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Nehemiah Series

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 11 & 12

Today: Why do we worship?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What does worship mean to me? How is worship bigger than music?
  2. How does worship focus my attention on God, NOT myself?
  3. Why is corporate worship important? How does it produce joy?
  4. How does the local church encourage a lifestyle of worship and service?
  5. What are some things I can do to be more intentional with my worship?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 10:1-39

Today: How do I get out of God’s way?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What am I committed to? Does my life reflect those commitments?
  2. How does “giving” reflect a commitment to God and grow our faith?
  3. How does “rest/Sabbath” reflect a commitment to God and grow our faith?
  4. Why is trusting God vital? How does trust grow? What proves trust?
  5. Am I “all in?” Where is God wanting me to grow in my commitment?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 9:1-37

Today: How do we get out of God’s Way?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Describe an unhealthy relationship in your life. Why is it unhealthy?
  2. Why is it important to acknowledge the unhealthy characteristics?
  3. What does God expect in our relationship with Him? Do we fail?
  4. How does God respond when we mess up? Are we afraid to go to Him?
  5. How can I practice a more honest faith? Where can I share my struggles?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 7:5-8:1-18

Today: What are we really re-building?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What does spiritual community mean to me? Is it important to faith?
  2. Do I consider myself more of a contributor or consumer of community?
  3. How does knowing who is in our community help make it stronger?
  4. Do spiritual communities need financial support? Why or why not?
  5. How should the Word of God feed and shape a spiritual community?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 6 & 7

Today: What keeps me rebuilding?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Have I ever quit/wanted to quit something I knew I needed to finish?
  2. What were the biggest factors in my decision? How did it turn out?
  3. How does Nehemiah display grit? How does God pour out grace?
  4. What am I considering giving up today that I might regret tomorrow?
  5. Do I need more grit or grace? How do I see my re/build turning out?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 4 & 5

Today: What stops me from rebuilding?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Who are some leaders I admire? Why? What traits do they possess?
  2. Why does obeying God potentially include opposition and conflict?
  3. In what ways does Jesus show us how to be engaged and generous?
  4. Where in my life is God asking me to get more involved and to serve?
  5. Where in my church is God asking me to serve? What holds me back?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 3:1-32

Today: 

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Have I ever been on a team? What was my role on the team?
  2. How important is unity on a team for their likelihood of success?
  3. How can diversity be both a positive and negative thing in a group?
  4. What holds me back from investing myself in the teams I belong to?
  5. Where is God calling me to “rebuild the walls” in my church?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 2:1-20

Today: What needs to be rebuilt in my life?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. Do I believe God has a “plan” for individual people? Why/why not?
  2. Where have I seen “God’s timing” play out in my life? Why is it critical?
  3. How does God provide, protect, and prosper Nehemiah to fulfill His plan?
  4. Where has God provided, protected, and prospered me to fulfill His plan?
  5. Where is God currently rebuilding my courage to believe for His plans?

Nehemiah: Rebuilding hearts, homes, and habits.

Text: Nehemiah 1:1-11

Today: What needs to be rebuilt in my life?

Talk About It: Questions to process with family, friends, and yourself.

  1. What is my favorite movie? What major problem does the plot include?
  2. Do I see problems as challenging opportunities? Why or why not?
  3. How does Nehemiah pray about Jerusalem’s situation? What stands out?
  4. How can God’s promises anchor me during difficult seasons of life?
  5. What are the areas in my life that need rebuilding that I can pray about?