Card Set Information
Rebuilding the temple and people
The return from Babylon, reconstruction of the temple, and reform of the people
I. The First Return and Reconstruction under Zerubbabel (1 - 6)
II. The Second Return and Reform under Ezra (7 - 10)
EZRA KEY CHAPTERS: 1
1 The decree of Cyrus allowing the return; many Israelites prepare.
EZRA KEY CHAPTERS: 3
3 The foundation of the Temple completed with much ceremony.
EZRA KEY CHAPTERS 4
4 Adversity to construction
EZRA KEY CHAPTERS: 7-9
7-9 The second return 90 years later under Ezra
EZRA KEY CHAPTERS: 10
10 Repentance of the people who had married into paganism.
EZRA KEY PASSAGES: 4:3
4:3 Zerubbabel and Joshua reject the help of the Samaritans.
EZRA KEY PASSAGES: 10:9-15
10:9-15 Ezra tells most of the people to put away their foreign wives, and most of them agree to do so to avoid the fierce anger of God.
EZRA KEY PASSAGES: 7:10
7:10 Ezra's philosophy to ministry.
EZRA KEY PEOPLE: Cyrus
Cyrus - Persian King who allowed the Jews to return and rebuild the Temple. ca. 538 B.C
EZRA KEY PEOPLE: Ezra
Ezra - Priest, scribe, great reformer and expert in the Law. Under his spiritual leadership, the children of Israel put away their foreign wives.
EZRA KEY PEOPLE: Joshua
Joshua - the High Priest, who returned with and aided Zerubbabel in rebuilding the altar and the Temple.