Sermons on Prayer

Sermons on Prayer

Faith and Action Go Together

Nehemiah 4:6-23 Nehemiah presents a model of faith in action; in this chapter is both a model of skilled and courageous leadership and a glorious display of God’s provision and protection. These two things – man’s action and God’s sovereignty – work together, however much they may appear at odds. We must not put asunder what God has joined; faith and action go…

A Difficult Prayer

Nehemiah 4:1-5 How can we understand Nehemiah’s prayer for judgement on his enemies? Is he abusing prayer for his own personal revenge? This difficult prayer reminds that the world is divided between God’s children and God’s enemies. Nehemiah’s prayer for judgement points us forward to Christ, the King of the Church, who will one day carry out…