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Troublemakers and Their Tactics (Nehemiah 4:1-6)

Matthew Hiatt, March 1, 2020
Part of the Rebuilding Years: Ezra and Nehemiah series, preached at a Sunday Morning service

What did Jesus do when he sat at a dinner table with the guy who would betray him? And he kept right on doing what he was called to do. Even though it would cost him everything.

Tags: Building, Construction, ezra, nehemiah, Rebuild, restoration

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Nehemiah 4:1-6

1But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews. 2And he spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned? 3Now Tobiah the Ammonite was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox go up, he shall even break down their stone wall. 4Hear, O our God; for we are despised: and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of captivity: 5And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders. 6So built we the wall; and all the wall was joined together unto the half thereof: for the people had a mind to work. (KJV)