The importance of small group discipleship within the local church is irreplaceable. May we approach the task of leading our small groups with the heart of Ezra.
For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the Lord, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel (Ezra 7.10).
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…to understand any book such as Ezra-Nehemiah (in the Hebrew Bible, they are one book, not two), we must understand something of its historical context. The Bible teaches that the way God works with his people in one historical context, such as the Persian Empire, can help us understand his work in other contexts.*
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