Bible Commentary: Ezekiel 4. Bible Commentary: Ezekiel 5. 2 Thus says the Lord GOD: Because the enemy said about you, “Ha! Similarly, Ezekiel became "bitter," as he began his ministry to this "rebellious nation" (see verse 14). Chapter 8 describes the idol worship by the leaders of Israel right in the temple. Ezekiel 3:17-19 - 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. The bittersweet message of God's grace and judgment brought bitterness to John's belly. Ezekiel 4 audio bible; Footnotes 4:4 Or "upon your side" 4:10 That is, about 8 ounces or about 230 grams 4:11 That is, about 2/3 quart or about 0.6 liter 4:17 Or "away in" Scripture quoted by permission. Ezekiel’s first vision – four living creatures accompany a prophetic message from God (Ezekiel 1:1 – 1:28) By Bible Blender Jan 26, 2017 angel , babylon , eagle , ezekiel , kebar river , lion , ox , prophecies , prophets , storms , throne , wheels Ezekiel's vision of the glory of God - its departure and return - is first set within Israel's history and then in the culmination of God's promises in Christ. He pretended that a clay tablet was the city of Jerusalem and he then pretended to attack it in order to show what the Babylonians would soon do (Ezekiel 4:1-4). The History of the Bible, Animated Time travel in this animation through the history of the Bible. Here are some of the things he did: 1. Embedded in the pattern of the strange, the bizarre and the wonderful is a word that still speaks to God's people today. 2. The one who sins is the one who will die. The older sister was named Oholah, the younger was Oholibah. Book of Ezekiel Summary The Short Story. chaps. God asks the prophet, “Is it is trivial matter for the house of Judah to do detestable things they are doing here?” (8:17) Chapter 16 describes Israel’s idolatry in most graphic terms. In Babylon Ezekiel lived in the city of Tel Aviv on the Chebar Canal. Having received his call in July, 593 b.c., Ezekiel was active for 22 years, his last dated oracle being received in April, 571 (see 29:17). 4 Then he measured the room adjacent to the inner sanctuary to be twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. The Book of Ezekiel Introduction to the Book of Ezekiel in the Bible. Written for our learning, it is a source of comfort and hope - Ro 15:4 b. CHAPTER 36. Ezekiel 28:12-14, "'You were the model of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. Behold, all souls are Mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is Mine; the soul that sins, it shall die. Christopher J. H. Wright masterfully opens our eyes to see and understand the message of Ezekiel. The other is the date of the arrival of the messenger who reported the fall of Jerusalem . He told several parables, one that compared Israel to an adulterous woman (16:1-63). For everyone belongs to me, the parent as well as the child – both alike belong to me. Inside the Temple … 3 And he went into the inner sanctuary and measured the side pillars at the entrance to be two cubits wide. He taught them that God was cleansing His chosen nation, “Fou have borne the penalty of your lewdness and … Introduction to the vision. And he said to me, “This is the Most Holy Place.” Although written for non-scholars, it deals effectively with difficult passages for which there are multiple interpretations, briefly discussing each interpretation. Ezekiel was one of those who were led away in the first captivity, and he dates his book from the years after the exile of Jehoiachin. Message to idolatrous elders, judgment on persistent unfaithfulness, wood of the vine . Their breasts were fondled, their young bosoms caressed. Wright masterfully opens our eyes to see and understand the message of Ezkiel. This collection of short, colorful videos illustrate different Bible stories for your first through fourth graders. 1 As for you, son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel and say: Mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD! This book is basically about the destruction and exile of Judah and the promise of its eventual restoration by God. EZEK 4:4 Lie thou also upon thy left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it: according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it thou shalt bear their iniquity. 23 1-4 God ’s Message came to me: “Son of man, there were two women, daughters of the same mother. NIV. Ezekiel (/ ɪ ˈ z iː k i əl /; Hebrew: יְחֶזְקֵאל ‎ Yĕḥezqēʾl [jəħ.ɛzˈqeːl]; in the Septuagint written in Koinē Greek: Ἰεζεκιήλ Iezekiḗl [i.