A Bible Study Of Nehemiah Essay
The enemy entered in, and now you are sitting in a pile of debris of your shattered life. In the book of Nehemiah, Nehemiah gets the report of his home in Jerusalem is destroyed and what is left of the city is a big pile of rubble. The report of his home being destroyed breaks his heart and he does not want to leave his home in this state. I know when we have been broken we feel like what is the use, we will never be the same again. Our lives are ruined, and we don’t have a clue on where to begin, at repairing our broken heart. I am going to suggest we follow Nehemiah’s example on repairing our lives, and remember with God, we always have Hope.
The first thing Nehemiah did was he inspected the walls of Jerusalem that were broken down. This is the hard part, and the part that we don’t want to look at. We have been told way too much in this world to “Pick yourself up by your boot straps, and move on,” “Put on your big girl panties,” or “forget it.” God never said any of these saying, and therefore they do not work! God said, we are going to have to deal with the debris that has been left behind. This is an emotional time in your life, and for many women it will be a time of grieving for the things you lost. Anger is a part of grieving; so don’t back off because you are getting unbelievably angry. Find someone you can express your anger to.
In finding someone you can express your anger to, you can deal with your feelings and emotions without your anger…