Chapter 16 – Ezra

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Ezra.
  • Identify to whom the book of Ezra was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Ezra.
  • Write the Key Verse of the book of Ezra from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Ezra.

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Ezra
TO WHOM: Israel
PURPOSE: Records the return of Israel from exile and rebuilding of the Jerusalem temple.
KEY VERSE: Ezra 6:16
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: Return and restoration are basic principles of repentance.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Ezra, Jeshua, Zerubbabel, Cyrus, Haggai, Zechariah, Artaxerxes

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.