Let Us Arise And Build (Outline)
Arise And Build!
All Things Are Possible
With God’s Help
Let Us Arise And Build!
I. The Reconnaissance (vv. 11-16).
A. The Season (vv. 11-12).
Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NLT), “There is a time for everything, a season for every activity under heaven” (emphasis mine).
1 Chronicles 12:32 (NLT), “From the tribe of Issachar, there were 200 leaders of the tribe with their relatives. All these men understood the temper of the times and knew the best course for Israel to take” (emphasis mine).
B. The Staff (vs. 12).
C. The Secrecy Or Secretness (vs. 12).
D. The Survey (vs. 13-16).
Luke 14:28-30 (NASB-U), “For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?  Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him,  saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’”
II. The Report (vv. 17-18a).
A. His Estimation or Examination (vs. 17).
B. His Exhortation (vs. 17).
C. His Encouragement (vs. 18).
III. The Reaction Of The People (vv. 18b-20).
A. Their Attitude (vs. 18).
B. Their Action (vs. 18).
C. Their Adversaries (vs. 19).
D. Their Answer (vs. 20).