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Nehemiah 13:1-6

In Audio by Allen Webster

God can turn our hardships into blessings. The trying of our faith builds up our spirits and gives us a better capacity to enjoy our blessings. God both unites and divides. All those who are willing to submit to God’s word are united but we are divided from those who are unwilling to obey Him. And a lack of strong …

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Nehemiah 6:13-19

In Audio by Allen Webster

Whatever our spiritual weaknesses may be we need to work on transforming them into strengths. If we continue to do the things God tells us to do the devil cannot triumph over us. The trials we face will strengthen us and make us better able to serve God in the future. One way we can defeat God’s enemies is to …

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Nehemiah 2:3-8

In Audio by Allen Webster

Short prayers are sometimes more appropriate than long prayers. Before facing sudden difficult situations we should quickly ask the Lord for wisdom and willpower. We need to have plans and goals because we never know when God will present us with opportunities. We should be willing to give up our comfort for the good of God’s kingdom. And we need …

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Nehemiah 7:5-7

In Audio by Allen Webster

God’s people always need to conduct themselves with dignity decency and order. We need to pray to God and study His word daily to receive wisdom. God communicates with us through the Bible today but He no longer speaks to His people by miraculous means.

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Nehemiah 4:3-5

In Audio by Allen Webster

We should never repay anyone evil for evil. We are not responsible for exacting vengeance upon our enemies but we should rather leave punishment of evil in God’s hands. We should do good deeds even for those who have mistreated us. We should also pray for our enemies but we should not pray for them to be forgiven while they …

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Nehemiah 5:6-10

In Audio by Allen Webster

We should never say anything before we’ve really thought about our words. We must be mindful of our example so we do not bring shame upon the Lord’s church. We must not sell out our brethren. We have to remain faithful in our lifestyle. We cannot abandon the church in favor of another religion. And we must not compromise the …

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Nehemiah 1:4-7

In Audio by Allen Webster

When we pray to God we need to show Him our complete reverence for Him. We need to demonstrate our humility before Him in our prayers. And we need to call upon Him persistently.

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Nehemiah 13:13-22

In Audio by Allen Webster

Leaders must make their rules stick or they will not be respected. The same is true concerning parents. Children need discipline in order to learn how to be happy and productive adults. We must be careful not to abuse our children in disciplining them but to never teach them discipline is would be a terrible abuse. God sometimes disciplines us …

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Nehemiah 4:6-14

In Audio by Allen Webster

Our faith should always motivate us to put God’s will above our own. One function of leadership is keeping the work going. Leaders must be able to solve problems and move on. And when fighting the Lord’s battles we should remember we are also fighting for our families.

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Nehemiah 6:1-5

In Audio by Allen Webster

Our enemies may not always threaten us physically. They may attack our character or our souls. Our enemies are not always obvious either. Some of the most dangerous servants of the devil are those who stand behind a pulpit and preach false doctrine. We need to be aware that Satan’s workers are persistent. And we should be prepared for our …