Chapter 3 paints a picture of community, including the main point that we should begin serving the body by working on “the broken wall in front of our own house.” Chapter 4 records the opposition they face and the leadership they need.
Nehemiah faces three moments where he must rely on the word of God and speak out boldly.
Nehemiah is caught in the tension of living between two worlds. He needs an answer from God as to how to resolve the dilemma.
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How do you introduce yourself? What things about you are the most important to tell someone first? Do people know about your prayer life before they get your business card? Do they know of your passion for God before they know your job title? For Nehemiah, being part of the people of God was his identity. His job was an afterthought.