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How to Listen to God's Word

How to Listen to God's Word

Nehemiah 8:1-9

Some 500 years before the birth of Christ, Cyrus, King of Persia, allowed the Jews to go home to Israel after having been exiled in Babylon for some 70 years. They were commissioned by Cyrus to rebuild Jerusalem and the Temple of God. This had been prophesied by Isaiah some 200 years earlier. Ezra was the chief priest in Jerusalem and the returning exiles asked him to read the Book of the Law of Moses. In those days, they did not have all the books of the Bible that we have. They had been without the Word of God for so long that they hungered to hear...


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