When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away. A kor is a homer or ten baths, for ten baths are a homer. And this … 7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. For the day is near, even the day of Jehovah is near; it shall be a day of clouds, a time of the nations. Phl 1:29. The Word brings consolation and comfort. Consider Assyria, once a cedar in Lebanon, with beautiful branches overshadowing the forest; it towered on high, its top above the thick foliage. Ezekiel 8 – Abominations at the Temple A. Ezekiel goes to Jerusalem in a vision. a. Had gone up: “The departure of the glory of the Lord from Israel is one of the basic disclosures of this prophetic book, so Ezekiel traces it very carefully in its different stages (cf. 2 volumes (Word Biblical Commentary). d. They went in and stood beside the bronze altar: The seven men – who actually seem to be angels – were ready for service. Let those who have charge over the city draw near, One man among them was clothed with linen and had a writer’s inkhorn at his side, They went in and stood beside the bronze altar, The glory of the God of Israel had gone up from the cherub, Go through the midst of the city… put a mark on the foreheads, Of the men who sigh and cry over all the abominations, began with the elders who were before the temple, Defile the temple, and fill the courts with the slain, Will You destroy all the remnant of Israel, The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great, My eye will neither spare, nor will I have pity, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . Thus Christ is foretold as a stumbling-block to both the houses of Israel (Isaiah 8:14), and is several times spoken of as such by the apostles (1Corinthians 1:23; Romans 9:32-33; 1Peter 2:8). Ezekiel 21 New International Version (NIV) Babylon as God’s Sword of Judgment. Jhn 6:27. For a person to live a godly life, they must continually feast upon His Word. It's the GOOD NEWS THROUGH GOOD MUSIC ! Jhn 6:56. 18 Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; 19 but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and choke the word, making it unfruitful. 10:5; 12:6–7), two classes of beings directly involved in divine service.” (Block), ii. i. Lamentation: “Qinais a technical term for a special kind of musical composition, the dirge, which was composed and sung at the death of an individual, though it is also used of laments at the destruction of a nation or people.” (Block) ii. Go through the midst of the city… put a mark on the foreheads: God commanded the one with the inkwell to mark the righteous men of the city. Never has a people group been dispersed for hundreds of years to every corner of the globe, and then regathered back to their homeland. Ezekiel 39:1 – Notice the repeat from the previous chapter (similar to Genesis 1 & Genesis 2). Prophesy against the land of Israel 3 and say to her: ‘This is what the Lord says: I am against you. We may request cookies to be set on your device. 20 Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop—some thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times … i. Mat 10:7 - “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Tools. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. The Haftarah reading follows the Torah reading on each Sabbath and on Jewish festivals and fast days. Ezekiel 9 . Brownlee prepared notes on Chapters 1–19, then died. a. Ezekiel 9 – Marked for Preservation, Marked for Judgment A. Angelic judgment upon Jerusalem. This is a totally different prophecy from the last lesson. When David Guzik was a young pastor in Simi Valley, California, he (among many other pastors) was asked to send his teaching notes to the developers of a new internet Bible research site: Blue … And begin at My sanctuary: God decrees that judgment should begin at His house. In the tenth year, in the tenth month, on the twelfth day of the month, the word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Son of man, set your face against Pharaoh king of Egypt, and prophesy against him, and against all Egypt. Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / Ezekiel / Ezekiel 9; Share Tweet Save. Mat 10:8. “Like the blood on the doorposts of the Israelites’ houses on the night of the Passover (Exod. Such sins were soon to meet their due punishment. It was also common for the worshippers of particular idols to have their idol’s mark upon their foreheads, arms, &c.” (Clarke). The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. Ezekiel 9:4 And the LORD said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry for all the abominations that be done in the midst thereof. Title: The book has always been named for its author, Ezekiel (1:3; 24:24), who is nowhere else mentioned in Scripture. i. Ezekiel 9 . "The word of Jehovah came again unto me, saying, Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus saith Jehovah: Wail ye, alas for the day! The identities of “Gog,” “Magog,” … 9:3; 10:18-19; 43:2-5).” (Feinberg), iii. Ezekiel 9:2. The LORD has forsaken the land, and the LORD does not see: This is what the leaders of the city said earlier in Ezekiel’s vision (Ezekiel 8:12). The Divine Command. The Coming of the End - Then this message came to me from the LORD: “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to Israel: “The end is here! Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. They march in past the image of jealousy and the mourners for Tammuz, and take their stand near the sun-worshippers, invisible to all except Ezekiel.” (Wright), ii. (Ezekiel 22:9). Much of the discussion has to do with an ancient prophecy from Ezekiel: “The word of the Lord came to me: ‘Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshek and Tubal; prophesy against him and say: “This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshek and Tubal”’” (Ezekiel 38:1–3). Psalms 19:9 Context. Q&A with David Guzik; Weekly Devotional; For Pastors, Preachers, Bible Teachers; Bible Study Tools; Thinking About… Creed; Devocional Semanal; Wöchentliche Andacht; Donate; Search; Menu Menu; Enduring Words for Troubled Times – May 30 … When David Guzik was a young pastor in Simi Valley, California, he (among many other pastors… Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. (1) Ezekiel, the elders, and the hand of the LORD.. And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I sat in my house with the elders of Judah sitting before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell upon me there.. a. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Ezekiel 29 – God Against “King Crocodile” A. “The Lord vividly demonstrated his readiness to judge by withdrawing his glory from his people. 1. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Here the scribe is to search for individuals who will display a similar emotion over all the abominations being perpetrated in Jerusalem.” (Block), ii. You can check these in your browser security settings. Then He spoke to the man clothed with linen, and said, “Go in among the wheels, under the cherub, fill your hands with coals of fire from among the cherubim, and scatter them over the city.” And he went in as I watched. Click on the different category headings to find out more. 301 pp. 2 Chronicles 36:17 described the fulfillment of this: Therefore He brought against them the king of the Chaldeans, who killed their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion on young man or virgin, on the aged or the weak; He gave them all into his hand. God’s glory moved from the Most Holy Place to the entry of the temple to assign the tasks of judgment.” (Alexander), ii. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. The Jews would begin to regather in Israel (Isaiah 11:11-12; Ezekiel 37:21-22; 38:8; Luke 21:29-31). Will You destroy all the remnant of Israel in pouring out Your fury on Jerusalem?”. Ezekiel 9:1-2. Gal 3:4. 9 And if the prophet be deceived when he hath spoken a thing, I the LORD have deceived that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand upon him, and will destroy him from the midst of my people Israel. Following this call to prophesy, Ezekiel has a vision of a scroll (or book), covered completely with writing. c. One man among them was clothed with linen and had a writer’s inkhorn at his side: In addition to these six men, there was another dressed differently and who also carried an inkhorn, ready to write. Judgment on the Idolaters. The one topic here is the defilement of the Temple and God's removal from it. i. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. “Being of priestly descent, Ezekiel was undoubtedly familiar with the images of the cherubim in the temple. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. c. Of the men who sigh and cry over all the abominations: The remnant God would spare had nothing to do with age or perceived innocence. a. B. Believers should be established in their WALK, Chapter 3:1-7. vv. And Jehovah said to him, Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and mark a cross upon the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which take place in … Tools. i. It is a lamentationboth by its poetic arrangement and by its subject matter. The remainder of the history of the people when divided is, in the prophet's eye, a succession of defection and degradation marked by the erection of high places Ezekiel 16:16-20; by unholy alliances with foreign nations Ezekiel 16:26-33. Yet, it was on the move (as also seen in Ezekiel 9:3), pausing as it was about to leave the temple. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. Revelation 13:16 (and several other passages) also describe a later Satanic counterfeit of this mark, identifying allegiance to Satan and his false messiah. i. b. iii. “These grand words are reminiscent of the declaration of the Lord Jesus Christ in John 17:4. b. vv. Isaiah 21:11-12 96. 