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Antidote to Fear from Ezra-Nehemiah

November 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Christianity, Ezra, Nehemiah, Old Testament, Religion

Ezra and Nehemiah tell the story of the exiles returning from captivity to resettle the promised land. They come back to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple and the walls of the city. These rebuilding projects are external signs of a deeper inward rebuilding project. That project is the rebuilding of a holy people to the […]

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Getting More Out of Lists in the Bible – Ezra 1:9-2:70

October 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Bible, Ezra, Old Testament

It is easy to get lost in the lists you find in Ezra 1 & 2. When you get to a list in the Bible it is easy to skim over it and try to find out what is next rather than stopping and asking yourself what the list itself communicates. The first list in […]

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Ezra 1 – There’s a Stirring

October 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Study, Ezra, Old Testament

“In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the Lord spoken by Jeremiah, the Lord moved the heart of Cyrus king of Persia to make a proclamation throughout his realm and also to put it in writing” – Ezra 1:1 My last two posts were about Jeremiah […]

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