On Monday we looked at the background to Ezekiel’s prophetic message, and the big picture of a promised reboot of God’s people. If you’re just joining us, it’s best to start there and work your way forward. Today, we start to ask the question: what’s that got to do with us?
We’ve got to be careful when we start applying Ezekiel to us (or, indeed, any part of the Old Testament). Because, as I said on Monday, it’s not addressed to us. We’re neither the people of Jerusalem destroyed by the Babylonian army, nor are we the exiles by the Kebar River. So we’ve got a bit of work to do before we can answer some of the scary questions this chapter has probably raised for you. Questions like:Continue reading