Theme sentence: God is a God of his Word – he will do the seemingly impossible to keep his promises.
Aim sentence: Pray that God will continue to stir hearts so that people will trust he is the God of the impossible and that they would give themselves to building His church.
Stirring Events (1:1 – 5)
God was at work stirring hearts in order to fulfill his promises.
God supplied everything necessary(1:6–11)
God was at work supplying everything that was necessary for the work he called his people to do.
God stirred everyone necessary (2:1 – 70)
There was much work to do and people with specific credentials were needed. God stirred the hearts of everyone necessary for the work.
Do you believe that the God who stirred hearts in Ezra’s day is that same God we serve today?
Pray that he will stir your own heart and the hearts of those around you so that His work of building his church would continue.