Week 35 Day 1 – Hard World, Soft Heart

Ezekiel 33:1-11 In the midst of pages of prophetic words of doom, gloom, anger, and wrath from the mouth of the Lord, this passage shines as a bright reminder of the deep heart of God.  God does not delight in hurting people.  Like the old saying goes when a parent...

Week 34 Day 5 – God of the Nations

Ezekiel 25-32 For centuries the people of Jerusalem had been told that they were the people of God, that the Temple was God’s earthly dwelling, and that God was the Lord Almighty, God above all gods.  Now where was He?  Were the Babylonian gods actually more powerful...

Week 34 Day 4 – Stand in the Gap

Read Ezekiel 22:23-31. In the mid 1990’s, Promise Keepers (A national Christian Men’s ministry) gathered a million men in Washington D.C. called “Stand in the Gap.”  Why do you think they called it by this name? Today we are reminded of another recurring theme in the...

Week 34 Day 3 – Accountability

Ezekiel 18:1-32 Whether you had parents or were raised by a relative or were raised by the system, someone had an impressionable role in your life as a child.  Perhaps you were blessed with “good” parents who only made a few mistakes.  Or, perhaps you had parents or...

Week 34 Day 2 – Formula for Destruction

Ezekiel 16:49-52 In chapter 16 Ezekiel draws an analogy between a promiscuous, unfaithful woman and the city of Jerusalem.  He also says that Jerusalem had “sisters” named Samaria (the Captial of the Kingdom of Israel) and Sodom (the city where Lot lived that was...