Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Intersection of Life and Faith

<< Powered by 4

Powered by 4 - January 11, 2012

  • 2012 Jan 11
  • COMMENTS

 

Multiple Tasker

today's reading.
Nehemiah 5    Now there arose a great outcry of the people and of their wives against their Jewish brothers...

the blog.
Nehemiah's primary task is rebuilding the city wall and gates of Jerusalem. But he made the most of his time and accomplished a number of other important tasks as well. Today Nehemiah takes on the challenge of righting a serious situation where the common Jewish people were being gouged financially by the nobles and officials.

I learned quite a bit about godly leadership from Nehemiah today. After I read Nehemiah 5:1-19 through, I went back and looked for qualities Nehemiah displayed and used that I found admirable. Here's my list: helper; fixer; hard worker; compassionate; concerned for the people; honest; fair; spokesperson; generous; genuine. What was the most meaningful thing you saw about Nehemiah in chapter 5? What did you learn from it and how will you put it into practice in your life? Tami W.

Join the discussion on the P4 Blog
Get more on this topic with Back to the Bible

***

Powered by 4 is all about engaging God's Word and living it out--in community. So if it's encouragement you want or motivation you need, join the discussion on the P4 Blog--a place to weigh in on the daily scripture as well as share thoughts & questions. And, for a more in-depth look at the Powered by 4 readings, tune in to the daily Back to the Bible radio program with Woodrow Kroll. 

Archives

Follow Crosswalk.com