Mar. 15, 2020
"The true success of any church is going to be prayer. We can easily deceive ourselves, but our purity and our power and our spirituality and our holiness will parallel our prayer" - AW Tozer, Fellowship of the Burning Heart.
1. What Usually Brings Prayer On?
A. Jerusalem's condition - Nehemiah 1:3
B. Nehemiah's commitment - Nehemiah 1:4
C. What are you praying for?
2. Knowing God and Prayer - Nehemiah 1:5-6
A. Evidence of a Believer's Heart - Leviticus 26:42, Exodus 19:5-6
B. First Appeal - Nehemiah 1:6
Pray without ceasing - 1 Thessalonians 5:17
3. Realizing Where We Stand - Nehemiah 1:6-11
A. Confession - Nehemiah 1:6-8
B. Promises to be rebuilt - Leviticus 26:40-45, 1 John 1:8-10
C. They did not stop being God's people - Nehemiah 1:10
D. Almighty power needed - Nehemiah 1:11
What moves you to prayer? Are you willing to pray?
When is the last time you had a concentrated time of prayer?
How have you applied 1 Thessalonians 5:17 to your life?