Nehemiah Ė Becoming A Disciplined Leader

Lesson 9: "Promotion with a proper perspective" Nehemiah 5:14-19

"But out of reverence for God, I did not act like that." Neh. 5:16

From foreman to governor

A high calling

6 Principles

#1) We should consider promotion as a potential blessing from God

#2) We should consider promotion as an opportunity to benefit and help others

#3) When we accept a promotion, we must realize we will face new temptations

#4) When promoted, we must never abuse our privileges.

#5) When promoted, we might be wise to give up certain rights

#6) We should always accept a promotion with proper motives

For next week, read Nehemiah Ch. 6:1-14