The Sound of the Saints as We March on to Zion (Nehemiah 5)Dr. Adam Howell
The Sound of the Saints as We March on to Zion (Nehemiah 5)
Dr. Adam Howell
I. The Specific Outcry (vv. 2-5)
II. Clarification of the Internal Conflict (vv. 6-8)
III. Redirection to Their Status as God’s People (vv. 9-11)
A. Walk in the Fear of God (v. 9)
1. The Fear of the Lord is rooted and grounded in a covenantal relationship between God and his people.
2. Leviticus 25:35-38
3. Nehemiah’s Example (vv. 14-19)
B. Live as Those Who Have Been Given the Law (vv. 10-12)
IV. The Sound of the Saints: Hallelujah, Amen (v. 13b)
V. Final Applications
A. Internal conflict will slow the march to Zion. Be part of the solution, not part of the problem.
B. Godly leaders seek to correct internal conflict, grumbling, and discontentment with a stead diet of God’s Word/Law after first having meditated on it himself.
C. The unified cry of God’s people is a message to the world about the value of the gospel.