Day 4: Fruitful Passion

Fruitful Passion

WEEK 1, DAY 4: FRUITFUL PASSION Praying for Brunei by Joe Patterson, Broadway United Methodist Church Scripture Reference: Ezra 4 The Israelites were all in and committed to the task…..the task of resurrecting their community pride and hope in the re-establishment of the temple in Jerusalem. Yet they are surrounded by the naysaying and disruptive […]

Day 2: Coming Back

Coming Back

WEEK 1, DAY 2: COMING BACK We Are Still Whom We Are by Martha Christian, Broadway United Methodist Church Scripture Reference: Ezra 2 Generations of Israelites had lived in Babylonian captivity, exiled for 128 years. King David’s majestic temple was destroyed and they were driven from the land Yahweh had promised them, but they were […]

Day 1: Restoration


WEEK 1, DAY 1: RESTORATION Stir it Up by Sami Wilson, Broadway UMC Scripture Reference: Ezra 1 Ezra recounts the return of God’s exiled people Babylon to Judah to rebuild the temple.  God fulfills the word spoken through Jeremiah:  “Only when Babylon’s seventy years are completed will I visit you, and I will fulfill to […]