Tag Archives: Ezekiel

Yeshua and His Hanukkah Messages

The theme which seems to have been in Yeshua’s mind as he spoke to his generation gathered at the Temple for Hanukkah was the effect of false shepherds on Israel’s well-being. Yeshua’s messages are summarized in John 10, the whole … Continue reading

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The ZIBBC, Ezekiel 8, and Tammuz

I am bringing together several topics of interest in this post. First, I recently reviewed the ZIBBC (Zondervan Illustrated Bible Encyclopedia) here and recommended it as a resource to everyone who loves study. The set on the Hebrew Bible is … Continue reading

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Ezekiel 1:1-3, Under God’s Coercion

I’m only started on the road of studying the prophet Ezekiel, a book which will likely be my area of concentration in Hebrew Bible studies (some possible doctoral work in a few years). With a little preparatory reading under my … Continue reading

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Ezekiel: Prophet on Steroids, Part 2

There just isn’t a prophet quite like Ezekiel. Isaiah . . . wears Ezekiel pajamas. Ezekiel can kill two stones with one bird. He can order a Big Mac at Burger King . . . and get one. Okay, well, … Continue reading

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Ezekiel: Prophet on Steroids, Part 1

When I was new to the study of Torah, there was something about Leviticus that drew me. It was famous as the book no one read. It was arcane, an understatement, and challenging for someone knew to Torah. I read … Continue reading

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Ezekiel: Dedicated or Reluctant Prophet?

He was made mute, unable to speak except when God delivered a word through him (Ezek. 3:26). He was bound with cords, literal or a figure for the power of God confining him to his house (3:25). He was made … Continue reading

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Ezekiel, Some Rabbinic Stories

Ezekiel and rabbinic literature have something in common: they both have a reputation for being difficult. There is some truth to this perception. I don’t think Ezekiel makes the best reading material for beginners. Ezekiel is also mentioned in a … Continue reading

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