Although he would never have volunteered for model status, Nehemiah’s life was just that. He probably would have argued that the spotlight should shine on some other more deserving saint, but he would have been wrong.
As you dust off the memoirs of this ordinary man, you will be inspired to serve the faithful God that Nehemiah served so faithfully. You will be in awe of the God who led Nehemiah to attempt extraordinary things for His power and glory, and in deep appreciation for the man who led the people of God, humbly, yet so courageously.
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- Studies the character and works of Nehemiah
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Praise for the Print Edition
This biography revives the hopes of the C student, the ordinary Christian who can redress wrongs, overcome foes, and become an influence for God.
—Dr. Eugene J. Peterson, Retired Professor, Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary
Stephen Davey has one eye on the text of Scripture, and the other on us as he brings the story of Nehemiah across the centuries into our lives and hearts.
—Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer, Senior Pastor, Moody Church
He reminds us that God is the real hero in the book of Nehemiah as He uses garden variety people to produce transformational leaders.
—Dr. James E. Jeffery, President, Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Thoroughly biblical and relevant to a 21st century context, this book will be a great encouragement to all who turn its pages.
—Dr. Daniel L. Akin, President, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Title: Nehemiah: Memoirs of an Ordinary Man
- Author: Stephen Davey
- Publisher: Ambassador
- Publication Date: 2005
- Pages: vi, 192
About Stephen Davey
Stephen Davey is Senior Pastor at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary, North Carolina, a vibrant congregation of 4,000. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, Stephen's sermons have become the basis for the international resource ministry, Wisdom for the Heart. In cooperation with Trans World Radio, the Bible Broadcasting Network, and other media outlets, his messages are broadcasted on five continents and throughout the United States. In addition to his pastorate and radio ministry, Stephen serves as the president of Shepherds Theological Seminary.