Tag Archives: Ezra

Putting Order into Each Day

Reading in Nehemiah 9:1-15, after the eight day celebration, the Israelites assembled together where they read the Bible, confessed their sin, and worshiped. Ezra brings out in a prayer the character traits of God like being the creator, the seed … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection – Nehemiah 1-3

I’ve completed the book of Ezra and at this link is an index of the studies published so far. Along the journey, it was noticed how Ezra encourages the returned-exiles in the building of the temple. He teaches them how … Continue reading

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Courage to Change

Not only do we need inspiration to change as I wrote about in the previous post but we also need to have the courage to change. Reading in Ezra 10, the Israelites were getting stuck in the same old rut. … Continue reading

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Inspiration for Change

As stated in Ezra 9, a report was brought to Ezra of the people being unfaithful because of associations with those who worshiped idols instead of the one true God. Even the leaders were guilty; lacking the discipline and setting … Continue reading

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Praise God for His Help

After reading a block of planned Bible reading and answering the questions in my devotional, I’ll usually spend some time reflecting on the main point and what God is teaching me. Sometimes I’ll also illustrate the main point with something … Continue reading

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