Monthly Archives: November 2020

November 20, 2020: Day 90 – Ezekiel 38

The repeated reminder to Israel that they are going to be facing destruction is once again emphasized here.  But this time the author incorporates the image of creation to stress how things are going to take place.  You almost see … Continue reading

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November 19, 2020: Day 89 – Ezekiel 37

This has to be one of my favorite chapters in Ezekiel.  I not only use it when I speak about the Day of Pentecost, which you can find in Acts 2, but also when I speak about how God created … Continue reading

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November 18, 2020: Day 88 – Ezekiel 36

We have a hard transition here in this chapter from oracles against Edom and against those who were not the allies of the people of God, to a vision of what things will be when all things will be restored.  … Continue reading

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November 17, 2020: Day 87 – Ezekiel 35

Mt. Seir is actually a mountain in Edom, one of the countries against which Ezekiel had prophesied because it had gone against Babylon and had encouraged Israel to try and fight against Babylon, when Jeremiah told Israel to allow them … Continue reading

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November 16, 2020: Day 86 – Ezekiel 34

You can’t really read this chapter without reading Matthew 25:31-46.  The beginning of the chapter speaks about the bad shepherds, the pastors who refused to speak the word of the Lord and only spoke what the people wanted to hear.  … Continue reading

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November 15, 2020: Day 85 – Ezekiel 33

If you have been warned not to do something then you are going to be punished.  If you have not been warned and you do something stupid then the person who was supposed to warn you and didn’t warn you … Continue reading

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November 14, 2020: Day 84 – Ezekiel 32

We begin this chapter with another oracle against Egypt and its impending doom.  Like the previous chapter a reference to its great Nile and that Egypt, like a fish, will be brought up onto dry land so that the surrounding … Continue reading

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November 13, 2020: Day 83 – Ezekiel 31

This chapter requires Egypt to be a bit self-reflective.  Again, like Tyre, Egypt has the sin of thinking of itself more important and less vulnerable than it really is.  Ezekiel challenges the king of Egypt to think if the power … Continue reading

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November 12, 2020: Day 82 – Ezekiel 30

We spent some time in Egypt and were able to take a boat trip on the Nile.  It was somewhat surreal to be able to be on a river that is so important in the Bible.  It was overwhelming to … Continue reading

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November 11, 2020: Day 81 – Ezekiel 29

Each of these chapters contain a sense of doom and then it is followed by a promise of restoration.  Here this chapter is focused on Egypt and the role that they played in welcoming in the people of God who … Continue reading

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