Nehemiah had a lot of naysayers when it came to rebuilding the wall around Jerusalem. With the enemies all around him, he had to keep the Israelites motivated to work hard at rebuilding the wall while also preparing them to fight to protect their hard work and families. Sometimes we are not the ones doing the hard work; we have the same role as Nehemiah.
Questions for further thought:
1. Who has God given to you to be your encourager?
2. Who has God given to you for you to encourage?
Challenge: Take time today to positively encourage someone in your life to continue to work hard.
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