Ezra 2: 59, 61-63, 68-69
Am I a child of God with my name written in the Book of Life?
Proving that they were descendants of Israel – people of God. Brings to mind the person who was found without the wedding garment at the marriage supper of the Lamb.
Three families of priests names not found in the genealogical records. One even took the family name of the wife?
No short cuts to salvation – ones own name has to be written ?
# Thank you Jesus for clothing me in your righteousness and writing my name in the Book of Life.
Making voluntary offerings to the rebuilding of the temple.