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Blinded to our own self-centeredness

Just a cartoon that speaks for itself!

And yesterday, I wrote a guest post on Ezra 3:3 for another blogger. This year, their theme is fearless, and they plan to feature posts on verses in the Bible with the word fear. 40 more words

Nehemiah

As with Ezra, this is a short book, 13 chapters this time, so we’re going to get through them all in the one post.

Chapter one… 2,247 more words

Recommendations

Genesis 19; Matthew 18; Nehemiah 8; Acts 18

I was 15 years old and my older brother had just left home to live his life on his own at the ripe old age of 17.   444 more words

66 Books

January 15, 2017 God Sustains Us Through Adversity

Winter 2016-2017 – The Gospel Project – Chronological Volume 6

Unit 1: God the Sustainer  (Daniel, Ezra)

January 15, 2017 – God Sustains Us Through Adversity  –  Ezra 4 – 7… 9 more words

Ezra

January 15

From Bad to Worse to Great

Ezra 5:17 Now therefore, if it seems good to the king, let a search be made in the king’s treasure house, which is there in Babylon, whether it is so that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to build this house of God at Jerusalem, and let the king send us his pleasure concerning this matter. 483 more words

Devotional

Ezra and Bagehot... the denouement is nigh.

News that Ezra had delayed its annual meeting didn’t come as a huge surprise to me. I think, and I have no special insight or contacts here, that Ezra has a solvency problem, not a liquidity problem. 1,337 more words

OSV

God Sustains Us Through Adversity

God never tells us that the path of obedience is an easy one. In fact, the Bible seems to tell us the exact opposite.

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.” Matthew 10:16… 174 more words

Suffering