July 4, read through the Bible in a year.

Today we read the first chapter of second Corinthians  and three chapters of Ezra.

July 4: 2 Corinthians 1, Ezra 5, Ezra 6, Ezra 7 (click on the chapter to begin reading)

2 Corinthians 1. After Paul’s customary greeting he gives praise to the God of all comfort, which includes comfort in suffering and consolation from suffering. Paul tells of his sincerity and his change of plans and God sparing the Church.

Ezra 5. The restoration of the Temple was resumed.

Ezra 6 records the Decree of Darius and the Temple’s completion and dedication, after which the Passover was celebrated.

Ezra 7. Finally the arrival of Ezra and the letter from Artaxerxes to Ezra is recorded .

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Retired engineer, graduated from Chalmers Technical University a long time ago with a degree in Technical Physics. Career in Aerospace, Analytical Chemistry, computer chip manufacturing and finally adjunct faculty at Pennsylvania State University, taught just one course in Computer Engineering, the Capstone Course.

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