We are always capable of so much more when we rely on one another. Nehemiah did not rely on a chosen few to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem, but rather included everyone! Every person, every family, had a responsibility to contribute. Should not the church today feel the same way?
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.