Series EZRA AND NEHEMIAH with Pastor Kurt Piesslinger, M.A.
When Nehemia is informed with bad news, he starts moving forward. It is unbelievable what would follow.
2.1 Nehemiah Receives Bad News
Nehemia is informed that Jerusalems` wall is still unfinished. He is saddened.
2.2 Nehemiah´s Prayer
Nehemia`s prayer is filled with repentance and self-criticism, nevertheless he is filled with hope for God`s intervention.
2.3 Nehemiah Speaks Out
After four months of praying, Nehemia dares to tell the Persian king about his plan.
2.4 Nehemiah Sent
The Persian king Artaxerxes I allows Nehemia to travel to Jerusalem for reconstructing the wall of Jerusalem., which is a sensation.
2.5 Nehemiah Prepares for His Task
Nehemia is on a scouting mission, having a close look at the rest of the wall of Jerusalem during the night. He is well prepared for the meeting of the town-council.
Nehemia had an important job as cupbearer of the Persian king. But he looked for a meaningful task, working for the Lord.