Nehemiah

Nehemiah and the issuing of the decree to restore & rebuild Jerusalem

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:07:29 — 115.8MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Wednesday 01/18/23  Series: Thru the Bible Message: Nehemiah and the issuing of the decree to restore & rebuild Jerusalem ***Video is HERE*** Share this:   Nehemiah and the issuing of the decree to restore & rebuild Jerusalem As I told you as we were going through Ezra and Esther, Nehemiah was a contemporary with Ezra, though he did not come to Jerusalem until later after Ezra had already been there probably for some time. The name Nehemiah means “the Lord comforts” and so his life story followed in […]

Purim

Purim is instituted & Israel is saved

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:08:56 — 119.5MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Wednesday 01/11/23  Series: Thru the Bible Message: Purim is instituted & Israel is saved ***Video is HERE*** Share this:   Purim is instituted & Israel is saved Before we review the great 5 chapters of Esther from last week OR introduce the remaining 5 chapters of Esther for this week I want to circle back and address the discrepancy found between translations of Esther 1:6. This is where the various curtains, which were hung in the palace garden, were reported to be different colors. If you remember most […]

Esther Mordecai

Mordecai’s faith & Esther’s faithfulness

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:07:45 — 115.9MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Wednesday 01/04/23  Series: Thru the Bible Message: Mordecai’s faith & Esther’s faithfulness ***Video is HERE*** Share this:   Mordecai’s faith & Esther’s faithfulness Tonight we are going to begin the book of Esther, but before we do I want to help clarify the timeline here.  I have done a lot of mentioning of Ezra and Nehemiah in both their separate and cooperative work in rebuilding both the temple AND Jerusalem. Yet, if you remember, I told you a few weeks ago that the story of Esther occurs in […]

Ezra Pagan wives

Ezra leads in sending away Israel’s pagan wives

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:31:41 — 160.6MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Wednesday 12/28/22  Series: Thru the Bible Message: Ezra leads in sending away Israel’s pagan wives ***Video is HERE*** Share this:   Ezra leads in sending away Israel’s pagan wives Ezra 9:1-15,   “(1) Now when these things had been completed, the leaders approached me and said, “The people of Israel, the priests, and the Levites have not separated themselves from the local residents who practice detestable things similar to those of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites.   (2)  […]

Ezra Return rebuild

Return to rebuild – the Historical account of Ezra Pt. 2

Podcast: Download (Duration: 46:30 — 68.4MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS Wednesday 12/14/22  Series: Thru the Bible Message: Return to rebuild – the Historical account of Ezra Pt. 2 ***Video is HERE*** Share this:   Return to rebuild – the Historical account of Ezra Pt. 2 We began last week in our walk through Ezra with the initial decree from Cyrus to rebuild and restore Temple in Jerusalem. Now in chapters 5 and 6 we revisit this old decree as it is looked up in the archives by the current king Darius due to some busybodies who were hoping […]