Live Life With a Sword and a Trowel

I love the part of Nehemiah, in chapter four, when Nehemiah commands the families who are rebuilding the walls to grab both a sword and a trowel, and to rotate between who works and who stands guard. It’s a wonderful picture of the Christian life – one that Charles Spurgeon captured well in his classic publication, The Sword and the Trowel. God calls us to be workers and fighters.

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