In addition to the New International Version (2011) of the Bible, the following resources were used to help write this sermon: Brian Bill, 8 Words to Change Your Family: Serving, Pontiac (IL) Bible Church, 6-12-11; James Montgomery Boice, Nehemiah: An Expositional Commentary, pp. 56-57; Douglas R.A. Hare, Matthew in the Interpretation Commentary, pp. 228-36; William Hendriksen, The Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament Commentary, pp. 740, 744-51; Mark A. Throntveit, Ezra- Nehemiah in the Interpretation Commentary, pp. 78-83.