21 [] The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, set your face against Jerusalem and preach against the sanctuary. “There is a prophetic significance in the Hebrew word for the mark. Ezekiel 9:4. “As I live,” says the Lord GOD, “you shall no longer use this proverb in Israel. Enduring Word Radio; Social Media. Yet, God … i. Ezekiel has unusual and powerful visions regarding his vocation as one who is to speak the word of God to Israel. There in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubim, there appeared something like a sapphire ston… The word of the LORDcame to me again, saying, “What do you mean when you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying: ‘The fathers have eaten sour grapes, And the children’s teeth are set on edge’? 9 And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the Lord: because he hath said, The river is mine, and I have made it. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. Here He promised the same desecration at His own house. 14 The ordinance concerning oil, the bath of oil, is one-tenth of a bath from a kor. (Read Ezekiel 19:1-9) Ezekiel is to compare the kingdom of Judah to a lioness. 31 September 30, 1777 A Speech to Bewildered Men Proverbs 18:10 93. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. The gate was toward the north of the city, the direction from which the Babylonian invaders came, as well as the area where the idolatries had taken place.” (Feinberg). You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. 1 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 r "Son of man, s set your face toward t the mountains of Israel, and u prophesy against them, 3 and say, v You mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord God! No hope remains, for I will unleash my anger against you. ), Ezekiel begged God to not destroy the remnant as He poured out His fury on Jerusalem. a. God will mark His remnant here. Mat 10:6. The prophet had, in vision, seen the wickedness that was committed at Jerusalem, in the foregoing chapter, and we may be sure that it was not represented to him worse than really it was; now here follows, of course, a … Tools. The men who sigh: “[Sigh] will resurface in 21:6–7, where the moaning will be a symptom of a broken heart and intense grief over impending doom. The waters nourished it, … Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Ezekiel 9:6 shows this was a protective identification, to protect them in the coming invasion and also to protect them spiritually for the age to come. 1. Then He called out in my hearing with a loud voice, saying, “Let those who have charge over the city draw near, each with a deadly weapon in his hand.” And suddenly six men came from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north, each with his battle-ax … Utterly slay old and young men, maidens and little children and women; but do not come near anyone on whom is the mark; and begin at My sanctuary.” So they began with the elders who were before the temple. “These people had defiled God’s house by their wicked lives, and now they would defile it further in their terrible deaths.” (Wiersbe), So it was, that while they were killing them, I was left alone; and I fell on my face and cried out, and said, “Ah, Lord GOD! Ezekiel 5:2 When the days of the siege have ended, you are to burn up a third of the hair inside the city; you are also to take a third and slash it with the sword all around the city; and you are to scatter a third to the wind. “Moreover take up a lamentation for the princes of Israel, a. Then He said to me, “The iniquity of the house of Israel and Judah is exceedingly great, and the land is full of bloodshed, and the city full of perversity; for they say, ‘The LORD has forsaken the land, and the LORD does not see!’ And as for Me also, My eye will neither spare, nor will I have pity, but I will recompense their deeds on their own head.”. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. And I looked, and there in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubim, there appeared something like a sapphire stone, having the appearance of the likeness of a throne. Again, When … Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. (1-2) The men beside the bronze altar. There, in the inner court of the temple, was prepared a place for some base idol. And He called to the man clothed with linen, who had the writer’s inkhorn at his side; and the LORD said to him, “Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and cry over all the abominations that are done within it.”. i. i. Sun, Feb 14, 2021. by Pastor Jerry Cooley These are that remnant who has not bowed their knee to these false gods. 15-17 — The Word enables a believer to stand and be stable. The word of the Lord and the hand of the Lord upon Ezekiel. