People Matter (Nehemiah 11:1-12:26) - 9/28/22
Populating the city with people
The importance of people and the difference they can make.
Walls, gates, and temple or up… now for the people.
Then and now… PEOPLE MATTER
It takes a variety of people.
Priests, Governors, Servants
Religious, Civil, Military
The church today is a body of gifted believers
Living as the Church/Body of Jesus Christ
The New Covenant people of God
It takes a variety of people who understand their mission and purpose.
Acknowledge who He is. – Devotion, Love, Obedience
Live for Him
Evangelism and Discipleship
Do for others in the His name and for His Glory
Matthew 5:13-16 – Be salt and light
It takes a variety of people who understand their mission and purpose and are willing to act upon their convictions.
What we do is for the Lord
Willing to do
ALL IN mentality
Jerusalem being the City of God
The Church being the Church of God
1 Timothy 3:15 – if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth. (ESV)
Then… city in order. People and their calling
Now… church in order. People and their calling