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When the praises stop! 0

When the praises stop!

Posted by on Jun 17, 2018 in Today's Teaching

TEXT: ‘Then the people of Judah began to complain, “The workers are getting tired, and there is so much rubble to be moved. We will never be able to build the wall by ourselves.”’ – Nehemiah 4:10 NLT THOUGHT: Jerusalem was in a mess; walls flattened, gates destroyed by fire; and its inhabitants living in fear and disarray. God sent Nehemiah to rebuild the city and make it secure. Although he had this God-given vision and the Persian king’s resources, he still needed the help of the people of Jerusalem. He could not do it without them. Sharing his vision about how God had intervened, rallied the people to make a start. Nehemiah got each one to rebuild the wall on the outside of their property. Others living outside of Jerusalem came to help too, but the message was clear. Failing to protect their own home meant the enemy would have an easier access into the city and their house would be the first to be attacked, endangering everyone else’s. What we do will either help or hinder God’s people and the work of the local church. Jesus taught that listening to and obeying His words would ensure a true foundation that could withstand any storm – Matthew 7:24-27....

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