It is finally time for the Jewish exiles to come home to Jerusalem. It’s fascinating to see how God uses a foreign power, Persia, to accomplish this.
Ezra 1-2 – Listen as you read in your Bible, underlining or highlighting sections that especially speak to you. Then use those sections to journal your thoughts to God.
Ezra 3-4 – Listen/read and journal.
Ezra 4:6 (yesterday’s text) mentions the Persian ruler Xerxes, the ruler in the book of Esther. So we’ll take a short break from rebuilding Jerusalem, head to Persia, and read about Esther.
Esther 1-2 – Listen/read and journal.
Song: For Such a Time as This – sung by a father and daughter (For lyrics, click closed captions/subtitles.)
Esther 3-6 – Listen/read and journal.
Esther 7-10 – Listen/read and journal.
Use this video to pray for India.
Proverbs 29 – Listen/read and journal.
Psalms 128-129 – Listen/read and journal.