11/20/2020 0 Comments
Welcome, welcome back, my friends.
I pray that you have had a wonderful time to review our 'wonderful book' - 'Isaiah', over the past few weeks. And now, though I was planning to post Daniel before Ezekiel, I shall post 'Ezekiel' and then 'Daniel'. This is because, with 'Daniel', I shall also post it in 'conjunction with' - 'the Book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ'. It is so very important to post in this manner, for you see, 'Daniel Explains Much' in 'the Book of the Revelation', the very last book of the Holy Bible, found in the New Testament. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
Thus, we need to keep 'God's Word' in relevant context at all times, but, especially in these days, which are perilous. [2 Timothy 3] audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
For reference - Ongoing
Reading Verbatim, the Books of the Old Testament, 'Intro to Ezekiel and Daniel', MWF, Post A, November 2, 2020
Reading Verbatim, the Books of the Old Testament, 'Intro to Ezekiel and Daniel', MWF, Post B, November 4, 2020
Reading Verbatim, the Books of the Old Testament, 'Intro to Ezekiel and Daniel', MWF, Post C-Post-script, November 6, 2020
The Main Aspects of his Teaching. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
(1) Denunciation of Judah's sins and the downfall of Jerusalem, Chs.1-24.
(2) Judgments upon foreign nations, Chs.25-32.
(3) Repentance as a condition of salvation, 18:30-32.
(4) The glorious restoration of Israel, 16:60; 27:22-24; 20:40; Chs.33-48.
(5) The freedom and responsibility of the individual soul before God. 18:20-32.
(6) The necessity of a new heart and a new spirit, 11:19: 18:31; 36:26.
I. Ezekiel's Call, Chs.1-3. [November 16-18-20, 2020]
1. Preliminary vision, Ch.1.
2. The call, Chs.2-3.
II. The Destruction of Jerusalem, Chs.4-24. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
1. The siege and certain judgment of the city, Chs.4-7, [November 23-24-26-27, 2020]
2. The condition of the city and the sins of the people, Chs.8-19. [[December 7-24, 2020] Break]
3. Renewed proofs and predictions of the doom of Judah and Jerusalem, Chs.20-24. [January, 2021] Break
III. Predictions against Foreign Nations and Cities. Chs.25-32. [Late January, 2021 and continuing]
IV. Prophecies concerning the Restoration, Chs.33-48.
1. The restoration of Judah to the promised land, Chs.33-39.
2. The Messianic times, Chs.40-48. audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
Ezekiel Chapter 3 audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
The preparation of the prophet for his work. (1-11) His office, as that of a watchman. (12-21) The restraining and restoring his speech. (22-27)
1 'Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this roll, and go speak unto the house of Israel.
2 So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that roll.
3 And he said unto me, Son of man, cause thy belly to eat, and fill thy bowels with this roll that I give thee. Then did I eat it; and it was in my mouth as honey for sweetness.
4 And he said unto me, Son of man, go, get thee unto the house of Israel, and speak with my words unto them.
5 For thou art not sent to a people of a strange speech and of an hard language, but to the house of Israel;
6 Not to many people of a strange speech and of an hard language, whose words thou canst not understand. Surely, had I sent thee to them, they would have hearkened unto thee.
7 But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee; for they will not hearken unto me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and hardhearted.
8 Behold, I have made thy face strong against their faces, and thy forehead strong against their foreheads.
9 As an adamant harder than flint have I made thy forehead: fear them not, neither be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
10 Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, all my words that I shall speak unto thee receive in thine heart, and hear with thine ears.
11 And go, get thee to them of the captivity, unto the children of thy people, and speak unto them, and tell them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear.'
The preparation of the prophet for his work.
Notes: 1-11 audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html 'Ezekiel was to receive the truths of God as the food for his soul, and to feed upon them by faith, and he would be strengthened. Gracious souls can receive those truths of God with delight, which speak terror to the wicked. He must speak all that, and that only, which God spake to him. How can we better speak God's mind than with his words? If disappointed as to his people, he must not be offended. The Ninevites were wrought upon by Jonah's preaching, when Israel was unhumbled and unreformed. We must leave this unto the Divine sovereignty, and say, Lord, thy judgments are a great deep. They will not regard the word of the prophet, for they will not regard the rod of God. Christ promises to strengthen him. He must continue earnest in preaching, whatever the success might be.'
His office, as that of a watchman. (12-21) audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
12 'Then the spirit took me up, and I heard behind me a voice of a great rushing, saying, Blessed be the glory of the LORD from his place.
13 I heard also the noise of the wings of the living creatures that touched one another, and the noise of the wheels over against them, and a noise of a great rushing.
14 So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away, and I went in bitterness, in the heat of my spirit; but the hand of the LORD was strong upon me.
15 Then I came to them of the captivity at Telabib, that dwelt by the river of Chebar, and I sat where they sat, and remained there astonished among them seven days.
16 And it came to pass at the end of seven days, that the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
17 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel: therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me.
18 When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
19 Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul.
20 Again, When a righteous man doth turn from his righteousness, and commit iniquity, and I lay a stumblingblock before him, he shall die: because thou hast not given him warning, he shall die in his sin, and his righteousness which he hath done shall not be remembered; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
21 Nevertheless if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous sin not, and he doth not sin, he shall surely live, because he is warned; also thou hast delivered thy soul.'
Notes: 12-21 audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html 'This mission made the holy angels rejoice. All this was to convince Ezekiel, that the God who sent him had power to bear him out in his work. He was overwhelmed with grief for the sins and miseries of his people, and overpowered by the glory of the vision he had seen. And however retirement, meditation, and communion with God may be sweet, the servant of the Lord must prepare to serve his generation. The Lord told the prophet he had appointed him a watchman to the house of Israel. If we warn the wicked, we are not chargeable with their ruin. Though such passages refer to the national covenant made with Israel, they are equally to be applied to the final state of all men under every dispensation. We are not only to encourage and comfort those who appear to be righteous, but they are to be warned, for many have grown high-minded and secure, have fallen, and even died in their sins. Surely then the hearers of the gospel should desire warnings, and even reproofs.'
'The restraining and restoring his speech. (22-27) audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html
22 'And the hand of the LORD was there upon me; and he said unto me, Arise, go forth into the plain, and I will there talk with thee.
23 Then I arose, and went forth into the plain: and, behold, the glory of the LORD stood there, as the glory which I saw by the river of Chebar: and I fell on my face.
24 Then the spirit entered into me, and set me upon my feet, and spake with me, and said unto me, Go, shut thyself within thine house.
25 But thou, O son of man, behold, they shall put bands upon thee, and shall bind thee with them, and thou shalt not go out among them:
26 And I will make thy tongue cleave to the roof of thy mouth, that thou shalt be dumb, and shalt not be to them a reprover: for they are a rebellious house.
27 But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; He that heareth, let him hear; and he that forbeareth, let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.'
Notes: 22-27 audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html 'Let us own ourselves for ever indebted to the mediation of Christ, for the blessed intercourse between God and man; and a true believer will say, I am never less alone than when thus alone. When the Lord opened Ezekiel's mouth, he was to deliver his message boldly, to place life and death, the blessing and the curse, before the people, and leave them to their choice.' Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710.
Please, take your time, my friends, that 'the eyes of your understanding be opened'. Blessings, in the Most Precious Name of Jesus Christ. Amen. Amen. [Ephesians 1:18, audio-bible.com/bible/bible.html ] Amen.
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