The wall is built but something is missing!
Chapter 7 gives us a detailed rundown of new organizational structure.
The people are now well-ordered, well defended and well governed.
But it is not enough to have a well-constructed superstructure
if there is little or no life on the inside. Machinery alone is not enough.
Having walls up and homes being rebuilt was not enough;
something supernatural was needed to ensure that the
walls were put to good use. They needed a revival.
What is a revival? And what are the conditions that bring it about?
Nehemiah had the wisdom to bring in new personnel to allow God to work.
Let’s learn from his example…