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.