Ezra's prayer brings conviction and people are willing to take action in dealing with their sin.
Upon arriving to Jerusalem, Ezra learns of the sin of the people and its leaders. Ezra's prayer.
List of those returning. Challenges on the way and return to Jerusalem.
We are introduced to the ministry of Ezra and king's favor upon him and those returning to Judah.
Prophets Haggai and Zechariah encourage people to rebuild the Temple.
Resistance that the exiles have faced from the time of Zerubbabel to the time of Ezra.
Exiles rebuild the altar to worship the Lord and foundation of the Temple is laid.
Favor of God is upon those returning. List of those who have come back.
God is faithful and He fulfills His promises! God is in control and we should not worry.