Tag Archives: Hand of the Lord

Seeking the Blessing of God (Aug 9)

uilding the temple—it brought him to his knees. They needed “some reviving to set up the house of God, to repair its ruins…” (9:10 ESV). God had been faithful to bless, but the continued hand of the Lord was needed. Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord (Aug 8)

This passage repeatedly mentions the “hand of the Lord.” God blessed Ezra in extraordinary ways because “the hand of the Lord” was “on him.” The hand of the Lord being upon you is his blessing. Just as in the Old Testament, where we see fathers placing their hands on their children to bless them, and just as Jesus placed his hands on children to bless them, so the Heavenly Father himself places his hand upon Ezra and extraordinary blessings followed. Continue reading

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Seeking the Blessing of God (Aug 9)

When Ezra saw the compromise of the people, it brought him to his knees. When Ezra saw the incredible job ahead of him—rebuilding the temple—it brought him to his knees. They needed “some reviving to set up the house of God, to repair its ruins…” (9:10 ESV). God had been faithful to bless, but the continued hand of the Lord was needed. Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord (Aug 8)

Ezra was clearly a man devoted to the Lord and his word, and therefore, the hand of the Lord was upon him. Continue reading

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Let Them See Your Hand (Oct 6)

October 6 Let Them See Your Hand Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 109:16-31 | Jeremiah 6:15- 8:7 | Colossians 2:8-23 | Proverbs 24:26 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalms 109:16-31 But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; … Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord (Aug 8)

August 8 The Hand of the Lord Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 84:9-12 | Ezra 7:1 – 8:20 | 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 | Proverbs 20: 28-30 Today’s Scripture Focus: Ezra 7:1 – 8:20 This Ezra came up from Babylon. He was … Continue reading

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Let Them See Your Hand (Oct 6)

October 6 Let Them See Your Hand Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 109:16-31 | Jeremiah 6:15- 8:7 | Colossians 2:8-23 | Proverbs 24:26 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalms 109:16-31 But you, O Sovereign Lord, deal well with me for your name’s sake; … Continue reading

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Seeking the Blessing of God (Aug 9)

August 9 Seeking the Blessing of God Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 85:1-7 | Ezra 8:21 – 9:15 | 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 | Proverbs 21:1-2 Today’s Scripture Focus: Ezra 8:21 – 9:15 “‘The gracious hand of our God is on everyone who looks to him, … Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord (Aug 8)

August 8 The Hand of the Lord Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 84:9-12 | Ezra 7:1 – 8:20 | 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 | Proverbs 20: 28-30 Today’s Scripture Focus: Ezra 7:1 – 8:20 This Ezra came up from Babylon. He was … Continue reading

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