Our Ezra Podcast Our Ezra Podcast Our Ezra Podcast

Ezra 1:1-11 – Something In The Way He Moves

God moves both King Cyrus of Persia and the Israelites in exile to build a second Temple in Jerusalem.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 2:1-70 – When Jews Come Marching Home Again, Hurrah! Hurrah!

42,360 exiles march 900 miles over a period of four months to return to Jerusalem.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 3:1-13 – Temple Tantrum

Some of the old men who had seen the splendor of the first Temple wept aloud with disappointment at the simplicity of the second Temple.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 4:1-5:5 – Weapons Of Mass Discouragement

Ezra lists the many strategies Israel’s enemies used to discourage them from building the Temple.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 5:6-6:12 – Persian Pen Letter

Two Persian officials pen a letter to King Darius to determine if the Jews have permission to rebuild their Temple.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 6:13-22 – The Stone Temple Prophets

The prophets Haggai & Zechariah encourage the Israelites as they work to complete their stone and timber Temple.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 7:1-28 – He Wanna Hold Your Hand

Six times in the next two chapters, Ezra describes “the good hand of his God” upon him.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 8:1-36 – Living In A Camp, Down By The River

Before setting out for Jerusalem, Ezra makes camp for three days by the river.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 9:1-15 – The Trouble With Trembles

The returned exiles who listened to Ezra teach God’s Word are described as “trembling”.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Ezra 10:1-44 – The Worst Wives Club

The Israelites who married pagan women are told that they must divorce them.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Nehemiah 1:1-11 – The Gate Awakening

Nehemiah is greatly moved upon hearing that the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and that its gates are burned with fire.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Nehemiah 2:1-8 – I See A Sad Mood Rising

Nehemiah’s sadness prompts the king to ask him what is wrong with him.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Nehemiah 2:9-20 – Gate Expectations

Not knowing exactly what to expect, Nehemiah goes from gate-to-gate along Jerusalem’s ruined wall.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Nehemiah 3:1-32 – Where You Gonna Wall? Gate Builders!

The Israelites are assigned certain sections of the wall and specific gates to repair.

watch the video
listen to the audio
read the transcript

Written by genepensiero