A Culture In Crisis


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A Culture in History

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: The Church > Spiritual Awakening

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture in History A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:1-2 Israel in history “Israel” means “one who wrestles with God.” It was the name given to Jacob by God in Genesis 32. But the history of the nation begins with Abraham (ca. 2000 B.C.) and God’s promise: “I will make you into […]

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A Culture in “Great Trouble”

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Morality > Culture

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture in “Great Trouble” A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:3 The “gates” of Israel The year is 444 B.C. Nehemiah is “cupbearer” to the Persian king Artaxerxes, his close personal advisor. A group has come to Susa, the winter palace of the king, with this report: “Those who survived the exile […]

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A Culture in Need Of Intercessors

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture in Need of Intercessors A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:4 The crisis: The walls to Jerusalem are down, the city is indefensible, and the king is at fault (Ezra 4:18-22). When the walls around us are tumbling down, what is our response? Let’s learn from Nehemiah. Nehemiah’s prayer Nehemiah’s first […]

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A Culture in Moral Crisis

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture in Moral Crisis A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:5-7 The Book of Nehemiah opens and closes with prayer. This is the first of 12 instances of prayer recorded in the Book of Nehemiah, and the most crucial. If God does not answer this prayer, the story of the Hebrew nation […]

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A Culture Facing Judgment

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: God’s Grace > God

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture Facing Judgment A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:8-9 So far we have learned to recognize God’s holiness (v. 5), to pray with humility (v. 6a), and to confess our sin with honesty (vs. 6b-7). Now we discover the urgency of such prayer commitment: The future of the nation is in […]

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Men Seeking God

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men Seeking God A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:10-11 The Book of Nehemiah opens and closes with prayer. This is the first of 12 instances of prayer recorded in the Book of Nehemiah, and the most crucial. If God does not answer this prayer, the story of the Hebrew nation ends. So […]

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Men of Sacrifice

Scripture: Nehemiah 3

Topic: Theology > Sacrifice

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men of Sacrifice A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 3 Did you know that deer have no gall bladders? Crocodiles can run rapidly over land but cannot change directly quickly, so if you’re chased by one it is best to run in a zig-zag pattern. Every hour, 12,500 puppies are born in the […]

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Men of Courage

Scripture: Nehemiah 4

Topic: Spiritual Life > Courage

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men of Courage A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 4 Every day in America: 40 Americans turn 100; 5,800 become 65; and 8,000 try to forget their 40th birthdays. The U.S. government issues 50 more pages of regulations. 20,000 write letters to the president. 13,000 get married, while 6,300 get divorced. Dogs bite […]

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Men of Compassion

Scripture: Nehemiah 5

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men of Compassion A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 5 With today’s economic woes and worries, we could not have today’s study in a more appropriate setting. We have been called to be men of wisdom, commitment, sacrifice, and courage. Now God will call us to be men of compassion. Who needs your […]

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Men of the Word

Scripture: Nehemiah 8

Topic: The Bible > Bible

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men of the Word A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 8 Our subject during this study has been “A Culture in Crisis.” The crisis continues, as you know. GM is actively considering bankruptcy; global climate change is accelerating; the Muslim advance in Western Europe continues; the war with Radical Islam is going better […]

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