A Day in Ezra: Chapter 8

EZRA CHAPTER 8 Key Verses: 22 For I was ashamed to ask the king for a band of soldiers and horsemen to protect us against the enemy on our way, since we had told the king, “The hand of our God is for good on all who seek him, and the power of his wrath is against all…

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 7

EZRA CHAPTER 7 Key Verses: 27 Blessed be the Lord, the God of our fathers, who put such a thing as this into the heart of the king, to beautify the house of the Lord that is in Jerusalem, 28 and who extended to me his steadfast love before the king and his counselors, and before all the king’s mighty officers. I…

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 6

EZRA CHAPTER 6 Key Verses: 13 Then, according to the word sent by Darius the king, Tattenai, the governor of the province Beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates did with all diligence what Darius the king had ordered. 14 And the elders of the Jews built and prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the…

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 5

EZRA CHAPTER 5 Key Verses: 2 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak arose and began to rebuild the house of God that is in Jerusalem, and the prophets of God were with them, supporting them. Central Truth: When we are doing God’s work, He protects us and sends others to guide us….

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 4

EZRA CHAPTER 4 Key Verses: 4 Then the people of the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build 5 and bribed counselors against them to frustrate their purpose, all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of Persia. Central Truth: God doesn’t promise us easy lives. He…

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 3

EZRA CHAPTER 3 Key Verses: 12 But many of the priests and Levites and heads of fathers’ houses,old men who had seen the first house, wept with a loud voice when they saw the foundation of this house being laid, though many shouted aloud for joy, 13 so that the people could not distinguish the sound of the…

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 2

EZRA CHAPTER 2 Key Verses: 1 Now these were the people of the province who came up out of the captivity of those exiles whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried captive to Babylonia. They returned to Jerusalem and Judah, each to his own town. 2 They came with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah,Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai,…

A Day in Ezra: Chapter 1

EZRA CHAPTER 1 Key Verses: 1 In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom and also put it in writing… Central Truth: “Our spirits naturally bow…