Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day.

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Ezra

Ezr1: Cyrus said, "Let the LORD's people go up to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple." He gave the articles from the temple to Sheshbazzar.

tweet 15 Sep 2011. Ezra 1. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr2: The exiles returned to Judah with Zerubbabel. A total of 42,360 people returned. The heads of families gave offerings for the temple.

tweet 16 Sep 2011. Ezra 2. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr3: The Israelites made regular offerings. When the builders laid the foundation of the temple, the Levites sang praise to the LORD.

tweet 17 Sep 2011. Ezra 3. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr4: Enemies hindered the work in Judah. Rehum wrote to Artaxerxes: "Jerusalem is a rebellious city." So Artaxerxes stopped the building.

tweet 18 Sep 2011. Ezra 4. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr5: Zerubbabel began to build the temple. Tattenai wrote to Darius: "The elders say that Cyrus issued a decree to rebuild this temple."

tweet 19 Sep 2011. Ezra 5. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Ezr6: Darius issued a decree: "The cost of the temple shall come from the treasury." The temple was completed and the Israelites celebrated.

tweet 20 Sep 2011. Ezra 6. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr7: Ezra went up to Jerusalem to teach the law. Artaxerxes wrote: "I decree that whatever Ezra needs shall be done." So I was encouraged.

tweet 21 Sep 2011. Ezra 7. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Ezr8: I assembled the family heads from Babylon and gave the gifts for the temple to the Levites. We came to Jerusalem and made offerings.

tweet 22 Sep 2011. Ezra 8. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr9: The leaders told me that the people had taken foreign wives. I tore my robe and prayed, "O God, we have forsaken your commandments."

tweet 23 Sep 2011. Ezra 9. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ezr10: The Israelites wept. They all assembled and Ezra said, "Separate from your foreign wives." The family heads investigated the matter.

tweet 24 Sep 2011. Ezra 10. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

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