Sunday Recap - Jan. 28th

For the next eight Sundays, we’re going to tell the incredible story of Nehemiah. What you need to know is that Nehemiah was a leader and accomplished a task others before him could not achieve. He rebuilt a city wall – ensuring the safety and economic well being of a nation. He rebuilt the spiritual lives of those who had been beaten down and forgotten. In much the same way, as a church, we are embarking on a great task and vision of replanting our church in the downtown Stamford area.

Key Scriptures: Hanani, one of my brothers, came from Judah with some other men, and I questioned them about the Jewish remnant that had survived the exile, and also about Jerusalem. They said to me, “Those who survived the exile…are in great trouble and disgrace. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates have been burned with fire.” When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before God...” Nehemiah 1:2-4 (NIV)

Some Sunday takeaways on being used by God:

  1. God uses the person who is broken and burdened over others.
  2. God uses the person who seeks Him first.
  3. God uses the person who is willing to confess their sin.
  4. God uses the person who will humbly pray on the behalf of others.
  5. God uses the person who boldly asks God to move.