I love reading the book of Nehemiah. This man was a bold, determined, prayerful man of God. I encourage you to read his story. It has definitely encouraged me to do what I know God has placed in my hands.
When Nehemiah heard about the state of the people and the wall of Jerusalem, he was so moved that he gave up his distinguished position in the king's palace and traveled back to Jerusalem to make things right. He gathered together the people of Israel and inspired them to work as a team to rebuild the walls.
There were people who ridiculed Nehemiah's mission. There were naysayers who dissed the quality of his work. Enemies sent up threats to attack his efforts.
At every turn, Nehemiah consulted the Lord in prayer. His resolve to stay prayerful kept him from making mistakes. His connection to God maintained his strength and resolve to finish what had been placed on his heart.
Nehemiah's faith led him to do what would have seemed impossible. With his leadership, the group was able to rebuild the walls of the city of Jerusalem in fifty-two days.
What has Papa God laid on your heart?
What moved your spirit so much that you knew God was calling you to action?
What 'wall' is waiting on your rebuilding touch?
Don't allow the haters, the detractors, or your enemies to keep you from completing what God has placed in your hands.
Stay faithful to what you have been called to complete. You are in the midst of walking out a miracle. You can't give up!
Today, purpose in your heart to keep going. Stay filled with the Holy Spirit, so you can finish the work. God gave you the project. Don't let it fall to the wayside.
Verse of the Day: Nehemiah 4:6 (NIV)
"So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, for the people worked with all their heart.
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