25 Jan

Lessons in the Kingdom from Ezra 7:1-10 (Part 1 of 2)

Taken from the intimation sheet: 25 January 2015

Ezra 7:1 After these things, during the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, 2 the son of Shallum, the son of Zadok, the son of Ahitub, 3 the son of Amariah, the son of Azariah, the son of Meraioth, 4 the son of Zerahiah, the son of Uzzi, the son of Bukki, 5 the son of Abishua, the son of Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the chief priest- 6 this Ezra came up from Babylon.

Those of us who have accepted Wade’s challenge to read through the Bible in a year will soon come across genealogies like the one in Ezra 7:1-5. The temptation when we face long lists of tough-to-read names, is to skip or to skim them. Read More