Nehemiah 1:1-11 - 5/18/22
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
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
Prov. 21:1 – God moves the hearts of kings.
The Persistence of his Prayer
2:1 – 5 months later