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The All Day Sermon About the Law: The Example of Ezra for Preaching

One of the best examples of preaching in the OT is in Nehemiah 8:3-8, “3And Ezra read from it (the law) facing the square before the Water Gate from early morning until midday, in the presence of the men and the women and those who could understand. 374 more words

Ezra

King Artaxerxes gives a letter to Ezra (Ezra 7:11-7:11)

“This is a copy of the letter that King Artaxerxes gave to the priest Ezra, the scribe, a scholar of the text of the commandments of Yahweh and his statutes for Israel.” 39 more words

The travels of Ezra from Babylonia to Jerusalem (Ezra 7:6-7:10)

“This Ezra went up from Babylon. He was a scribe skilled in the Law of Moses that Yahweh the God of Israel had given. The king granted him all that he asked, for the hand of Yahweh his God was upon him. 242 more words

The Passover celebration (Ezra 6:19-6:22)

“On the fourteenth day of the first month the returned exiles kept the Passover. For both the priests and the Levites had purified themselves. All of them were clean. 204 more words

February 1, 2015

Scripture

Old Testament: Ezra 1

New Testament: John 3:22-36

My Scripture: Ezra 1:4-6

Summarize – In the first year of King Cyrus’s rule over Babylon, the Lord moved his spirit and he issued a decree that allow the exiled Israelites to return to their homeland and to rebuild the Temple, at Jerusalem. 319 more words

New Testament

The completion of the Temple (Ezra 6:13-6:15)

“Then, according to the word sent by King Darius, Governor Tattenai of the province Beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai, and their associates did with all diligence what King Darius had ordered. 183 more words

The search and finding of the lost scroll of King Cyrus (Ezra 6:1-6:2)

“Then King Darius made a decree. They searched the archives where the documents were stored in Babylon. However, it was in Ecbatana, the capital which is in the province of Media, that a scroll was found on which this was written.” 86 more words