Now this is the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe…
It indicated a spirit of —
I. GREAT REVERENCE FOR GOD.
II. PROFOUND RESPECT FOR THE LAW OF GOD.
III. SINCERE REGARD THE WORSHIP OF GOD.
IV. HEARTY APPRECIATION OF THE CHARACTER OF A GOOD MAN. His liberal gifts may be exhibited as —
1. A rebuke to the parsimony of many Christians.
2. An example to all Christians.
Parallel VersesKJV: Now this is the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra the priest, the scribe, even a scribe of the words of the commandments of the LORD, and of his statutes to Israel.