Cyrus allows the Jews to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. Why were the Samaritans barred from rebuilding the temple? Ezra leads another group of Jews back to Jerusalem. Nehemiah helps the people rebuild the walls that protect Jerusalem.
Jeremiah foresees the latter-day gathering of Israel, but what does “the gathering” really mean? How are we hunters and/or gatherers? Later, the Lord describes having his law written “in the hearts” of his people. How are we affected when we have God’s law actually written in our hearts? Erik Johnson is with us.
Jeremiah suffered through a lot. He prophesied of and watched the destruction of Jerusalem at the hands of Babylon. He dealt with an ineffectual people. Jeremiah faced much adversity. Yet he soldiered on. He did not shirk. He maintained his focus. Kurt Francom of LeadingLDS.com joins us.