Author Archives: Tiberius Rata

Announcing The Best of Israel 2014 Tour

The Grace College and Theological Seminary Alumni And Friends Invite You On: The Best of Israel • 12 Day Tour • May 30-June 10, 2014 "Our feet shall stand within thy gates, O Jerusalem." Psalms 122:2 Day 1: Departure Today … Continue reading

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Go Encounter Romania 2012

Here is a brief report of our Go Encounter Romania 2012 trip. We want to thank all of you for your love, prayers, and financial support. May the good LORD richly replay your kindness and generosity. Our life-changing experience of … Continue reading

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Go Encounter Romania 2012 summary

GO ENCOUNTER ROMANIA 2012 We want to thank all of you for your love, prayers, and financial support. May the Good LORD richly repay with kindness and generosity. The life-changing experience of the Go Encounter Romania 2012 team of Grace … Continue reading

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Ezra 5: Rebuilding Continues

I. 5:1-2 The rebuilding of the temple starts again 5:1-2 Now the prophets, Haggai and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews who were in Judah and Jerusalem, in the name of the God of Israel who was … Continue reading

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Ezra 4: Opposition Arises

I. 4:1-3 The source of the opposition (There seems to be a repeated pattern in chapters 4 and 5: Encounter (4:1-5; 5:1-5), Request (4:6-16; 5:6-17), Decree (4:17-22; 5:1-12), and Enactment (4:23-24; 5:13-15). See Stefan C. Matzal, “The Structure of Ezra … Continue reading

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Ezra 3:8-13 Building and Praising

I. 3:8-9 Beginning to build 3:8-9 Now in the second year after their coming to the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and Jeshua the son of Jozadak made a beginning, together … Continue reading

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Ezra 3:1-7 Preparing to Rebuild

I. 3:1-6 Sacrifices to God: the foundation of worship 3:1 When the seventh month came, and the children of Israel were in the towns, the people gathered as one man to Jerusalem. The seventh month in the Jewish calendar is … Continue reading

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