Series EZRA AND NEHEMIAH with Pastor Kurt Piesslinger, M.A.
1.MAKING SENSE OF HISTORY: ZERUBBABEL AND EZRA
The allowance for the return of Jewish exiles from Babylon back to Jerusalem is surprising. It had been prophesied, that after 70 years they would be allowed to return and it really happened.
1.4 Artaxerxes’s Decree
The Persian king Artaxerxes I allowed the second return of Jewish exiles in the year 457 B.C. This decree encourages the rebuilding of the wall of Jerusalem.