By Ezra Engle
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Ezra Engle reads a chapter a day on most days of the week using a four year reading plan and welcomes discussion on questions that may arise as the Bible is read and considered.
||CleanOctober 20th||I read Nehemiah 8: Ezra the priest read the law to the people and they wept, but they were told not to weep on a sacred day, but to celebrate the day, build booths (or temporary shelters) and listen to the book of the law as he read it for seven days.||10/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 19th||Today I read Nehemiah 7: After the wall had been rebuilt, the exiles were accounted for, and certain positions were filled. (archived audio)||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 18th||Today I read Nehemiah 6: People made up lies to try to accuse Nehemiah of revolting and trying to be a new king. They also sent a false prophet to try to scare or intimidate him into doing something wrong out of fear. (archived audio)||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 17th||I read Nehemiah 5: Nehemiah saw that the famine made many people poor and they were losing their property, Their children were having to be sold into slavery and they were being indebted to their fellow Israelites.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 16th||I read Nehemiah 4: Outside opposition grew and ridicule of the wall was spread, trying to discourage the workers. Once the wall was halfway built, the strategy of discouragement was abandoned and outright aggression was the new tactic,||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 15th||Today I read Nehemiah 3: Lots of people were mentioned and the parts that they repaired or rebuilt adjoining the wall and its gates. (archived audio)||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 13th||Today I read Nehemiah 2: Nehemiah was sad while he was cup-bearing, so the king asked him about it. (archived audio)||10/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 12th||I read Nehemiah 1: Nehemiah prayed for and confessed the sins of all the people, including his own father’s family, reminding God of His promise to gather His people back, even from distant exile once they return to Him and obey His commands.||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 11th||Today I read Ezra 10: Ezra wept at Israel’s unfaithfulness, and the families that had married foreign women repented from their disobedience to God’s commands and put away their foreign wives. ( it sure exactly what that means) (archived audio)||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOctober 10th||I read Ezra 9: Many of he exiles have started to adopt the detestable ways of the people around them, bringing impurity into the community, even intermarrying with the foreign cultures and practices. (archived audio)||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|