With the Persian overthrow of Babylon, King Cyrus issues a decree allowing the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild their temple.
Young Zechariah has reached a pivotal point in his life. On the cusp of adulthood, he must choose whether he will stay in Babylon with his parents or travel to Jerusalem with his grandparents and help rebuild the Jewish temple. On the eve of his Bar Mitzvah, he feels the overwhelming presence of God, and a calling that he must answer- return to Israel and train to become a priest. Continue reading “Return To Me by Lynn Austin”