All in Praying

Nehemiah 1:1-11

 

  • Nehemiah had a passionate desire to know how things were in the Promised Land.  1:1-2

 

  • Nehemiah was                                                  when he learned about the desperate situation in the Promised Land.  1:3-11

 

  • Nehemiah opened his prayer by declaring that God was awesome.
  • Nehemiah reminded God of his covenant promises to the nation.
  • Nehemiah asked God to respond to his humble prayer for forgiveness of sin.
  • Nehemiah asked God to respond to his humble prayer for restoration of the nation.
  • Nehemiah reminds us that God is attentive to the prayer of the humble.
  • Nehemiah asked God to give him favor before the King so God might use him.

 

Application: What do we learn from Nehemiah about humble praying?

 

  • Humble praying includes                          of who God is.
  • Humble praying includes                               of sin.
  • Humble praying includes                         to the word of God.
  • Humble praying includes                              .
  • Humble praying includes                              .

New Covenant Truth:  Jesus said, “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given to you.” John 15:7