Monthly Archives: April 2014

Responsibility

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 18 (Day Three)  “I will judge each of you according to your own ways.”  If that is so, are we off the hook for the kind of society we live in?  Does the prophet’s declaration of the … Continue reading

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Standing On Our Own

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 18:1-18 (day two) Each year when I was in the classroom I would meet young people with varying degrees of baggage (spiritual, physical, emotional, etc.). And the more I got to know each of them and their … Continue reading

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New day. No victims.

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 18:1-18 (day one) ” ‘The fathers eat the sour grapes, but the children’s teeth are set on edge’. . . you are not going to use this proverb in Israel anymore.”  (v 2-3)  It was radical thinking!  After … Continue reading

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A “stand up” person

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 1:28; 2:1-10; 3:1-4 (day seven) “Son of man, stand up on your feet and I will speak to you.”  (2:1)  We are not helpless, not without strength or duty.   God instructs us to stand up.  Makes it a condition for further … Continue reading

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Stubborn and obstinate

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 1:28; 2:1-10; 3:1-4 (day six)  “I am sending you to. . . stubborn and obstinate children.”  (2:4)  It was more verdict than compliment.  When God described the people of Judah, He focused on their pride, their resistance to change.  I have … Continue reading

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God Prepares & Encourages

Re: Verse reading – Ezekiel 1:28-3:4 (day five) God begins to call/commission Ezekiel into service and ministry.  In chapter 1,  He “reveals” to Ezekiel His character and nature. Windstorm (1:4) – Power – God is never helpless. Throne  (1:26) Sovereignty … Continue reading

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Obedience to His Call

Re: Verse reading – Ezekiel 1:28-3:4 (day four) The call of God is unmistakable!  Verse 2 says, “As He spoke to me the Spirit entered me and set me on my feet; and I heard Him speaking to me.”  Samuel, … Continue reading

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Know

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 1-3 (Day Three) “Son of man, stand up on your feet and I will speak to you.” God concerns himself with the likes of you and me; there are things that he wants us to know.  That … Continue reading

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Ezekiel Saw De Wheel

Re: Verse reading–Ezekiel 1:28-3:4 (day two) Now as I looked at the living creatures, I saw a wheel on the earth beside the living creatures, one for each of the four of them. As for the appearance of the wheels … Continue reading

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Like a rainbow on a rainy day

Re: Verse reading – Ezekiel 1:28-3:4 (day one)  “As the appearance of the rainbow in the clouds on a rainy day. . .so was the glory of the Lord.”  (1:28)  Was Ezekiel surprised to see it?  Maybe.  The previous few … Continue reading

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