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Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Are you devoted to the LORD or your spouse? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show our devotion to the LORD can take us new heights and growths with GOD. IV. TEXT: Ezra 7:10 (New Living Translation, Sec

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I. EXORDIUM:

Are you devoted to the LORD or your spouse?

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show our devotion to the LORD can take us new heights and growths with GOD.

IV. TEXT:

Ezra 7:10 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

This was because Ezra had determined to study and obey the Law of the Lord and to teach those decrees and regulations to the people of Israel.

V. THESIS:

Our devotion to the LORD can take us new heights and growths with GOD.

VI. TITLE:

Ezra devoted himself

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: unknown. Ezra might have been the compiler

B. Date written: 450 B.C.

C. Purpose: To document GOD's faithfulness, keeping His promises, sovereignly protecting His People and returned them to their own land.

D. To whom written: Jerusalem's restored remnant and future generations.

E. Main theme: Return of the Jews from Babylonian captivity

F. Keywords: Word of GOD, Power of the Word of GOD in human life, Word of the LORD

G. Key verses:

Ezra 1:3 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

Any of you who are his people may go to Jerusalem in Judah to rebuild this Temple of the Lord, the God of Israel, who lives in Jerusalem. And may your God be with you!

Ezra 7:10 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

This was because Ezra had determined to study and obey the Law of the Lord and to teach those decrees and regulations to the people of Israel.

VIII. MAIN BODY:

A. Ezra devoted himself to study the law of GOD

"This was because Ezra had determined to study"

Acts 17:11 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

And the people of Berea were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, and they listened eagerly to Paul’s message. They searched the Scriptures day after day to see if Paul and Silas were teaching the truth.

Romans 15:4 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God’s promises to be fulfilled.

B. Ezra devoted himself to observance of the law of GOD

"obey the Law of the Lord"

James 1:25 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

But if you look carefully into the perfect law that sets you free, and if you do what it says and don’t forget what you heard, then God will bless you for doing it.

1 John 3:22 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

And we will receive from him whatever we ask because we obey him and do the things that please him.

C. Ezra devoted himself to teaching it's decrees and laws.

"and to teach those decrees and regulations to the people of Israel"

Acts 18:26 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

When Priscilla and Aquila heard him preaching boldly in the synagogue, they took him aside and explained the way of God even more accurately.

2 Kings 17:28 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

So one of the priests who had been exiled from Samaria returned to Bethel and taught the new residents how to worship the Lord.

2 Timothy 3:16 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.


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