Henry David Thoreau once wrote,“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”
Everybody is in a struggle in one form or another.
Looking back in the Old Testament, Nehemiah’s people were struggling too. They were overwhelmed and discouraged when they were tasked with rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. They were being taunted and disrespected by their neighbors who would go so far as to threaten to sabotage their project before it was even completed. So God put it in Nehemiah’s heart words of encouragement to not to be afraid of the circumstances, but to remember the Lord in the midst of their fight.
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