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Power Of Unity

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God Brings Us Together

Nehemiah is gathering the leadership of the religious community.
gatekeepers - ushers
singers - music ministry
Levites - servants of the temple that work with the Priests.
The goal is to have security in what has been rebuilt.
Godly leadership is good measurement and key to unity.
Faithful man. - Be people of integrity and honesty.
Feared God. - Look to honor God above self.
Nehemiah 7:1–2 NLT
After the wall was finished and I had set up the doors in the gates, the gatekeepers, singers, and Levites were appointed. I gave the responsibility of governing Jerusalem to my brother Hanani, along with Hananiah, the commander of the fortress, for he was a faithful man who feared God more than most.
Why does Nehemiah put his brother in Charge? (See )
Why is it important to have God involved in leadership?
Who did Nehemiah organize? Why? ()

Know Your Identity

Why was it important to keep records of family? ()
What was wrong now that the city was rebuilt? ()
List the Groups
Leaders
priests
Levites
descendants of Temple servants
descendants of servants of King Solomon
Why did this group have so much problem? () Why? Barzillai name is not in the records and therefore have them disqualified to serve as priests.

Together We Are More

The pooled their resources together for the betterment of the city.
The gifts were for the work.
The people gave gifts and gave robes for the priests.
What did the families give? ()
Why is this important for Jersualem?
Wha will happen when people come together with their resources?
What does unity look like to you?

Take Action

What can you do to bring your family, community, students or co-workers together?
How is God in the center of the call to unity?
What action will you take to bring people to gether help?
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