Monday, September 10, 2007

Confession and Commitment

Confession and Commitment
Renewal in Christian Service
Text: Nehemiah 9:1- 11:2

Sermon statement (Big idea)
Repentance and confession, commitment and recommitment are part of the Christian process of becoming, especially in Christian service


An overview of the book of Nehemiah shows that Nehemiah wanted to restore not only the walls but also the people. The book is equally divided in two: chapters’ 1-7 concerns the walls and chapters’ 8-13 concerns the people.

Dr Rick Griffins of Singapore Bible College summarise the book thus:

The restoration of the walls and people in the land under Nehemiah record God’s faithfulness to His promise of restoration to encourage the remnant in covenant obedience rooted in temple worship in Jerusalem. (italics his)

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