Bible in a Year, Day 268

Bible in a Year

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Day 268

Ezra

We skipped the last chapters of Ezra in our chronological reading and today we’re finishing it. From Bible Hub:

“Ezra is a book of Narrative History and Genealogies. It was written by Ezra at approximately 440 B.C. and records events up to 450 B.C. Key personalities include Cyrus, Ezra, Haggai, Zechariah, Darius I, Artaxerxes I, and Zerubbabel.

Ezra’s purpose was to accurately record the events of the return from the Babylonian exile, after a seventy-year period and the events that surround the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem. God is faithful in fulfilling His promises and so the Jews return to Jerusalem from their exile in Babylon.”

Chapter 7

Ezra Sent to Teach the People

Bible in a Year, Ezra 7

Chapter 8

Genealogy of Those Who Returned with Ezra (1-14)

Ezra Sends for Levites (15-20)

Fasting and Prayer for Protection (21-23)

Priests to Guard Offerings (24-36)

Bible in a Year, Ezra 8

Chapter 9

Ezra Prays About Intermarriage

Bible in a Year, Ezra 9

Chapter 10

The People Confess Their Sin (1-17)

Those Guilty of Intermarriage (18-44)

Bible in a Year, Ezra 10

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