• Tabernacle Baptist Church

Nehemiah 1:1-11 - 5/18/22

INTRO

  • Nehemiah is a Godly man that accomplished much.

  • Nehemiah is often referred to as a great book on leadership.

  • Tonight let us consider the Godly Leader and their relationship with God (their prayer life and devotion)


A Kingdom Concern vv. 1-3


News came for Jerusalem

  • His heart was focused on God’s Kingdom

  • God’s rule and reign through His people

  • He was devoted to God.

  • Seeking after God


A Kingdom Petition vv. 4-11


The Attitude of his Prayer – v.4

  • Brokenness

  • Reverence

  • Presence (He was aware of the holiness of God

The Content of his Prayer

  • Adoration – v. 5

  • Confession – vv. 6-7

  • Thanksgiving – vv. 8-10

  • Deut 28-30 – Judgement and Blessing

  • He knew God would forgive and restore… if they obeyed

  • Supplication

  • Prov. 21:1 – God moves the hearts of kings.

The Persistence of his Prayer

  • 2:1 – 5 months later

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