Ezekiel’s Mouth Opens, Ezek 33:21-33

In Ezek 33:21-33 learns that Jerusalem has been broken up from a man who escaped.  Ezekiel’s mouth opens and he gives prophecies concerting Jerusalem, Judah, and the Jews who still remain there. Jerusalem is broken up after the siege 21 in the twelfth year of our captivity, 2 Ki 24:8-16;...

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Names of Jerusalem, Jos 10:1

Names of Jerusalem Jos. 10:1 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jos 10:1 – Jerusalem.  Jerusalem means “city of peace.”  That’s an indication of what the city was under the reign of Solomon, whose reign typified the peaceful reign of Jesus, and will be during the millennial reign of Jesus.  But the city...

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Ezekiel’s Wife Dies, Ezek 24:15-27

In Ezek 24:15-27, Ezekiel’s wife dies, and Ezekiel neither mourns nor weeps as a sign to Israel. The Lord’s Announcement and Instructions to Ezekiel In v.16 the Lord announces that he will take away Ezekiel’s wife with a stroke.  She is the desire of his eyes.  And when God takes...

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Parable of a Boiling Pot, Ezek 24:1-14

The Day of the Parable of a Boiling Pot – Ezek 24:1-2 The exact day of the parable of a boiling pot is the day the siege of Jerusalem began. 2 Ki 25:1, it was in the ninth year, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month. ...

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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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The Two Ways, Ezek 21:18-32

The Two Ways The reason we’re studying Ezekiel is just to help you understand what you’re reading when you read it.  We’re not approaching this study as an effort to look for wild, new, or strange interpretations of prophecy.  The lesson today is on the two ways Nebuchadnezzar could make...

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Sword Against Jerusalem, Ezek 21:1-17

Prophecy of God’s Sword Against Jerusalem 2 In Ezekiel’s prophecy of God’s sword against Jerusalem, he prophesied toward Jerusalem, the holy places, and against the land of Israel.  In other words, God’s sword was going to clear out the land entirely. 3 God’s sword was going to cut off the...

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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 Vine Tree, Ezek 15:1-8

The prophecy of the vine tree in Ezek 15:1-8 foretells the destruction of Jerusalem by fire.   The Vine Tree Typifies Israel The prophecy begins in v.2 with a comparison of the value of wood from the vine tree to the other trees in the forest.  Israel is like the...

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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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