Do you ever feel powerless, but wish you could make a difference? Consider Nehemiah. He had no money and no power, yet God used him to change history.
Nehemiah worked as the cupbearer to King Artaxerxes. His uncompromising loyalty and faithful service gained the king’s trust.
When Nehemiah’s brother’s came to tell him about the persecution that was taking place in Jerusalem, he sat down and wept. They told him,
“Those who survived the exile and are back in the province are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.” Nehemiah 1:3
Nehemiah cared deeply for the people of Israel and the city of Jerusalem. When he heard the news, he saw the need in his mind, felt the pain in his heart, and he was driven to pray.
We imagine that he thought, “What can I realistically do about this? I am just a cupbearer to the king.”
Do you ever feel powerless, but wish you could do something?
That is exactly what Nehemiah felt, and despite his powerlessness, he turned to the One who was all powerful.
Next week, we will share the remarkable story of the cupbearer whom God used to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem and restore security to the city.
Dare to ask God to help you overcome powerlessness and rely on His divine power,
As we wrap up our series on “Family Priority,” would you join us in prayer for you and your family to grow in understanding of God’s design for families?
You have an opportunity to reflect God to a world who desperately needs to see faithfulness and fidelity lived out. What is your greatest challenge?
Is your family reflecting the image of God? Check out what the Bible says about your place in God’s design for family.
Since Family is God’s idea and design, we have a calling to be diligent about pointing our family members to Him. Need help with ideas on how you can be more intentional with your family? Read these tips!
Does your family practice good communication and affection with one another? Check out this weeks post!
Strong families have strong commitments and enjoy spending time with one another. Take time to do this with your family today!
There will be a day that we will be in perfect relationship with God and with our Christian brothers and sisters. Are you in the family of God?
Everyone who receives Christ and believes in His name is a member of the family of God. Have you received Jesus in your life?
Hallelujah! We get to celebrate Christ’s resurrection this Easter! I have seen the tomb, the accounts are true: It is empty!
New series! Family is the foundation for all cultures and originates from the Bible. Is your family a priority in your life?
God’s vision for our life will always include seeing a need in the life of another person and loving them. Who needs your love today?
God tells Joshua three times in four verses to “be strong and have courage!” Will you trust in God today?