God will strengthen you for the task he gives you – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Part 3

Have you ever felt that God has given you a task that is too difficult? I think Ezekiel felt like that. As we have been learning in our study of the life of the prophet Ezekiel, God shows up in a shocking way with even more shocking news for Ezekiel. It was news that EzekielContinue reading “God will strengthen you for the task he gives you – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Part 3”

When God gives you a difficult job – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Part 2

Have you ever felt like God is asking you to do something, but it is too hard? With Ezekiel on his feet, God talks to him, giving him a new job. What kind of job? Will it be fun? Or will it be difficult? Read Ezekiel 2, verses 3-8. God calls Ezekiel to be aContinue reading “When God gives you a difficult job – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Part 2”

Are there prophets among us? – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Part 1

What comes to mind when you think of a prophet?  I think of guys like Elijah and John the Baptist, and they are wearing clothing made out of animal skins, holding staffs of wood, and their hair is out of control.  They have a personality to match.  Bold. Courageous.  They make loud and authoritative proclamations. Continue reading “Are there prophets among us? – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Part 1”

The precarious business of telling the truth – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Preview

Do you tell the truth? Of course you do…or do you? Are there times when you might fudge a bit on the truth? I suspect that all of us struggle with lying here and there, but for the most part we are committed to telling the truth. I ask the question, though, because there areContinue reading “The precarious business of telling the truth – Ezekiel 2:1-3:15, Preview”