The Lord is There

In today’s Bible reading*, we see that having regathered His people, God says that Jerusalem will forever be known as, “God is There”. What an awesome climax to the history of Israel to the present time in Ezekiel’s day. As we close out the book of Ezekiel, God has sent Ezekiel out to measure the…

The Lord is Their Inheritance

God tells Ezekiel He will restore the priesthood today’s Bible reading* and reminds him that the Lord is their inheritance. He reminds them of His original charge and requirements of the priests. Obviously, they had forgotten. When God’s people took the land that God had promised Abraham, each tribe was given a portion of the…

The Gathered People of God

In today’s Bible reading* God promises a new day when the people of God are gathered from their exile. In God’s judgment and anger, He scattered His rebellious people, sending them far from their homes in Israel and Judah to an exile in Babylon in modern-day Iraq. But God says a day is coming when…

Marked for Life

Today’s Bible reading* paints a grim picture: God’s angel marks for life those (few) who weep over sin and the desolation of God’s land. You’ll notice that God tells an angel to mark the forehead of every person who weeps over the sin of God’s people. (Ezekiel 9:4) Everyone without the mark for life is,…