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Nehemiah

The 5th Century BC was a time of conflict; the Jewish people were in exile and their temple had been destroyed. Nehemiah returned to Jerusalem with ambitious plans to rebuild the city. In this series we will look at this ancient story of urban renewal, considering what it can teach us as we seek to build a church that benefits our city.

Nehemiah: Nehemiah 13

David Stroud |

The book of Nehemiah ends with a heart-breaking passage. Many of the trusted officials have failed, and the reforms that have been instituted have fallen apart. Nehemiah returns to the city to straighten out the problems. In the final week of our series, David looks at how to respond when things go wrong, and our need for an infallible Saviour.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 12:27-47

Liam Thatcher |

Nehemiah 12 paints the picture of a city that is teeming with life as musicians use their skills and passions to create a sound that echoes far and wide. In the penultimate week of our Nehemiah series, Liam Thatcher looks at the importance of worship in the life of the church.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 10:28-39

David Stroud |

The people of God make a commitment to honour God through the way that they live and how they use their resources. In this talk, David looks at the challenge of using our relationships, our time and our resources to build the church and make a difference in this city.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 8:13-18

Liam Thatcher |

Whilst reading the Bible, the people stumble over the story of an ancient ritual: the feast of booths. They celebrate it together, with joy and feasting, but a sad irony lingers over the story… In the ninth week of our series, Liam looks at the challenge of living as people ‘in exile’ and the need for a saviour who will set us free once and for all.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 8:1-12

David Stroud |

Ezra stands up before the people and reads from the book of the law, causing the people to celebrate and worship. In the eighth week of our Nehemiah series, David looks at the central importance of the word of God and how we should build upon it, make it understandable to all, and how it should result in joy and worship.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 7:1-5

Andy Tilsley |

The walls have been completed, but the city is empty. In chapter 7, Nehemiah appoints leaders and ensures everyone is in the right place, ready for the influx of people. In this talk, Andy Tilsley looks at the things we need to do in order to build a church that is ready for growth.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 6:1-14

Liam Thatcher |

Life is full of distractions; things that tempt you off course, and cause you to neglect the important things God has called you to do. In this talk, Liam Thatcher looks at the challenges faced in Nehemiah 6 and considers how we can learn to overcome distraction.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 5:1-19

Andy Tilsley |

Nehemiah, concerned that people are being mistreated, challenges the officials about the way they are exploiting the poor. In the fifth week of our series, Andy looks at the role we have to play in caring for those in need, and considers how we can make a difference by fighting injustice and exhibiting personal generosity.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 4:1-23

David Stroud |

Building the church is not always easy; there are plenty of challenges and dangers along the way. In this fourth week of our series, David looks at Nehemiah 4 considering the kinds of opposition the people of God faced, and how they learnt to overcome them; a spade in one hand, a shovel in the other. NB: Due to a technical problem the first two minutes of this sermon were not recorded.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 3:1-32

David Stroud |

God has made each of us differently, with a unique combination of skills and passions. Each of us has a valuable role to play in God’s plan. In this talk Andy Tilsley looks at Nehemiah 3 and considers how we can discover our unique contribution and play our part in building something that will be of great benefit to our city.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 2:1-20

Andy Tilsley |

Convinced that God has a contribution for him to make, Nehemiah makes a bold request of King Artaxerxes and leads a small group of people in an ambitious plan to rebuild the city of God. In week two of our new series, Andy Tilsley looks at how God gives leaders vision and calls us all to play our part in His plans.

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Nehemiah: Nehemiah 1:1-11

David Stroud |

455 BC: The people of God are in exile, seemingly defeated. But Nehemiah refuses to give into pessimism, believing that God has called them to be a blessing to the world. In this first week of our new series, David Stroud looks at how we should feel about the state of the church, and the mission God calls us to in this city.

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