God wants to be known, even by his enemies – Ezekiel 25-28, Part 2

As we learned in the previous post, God has just told Ezekiel to stare. But this stare is different.  How is it different?  Remember that the Prophetic Stare has no power.  It is simply a symbolic gesture through which God shines the light of his truth on something.  In that way, this stare is theContinue reading “God wants to be known, even by his enemies – Ezekiel 25-28, Part 2”

The time my new boss made me feel like an arrogant fool – Ezekiel 25-28, Part 1

Before I started pastoral ministry at Faith Church I worked for eight months at my denomination’s seminary in Myerstown.  I was the Director of the Annual Fund, meaning that my job was to raise money for the school.  On one of my first days on the job, my boss walked me around campus introducing meContinue reading “The time my new boss made me feel like an arrogant fool – Ezekiel 25-28, Part 1”

Why the Seven Deadly Sins are not deadly, but we should still pay attention to them – Ezekiel 25-28, Preview

Have you heard of the Seven Deadly Sins?  The title of the list conveys the idea that if you commit those sins, you will die.  People believe there is such a list in the Bible called “The Seven Deadly Sins,” but there is no such list in the Bible.  While there are numerous lists ofContinue reading “Why the Seven Deadly Sins are not deadly, but we should still pay attention to them – Ezekiel 25-28, Preview”