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. Phl 1:29 - For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake, not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer G3958 for His sake, Tools. Without being superstitious we can rejoice in this anticipation of salvation through the death of Christ on the cross.” (Wright). (Mark 6:7–13; Luke 9:1–6 ) Tools. And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall … 22 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, will you judge her? And the Lord.] Enduring Word exists to promote the work of Christian discipleship and evangelism worldwide, mainly through the publication and dissemination of the Bible teaching work of David Guzik and likeminded people. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. Instagram; Twitter; Facebook; Store. in the enduring, &c.--that is, in enabling you to endure "the same sufferings which we also suffer." I will call you to account for all your detestable sins. 9 Then I heard him call out in a loud voice, “Bring near those who are appointed to execute judgment on the city, each with a weapon in his hand.” 2 And I saw six men coming from the direction of the upper gate, which faces north, each with a deadly weapon in his hand. 10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, and against thy rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the border of Ethiopia. Jon Boulet The Shape of Things to Come Buzzsprout-559958 Sun, 03 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 2277 h-the-shape-of-things-to-come full false The Shape of Things to Come: Proper Place (Ezekiel 43-46) The Shape of Things to Come: Proper Place (Ezekiel 43-46) The glory of the God of Israel had gone up from the cherub: The visible representation of God’s glory rose up higher than where the cherub stood. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. New Living Translation (The LORD gave this message to Ezekiel son of Buzi, a priest, beside the Kebar River in the land of the Babylonians, and he felt the hand of the LORD take hold of him.) i. Ezekiel 13:2 "Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel that prophesy, and say thou unto them that prophesy out of their own hearts, Hear ye the word … You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. 28:29–42) and angelic beings (Dan. 1 And the word of the LORD came to me, saying, 2 “Son of man, tell the ruler of Tyre that this is what the Lord GOD says: Your heart is proud, and you have said, ‘I am a god; I sit in the seat of gods in the heart of the sea.’ Yet you are a man and not a god, though you have regarded your heart as that of a god.… “For all Ezekiel’s outward appearance of severity, beneath the hard shell there was a heart that felt deeply for and with his people. “Since the righteous are marked, the fate of the wicked is sealed. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. The remnant was those who had broken hearts over the idolatry and wickedness of the city, men like Jeremiah. God calls Ezekiel to speak the word even knowing that Israel is stubborn and a rebellious house (2:1-7). The meaning here is plainly, “when a man perverts any of God’s gifts or providences into an occasion of sin.” Benson Commentary. (1-3) God opposes the pride of Egypt and her Pharaoh. Typically, the haftarah is … In 24:17 [sigh] describes the grief that Ezekiel expresses over the death of his wife. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. It shows that even when judgment comes upon an entire nation, God still knows how to mark and identify the righteous. This refers to the widespread worship indulged by the Israelites in their participation in the licentious orgies of the "high places," where the ancient Canaanite gods of fertility were shamelessly worshipped by Israel. On the fifth day of the month, which was in the fifth year of King Jehoiachin’s captivity, the word of the Lord came expressly to Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the River Chebar; … We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Which faces north: “The angelic executioners came from the way of the upper gate which was built by Jotham (II Kings 15:35), called the upper Benjamin gate (Jer. Will you judge this city of bloodshed? The word is used oftener by Ezekiel than by all the other Old Testament writers together; in Ezekiel 7:19 the riches of the people are spoken of as their stumbling-block, and in Ezekiel 44:12 (marg.) Mat 10:5 ¶ Mat 10:5 - These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them, saying: “Do not go into the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of the Samaritans. He cried also in mine ears — Namely, the man whom he had seen upon the throne; with a loud voice — This denoted the terribleness of the judgments which were going to be inflicted. For them there is no hope of escape.” (Block), Just then, the man clothed with linen, who had the inkhorn at his side, reported back and said, “I have done as You commanded me.”. haphtara, Hebrew: הפטרה; "parting," "taking leave"), (plural form: haftarot or haftoros) is a series of selections from the books of Nevi'im ("Prophets") of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh) that is publicly read in synagogue as part of Jewish religious practice. Ezekiel 6 Judgment Against Idolatry. b. 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