He told them how God was already at work in the fact that he was even there, how God directed the king’s heart, gave his passage and lumber.
Whenever we want to step out in faith, we’ve done our homework, got all the facts we can, we need to look back over all of that process and see how God brought you to that point.
You wouldn’t be where you are if God hadn’t brought you to that point. God set up the divine appointment, God prepared the King, God put Nehemiah in the position of cupbearer, God gave him safe travels.
Now he is ready to start. And if God was in all of the preplanning, how could he not trust God to finish the work?
Think about where you are now. Can you look back in your life to see how God set everything up so you could be where you are today?
If that is true, then what is God calling you out today to do?
If you are where you are because God directed you here, what is it that you think God can’t accomplish with you right now?
If God is in it, you can accomplish it.