The Princes of Israel, Ezek 19:1-14

The Princes of Israel Ezek 19 is a lamentation for the princes of Israel, v.1.  The two princes about whom Ezekiel writes this lamentation are Jehoahaz and Jehoiachin, kings of Judah.  Both of them were taken captive.  Ezek 19:1-9 likens them to a lioness’s whelps.  And Ezek 19:10-14 likens them...

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The Soul That Sinneth, Ezek 18:1-32

The Soul That Sinneth, It Shall Die Ezek 18 is about personal accountability to God.  Ezek 18:4 says, “the soul that sinneth, it shall die”.  In other words, each man in Israel was judged on the merits of his own righteousness or his own wickedness.  He would not die for...

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Two Eagles and A Vine, Ezek 17:1-24

Ezek 17:1-24 is a parable of two great eagles and a vine.  It applies to the reigns of Jehoiachin and Zedekiah in Judah and their captivity in Babylon.  It’s ultimate fulfillment will be at the second advent when Jesus Christ destroys the antichrist and begins to reign. The Two Eagles...

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Relations With Jerusalem, Ezek 16:1-63

God’s Relations with Jerusalem Ezek 16:1-63 details some of the particulars of God’s relations with Jerusalem from their beginning through the Tribulation. The Birth of Jerusalem – Ezek 16:3-5 Jerusalem was a city of the Jebusites, Jos 15:8, 15:63.  The Jebusites were Canaanites, Gen 10:15-16.  The Lord said, “Thy father...

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The Land Sinneth, Ezek 14:12-23

The Land Sinneth In Ezek 14:13, the Lord said, “when the land sinneth against me by trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out mine hand upon it”.  The phrase, the land sinneth, is an unusual expression.  However, we can find it in Deut 24:4, concerning a man who marries a...

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Idols In Their Heart, Ezek 14:1-11

In Ezek 14:1-11, the elders of Israel came to Ezekiel and sat before the prophet.  When they arrived, they had idols in their heart. These Were Elders with Idols in their Heart They set up idols in their heart, v.3, 4, 7.  According to Mk 7:20-23, this is where idolatry...

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Against the Prophetesses, Ezek 13:17-23

Against the Prophetesses In Ezek 13:17-23, the Lord told Ezekiel to set his face against the prophetesses.  God gave him a prophecy against the prophetesses, because they had been lying to his people.  Their prophecies had come out of their own heart; they were not from the Lord. Ezekiel Prophesied...

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Prophecy Against the Prophets, Ezek 13:1-16

Ezekiel’s Prophecy Against the Prophets In Ezek 13:1-16, Ezekiel prophesied against the false prophets who were prophesying Peace to the inhabitants of Jerusalem. This lesson is on his prophecy against the prophets. The Source of Their Prophecy The false prophets prophesy out of their own hearts, v.2.  They follow their...

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The Coming Desolation, Ezek 12:17-28

In Ezek 12:17-28, Ezekiel gave the inhabitants of Jerusalem a sign of the coming desolation and the assurance that it was coming sooner than they expected.  The Coming Desolation Seen in Ezekiel’s Eating and Drinking Ezek 12:17-20 In Ezek 12:18, the Lord told Ezekiel to eat his bread with quaking...

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A Sign of Removing, Ezek 12:1-16

In Ezek 12:1-16 Ezekiel became a sign of removing to the prince in Jerusalem and the house of Israel that was with him.  Israel was a rebellious house, having eyes and ears with which they could neither see nor hear, Ezek 12:2.  Therefore, God used Ezekiel as a sign of...

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