En Nehemías 2, Nehemías, después de mucha planificación y oración, se acerca al rey con denuedo teniendo un plan, reconociendo que, en definitiva, responde ante al Rey de Reyes. El pastor Mark señala varios hechos clave de este capítulo, incluido el hecho de que la visión requiere provisión, que tu confianza proviene de tu llamado y que, para liderar a otros, debes seguir al Señor.
1 Kings 18:7 – And as Obadiah was on the way, behold, Elijah met him. And Obadiah recognized him and fell on his face and said, “Is it you, my lord Elijah?” Entering the story of Elijah in 1 Kings 18 is a man named Obadiah who, “feared the LORD greatly” (1 Kings 18:3) and … Read more
1 Kings 17:21 – Then he stretched himself upon the child three times and cried to the Lord, “O Lord my God, let this child’s life come into him again.” In 1 Kings 17, God leads Elijah to a place called Zarephath where he meets a widow and her son. By God’s power, Elijah does not one but two … Read more
Nehemiah 2:4 – Then I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. And I told no one what my God had put into my heart to do for Jerusalem. There was no animal with me but the one on which I rode. One of the highlights of my week is being … Read more
Nehemiah 2:12 – Then I arose in the night, I and a few men with me. And I told no one what my God had put into my heart to do for Jerusalem. There was no animal with me but the one on which I rode. In this section of Nehemiah’s journal, we learn two … Read more
Nehemiah 2:10 – But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant heard this, it displeased them greatly that someone had come to seek the welfare of the people of Israel. When God acts, Satan reacts. For the first time in the story, a unified opposition rises up against Nehemiah as his critics are … Read more
Nehemiah 2:8 – …the good hand of my God was upon me. When my wife Grace and I first got married, we quickly realized that we approached problem solving very differently. She would spend a lot of time praying so that she was unburdened, filled with faith, and trusting God to take care of us. … Read more
In Nehemiah 2, Nehemiah audaciously approaches the king with his plan, after much planning and prayer, recognizing that he ultimately answers to the King of Kings. Pastor Mark points out several key facts from this chapter, including the fact that vision requires provision, your confidence comes from your calling, and that, to lead others, you must follow the Lord.
Nehemiah 1:11 – “O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants who delight to fear your name, and give success to your servant today, and grant him mercy…” As a pastor, as I travel the nation and world, I am constantly heartbroken whenever … Read more
Genesis 12:4 – So Abram went, as the Lord had told him… The beginning of Genesis 12:4 is just a few words that represent a massive amount of faith. When God asked Abraham to leave the pagan, evil country where he grew up so that He could make him, an old man with a wife … Read more
James 5:15 – And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Throughout this final section of the book of James, like the rest of the book, he gives us extremely practical examples and exhortations, this … Read more