Let Us Arise and Build
Take your bibles please and be finding the book of Nehemiah, Nehemiah, chapter two, and verse eleven, page seven eighty three if you have one like I have. Well, alright, the book of Nehemiah. We're thinking this morning on this particular subject, LET US ARISE AND BUILD, let us arise and build. This is the story of the rebuilding of the walls round about Jerusalem under the leadership of God's man, Nehemiah. And I begin reading now where we uh, commenced our study last Sunday, chapter two and verse eleven Nehemiah says, "So I came to Jerusalem, and was there three days. And I rose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem, neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon."
Now, boys and girls, that means his horse. He called his horse a beast. He wasn't talking about his wife or anything like that. Neither was any beast with me except that that I rode upon. "And I went out by night by the gate of the valley, and even before the dragon well, and to the dung port, and viewed the walls of Jerusalem which were broken down and the gates thereof which were consumed with fire. Then I went on to the gate of the fountain, and to the king's pool, and there was no place for the beast that was under me to pass."
That is, there was so much rubbish and so much debris and so much rubble that he could not even get past. Oh, what a these principles will be true in the building of your lives. You have a family to build and these principles will be true in the building of your family. You have a business to build and these principles will be true in the building of your business. We have a church family and a church fellowship to build. And these principles will be true here. These are great eternal, vital principles and you will remember that last week, we told you three things to look for when you study any passage of scripture. N ...
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