All posts tagged: Nehemiah

Ono = Oh No! I am not coming down!


ONO = Oh No! Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, “Come and let us meet together at Hakkephirim in the plain of Ono.” But they intended to do me harm. And I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Have you ever noticed, when you finally make up your mind to obey God, live for Him, follow the Spirit’s lead, that’s when all hell suddenly breaks loose against you? I have come to realize that when you focus on living for God and doing His work, the enemy seeks relentlessly to get you off track. This the case with Nehemiah the governor and rebuilder of the wall of Jerusalem. He and his compatriots were knee-deep in fulfilling the work the Lord had given them. But to get them of track Sanballat and Gehsem decided to throw everything, every trick in the book, to get them off track. Our enemy also, would use all the dirty tricks in the his books to take us out of the game, slow us down, …

10 Bible Characters of Great Faith


…we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses… It is imperative to surround oneself with people who can impact your life for the good and not for the bad. Here is a list of a few great men and women worth hanging out with 24/7. 1. Noah was a man who took God seriously. Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him. Genesis 6:22 2. Nehemiah was a man who silenced the Nay Sayers and did what they said he couldn’t do. Then I replied to them, “The God of heaven will make us prosper, and we his servants will arise and build, but you have no portion or right or claim in Jerusalem.” Nehemiah 2:20 3. Job was a man whose life and resolve was tested beyond imagination, yet did not curse God. “In all this Job did not sin or charge God with wrong.” Job 1:22 4. Joseph was a man who was wholly devoted to the Lord even in times of injustice, betrayal, and temptation. “As for you, you …