The book of Ezra, tucked away in the Old Testament, is often overlooked, yet it is remarkable for its relevance to the modern world. Ezra the scribe is a warm-hearted man who exercised a powerful ministry of spiritual, practical leadership to the Jews who had returned to Israel after the exile in Babylon. Love for God's Word is a hallmark of his life, and he stands as a powerful example in establishing reformation and revival in the life of the nation. This easy-to-use guide to the book of Ezra may be used for group or individual study.
“the truth that in every age there is the need for reformation and spiritual renewal in the lives of God’s people” (Pages 14–15)
“The phrase ‘gathered together as one man’ clearly speaks of unity of purpose.” (Page 37)
“When we marginalize God and neglect his work, he removes his blessing, and our lives become spiritually impoverished.” (Page 68)
“The most important lesson to come out of these opening verses is the sheer faithfulness of God in keeping his promises” (Page 18)
“When a local church or company of Christian people is united as ‘one man’ with the same purpose, desiring to promote the gospel of Christ, the possibilities are incalculable.” (Page 38)