presentation on theme: "Nehemiah 1 New International Version (NIV) Nehemiah’s Prayer 1 The words of Nehemiah son of Hakaliah: In the month of Kislev in the twentieth year, while."— Presentation transcript:
Nehemiah 1 New International Version (NIV) Nehemiah’s Prayer 1 The words of Nehemiah son of Hakaliah: In the month of Kislev in the twentieth year, while I was in the citadel of Susa, 2 Hanani, one of my brothers, came from Judah with some other men, and I questioned them about the Jewish remnant that had survived the exile, and also about Jerusalem. 3 They said to me, “Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.” 4 When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven.
asked 1) Nehemiah______________(Neh1:2) “Don’t wait for somebody to Come and open themselves up Try asking?
1) Nehemiah_____________ (Neh1:4) “When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted ” mourned
What is it that moves you Anything beyond yourself?
1) Nehemiah_____________ (Neh1:4) “ He was not throwing a pity Party he was warming up” prayed
1) Nehemiah_____________ (Neh2:2) “I was very much afraid, 3 but I said to the king, “May the king live forever! Why should my face not look sad when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins, and its gates have been destroyed by fire?” ” acted
Nehemiah prayer was a prayer of Acknowledgement
_____________ from the king (Neh:2) “Neh 2:6 It pleased the king to send me” Favour
____________ and ___________ to be somebody great Neh 2:20 “The God of heaven will give us success” Neh6:11 “But I said, “Should a man like me run away? Or should someone like me go into the temple to save his life? I will not go!” GraceCourage
Social _____________ Neh 5:11 Give back to them immediately their fields, vineyards, olive groves and houses, and also the interest you are charging them—one percent of the money, grain, new wine and olive oil.” transformation
Spiritual _____________ Neh 10:39 As one body they agreed “we will not neglect the house of our god” revival