Becoming Nehemiah Leading With Significance by David L. McKenna

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Published by Beacon Hill Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Leadership,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Biblical teaching,
  • Religion - Christian Living,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies,
  • O.T.,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Business,
  • Nehemiah,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Biblical Studies - Old Testament,
  • RELIGION / Christian Ministry / General,
  • Bible.,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • (Governor of Judah),
  • Christian leadership

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8189778M
ISBN 100834122170
ISBN 109780834122178
OCLC/WorldCa61463611

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The book Becoming Nehemiah is the leadership story of Nehemiah, but McKenna does not gloss over the ugly parts. Nehemiah had a very usual journey into his role. Nehemiah’s journey was long and tedious with very few moments of success.

Nehemiah failed at times. Being perfect is not an attribute of a great leader;5/5(2). Nehemiah: Becoming a Disciplined Leader (Men of Character) Paperback – J by Gene A. Getz (Author)/5(20). Rising from royal cupbearer to master builder and governor, Nehemiah's life teaches us a remarkably uncommon thing--how to lead as servant.

In Becoming Nehemiah, David mcKenna invites you to join this exceptional man of God on a journey of leadership that matches the trials and challenges leaders face today. Through Nehemiah's story, you'll recognize the difficult Brand: Beacon Hill Press. Becoming Nehemiah offers: Information and insight into the life of Nehemiah Practical exercises at the end of each chapter to assist in developing one's own journey regardless of the level of position he or she holds Scripture references, Becoming Nehemiah book, and relevant examples that help to bring Nehemiah's story into the 21st century.

The Book of Nehemiah is somehow the second part of the Book of Ezra. Not by chance, as Brown himself reminds us, both the Septuagint (the Greek translation of the Old Testament) and the Latin Vulgate made them one book, calling Nehemiah Second Ezra.

The two books tell us about the time when the Jews returned from Babylonia to/5. Nehemiah: Becoming a Godly Leader is a fourteen week expositional study of the book of Nehemiah. It considers topics like the characteristics of a godly leader, a godly leader’s priorities, cultivating a life of celebration, characteristics of revival, how a godly leader responds to discouragement, conflict, prosperity and promotion, the tactics of the enemy, and much more/5(31).

The book Becoming Nehemiah is the leadership story of Nehemiah, but McKenna does not gloss over the ugly parts. Nehemiah had a very usual journey into his role. Nehemiah’s journey was long and tedious with very few moments of success.

Nehemiah failed at times.5/5(2). Summary of the Book of Nehemiah. This summary of the book of Nehemiah provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and Becoming Nehemiah book chapters of the Book of Nehemiah.

Outline. Nehemiah's First Administration (chs. ) Nehemiah's Response to the Situation in Jerusalem. Updated Ap The book of Nehemiah is the last of the Historical Books of the Bible, originally part of the book of Ezra, but split off into its own volume by the Church in Nehemiah was one of the most underrated heroes in the Bible, cupbearer to the powerful Persian king Artaxerxes I : Jack Zavada.

Becoming Mrs. Nehemiah: A Woman's Pursuit of Servant Leadership - eBook () by Rebecca Jordan Hear about sales, receive special offers & Format: Ebook. Nehemiah is a book about leadership, vision and prayer. It is a book about restoring a community that had been torn apart by war, injustice, poverty, spir-itual lethargy and corrupt leadership.

It challenges each of us to ask: “How will I live my life. Will I live for myself, treating my life as something I own, to be. Nehemiah, Becoming a Disciplined Leader, by Dr.

Gene Getz, tells the story of one of history’s greatest crisis management experts in action. Faced with seemingly impossible tasks, Nehemiah understood his priorities. After first seeking Becoming Nehemiah book in prayer, he proceeded to develop and then effectively implement solutions to major issues confronting him.

Nehemiah: Becoming a Godly Leader is a fourteen week expositional study of the book of Nehemiah. It considers topics like the characteristics of a godly leader, a godly leader’s priorities, cultivating a life of celebration, characteristics of revival, how a godly leader responds to discouragement, conflict, prosperity and promotion, the tactics of the enemy, and much more/5(28).

Nehemiah: Becoming a Godly Leader is a fourteen week expositional study of the book of Nehemiah. The book of Nehemiah is a tremendous narrative on godly leadership. Let us drink deeply from it, and may God use us to be the answer to this leadership crisis in our communities and ultimately in our world today.

May God richly bless your study. This. "In Becoming Nehemiah, David McKenna invites you to join this exceptional man of God on a journey of leadership that matches the trials and challenges leaders face today. I've read % of the book Nehemiah: Becoming a Disciplined Leader by Gene A.

Getz. This book helped me by leading me to clarify my goals for the future of my disciplined life. It is full of suggestions for analyzing your current walk with Christ and setting new goals for yourself and your leadership/5. Book of Ezra and Nehemiah covers the events of the Jews returning from the Babylonian captivity.

Near BC after the takeover by Nebuchadnezzar, ultimately King Cyrus of Persia arose to power, and he decided to aid the Jews to return to Jerusalem. The Jews are counted and are permitted to return to Judah to rebuild the Temple.

Nehemiah heard. The book of Nehemiah is designed to teach us that only with God's help can we actually change ourselves and recover from the damage and ruin of the past. In an individual's life the rebuilding of the walls is a picture of re-establishing the strength of that life.

