I. Nehemiah cared enough to ask (1:1-3)
II. He had compassion (1:4)
III. He took it to the Lord (1:5-10)
IV. He made himself available (1:11)
How do you respond to sad situations in our world—whether close to home or far away?
What is the role of fasting and prayer in your life?
Does your prayer life include praise and worship, or do you just focus on needs?
Is sin in your life preventing you from being available to be used by God?
How does this Old Testament story relate to the church today?