Ezra (Slideshow Download Available) This Book covers the 1st return from Captivity under Zerubbabel (1-6) and the 2nd return under Ezra (7-10). The returned remnant were able to rebuild the temple in the face of great opposition, serving as a great model for us in the church age as Christ builds His church today.
Ezra 9 & 10 The close of Ezra brings us to the needed reforms of the people who had fallen into sin. We explore Ezra’s incredible prayer of intercession, followed by teh peoples response and repentance. This reminds us of the great need we have to keep our hearts humble and responsive to the conviction […]
Ezra 7 & 8 (with Slideshow). As Ezra travels from Babylon to Jerusalem, with the decree of Artaxerxes the Persian King, Ezra was well aware that God’s providential hand was with them. It is such a comfort and encouragement for us to know that the good hand of God is with us also.
Ezra 5 & 6 (Slideshow Download Available) Despite opposition against the building of the temple, and the work having ceased for some years, Zerubbabel and the people manage to complete the temple by the grace of God. This amazing accomplishment encourages us as we are co-labourers with Christ in the church age.
Ezra 4:1-24. The returned remnant, under the leadership of Zerubabbel, had laid the foundation, but then the enemy opposed the work and the work ceased. May the work of God never cease in our own lives and by His grace may it always continue.