EZRA 8

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Ezra 8:15-35

INCREDIBLE JOURNEY

 

Ezra was leading a group of people back to the Promised Land.  The king had approved his mission.  Now it was time to travel.

 

RECRUITMENT OF WORKERS - Vss. 15-20

Levites were still needed to do the Lord's Work.

A call for Levites was sent out and several responded.

 

REQUEST BEFORE GOD - Vss. 21-23

Ezra did not want to ask for a body guard from the King.  Instead, he and his party entreated God for safety.

 

RESPONSIBILITY SHARED - Vss. 24-30

Several of the priests were given responsibility for the silver and gold being brought back. A record was kept of who had what.

 

ROUTE SUCCESSFUL - Vss. 31-32

The group arrived in Jerusalem safely.

 

REPORT MADE - Vss. 33-34, 36

The trip was successful and each person carrying treasure submitted it for weighing. Nothing was lost!

Also a report was made to the King's leadership.

 

REVERENCE SHOWN - Vs. 35

God was worshipped with sacrifices.

 

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