Sermon Response September 30, 2018

The Text:Nehemiah 7:1-5

Discuss:

  1. Why do you think Nehemiah appointed his brother and Hananiah into leadership roles?

  2. What do you feel was the motivation for Nehemiah taking a census? Explain.

  3. Why do you think they had not rebuilt their homes in Jerusalem?

Respond:

1. David and Nehemiah each took a census. David’s was incited by Satan and Nehemiah’s was laid on his heart by God. How can this be?

  1. Have you ever allowed fear to stop you from doing something you know God has called you to do? Explain.

  2. How can one best combat fear? How can one increase their faith?

  3. Read Isaiah 41:10. How can you remind yourself of this truth the next time you fear?

  4. What can you do this week to better trust in God?

Prayer

Lord may we find our faith increased by seeking you!