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Nehemiah Perceives a Need

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Nehemiah 1:3-4: And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire 4 And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat […]

A Man To Match The Mission

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Proverbs 18:16: A man’s gift maketh room for him, and bringeth him before great men. The book bearing Nehemiah’s name also contains his words. Although authored by God, we have a very unique perspective on the history of rebuilding the wall because Nehemiah records the details (at the direction of the Lord) as he lives […]

Dreams That Build Desire

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Psalm 10:17: LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear: Jesus Christ is our big-brother and our example in whose steps we are to walk (I Peter 2:21). He declared in John 4:34 that his meat was to do the will of […]

Concerted Effort

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Hebrews 2:1: Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. The ability to focus is important for success. It is vital to follow through on what God works in our heart with diligence and concerted effort. Do you […]

Set Your Sights

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Proverbs 29:18: Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. Vision is the bridge between the present and the future. Vision charts a journey into our future. Without it most people take the path of least resistance doing their best to avoid discomfort. A clearly defined […]

Prepare, Seek & Do

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Ezra 7:10: For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments. Preparing, seeking and doing are universal to success in achieving the desires of our hearts. Ezra the scribe is an example of a person who prepared his heart […]

The Seeker’s Task

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Matthew 7:7-8: Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. Jesus taught on the importance of asking, seeking and knocking. He guaranteed […]

The Natural Order of Things

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Psalms 104:23: Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening. God created all things in a natural order. When we understand that natural order and commit ourselves to that natural order, we will benefit from it. God expects us to use that order, live by that order, and protect that […]

What Are the Desires of Your Heart?

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Psalm 20:4: NIV May he [The Lord] give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. God has made our free will the main component in our choice of profession and our willingness to sow and reap. He has left it up to us, and our choices are important. We shape […]

4 Steps to Accomplishing Your Vision

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Habakkuk 2:1-2: I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved. 2 And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make [it] plain upon tables, that he may run […]