“Understanding the Power of Our Promise” – Nehemiah 5:1-13
“Understanding the Power of Our Promise”
The whole assembly said, “Amen,” and they praised the Lord.
Then the people did as they had promised.
I. Understanding the biblical concept of the vow. (Numbers 30:1-2)
- Covenant – an agreement made between God and man.
- Vow – an agreement made between man and God.
- Oath – an agreement made between man and man.
II. Understanding the seriousness of our vows.
- Think seriously about what your vow will be before you make it. (Judges 11:20-21)
- Do not make a vow that you cannot keep. (Ecclesiastes 5:4-6)