Nehemiah 2:1-8 — In this text we come to the most critical point in the narrative of the Book. It was against the custom of the Persian court to appear sad in the king’s presence, but this is exactly what Nehemiah did! How did King Artaxerxes respond? What did Nehemiah say when he was questioned? Did he take the opportunity to raise the situation in Jerusalem?
As Pastor Brendan takes us through this fascinating part of the story, we learn some vital lessons about how we too can take hold of opportunities and achieve great things for God.