Life can often be a struggle. It is for most of us, just as it was for Nehemiah (and, we’re not doing things nearly as hard as he was attempting). Yet, in trusting God, there is an endpoint. There IS a time of not merely doing, but of completion. Nehemiah trusted God, and God gave Him the strength to finish. As should we.
1. Do you sometimes feel yourself being tired, and wishing to quit, that which God has given you as tasks and purposes?
2. Are you even sometimes upset that He gave it to you in the first place, and wish to just stop?
Challenge: Like Nehemiah, have faith that God who gave you life and strength for living, will also give you strength and endurance for perseverance and completion. But, at the end, just as in Nehemiah’s time, there is a final victory in doing what God asked him, and you, to do. That satisfaction is beyond anything he or we could imagine. So, trust in Him, work, and enjoy the good work that He would have us do, as He did with Nehemiah. Thank you, Lord, for that good work. Amen.
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