A Samaritan Sister – Ezekiel 16

Almost six hundred years before the coming of Christ, the Kingdom of Judah was at an end.  Most of what was left of its kings and people were now in exile in Nebuchadnezzar’s Babylon.  The good land they left behind, hereafter known to the world as Judea, was left to lie fallow to make upContinue reading “A Samaritan Sister – Ezekiel 16”

Through the Grapevine – Ezekiel 15

The land of Israel has historically been blessed with an abundance of grape vines.  Like the olive trees with it, every person in the land was well acquainted with the vine’s required planting, tending, and fruit-bearing.  In His word, the Lord frequently refers to Israel itself as such a vine, and to each individual asContinue reading “Through the Grapevine – Ezekiel 15”

A Fair Judgment – Ezekiel 14

18 And I will be a father to you,And you shall be sons and daughters to Me,”Says the Lord Almighty. 2 Corinthians 6:18 (NASB) God is fair and loving. And because of His goodness, His mercy never fails in the end. Some of us have lived our lives believing that the Lord is unfair and punishing, oftenContinue reading “A Fair Judgment – Ezekiel 14”

The Mount of Olives – Ezekiel 11

There is something eternally special about the Mount of Olives.  It seems to be a sanctified port of entry and exit for God’s divine transition between earth and heaven. Mount Olivet is really a hill that sits directly east of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and looks down upon it in peaceful tranquility.  For millenniaContinue reading “The Mount of Olives – Ezekiel 11”

A Tenderized Heart – Ezekiel 11

Light cannot co-exist with darkness – there must be a separation.  But if we find ourselves in darkness, God has left the door open if we wish a reconciliation and a return to His light. Despite many decades of warnings from the Lord’s prophets up to the time of Ezekiel, the Temple leaders and mostContinue reading “A Tenderized Heart – Ezekiel 11”

Freeing Legion – Ezekiel 8

In the prophet Ezekiel’s divine vision that came to him while in exile in Babylon, he was carried back to Jerusalem in the spirit to see the many forms of idol worship being carried out in the Lord’s temple.  The worship of these false gods and idols by those who were supposed to be leadingContinue reading “Freeing Legion – Ezekiel 8”

Walking in the Light – Ezekiel 8

While in Babylon, the prophet Ezekiel was shown a vision of the temple back in Jerusalem.  In it, the religious leaders of the day had abandoned worship of the Lord who had brought them out of Egypt and had planted them in their land.  Instead, they were worshiping a host of idols and praying toContinue reading “Walking in the Light – Ezekiel 8”

Identified Flying Objects – Ezekiel 1

At the time of Ezekiel’s call to be a prophet to the exiled people of Judah, he was located with them along the banks of the Kebar River, or canal, located about 160 kilometers (100 miles) north of the city of Babylon.  At around the same time, the prophet Jeremiah was still ministering to thoseContinue reading “Identified Flying Objects – Ezekiel 1”

God is Always Working – Ezekiel 1

The Old Testament book of Ezekiel tells us that God’s heavenly throne does not sit in a fixed location.  It actually moves around over the earth and through the heavens, resting upon a mobile platform.  This platform, transparent in nature with the appearance of gleaming crystal, is supported by four perpendicularly rotating wheels, each wheelContinue reading “God is Always Working – Ezekiel 1”

Surrendering to God’s Will – Revelation 4

11 “Worthy are You, our Lord and our God, to receive glory and honor and power; for You created all things, and because of Your will they existed, and were created.”  Revelation 4:11 (NASB) Everything we see around us, above us and below us was created by the will of Almighty God.  We can debate how He broughtContinue reading “Surrendering to God’s Will – Revelation 4”