Why prophetic ministry is not glamorous – Intro to Ezekiel, Part 3

The late singer Keith Green once gave a talk about prophets, saying that he met people who considered him a prophet and people who wanted to be prophets too. Green’s response was, “You might not realize what you’re hoping for.” Prophetic ministry can actually be very difficult. This week (starting here) we’re meeting Ezekiel theContinue reading “Why prophetic ministry is not glamorous – Intro to Ezekiel, Part 3”

What’s wrong with the world? – Introducing Ezekiel, Part 1

What’s wrong with the world?  Ever discuss that question?  It’s a popular one, and rightly so because of what we see going on around us, especially in our day and age when we have instant access to news from anywhere in the globe.  It can get overwhelming thinking about the problems in our world, especiallyContinue reading “What’s wrong with the world? – Introducing Ezekiel, Part 1”

Who is THE prophet? [God’s heart for people to find truth, part 4]

In part 3 of this series, we met a prophet named John the Baptist in the book of the Bible titled John (though the “John” in that title was a different John!)  In John 1:25, the people question John the Baptist about his ministry.  They wanted to out him as the Messiah (the savior kingContinue reading “Who is THE prophet? [God’s heart for people to find truth, part 4]”

Of Prophets [God’s heart for people to find truth, part 3]

When you think of prophets, what comes to mind?  A scraggly guy like the one in the picture above?  Or maybe a preacher in a church?  Someone who has a vision of the future?  The Bible is loaded with prophets, and they come in many shapes and sizes.  One thing is similar about them all,Continue reading “Of Prophets [God’s heart for people to find truth, part 3]”