Do you want to be someone the LORD can and will use? If God were to place an ad in the help wanted section, what would it say?
WANTED a person to do a job for the King of Kings. Applicant must possess special qualifications. He need not be good looking, talented, charismatic, educated, or gifted. Rather he or she must possess a heart for GOD and a burden for God's work.
God is looking for men and women to serve Him. God is not looking for someone who is talented, charismatic, educated or gifted. He can supply this stuff. Rather, He wants men and women with a certain kind of heart.
Nehemiah was this kind of man. Sometimes, when we approach this book with its record of how God worked through the man Nehemiah to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, we get lost in admiring the leadership Nehemiah exhibited, and we forget the God who gave him that ability to lead. Today we want to explore why God used Nehemiah. It was because He was a man who possessed a heart for the LORD.
I. Nehemiah's Heart FOR the LORD (v. 1-4)
II. How We Can Have A Heart For God.
Dr. Don has thirty five years of Pastoral experience. He planted churches with Galilean Baptist Mission for twelve years (3 churches) and served as Senior Pastor in three other churches. He is currently the Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Lansing, Michigan. He studied...