God, who created the world, wants all people everywhere to know Him and love Him. He makes His eternal power and Godhead obvious in creation (Rom 1:20). He created man in His own image (Gen 1:27) and put within him
I’m reading a book called “Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World” by Tim Marshall. In the book, he talks about how geography affects the way the world works, influencing boundaries, wars, peace, economy, etc. So
Ezekiel 28 is a study in pride. It looks at the pride of the prince of Tyrus and Satan, called “the king of Tyrus”, and it shows how God will deal with their pride. Characteristics of their pride: Pride begins
The city of Tyre was known far and wide for her wealth and might. A trading city, Tyre conducted business with nations around the world. Everyone was impressed with the city of Tyre. How shocking it was when they all
North of Israel, the city of Tyre celebrated Jerusalem’s downfall along with the nations to the east (Eze 25). But, like the Ammonites (Eze 25:3), they laughed and rejoiced over the wrong people. They failed to understand that Jerusalem was
When Judah fell, all of her enemies (Ammon, Moab, Edom, and Philistia) began to rejoice. As perverse as it is to take pleasure in our enemies’ failures, we sometimes do. What made this so much worse was that by rejoicing
After many years of prophecies, the fateful day came when the King of Babylon came against Jerusalem. Like a cooking pot filled with impurities, the sin of Judah came floating to the surface. The only thing that could be done
Jerusalem and Samaria are graphically and grotesquely described in Ezekiel 23 as lewd prostitutes who shamelessly offer themselves to heathen lovers. The idea here is to shock them into realizing how God views their alliances and trusts in other nations.
Ezekiel 21 describes the sharpening, polishing, and preparing of God’s sword for judgment. He wants the people of Jerusalem to know that judgment is certain, that no one will escape, no matter how good or bad they may think they
The leaders of Israel come to Ezekiel. They ask him to enquire of the Lord for them. They want to know if there is any fresh direction or revelation for them. When God answers, they get more than they expected.