Will You Be the Man?
When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel. ~Nehemiah 2:10
One of my favorite Bible characters is Nehemiah. He is one of the great Biblical and historical inspirations of faith. In the face of very difficult odds, he volunteered to take on the task in leading the people of Jerusalem to rebuild the city walls that had laid broken and waste for many years. Nehemiah was God’s man for the hour. This morning, we are considering the question, “Will you be the man?”
We see Nehemiah and his DETERMINATION.
“…There was come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel.” Nehemiah was marked by a burning desire to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem and restore the glory to God. He came to seek the welfare of the children of Israel. He was determined to lead the people in doing something that no one had the courage and conviction to do until he arrived. As a leader, you must have determination. You must be convinced in your h