When speaking to the people, Nehemiah told them how God was directing him. He told them how He had softened the king’s heart to support the repair of the walls (Neh 2:17-18).
… Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me …
When you present the vision for a task, what would make it more likely for people to rise up and work? What has God already done to confirm and support the vision?
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