The 2 points that you will see in this chapter;
- one step at a time,
- and work together.
God is a God of restoration. So when you get brokenhearted, God will restore you. God gave them authority to rebuild the wall. Nehemiah involve the people to work together.
The important thing is that when you do things - dedicate yourself to it. Dedicate also means to work together. As believers, we need to dedicate our work to Jesus. In order to lead people, you need to listen.
Eliashib means whom God restore. Expect that some workers are lazy. We have to be diligent not to be idle. Whatever we do, do it for the glory of God.
Repair, repairs, and repaired said in this chapter 37 times. Its a long process to rebuild the wall. Repair in hebrew word means Chadash.
Dung - place to where the garbage are placed.
Now, what's the purpose of rebuilding the wall? It is to dedicate it with the Lord.
When we work together you should not be mediocre. They rebuild the wall, they worked hard for the Lord. Christians are actually full time ministers because of our relationship in the Lord.
We have to work wholeheartedly you will never be mediocre. When we worked together we have to be zealous. As one body, Christ is the head.
Romans 12:11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.