Some Reflections on the Issue of “Separation”

(1) In October of this year it will be 450 years ago that Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of the castle chapel at Wittenberg. Usually this act of Luther is regarded as the beginning of the soc. Reformation. As we all know, the Reformation was a very complex event, which can be viewed […]

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Bible Studies on Ezra Lesson 5: The Remnant Responds Obediently

Scripture Reading: Ezra 3:1–7 Background Reading: Numbers 20:12–40; Leviticus 23:33–44 Discussion Starters 1. What was it that prompted all the children of Israel to leave their homes and gather in Jerusalem? (See note 5:1.1.) 2. What does it mean that they “gathered as one man”? Was this typical of the Israelites prior to the time […]

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