Posts with the tag “ezra”

Ezra 9-10
by Audrey Rogers on July 27th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ezra 10—Verses 5-7aAt the evening offering, I got up from my time of humiliation, with my tunic and robe torn. Then I fell on my knees and spread out my hands to the Lord my God. And I said:My God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift my face toward you, my God, because our iniquities are higher than our heads and our guilt is as high as the heavens. Our guilt has been terrib...  Read More
Ezra 6-8
by Audrey Rogers on July 26th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ezra 8—Verse 22For I was ashamed to ask the king for a band of soldiers and horsemen to protect us against the enemy on our way, since we had told the king, “The hand of our God is for good on all who seek him, and the power of his wrath is against all who forsake him.”Darius, king of Persia, obeying an edict made by a former king, tasked Ezra to lead willing Israelites back ...  Read More
Ezra 2-5
by Audrey Rogers on July 24th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ezra 4—Verse 4Then the people of the land discouraged the people of Judah and made them afraid to build…When God directs his people to do a work for him, there are often detractors, hold-ups, bumps in the road, and all manner of distractions to discourage us from completing the work. But perseverance is built when you have to work against forces that are working against you. ...  Read More
2 Chronicles 36-Ezra 1
by Audrey Rogers on July 23rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from 2 Chronicles 36--Verse 15The Lord, the God of their fathers, sent persistently to them by his messengers, because he had compassion on his people. It’s interesting that the Lord should even use messengers. I mean he can take care of it himself, but often doesn’t. He sends other people to get the message through. And I can’t tell you how many times the Lord has sent his messen...  Read More