Monthly Archives: June 2013

bookends

The Word for today: Ezekiel 40:48-41:26 The Bible often displays a balanced symmetry, which serves to focus our attention on the center. The Temple described in Ezekiel is a bookend on the other side of the cross. When you read … Continue reading

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small change?

The Word for today: Ezekiel 40:1-47 The chapters of Ezekiel that we now enter present the Bible scholar, commentator, expositor–and the Bible blogger–with some challenging interpretive difficulties. Well, sometimes you have to be smart to be scared. And since I’m … Continue reading

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the world is a ?…

(by Pastor Joe) The Word for today: Ezekiel 39 What in the world is the world? The band War declared that “the world is a ghetto” The Smashing Pumpkins said “the world is a vampire” Shakespeare said “the world is … Continue reading

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forget Gog, what about God?

(by Pastor Joe) The word for today: Ezekiel 38 You want me to talk about what!?! The End Times!?! Define Gog and Magog and give two examples?!? I remember generating some concern in my first few months at this current … Continue reading

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paused in Stage Two

The Word for today: Ezekiel 37 Dry bones. First of all, we are treated to a little display of God’s sense of humor. Just imagine Ezekiel as God says to him, “Prophesy to these bones. Start out by saying, ’O … Continue reading

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