Neh 2 Flare Prayers

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2 in a series on the prayers of Nehemiah
Flare prayers are prayers that are sent up in time of need! Help, o God!

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Neh 2 Flare Prayers

  1. 1. Nehemiah 2:1-8
  2. 2. • Nehemiah was sad while at work (2:1; 1:1-4)• The king asked about his sadness (2:2a)• Nehemiah was afraid (2:2b)• Nehemiah explained his sadness over thesuffering of his people (2:3)• The king asked what he could do to help(2:4a)
  3. 3. • Nehemiah prayed to the God of heaven. (2:4b)– The content of his prayer is not mentioned here.– He doesn’t have time to pray at length.
  4. 4. • Nehemiah asked for permission to return toIsrael (2:5)• The king asked for a detailed plan then gavehis blessing (2:6)• Nehemiah asked for kingly letters forsafe passage and requisitions formaterials (2:7-8a)
  5. 5. • Nehemiah got what he needed from God’shand. (2:8b)– The king granted all of the requests.– Nehemiah knew that this was God’s handiwork.
  6. 6. 1. Whenever you are afraid, pray! (2)2. When confronted with a difficultconversation, pray before speaking. (4)3. In order to have your prayers answered,build favor with men and with God. (5, 7)4. Thank God for the gifts of success andmercy which come only from Him. (8; 1:11)

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