We Must First Be a Person of Prayer-Nehemiah 1&2
When Nehemiah heard from his brother and the others with him of the condition of the exiles and the city of Jerusalem, it greatly affected him. He wept. He mourned. He fasted and prayed. It would have been easy for Nehemiah to just brush off the news. He had a good job in Susa and was doing well. Why should he be concerned about something that was happening miles and miles away? God had given Nehemiah a heart for his city and people. Nehemiah being a man of prayer showed God his heart and asked for God’s help. Here are some things that I am learning from Nehemiah on prayer.