There is a difference between contention and putting a new reality in place. Many are better at contention, but lack a vision on what needs to be installed. Others have vision, but do not have the stomach to fight the fight of faith. Leaders need grace for both efforts. Nehemiah is not just a trouble maker, but God has given him clarity on what must be done and the changes that are required.
A leader must see the things that are out of place … he must appreciate the need for structural adjustments be it in an organization, economically, politically, in the family or even in ministry. God will give you a vision for the adjustments that must be made even in your marriage. Be patient to receive that vision, before contending against what is wrong. Where there is a vacuum in vision, you may only be pulling down, only to create space for a worse situation. Indeed having a vision for adjustments must precede any zealous crusade for change … what do you want to change to must be known before uprooting the things that are undesirable. Meditate on your family, business or ministry… ask God, what must be set in place.
Verses for further meditation
Proverbs 29:18; Jeremiah 14:14
Thoughts for Business and the work place
Leaders have been given a vision of what must be changed and how to change it
Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, help me to see the things you want to reset within my influence. Amen
As Nehemiah’s wall was built, so will we see a reconstruction in all that may appear in distress and in waste. Nehemiah trusted and feared God, putting his faith in the Almighty whose strength is limitless to exceed all our expectations. Look out daily for Nehemiah’s Wall in 2015 and do invite friends to subscribe to the free email or social media posts. I am praying someone with a burden to be used by God in building will receive a fresh vision and get the job done.
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