Identity of the True Shepherd?
The LORD God, Yahweh, pictures Himself as the Shepherd of His people in the Old Testament. These great Messianic analogies look forward to the faithful and true Shepherd of Israel who will be like His father David. However, the Good Shepherd gave His life for the sheep.
This is yet another … Continue Reading ››
Ezekiel 28 A Prophecy Against the King of Tyre
The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says:
“‘In the pride of your heart you say, “I am a god; I sit on the throne of a god in the heart of … Continue Reading ››
11 Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.2 (This Mary, whose brother Lazarus now lay sick, was the same one who poured perfume on the Lord … Continue Reading ››
Ezekiel was called to be a prophet among the generation of exiles who had been deported to Babylon c597 BC…
This was the time of Nebuchadnezzar’s increasing might and the low point in Judah’s history that was only going to get tougher! Soon Jerusalem and the temple would be completely destroyed and the nation slain … Continue Reading ››
False Prophets Condemned
13 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel who are now prophesying. Say to those who prophesy out of their own imagination: ‘Hear the word of the Lord! 3 This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit and have seen nothing! 4 Your prophets, Israel, are … Continue Reading ››