Daily Word

Ezra Overview | Ezra 1:1 (NLT)

In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, the Lord fulfilled the prophecy he had given through Jeremiah. He stirred the heart of Cyrus to put this proclamation in writing and to send it throughout his kingdom: Ezra 1:1 (NLT) Background Israel continually rebelled against the Lord. To punish them, He sent the Babylonian …

The Decree | Ezra 1:2-4 (ESV)

2 ‚ÄúThus says Cyrus king of Persia: The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has charged me to build him a house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah. 3 Whoever is among you of all his people, may his God be with him, and let …

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