There are many great and mighty kings and rulers throughout the world and throughout history, but there is only one King of kings and Lord of lords. In Ezekiel 17, we read a riddle/parable about two kings described as eagles.
Ezekiel 16 is a very graphic and dramatic description of: God’s incredible grace to Jerusalem. God’s great blessing on Jerusalem. Jerusalem’s insane obsession with spiritual unfaithfulness. Jerusalem’s downward spiral of sin that led them to depths other heathen nations never
Every person has unique intrinsic value because God made them in His image. As God’s image-bearers we are to reflect the glory and goodness of God in this world. Yet, sin came into the world and corrupts our lives. Left
Many of Ezekiel’s prophecies pertain to the idolatry back in Jerusalem, but there was another idolatry, not so obvious, right there in Babylon. When some of the leaders of the people came to Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord, the
Cracks in a wall usually mean there is something wrong with the foundation, not the wall. To put plaster over the crack does not fix the foundational issue. In Ezekiel 13, God describes the lies of the false prophets as
For eleven chapters, Ezekiel has been warning the people of Jerusalem about the next level of judgment on them. At God’s direction, he has explained why and illustrated how it will all happen. Despite all these signs, prophecies, and visions,
In the final part of Ezekiel’s vision (Eze 11), he is shown the sin of the corrupt judges of the city (v.1-2). Though they inwardly are afraid (v.8), they pridefully say that they are as safe as meat in a
So far in Ezekiel’s vision, we have seen the hidden idolatry of the city of Jerusalem that has polluted all the people (Eze 8). We have seen the destruction that is appointed to all who are not repentant (Eze 9).
After exposing the deep idolatry and wickedness of the people of Judah (Eze 8), God called for judgment. Those who were in charge of the city (probably angels) came with destroying weapons and were told to go through the city,
Fourteen months after his first vision of God, Ezekiel is given another vision. In this vision, God transports Ezekiel to Jerusalem to see the sin of the people. He is brought to the temple where an idol has been set