Everyone in His Business

Nehemiah 13:30 Thus cleansed I them from all strangers, and appointed the wards of the priests and the Levites, every one in his business;

Everyone has a part to play. A unique destiny. There are different timings. Some will mature quickly while others will not. The timing, location and nature of our businesses are all unique … our preparations are also very different. When everyone has found his calling – not just Nehemiah, then God has given to the community a leader. The leader does not grab space, he enables others to be what they are meant to be. Many want things too quickly … others refuse cleansing and separation. A leader will be able to guide, push and pull … achieving in his life and in the life of others, the needed separations and the relocations needed for all to find their business. When the environment is made right, everyone can find a unique space and occupy a role that God had preordained.

The walls are built again when the people have been rebuilt …not the buildings. The people are rebuilt when God has separated evil alliances and impure ways of worldliness and sin — away from His people. The walls are rebuilt when each has rediscovered their unique callings and are prospering in their own unique callings.

Romans 12:11 Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

Verses for further meditation
1 Thess 4:11; Prov. 22:29

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Leaders do not seize space instead they empower others to find their space

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, give us leaders that will empower us to prosper in our unique roles. 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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Nehemiah 13:28 And one of the sons of Joiada, the son of Eliashib the high priest, was son in law to Sanballat the Horonite: therefore I chased him from me.

Nehemiah saw a potential problem. He does not wait for it to manifest but instead proactively takes an action. The grandson of the High Priest is chased away. What are the things you need to chase away? Which friends do you need to chase away? Which workers do you need to chase away? It does seem wicked, doesn’t it … why would Nehemiah be so brutal on this minor issue? But alliances are not minor matters … they are matters of serious gravity. Sanballat has another way of bringing havoc to the endeavors of Nehemiah …through the family of the High Priest who has already shown he is partial to the interests of Sanballat. Which of your facebook friends do you need to chase away? As you lead, be sensitive to the people you permit to share the space around you … pray for God to reveal alliances with hell so you can take necessary action. There are times to be subtle, there are times to act immediately albeit even abruptly.

The Bible warns us to flee youthful lusts … be also watchful concerning your family and marriage … certain relationships have to be cut off to avoid future trouble. Be wise. Take strong action.

 Job 20:5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?
Job 20:6 Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds;
Job 20:7 Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say, Where is he?
Job 20:8 He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.

Verses for further meditation
Psalm 68:2; Psalm 143:9

Thoughts for Business and the work place
Leaders know how to break toxic relationships

Suggestions for Prayer
Lord, open my eyes to see the alliances set up to hurt me and the grace to take the needed action.

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.

To subscribe to the devotional, please enter your email address (the left column) above the “subscribe” button (and enter on the green button). God bless you.

Recessionproofchristianlife.com is a privately owned blog/media site started in 2009 as the internet ministry of the author. It promotes the absolute authority and divine inspiration of the Holy Bible as the Word of God – Infallible and Sufficient.

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