New Testament authors routinely took Hebrew Bible metaphors and redeemed them by re-reading and reinterpreting them through the lens of Christ.
In my church's Ezekiel Bible Study this week, we wrestled with Ezekiel
Ezekiel 4—7 begins the in-earnest doom-and-gloom chapters of Ezekiel's oracles against Israel and Judah. Our morning Bible study read through these verses, and I'll tell you, they are rough going. There are
Thoughts on Ezekiel 2 and 3
In Ezekiel 2—3, while Ezekiel is entranced in a vision of God’s glory, he is commissioned to go to his people and speak the words
Thoughts on Ezekiel 1
The prophet and would-be-priest Ezekiel is sitting with his fellow exiles in Babylon. He's thirty years old, the age when priests take up their duties. He was 14 years