The Mission

English: The Jews Return to Jerusalem in the T...

English: The Jews Return to Jerusalem in the Time of Cyrus; as in Ezra 1:1-11; illustration from a Bible card published by the Providence Lithograph Company (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

King Artaxerxes let Ezra go to Jerusalem as stated in Ezra 7 and take any Levites or priests with him.  Also to deliver all the articles entrusted for worship in the temple of God. Ezra was told to appoint law officers and judges to administer justice and teach the laws of God.

Ezra responded with praise to God for the opportunity to bring honor to the house of the Lord; for help in being bold and cheerful. We should have the same attitude because God enables us to do His work and at the end of each day, we should pray and give God all the glory.

God works in history and we should take courage and let God go where we have not gone before. Technology is changing and God can use technology to spread The Word at a much faster pace and Bible study can be done in different ways now.

It’s important to have a plan. I’m thankful that Jesus is God’s plan for us and by accepting Him as Savior, we have taken the steps necessary to make this day with Him amazing! At this link: God’s Plan for Us is a word document that can be read, downloaded and signed by anyone that would like to accept God’s plan.

About these ads

About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.
This entry was posted in Ezra and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to The Mission

  1. pjgracecommunity says:

    Amen!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s