Moses was called by God, but Nehemiah volunteered. When he learned of the state of city of God, his heart was overwhelmed with sadness. But before he did anything whatsoever, he fell to his knees in prayer.
As dark clouds bring the rain that creates growth for the earth, so do the dark clouds of life bring growth and maturity into our lives. The writer of Ecclesiastes said, “There is a time to weep and a time to laugh, and a time to mourn and a time to dance.”
In this lesson, Mike communicates the value — and the necessity — of your commitment to God’s Word. Simply reading the Word will provide some impact, but storing God’s Word in your heart enables you to win the battles that life presents.
Being holy is about becoming what God intends for you to be; it is about being “inwardly” changed. In this lesson, Mike describes the concept of holiness and the importance of real change. As the Hebrew writer notes, “without holiness no one will see the Lord” (Hebrews 4:12).