Against God’s People

“The copy of the writing for a commandment to be given in every province was published unto all people, that they should be ready against that day. The posts went out, being hastened by the king’s commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; … Continue reading Against God’s People

Rejoicing With Great Joy

“Also that day they offered great sacrifices, and rejoiced: for God had made them rejoice with great joy: the wives also and the children rejoiced: so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard even afar off.” Nehemiah 12:43 (KJV) The rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem, and their return to Jerusalem was cause for great … Continue reading Rejoicing With Great Joy

A Warning to Rabble-Rousers and Trouble Makers

Please read Ezra 4 - 6... King Cyrus had given a decree for the Jewish people to return to their land, to Jerusalem, and to rebuild the temple.  Ezra was the man leading the building of the temple.  Many  of the people who were in the land tried to dissuade, and discourage them in the … Continue reading A Warning to Rabble-Rousers and Trouble Makers