Ezra wasn’t praying just because he needed something, his prayers were so powerful but he was a man of prayer. How is your prayer life today?
Have you ever been put on the spot for God? In today’s reading, there is an example of how Ezra and the people of the 5th century BC dealt with this, and how they solved it.
It is important for us to learn how to “mine for gold” that is in God’s Word just like Ezra did. How do we do this? Ezra gave us some tips.
In our Christian walk, we face opposition every day. As we move forward in the work of this church, we will face opposition in accomplishing God’s work. How are we going to face it? How will you face it in your personal walk with Jesus?
It is easy to become discouraged. Discouragement comes in many ways to all of us. It comes through circumstances of daily life that happen to us all and it comes through people.
The Bible teaches that in and of themselves, material things are good. Why? Because God created them. In reality, material things are good gifts from God. It’s just that most of the time we use them for the wrong purposes.