Tag archive: Ezra

God Hears It All

If you followed our eating habits you would discover that the majority of times we eat our favourite Indian food we will take the food away rather than eating inside the restaurant.  The reason… Ezra 3:1-13 Reference:  v.13  No one could distinguish the sound of the shouts of joy from the sound of weeping, because…

Support Person

As I thought about this conversation after she left I suddenly realised what she had been really saying. Ezra 10:1-44 Reference:  v.4  "Rise up; this matter is in your hands.  We will support you, so take courage and do it." (NIV Bible) Explore:  One of the newest members of our congregation came to visit me…

Record Keeping

While it seems like a fairly boring and mundane task at the time, when you look over that book now it's so interesting to see what has happened. Ezra 2:1-70 Reference:  v.64  The whole company numbered 42,360. (NIV Bible) Explore:   When we started our new congregation, my mother encouraged me to create a notebook…

Trembling At His Name

Within this one movie there is music, comedy, drama, romance, betrayal and, of course, the circle of life… and this is a children’s movie we’re talking about!  Ezra 9:1-15 Reference: v.4  Then everyone who trembled at the words of the God of Israel gathered around me because of this unfaithfulness of the exiles.  And I…

A Change Is As Good As A Holiday

Looking back now it doesn’t seem like such a big issue but during the change process there were some challenging moments. Ezra 7:1-28 Reference:  v.13 Now I decree that any of the Israelites in my kingdom, including priests and Levites, who wish to go to Jerusalem with you, may go. (NIV Bible) Explore:  Everyone deals…

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