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The Hand Of The Lord - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Ezra went up from Babylon; and he was a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given: and the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of the LORD his God upon him” (Ezra 7:6)....
Prepared Hearts - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments” (Ezra 7:10).It does not come naturally into our hearts to seek, obey, and then teach others the words of God...
All The People - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel" (Nehemiah 8:1). That was an amazing congregation there in the street of Jerusalem...
Mockers--Ancient and Modern - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... efforts at infiltration failed, but these also failed (see Ezra 5:6, 17; 6:6-7; 9:1; 10:11-12). Then, when Nehemiah actually began work on the city's wall, they tried discouragement by ridicule (Nehemiah 2:19; 4:1-3), by threat of violence...
The Wisdom Of God - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... divine inspiration. The Persian king recognized this also in Ezra. “And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy God, that is in thine hand, set magistrates and judges . . . all such as know the laws of thy God; and teach ye them that...
The Friendly Seekers - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... Esar-haddon king of Assur, which brought us up hither” (Ezra 4:2). When the small band of Jews came back to Jerusalem to rebuild their temple, it would seem they would have welcomed the help of these apparently friendly seekers of God....
For The Sins Of The Nation - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... own, if God would only restore them to the promised land. Ezra also felt the same way. “I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the...
The Lord God Of Heaven - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - to build Him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah” (Ezra 1:2). It is noteworthy that the words of this verse are almost the same as in the last verse of II Chronicles. This is an indication that Ezra the scribe (who wrote the Book...
The Lord And King Cyrus - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... before he would fulfill Isaiah’s prophecy by giving Ezra authority to rebuild the temple (Ezra 1:1,2). Since liberal scholars do not want to believe in miracles and fulfilled prophecy, they have decided that this prophecy could not have...
Non-Christians and Christian Work - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... as king Cyrus the king of Persia hath commanded us.” (Ezra 4:3) When the Jews returned from their Babylonian captivity, they had been authorized by King Cyrus to rebuild their temple. Zerubbabel, their governor, and Jeshua, the high...
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