(Pic of Jerusalem Walls torn down)
Divide the dream into smaller goals and tasks. Share the ownership.
Nehemiah 3:10 (TLB) Jedaiah repaired the wall beside his own house.
Nehemiah 3:23 Beyond them, Benjamin and Hasshub made repairs in front of their house; and next to them, Azariah son of Maaseiah, the son of Ananiah, made repairs beside his house.
Organize around your natural relationships.
Nehemiah 4:13 I posted them by families, with their swords, spears and bows. (Edited)
Geography-Based Groups Family-Based Groups Career-Based Groups
Develop a team spirit.
1 Corinthians 3:9 (Edited/Paul’s version) We are partners working together.
There are 58 “One Anothers” in the New Testament.
Ecclesiastes 4:9 (TLB) Two can accomplish more than twice as much as one, for the results can be much better.
Philippians 1:27 (ESV) Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel.
Love everyone but invest in the willing.
Nehemiah 3:5 The next section was repaired by the men of Tekoa, but their nobles would not put their shoulders to the work under their supervisors.
God will reward what I do.
Proverbs 14:14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways, and the good rewarded for theirs.
1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
God will reward what I gave.
Proverbs 22:9 The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.
Never stop giving thanks.
Ephesians 1:16 I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.