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Ezra

Overcoming Discouragement In God’s Work

EZRA 4:4–5 – Then the people of the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build 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. THEME OF THE DAY. OVERCOMING DISCOURAGEMENT IN GOD’S WORK. In today’s scripture, God’s people are rebuilding…

Remember God’s Reputation

EZRA 8:21-23 – Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from him a safe journey for ourselves, our children, and all our goods. 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…

The Whole Of The Christian Life

EZRA 7:10 – For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the Lord, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel. THEME OF THE DAY. THE WHOLE OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE. Today’s scripture is a short verse but packs a lot of punch and instruction. It is like a piece of dynamite – small…