Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 31, 2010
Sermon 18 of the series. Influenced by leaders of this new community, the priests and Levites, along with others in Jerusalem, had intermarried with the pagan population they had found living in the land. When Ezra learned this, he ripped his garments and
The Book of Ezra
A National Repentance!
• The marriage problems in Ezra 9-10 began in this way.
• In the seventh year of Artaxerxes (458 b.c.), Ezra led a second group of Jewish exiles from Babylon to Jerusalem, only to learn that a serious problem