God's Servant- A Person Of Passion (Outline)

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Arise And Build!

All Things Are Possible

With God’s Help

God’s Servant:

A Person Of Passion!

Nehemiah 2:1-10

Nehemiah 2:1-10.

I.     The Passion (vv. 1-3).

Principle number one:  when waiting on God to answer your prayer:  “Don’t be in a hurry!

Principle number two:  “When you don’t know what to do, don’t do anything!”  Simply wait on God.

Psalm 27:14 (NASB-U), “Wait for the Lord; Be strong, and let your heart take courage; yes, wait for the Lord.”

Isaiah 40:31 (KJV), “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

Lamentations 1:1 (NASB-U), “How lonely sits the city That was full of people!  She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations!  She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!”

II.    The Prayer (vv. 4-8).

A.    The Petition To The King Of Kings (vs. 4).

Principle number three:  Pray before you speak or act!

1 Thessalonians 5:17 (NASB-U), “Pray without ceasing.”

B.    The Petition To The King (vv. 5-8).

Webster’s Dictionary,

“2a. the act of power of imagination;  b(1):  mode of seeing or conceiving (2) the unusual discernment or foresight.”

C.    The Payoff (vs. 8).

III.   The Prosperity (vs. 9).

IV.   The Probation (vs. 10).

1.     Nehemiah 2:10:  Grief or displeasure at the work of God.

2.     Nehemiah 2:19:  Laughter at the work of God.

3.     Nehemiah 4:1-4:  Anger, indignation and mocking of the work of God.

4.     Nehemiah 4:7-8:  Fighting and open opposition to the work of God.

5.     Nehemiah 6:1-2:  An attempt to distract them from the work of God by gossip.

6.     Nehemiah 6:10-14:  False friends working against the work of God.

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