Liberty Baptist Church




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Oct 01, 2017

Operation: Dedication

Operation: Dedication

Passage: Nehemiah 12

Preacher: Derrick McCarson

Series: Building and Battling: Nehemiah

Category: Nehemiah


The walls around the city had been rebuilt, revival had taken place in the people’s hearts, worship in the temple had resumed urban renewal was in full swing as people began to move in from the suburbs. However, the nation could become smug in their accomplishments and forget why the walls were built. Nehemiah was wise enough to know that with a loss of motivation comes the tendency for stagnation. So in chapter 12 he organized a ceremony and launched what I would call, “Operation Dedication.” In this passage, we can observe several hallmarks of how God’s people can renew their dedication to serving Christ and His church.