ɛ.zɛ.kiˈel]) is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible.. • Chapters 4-24, Ezekiel delivered the message of doom to the captives. The Book of Ezekiel is the third of the Latter Prophets in the Tanakh and one of the major prophetic books in the Old Testament, following Isaiah and Jeremiah. Ezekiel 4:1-3. Ezekiel internalized God’s message before venturing forth to proclaim God’s message to the people. Note that although the message contained in the scroll was judgmental, Ezekiel recognized it was the word of God and thus “tasted as sweet as honey” in his mouth. Ezekiel did more than just speak God’s message! Isa. Ezekiel 18:4 Bible Rank: 1,162. Ezekiel 4, 5. Ezekiel presents YHWH's message of the destruction and exile of Jerusalem until it happens and then his message changes to one of a divine restoration (cf. The soul who sins is the one who will die." 20.2,3; Jer. He also acted out God’s message. Ezekiel's in Babylon, having been exiled there after the first siege of Judah by the Babylonians. Ezekiel’s prophecy began a mere five years into his time at Tel-abib (Ezekiel 1:2), and he continued to prophesy among the people for at least twenty-two years (29:17). Ezekiel’s first vision was of God’s throne and included the four living creatures and whirling wheels. Wright is clearly written and is very good at identifying the main themes of each section of Ezekiel. Regeneration of the Land. But God recorded it to be an end-time warning to the nations descended from those lost tribes today. “We must imagine that the strange actions which Ezekiel was now told to perform were to be carried out either just inside his house or, more likely, on … Four Symbols, Prophetic of the Coming Doom of Jerusalem. Because he spoke to a people whom God had exiled due to their continued rebellion against Him, a majority of Ezekiel’s message communicates judgment for sins committed (1:1–32:32). Ezekiel 23 The Message (MSG) Wild with Lust. In Jerusalem, the people would be allowed daily only a half pound of bread (twenty shekels) and less than a quart of water (one-sixth of a hin)" (Nelson Study Bible, note on Ezekiel 4:4-11 Ezekiel 4:4-11 [4] Lie you also on your left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel on it: according to the number of the days that you shall lie on it you shall bear their iniquity. We can see this in Ezekiel chapters 4 and 5. 33-48). Embedded in the pattern of the strange, the bizarre and the wonderful is a word that still speaks to God's people today. It is excellent in providing essential historical context. They became whores in Egypt, whores from a young age. 4:14 "I have never eaten what died of itself or was torn by beasts" This relates to Ezekiel's squeamishness ("I have never been defiled," BDB 379, KB 375, Pual participle ) about the uncleanness involved in this symbolic act. “Prophets were often told to drive home their message by strange acted parables (e.g. Ezekiel’s gospel message is so comprehensive that it’s beyond the scope of this blog. Watch our overview video on the first part of the book of Ezekiel, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Bible Commentary: Ezekiel 16. He was married and widowed (24: 16‑18), and he preached his sermons in the exile. (1) Ezekiel among the captives. Ezekiel also had detailed visions of a new temple (Ezekiel 40–43), a restored Jerusalem (Ezekiel 48:30–35), the millennium (chapter 44), and the land in which God’s people will reside (Ezekiel 47:13–23). Written for our admonition, we learn what mistakes to avoid - … Videos in this series are from the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, and Ezekiel. Ezekiel was a captive himself—he could not take the message to them then. 1. Normally, these are part of the teaching videos for Konnect series, but here you can download and show them as stand-alone videos. The Message of Ezekiel by C.J.H. Ezekiel 1:4-28 Vision of the Glory of the Lord Ezekiel 2:1-3:3 The Call of the Prophet and the Scroll Ezekiel 3:16-21 The Prophet as a Watchman Ezekiel 4:1-17 Model City as a Sign of Doom Ezekiel 6:8-10 Some Are Spared Destruction Ezekiel 7:26-27 Doom Will Fall upon All of Society Ezekiel 10:15-19 The Glory of the Lord Departs from the Temple Ezekiel's vision of the glory of God--its departure and return--is first set within Israel's history and then in the culmination of God's promises in Christ. Ezekiel 1 – Ezekiel’s Vision of God and His Throne A. Ezekiel 18:4, "For every living soul belongs to me, the father as well as the son - both alike belong to me. EZEK 4:5 For I have laid upon thee the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days: so shalt thou bear the iniquity of the house of Israel. Twelve of the 13 dates specify times when Ezekiel received a divine message. Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the River Chebar, that the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God.. a. Mock siege against Jerusalem . Christopher J.H. The entrance was six cubits wide, and the walls on each side were seven cubits wide. So, let’s zoom in on one aspect of his message and see how Jesus fulfills it perfectly in his coming: Ezekiel promises that a new king will come to reunify one people under a new covenant by the transforming power of the Spirit. Verses 1-3. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Idols are mentioned more often in the Book of Ezekiel than any other book of the Bible (52 times). Now that this punishment had come to pass, Ezekiel’s message turned to one of hope. This scroll (as in Zechariah 5:1-4 and Revelation 5-6), is symbolic of the Word itself, with the message of judgment and tribulation written therein. Ezekiel’s message—and his emphasis that “then you shall know that I am the LORD”—applies more today than ever. 13.1-7).” (Wright) ii.