This video is of a sermon about a month and a half old. Our awesome UPLOAD Team Leader just got the chance to get it onto vimeo. Its a very important section of the sermon that night as we studied Nehemiah on how to handle people in your life who persecute you for your faith in many ways. So enjoy the truths, the tips, the student converstion testimony, and the weapons!
Have you ever gotten that haunting feeling that you forgot something that you needed, or worse yet…you left something on (like the oven) that could burn the house down? That happened to me when I was in college. I remember driving home with that nauseous feeling, but trying to wipe it out of my mind like every other time. But this time, I rounded the corner to my apartment and saw 3 fire trucks outside, lights spinning, spot lights exposing my apartment, and hoses out. I raced inside to see the damage I caused from leaving on the oven, but nothing in our place was harmed. Everything was fine. It was a dryer fire from the apartment beneath us. Whew!
When we look at the book of Nehemiah, we have to remember that its setting is within a major disaster. Continue reading →