Wednesday, March 12, 2014
4 Tactics to Keep God's Work from Being Done
Just as soon as God’s people step out by faith to do His will, the enemy shows up and tries to discourage them.
When doing God’s work expect opposition
As noted in our last article Sanballat was not happy when he heard that Nehemiah had returned to Jerusalem to help the Jews. He and his friends delighted in mocking their Jewish neighbors by pointing out the dilapidated condition of Jerusalem. Though they lived nearby they were not friends with the Jews. They were in fact the enemies of God’s people.
Nehemiah faced a great challenge and had great faith in a great God. The people had a mind to work and were dedicated to the rebuilding of the wall. Nehemiah was a godly leader and he recognized those who worked alongside him. (Nehemiah 4:6)
Read the entire article from Precept Ministries here.