God’s heart to stop injustice – Ezekiel 34, Part 3

Does God care about the downtrodden, the poor, the hungry, the slave? Does he care about people who are going through pain? We can wonder about this when we are the downtrodden ones, when we are poor, hungry and enslaved. As we continue studying Ezekiel 34, we learn about God’s heart. Ezekiel’s prophecy in chapterContinue reading “God’s heart to stop injustice – Ezekiel 34, Part 3”

Who is Israel’s true king? – Ezekiel 34, Part 2

In the previous post, we learned that in Ezekiel 34, God gave Ezekiel a prophetic word condemning the shepherds of Israel, because they selfishly cared for themselves while allowing the sheep to be hurt and preyed upon. But God wasn’t talking about shepherd and sheep. He was using them as a metaphor to depict whatContinue reading “Who is Israel’s true king? – Ezekiel 34, Part 2”

How kings and presidents should lead [God’s heart for good government, part 4]

How should a king or president lead?  In America over the years we’ve seen wildly divergent styles of leadership in our presidents.  Take a few minutes and think about it.  Try to avoid your personal support or disagreement with their political views.  Just consider how our recent 5 or 6 presidents have lived out theirContinue reading “How kings and presidents should lead [God’s heart for good government, part 4]”