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The Book of Nehemiah Chapter 3 (3 of 13)
1 Then Eliashib the high priest rose up with his
brethren the priests, and they builded the sheep gate;
they sanctified it, and set up the doors of it; even
unto the tower of Meah they sanctified it, unto the
tower of Hananeel.
These men confined their work to sacred localities.
The sheep gate was the place where sacrificial lambs
were prepared for sacrifice. They also built an
hundred cubits of the wall which extended as far as
the tower of Hananeel.
In revival, everyone does what God has gifted them to
do. No matter what the gift or gifts are everyone
works. There is no revival when only the Pastor(s) are
doing the work. There is no revival when people have
to be motivated to do work they don't want to do or
would not do by compulsion by the Spirit of God and of
the plan of God revealed to them. There is no revival
to speak of when God's gifts for the church are
overshadowed by human efforts. There is no revival
when people are not doing what God has gifted them to
do and that alone.
2 And next unto him builded the men of Jericho. And
next to them builded Zaccur the son of Imri.
3 But the fish gate did the sons of Hassenaah build,
who [also] laid the beams thereof, and set up the
doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars
The project of rebuilding the wall was distributed to
each family so that the building process could go on
SIMULTANEOUSLY and the work could be done FASTER AS
LONG AS EVERYONE DID THEIR SHARE TO THE BEST OF THEIR
4 And next unto them repaired Meremoth the son of
Urijah, the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired
Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of
Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son
There were 10 gates and four towers mentioned in this
chapter. They needed repair and notice who did the
work. Primarily it was leadership, but all of the
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