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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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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Jesus Sent a Sword, Matt 10:34

Jesus Sent a Sword In Matt 10:34, Jesus said that he didn’t come to send peace on earth. Jesus sent a sword, instead.  A sword is for cutting things, not mending them in peaceful reconciliation. The sharp two-edged sword of the word of God, in Heb 4:12, divides things asunder...

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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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Defeating Amalek Ex 17:6-16

Defeating Amalek Ex 17: 6-16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Amalek is a type of sin.  In Joshua’s battle with Amalek in Ex 17:8-16, Joshua discomfited Amalek with the edge of the sword.  Israel defeated Amalek.  The picture in this text is the picture of our fight against sin and our need...

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What the Word is Like 1 Pet.1:23

What the Word is Like 1 Pet. 1:23 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In the Bible we can learn a lot about the word of God by seeing what the word is like.  According to the texts that we will study today, the Bible is like seven different things.  The word is...

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