- It’s hard to ride through the rubble
- Nehemiah was available. Are you?
- It is easier to ride in a circle than face it head on
- Leadership is always about people
13 After dark I went out through the Valley Gate, past the Jackal’s Well, and over to the Dung Gate to inspect the broken walls and burned gates. 14 Then I went to the Fountain Gate and to the King’s Pool, but my donkey couldn’t get through the rubble.
Nehemiah 2:13-14 New Living Translation (NLT)
Give discernment to me, your servant; then I will understand your laws.
Psalm 119:125 New Living Translation (NLT)
For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.
Hebrews 4:12 New Living Translation (NLT)
Here’s what I want: Give me a God-listening heart so I can lead your people well, discerning the difference between good and evil. For who on their own is capable of leading your glorious people?
1 Kings 3:9 The Message (MSG)
I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow.
1 Corinthians 3:6 New Living Translation (NLT)