Powered by 4 - January 11, 2012


Multiple Tasker

today's reading.
Nehemiah 5    Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers...

the blog.
Nehemiah's primary task is rebuilding the city wall and gates of Jerusalem. But he made the most of his time and accomplished a number of other important tasks as well. Today Nehemiah takes on the challenge of righting a serious situation where the common Jewish people were being gouged financially by the nobles and officials.

I learned quite a bit about godly leadership from Nehemiah today. After I read Nehemiah 5:1-19 through, I went back and looked for qualities Nehemiah displayed and used that I found admirable. Here's my list: helper; fixer; hard worker; compassionate; concerned for the people; honest; fair; spokesperson; generous; genuine. What was the most meaningful thing you saw about Nehemiah in chapter 5? What did you learn from it and how will you put it into practice in your life? Tami W.

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