Category: God reaches out

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A change in relationship

As we continue on through Hosea chapter 2, we see how God has a vision of the relationship between Himself and His people changing. Maybe at first it was like an arranged marriage. Promises...

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A door of hope

Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her. ┬áHosea 2:14 The story isn’t over. Yes, Israel has acted like an unfaithful wife...

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Engaging with our culture

Yesterday, we saw how in Daniel 2, Daniel acted as a channel of God’s wisdom and power by recounting and interpreting King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream for him. In Stretch, the book I’m reading at the...

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Dead inside

Dead inside. To have given up completely in spirit, but the body and mind remains. Numb. Going through the motions devoid of emotion. Putting one foot in front of the other. Without seeing. Without...

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When we harbour a grudge…

Because you harboured an ancient hostility and delivered the Israelites over to the sword at the time of their calamity, the time their punishment reached its climax, therefore as surely as I live, declares...

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We are His sheep

Back at the start of the book of Ezekiel, Ezekiel was called to be a watchman over the people of God. Now in Ezekiel 33, he is reminded of that calling. He’s been through...

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Roleplay

God’s tried everything with His people in exile in Babylon. He’s shown them and they cannot see. He’s spoken to them and they cannot hear. They are too stubborn. Too rebellious. So how about...

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Choosing a heart of flesh

In our last post ‘Detestable Things’, we saw how Ezekiel received a vision from God of yes, you’ve guessed it, detestable things. All the detestable things God’s people were doing and saying and the...