Who is on the Lord’s Side, Ex 32:26-28

Who is on the Lord’s Side Ex. 32:26-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Moses asked the men of Israel, Who is on the Lord’s side?  And the tribe of Levi came to him.  Then every man put his sword by his side and went in and killed every soul that was involved...

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The Land Is Defiled, Lev 18:25-28

The Land is Defiled Lev 18: 25-28 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We find several references in the Bible to the land being defiled by the sins of men in the land.  The first of these references is found in Lev 18:25-28 which says that the land is defiled by the following...

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Aholah and Aholibah, Ezek 23:1-49

Aholah and Aholibah In Ezek 23:1-49, Ezekiel prophesied of the whoredom of two women, Aholah and Aholibah.   In v.2, the two women are Samaria and Jerusalem. Samaria refers to the ten northern tribes of Israel, because Samaria was the city of the kings, beginning with Omri, 1 Ki 16:23-24. ...

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Images and Statues, Ex 20:4-6

Images and Statues Ex. 20: 4-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Many churches and temples have statues in them as “aids to worship.”  These are nothing less than the “images” forbidden by God in Ex 20:4-6.  We are commanded by God not to make or bow down to things like a Crucifix,...

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The Bloody City, Ezek 22:1-12

In Ezek 22:1-12, Ezekiel pronounces the abominations going on in Jerusalem, the bloody city.  And he proclaims that her time has come and her days have drawn near to be punished.  In v.2, the Lord asks, “Wilt thou judge the bloody city? Shew her all her abominations”.  This is just...

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History of Idolatry in Israel, Ezek 20:1-32

Israel’s History of Idolatry In Ezek 20:1-32, Ezekiel recounted Israel’s history of idolatry.  The elders of Israel came to Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord, v.1.  When they sat before him, the word of the Lord came to Ezekiel, v.2. And the Lord asked them a question which he also...

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Dealing with Covetousness, Col 3:5

Dealing with Covetousness Col 3: 5 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Covetousness Defined Covetousness is defined in the Merriam Webster dictionary as an inordinate desire for wealth or possessions.  That is what Jesus warned his disciples about in Lk 12:15.  But it is more than that, according to the Bible.  The tenth...

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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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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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Great Abominations in Israel, Ezek 8:1-18

In Ezek 8:1-18, Ezekiel sees, in the visions of God, Israel’s great abominations in Jerusalem.  There are four great abominations that he sees when he gets there: the image of jealousy, idols portrayed on the wall, women weeping for Tammuz, and men worshipping the sun.  When Ezekiel sees them, he...

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