The meaning of the vision of the valley of dry bones – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Part 3

What does Ezekiel’s Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones mean?  God explains it to Ezekiel in Ezekiel 37, verses 11-14. How about that?  The entire vision is symbolic.  Ezekiel wasn’t at the scene of battle from years earlier.  The vision of the valley of dry bones, God says, symbolizes the people of Israel, whoContinue reading “The meaning of the vision of the valley of dry bones – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Part 3”

The power of God’s breath – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Part 2

“Can these bones live?”  That’s the question God posed to Ezekiel. God had just taken Ezekiel, through a prophetic vision journey, to a valley filled to the brim with human bones. The obvious answer to the question is, “No!”  Dead things do not come back to life.  When you’re dead, your dead.  It could beContinue reading “The power of God’s breath – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Part 2”

Why we need to look at human bones – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Part 1

This past Sunday a woman in my congregation told us her story about struggling with health and feeling dead inside, disconnected from God.  Have you ever experienced something like that?  This is exactly what Israel was feeling.  Turn to Ezekiel 37, and you’ll see what I mean, as we study verses 1-14 in a five-partContinue reading “Why we need to look at human bones – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Part 1”

My nephews and the skeleton – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Preview

A couple years ago my extended family went on vacation together to celebrate my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. My immediate family arrived a day after the rest. After getting settled in, I was playing wiffleball with my nephews in the yard when a foul ball meandered its way through an opening under a porch. WeContinue reading “My nephews and the skeleton – Ezekiel 37:1-14, Preview”