• Tabernacle Baptist Church

A Commitment to Change (Nehemiah 10:1-39) - 9/14/22

INTRO

  • The wall is finished.

  • Now Nehemiah prepares the people to succeed

  • Chapters 8–13 is the preparation of the people

  • They are making the commitment necessary to be the people called has called them to be.

We will be a consecrated people – vv. 1-28

  • Declared sacred. We are your people

  • Nehemiah the Governor to the Temple servants

  • Everyone… great and small

  • They were all united on how they were to live

  • The commitment to LIVE FOR GOD

  • I will do this!

We will separate from the world – vv. 28 & 30

  • Separated from the peoples of the land

  • No inner marriages

  • Not allowing the people of the land to pull us away from God

  • A HOLY PEOPLE

  • Live differently. Striving to be different

We will walk in the truth – v. 29

  • walk in God’s Law

  • to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord and

  • his rules and his statutes.

  • God’s Word – The Bible

  • Believe and Live out truth

  • Seek it out and Live it out

  • Living under the authority of God

We will be people of true worship – vv. 31-39

  • The sabbath

  • Their tithes

  • Their offerings

  • Their temple

WE WILL NOT NEGLECT THE HOUSE OF THE LORD

A worship that focuses on GOD… and not man.

The understood their responsibility

  • The Old Covenant Law/Temple

  • The New Covenant – Grace/Jesus

  • MyTime

  • My Talents

  • My Treasures

  • As we serve the Lord

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