Ezra chapters 1-6
▪︎ 50,000 people had returned to Jerusalem from exile in Babylon.
▪︎ Returned to Jerusalem with great faith to build the temple.
▪︎ They first rebuilt the altar and resume public worship.
▪︎ Re-layed temple foundation.
▪︎ Experienced opposition from neighbouring people.
▪︎ They must stop rebuilding.