Prophecy Against the Mountains, Ezek 6:1-14

Ezek 6 is a prophecy against the mountains of Israel, which is where idols were worshipped in the high places.  This prophecy against the mountains includes prophecies about: The destruction of the high places – Ezek 6:1-7 – Ezekiel prophesies to the mountains, hills, rivers, and valleys. The Lord said...

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Sign of Ezekiel’s Hair, Ezek 5:1-17

In Ezek 5, Ezekiel was instructed to shave off his hair and beard as a sign to Jerusalem.    This sign showed the men of Judah the thoroughness with which the Lord intended to destroy those who refused to do his statutes and judgments. The sign of Ezekiel’s hair – Ezekiel...

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The Sign of the Siege and Famine, Ezek 4:1-17

In Ezekiel 4, Ezekiel gives two signs to Israel and Judah about the coming sieges of both countries and the consequent famines.   The sign of the siege – Ezek 4:1-8 – Ezekiel is instructed to portray Jerusalem on a tile.  This would have been a clay tile, upon which he...

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A Spiritual Famine Amos 8:11

A Spiritual Famine Amos 8: 11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Amos 8:11 Amos prophesied of a famine, not of bread and water, but a famine of hearing the words of the Lord.  This is a spiritual famine.   Israel went through several famines in the Bible.  Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob...

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Blessings in Famines Ruth 1:1

Ruth 1:1 A Famine in the Land CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There a number of famines recorded in the Bible and often, in spite of these famines, you will find God’s blessings in famines.  This helps us when we face natural disasters and terrible hardships in our own lives to...

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Starvation Prov. 10: 3

Starvation Prov. 10: 3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There is a statement here about the Lord’s dealings with the righteous and with the wicked as it concerns their food supply.  The Lord doesn’t starve righteous men to death and yet he will starve out the wicked, because the Lord will cast...

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Genesis 41:46-57 Joseph – like Jesus’ Ministry

03-7-27 Genesis 41:46-57 Joseph – Like Jesus’ Ministry CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Once Joseph began to rule, things turned out exactly as he had prophesied in the interpretation of the dreams.  The seven years of plenty came and they stored up corn for the coming famine.  Then the famine began...

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Genesis 41:33-45 Joseph – The Wise Ruler

Genesis 41:33-45 Joseph – The Wise Ruler CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In this lesson, Joseph recommended to Pharaoh a course of action to prepare for the coming famine.  Pharaoh and his servants agreed that Joseph was the best man to oversee the plan.  So, Joseph was released from prison and...

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Genesis 42:1-38 Joseph – Like Jesus Dealing with Sinners

Genesis 42:1-38 Joseph – Like Jesus Dealing with Sinners CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The famine was not only in Egypt; it was in the land of Canaan, as well (1-2).  Therefore, Joseph’s brothers, except Benjamin, went to Egypt to buy corn (3-5).  When they went to Joseph, he recognized them,...

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