Category Archives: Ezekiel

The LORD Is There

Maybe 2020 will be the year. The year I dig deeper into Ezekiel. Wrapped up the book in this morning’s reading. A lot of it I think I get. A lot of it, not so much. The apocalyptic unveiling of … Continue reading

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It Really Isn’t About Us

Reading again in Ezekiel this morning and chewing on a conundrum God shares with His prophet. To not deal with His people’s idolatry and rebellion was to allow them to continue to defile the land of promise, the land of … Continue reading

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The Promised Shepherd

Lot of judgin’ going on in the prophets. The rebellious and adulteress house of Israel is judged. The adulteress and rebellious house of Judah is judged. The people are judged. The leaders are judged. And even their enemies are judged. … Continue reading

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A Staff of Reed

I was taught as a young believer, and have believed ever since, that in the Scriptures ancient Egypt is a type of the world. That this land of great power is but a land of slavery and bondage. That though … Continue reading

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Actions and Attributes

Kind of a mash-up this morning. Two very different readings coming together to help make some sense of what, on the surface, makes no sense. Not overly concerned about the context of the Word, but comforted this morning by its … Continue reading

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What A Story!

Ezekiel 16 has got to be one of the most amazing passages in all of Scripture. Not just because of the story told, but because it reveals that God is a Storyteller. His tale of a city, Jerusalem, waxes poetic … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line

Wrapped up Ezekiel this morning. Have read it every year for the past dozen years or so. There’s a lot there. The thought that comes to mind is that it’s an epic. While not a poem per se, it is … Continue reading

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Letting in Idols

They came to Ezekiel because he was a prophet of God. And they came because they were the elders of Israel. They were to lead and so they came to listen. But rather than being provided with some insight, the … Continue reading

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A Sanctuary

“Elvis has left the building.” That’s the phrase once used at the end of an Elvis Presley concert to indicate that the concert was done–like, really done . . . as in, “It’s over, folks. No more music, tonight.”  The … Continue reading

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What More Could They Want?

They weren’t going to get wealthy doing what they did, but they were rich beyond measure. Didn’t have the toys their neighbor’s did, but they had something far better.  Couldn’t open up a bank account, but they were able to … Continue reading

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