The cycle of repentance, rescue, reign, rebellion and ruin continues. At this point there’s a regathered people, a rebuilt temple and a restored city…but no King or Ark. The last star light of Esther closes out the books of histories and prepares us for the coming star 400 years in the future that will announce the birth of the last King.
Ezra: Restoration of the word, worship and temple Of God
Nehemiah: Rebuilding of the city of God
Esther: Salvation of the people of God