Ezekiel’s wife

    The word of the LORD came to me: “Son of man, behold, I am about to take the delight of your eyes away from you at a stroke; yet you shall not mourn or weep, nor shall your tears run down.—Ezekiel 24:15-16 ESV John Piper, an Advent Poem from 1984 Ezekiel sat stunned and … More Ezekiel’s wife

November 8 Ezekiel 22-23

November 8  Ezekiel 22-23 (ESV) Israel’s Shedding of Blood 22:1 And the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 2 “And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? Then declare to her all her abominations. 3 You shall say, Thus says the Lord God: A city that sheds blood in her … More November 8 Ezekiel 22-23

November 7 Ezekiel 20-21

November 7 Ezekiel 20-21 (ESV) Israel’s Continuing Rebellion 20:1 In the seventh year, in the fifth month, on the tenth day of the month, certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of the Lord, and sat before me. 2 And the word of the Lord came to me: 3 “Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to … More November 7 Ezekiel 20-21

Contradiction in the Bible? Exodus vs Ezekiel?

Exodus 34:6 The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s … More Contradiction in the Bible? Exodus vs Ezekiel?

November 6 Ezekiel 17-19

November 6 Ezekiel 17-19 (ESV) Parable of Two Eagles and a Vine 17:1 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, propound a riddle, and speak a parable to the house of Israel; 3 say, Thus says the LordGod: A great eagle with great wings and long pinions, rich in plumage of many colors, came to Lebanon and … More November 6 Ezekiel 17-19

November 5 Ezekiel 16

November 5 Ezekiel 16 (ESV) The Lord’s Faithless Bride 16:1 Again the word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, make known to Jerusalem her abominations, 3 and say, Thus says the Lord God to Jerusalem: Your origin and your birth are of the land of the Canaanites; your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite. 4 And as for your birth, … More November 5 Ezekiel 16