Sermons on Ezra

Sermons on Ezra

Restarting a Work That’s Stopped (47 min)

Albert McShane preaches on the struggle the people of God had in restarting a work that had stopped due to opposition. The foundation had been built, but there was an urgent need for energy, faith and devotion to get the work going again. If you have a burden to restart a work, here is some sage advice for you. Readings: Ezra 4:1-6, 11-16, 21-24, 5:1. (Message preached in Plantation Gospel Hall, Lisburn, Northern Ireland)

The King of Persia’s Appreciation of God’s House (36 min)

Robert Plant preaches on the epistle of Artaxerxes, King of Persia, to Ezra the Jewish scribe, in which the King sets out his amazing appreciation for God’s house in Jerusalem: the preparations for the house, the place of the house, priority of the house, the privilege of the house etc. Do you share the same appreciation? Reading: Ezra 7:10-24 (Message preached at Bridgewater Conference, NS, Canada, Easter 2023) (Photo: The remains of Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem)

Becoming Active Again for the Lord (25 min)

Spiritual dormancy is something that creeps up on you and, before you know it, you’ve slowed down, settled down and stopped working for the Lord. Hear Haggai’s message again, expounded by John Dennison, and be stirred to renewed activity for the Saviour. Readings: Ezra 4:24-5:1, 6:14, Haggai 1:1-15. (Message preached in Stark Road Gospel Hall, Livonia, MI, USA, Nov 2011)

Recovery and the Temple of Zerubbabel (51 min)

PART 3 – Jim Baker (1934-2016) continues his series on the Temples of Scripture by taking a look at the temple rebuilt under Zerubbabel. This is a practical message highlighting timeless principles of recovery in assembly testimony. Readings: Ezra 1:1-11 (Message preached in Redditch, UK). (Photo: model of Herod’s temple).