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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...
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...
After This and After That - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... this house, and carried the people away into Babylon" (Ezra 5:12). "Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people" (Proverbs 14:34). When this basic principle is abandoned, either by a nation or an individual,...
Ezra 9:2
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... they have taken of their daughters for themselves, and for their sons: so that the holy seed have mingled themselves with the people of those lands: yea, the hand of the princes and rulers hath been chief in this...
Nehemiah 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
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... to Nehemiah Since Ezra and Nehemiah were once considered to be one book, and since Ezra and Nehemiah were contemporaries in post-exilic Jerusalem, there is much in common between the two books (see “Introduction” to Ezra)....
Ezra 3:1: to Jerusalem - Study Note
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... gathering at Jerusalem and reinstitution of the sacrifices (Ezra 3:2) probably marks the end of the seventy-year exile predicted by Jeremiah (see Jeremiah 25:11-12; Daniel 9:2). Although the exact dates are uncertain, many authorities believe the...
Ezra 9:10: forsaken thy commandments - Study Note
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... Furthermore, their leaders were among the worst offenders (Ezra...
Daniel 9:25: commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem - Study Note
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... decree of the emperor Cyrus, in about 536 B.C., recorded by Ezra. This is unlikely, because that commandment only decreed the rebuilding of the temple (Ezra 1:3). Evidently there was no formal commandment to rebuild the city itself until the time...
Matthew 27:46: the ninth hour - Study Note
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... 18:29, 36). It was also when Daniel (Daniel 9:20-21) and Ezra (Ezra 9:4-5) prayed. Peter and John prayed at the ninth hour (Acts 3:1) and so did Cornelius (Acts 10:3-4). All were heard, and all their prayers marvelously answered, except that...
Ezra 9:2: mingled themselves - Study Note
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... mingled themselves. The Mosaic law had specifically prohibited intermarriage of God’s chosen people with pagan idol worshippers (Deuteronomy...
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