- Repentance is the only hope
that Israel has of escaping the judgment of the Lord.
This repentance must be followed by obedience. A return to the old ways is unacceptable.
- In verse 10 Israel is
wondering how they will survive and the Lord says that repentance will
offer them victory. In verse 24 Israel is confident in their numbers and
the Lord tells them to prepare for destruction due to their disobedient
- The prophet becomes bolder
as his audience size increases and as the audience size increases the more
curious the people become. The problem is that large crowds and curious
onlookers do not always translate into repentance.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Search The Scriptures -- Ezekiel
Study 22 – Ezekiel 33