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Rebuild the _____________ (Zerubbabel)

Brought Spiritual ____________ (Ezra)

Rebuild The __________ (Nehemiah)

Nehemiah 2:1–5 (NLT) — 1 Early the following spring, in the month of Nisan, during the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes’ reign, I was serving the king his wine. I had never before appeared sad in his presence. 2 So the king asked me, “Why are you looking so sad? You don’t look sick to me. You must be deeply troubled.” Then I was terrified, 3 but I replied, “Long live the king! How can I not be sad? For the city where my ancestors are buried is in ruins, and the gates have been destroyed by fire.” 4 The king asked, “Well, how can I help you?” With a prayer to the God of heaven, 5 I replied, “If it please the king, and if you are pleased with me, your servant, send me to Judah to rebuild the city where my ancestors are buried.”

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Nehemiah 2:2 (NIV) — 2 so the king asked me, “Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill? This can be nothing but sadness of heart.” I was very much afraid,

Nehemiah 2:4 (NIV) — 4 The king said to me, “What is it you want?” Then I prayed to the God of heaven,


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Nehemiah 2:5 (NIV) — 5 and I answered the king, “If it pleases the king and if your servant has found favor in his sight, let him send me to the city in Judah where my ancestors are buried so that I can rebuild it.”

Nehemiah 2:8b (NIV) — 8 …..And because the gracious hand of my God was on me, the king granted my requests.


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