Principles of Reconstruction. Don't Despair -- Begin to Repair. The book of Nehemiah, likely written between and B.C. is one of the history books of the Bible and continues the story of Israel’s return from the. “Becoming a Nehemiah” – Katie Ridd We’re taking the next fews weeks to walk through the O.T.

book of Nehemiah together. Each week we’ll learn more about God, more about ourselves, and more about stepping into the purposes God has for us- all by looking at the life and leadership of a man named Nehemiah.

For our last Old Testament leader, we will look at Nehemiah. Like Daniel, Nehemiah was in exile. Hserved the King of Babylon.

Nehemiah was called by God to rebuild the broken walls of Jerusalem. He lived around BC, so this was one of the last books of the Old Testament.

Nehemiah is one of my favorite character studies and was an exceptional. "Nehemiah: Becoming a Disciplined Leader" is an installment in the Men of Character series by Gene Getz. This particular title is about the man who led the rebuilding of the wall around Jerusalem.

The book is about pages and contains 12 chapters, some of which are titled: 1. A Powerful Prayer Process 2. A Great Leadership Model /5(3).

D uring the time of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Bible and even the Book of Esther, we can find some very complex issues that were dealt with by the Hebrew books in the Bible devoted to those historical events are named for these brave and mighty men and women. Since the history is so closely related, and even overlapped, this overview and summary of the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah.

The book is a first person account of the events from the perspective of Nehemiah. The books of Ezra and Nehemiah were originally combined into a single book. This is part of the reason some scholars think that Ezra wrote both books.

Nehemiah’s Prayer – Chapter 1. Many Jews had returned from the Babylonian captivity. They were rebuilding. Date of Book Nehemiah was a Jewish captive and served as the cup bearer to King Artaxerxes during the twentieth year of his reign ( BC / see notes below at Kings of Persia) (Neh.

; ). We know that this is the same Artaxerxes as found in the book of Ezra due to Ezra and Nehemiah’s joint participation in Jerusalem (cf.

Size: KB. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah are the key literary sources for the period of the Restoration, the formation of the Jewish religious community after the Babylonian prophets Haggai and Zechariah also played important roles in encouraging the people of Judah and their leaders Zerubbabel, the governor of Judah, and the high priest Joshua to return to their.

The book of Nehemiah opens with the account of Nehemiah receiving a report about Jerusalem's distress: that its walls are broken and its gates are on fire. Instead of shrugging it off, Nehemiah weeps for his people and cries out to God for : JB Cachila.

The Book of Nehemiah read by Alexander Scourby. This is the King James Version of the Audio Bible. “This is being aired by permission of the copyright holder Litchfield Associates, all rights.

Then Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, “ This day is holy to the Lord your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people were weeping when they heard the words of the law.

Nehemiah’s role in the Bible. Like the books of Ezra and Esther, Nehemiah tells us what happened after the Jewish exile to has been disciplined, and is now being restored to her land and her God. Nehemiah chronicles God’s covenant relationship with Israel, and even provides a sweeping overview of the relationship in Nehemiah chapter 9.

Nehemiah is identified in one aggadah with Zerubbabel, the latter name being considered an epithet of Nehemiah and as indicating that he was born at Babylon. However, rabbi Isaiah di Trani, in his commentary to the book of Nehemiah, writes as factual that Nehemiah was a.

being together a priority. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah contain sections that can be called memoirs, and those sections were most likely written by the two men. Yet most Bible scholars believe the books were brought into their final form by a single individual.

Jewish tradition identifies that chronicler as Ezra, who is. INTRODUCTION TO THE PENTATEUCH AND HISTORICAL BOOKS by ROBERT JAMIESON. The Pentateuch, the name by which the first five books of theBible are designated, is derived from two Greek words, pente, "five," andteuchos, a "volume," thus signifying the fivefold volume.

Originallythese books formed one continuous work, as in the Hebrew manuscripts they are. Authorship Who is the author of the book of Nehemiah. The original book is anonymous and does not carry any name.1 Therefore, there is some controversy over the authorship.

Traditionally, both Christians and Jews recognize Ezra, the scribe, as the author.2 This is based primarily on external evidence, as the books Ezra and Nehemiah are one book in the.

Ezra Nehemiah form the core of the book, with the repeated list in Ezra 2 and Nehemiah 7 serving as an inclusion for this section. The final section of the book, Nehemiah show demonstrates “success”: “the community dedicates the house of God according to Torah” (Eskenazi ). Nehemiah said, "Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared.

This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength." Then [Ezra] told them, Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet drink, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared; for this day is holy. Nehemiah: Becoming a Godly Leader is a fourteen week expositional study of the book of Nehemiah.

It considers topics like the characteristics of a godly leader, a godly leader’s priorities, cultivating a life of celebration, characteristics of revival, how a godly leader responds to discouragement, conflict, prosperity and promotion, the tactics of the enemy, and much more/5(13).

Nehemiah sets out, using the letters the king gave him, escorted by cavalry and army officers. But two of Israel's enemies, Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite, are not happy that Nehemiah is coming to help the Israelites.

Nehemiah stays in Jerusalem for three days before stealthily heading out with a few men to inspect the city's walls.

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