…Go No More Astray From Me…

"Then came certain of the elders of Israel unto me, and sat before me. And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, ‘Son of man, these men have set up their idols in their heart, and put the stumblingblock of their iniquity before their face: should I be enquired of at all by them? Therefore …

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GOD Does Not Speak In Vain

"And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, ‘Son of man, set thy face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them, and say, ‘Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the …

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There Is No Equal

"Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; a burden to the weary beast. They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity. Hearken unto Me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of …

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The Sword and the Spirit

"Woe to the idol shepherd that leaveth the flock! The sword shall be upon his arm, and upon his right eye: his arm shall be clean dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened."  Zechariah 11:17 "And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit …

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I Will Not Be Enquired of by You

It does not sound encouraging, comforting, or motivational.  Does it?  Some elders of Israel in the captivity of Babylon came to Ezekiel the prophet seeking God's counsel.  They had not sought it before.  Now they show some interest. God is not our spare tire. Hear the word of the LORD... "And it came to pass …

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You Shall be My People… I Shall be Your God

"Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, …

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Should You Possess the Land

"Wherefore say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Ye eat with the blood, and lift up your eyes toward your idols, and shed blood: and shall ye possess the land? Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbour’s wife: and shall ye possess the land?" Ezekiel 33:25-26 …

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Thus Saith the LORD

"And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Son of man, set thy face toward the mountains of Israel, and prophesy against them, and say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to …

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Not Said in Vain

There are many phrases used throughout the prophecy of Ezekiel.  "Son of man" how the LORD speaks to Ezekiel, an endearing term for him; another phrase used a little less often is "They, [we],or [you] shall know that I am the LORD".  That is the one to which I write today. I have noted that …

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