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For The Sins Of The Nation - Article
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Henry 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...
Confidence Or Shame Before Christ - Article
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Kenneth B. Cumming, Ph.D. - ... in an unmistaken emotional display that the world can read. Ezra experienced that deep feeling as he came before God to confess for his people their disobedience and how they had forsaken His commandments (Ezra 9:10). “And said, O my God, I...
A Nail In A Sure Place - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... in a sure place speaks of stability in time of trouble, as Ezra later said: “Now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, . . . To give us a nail in His holy place” (Ezra 9:8). Eventually, of course,...
The Ninth Hour - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... (I Kings 18:36–39). This was also the hour of Ezra’s great prayer of confession and intercession (Ezra 9:5), followed by a wonderful revival among the backslidden people of Israel. When Daniel uttered his own prayer of...
Ezra 2:63: Tirshatha - Study Note
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... was the governor appointed by Cyrus, presumably Zerubbabel (Ezra...
Ezra 2:2
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... came with Zerubbabel: Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mizpar, Bigvai, Rehum, Baanah. The number of the men of the people of...
Nehemiah 7:66: whole congregation together - Study Note
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... from Babylon, given here as 42,360, is the same as given in Ezra 2:64. However, the total of the individual numbers given by Ezra is 29,818 and of those given by Nehemiah is 31,089. Nehemiah mentions 1,765 persons not cataloged by Ezra, and Ezra...
Ezra 1:8: Sheshbazzar - Study Note
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... are called “governor” of the returning exiles (Ezra 5:14; 2:2; Haggai 1:1). It is possible, however, that Zerubbabel succeeded Sheshbazzar as...
Ezra 2:25
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... children of Kirjatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred and forty and...
Ezra 9:6: I am ashamed - Study Note
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... I am ashamed. Although he himself had not sinned, Ezra identified himself with his people, confessing their sins as a people. The prophet Daniel had done the same (Daniel 9:5-14) as he prayed for God to send His people back home from their exile...
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