Category Archives: Ezra

Ezra 4

Ezra 4, March 23,  2017 The concept of religious liberty had yet  to surface in the policies and procedures of governments in the time of Ezra. But then, any form of democracy was not conceived until the passing of several … Continue reading

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Ezra 3

Ezra 3 March 22, 2017 Wisdom, Joy, and Sorrow The key characters introduced in the first two chapters of Ezra were Cyrus the King, Sheshbazzar (also to be known as Zarubbabel), and the priests. Cyrus evidently initiated the return of … Continue reading

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Ezra 2

Ezra 2 March 21, 2017 Ezra 2 reminds me of a detective show that was on TV while I was growing up. When the detective would interview a witness, he would often insert the phrase, “Just the facts ma’am, just … Continue reading

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Ezra 1

Ezra 1 March 20, 2017 While God’s sense of timing is a mystery to man, it is perfect within His knowledge and wisdom. Several hundred years after King David’s reign, the Israelites lost control of their kingdom and served at … Continue reading

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